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Group-A takes a creative approach for 2010

by Ryan Stringfield
Posted January 7, 2010 at 2:00 pm F2000 Championship, open wheel racing news

Group-A Racing is taking a very innovative and creative approach to signing drivers for the 2010 season.  The team, which is partnered with Auto Trend Tire & Wheel Company, will be offering a very lucrative prize fund for their 2010 drivers in the F2000 Championship.

Prize Fund/Requirements

In order to qualify for the year-end prizes a driver must complete a full-season with Group-A Racing in the 2010 F2000 Championship and finish inside the top-ten in the final standings.

  • The Champion (1st overall) will be awarded $10,000 or a free test day in an Atlantic car (as well as $3,000 USD).
  • If a driver finishes 2nd-5th overall, they have the option of a free test day in an Atlantic car or $5,000 USD.
  • If a driver finishes 6th-10th overall, they have the option of a free half-day test in an Atlantic car or $2,500 USD.

This is a really solid incentive program.  As long as Group-A Racing is able to follow through with everything, this is a tremendous opportunity for drivers looking to compete in the 2010 F2000 Championship.

I’m hopeful that other teams will follow suit and help their drivers progress up through the motorsport ranks.

You can read more about Group-A Racing and their incentive program: HERE.

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