- 23 January 2014
Salem, NH – Formula Race Promotions today named Chip Robinson Race Director for the 2014 F2000, F1600 and Atlantic Championship Series. Robinson brings decades of road racing experience to the position, including starts in IndyCar and wins at the 12 Hours of Sebring and 24 Hours of Daytona. Robinson takes the place of Lynda Randall, who is stepping down due to personal reasons.
Robinson started his racing career in 1972 as a crew member, eventually going and winning the student of the year shootout at Jim Russell’s driving school - and quickly becoming the SCCA Northeast Division Formula Ford Champion in 1982.
The Robert Bosch Formula Pro Super Vee Series followed, where Robinson was runner up in the 1984 title chase, before moving into a Group 44 Jaguar and the winning the IMSA GT Series in 1987 in a Porsche 962, a year that included IndyCar starts for Dick Simon, a start at LeMans, and winning the 24 Hours at Daytona.
More accolades would follow in IndyCar starts, IROC starts, a win at Sebring and more trophies.
Robinson will be Race Director on all Formula Race Promotions weekends in 2014, including 14 F2000 races, 14 F1600 races, and 10 Atlantic Championship races.