The Lionheart Challenge Series returned to the United States to race the road course at the New Hampshire Speedway! The battle for the lead was intense between Dustin Wardlow and Ryan Otis, Wardlow started on the pole and battled with Otis all night long! Ultimately Otis was able to pass Wardlow for the lead and held on to capture his fifth win of the season!
Dustin Wardlow would end up finishing second, Michael Goodman would move up to third, David Altman forced his way up to fourth, and Travis Jegerlehner would round out the Top 5!
Next week we head to Southern California to race at the legendary street course in Long Beach! Be sure to join us!
The Lionheart Challenge headed to Belgium to race at the famed Circuit Zolder, where a dominate Ryan Otis took the victory after leading all 30 laps of the race!
Ryan Otis took his fourth win of the season and boosted his championship lead up to 18 points! Otis still remains as one of only two drivers to win a Challenge Series race, the other being Jake Wright.
Dustin Wardlow brought home second, David Altman took third, Jesse Vincent made his way up the field from fifteenth to finish fourth, and Ronald Hacker finished fifth to round out the Top 5!
Next week he head back to North America to race the road course at the New Hampshire Speedway, be sure to join us for the first race of the new year!
Barber posed a challenge for drivers tonight, with, Jake Wright, taking the checkered! Ryan Otis unfortunately was unable to attend which meant no matter who won, the streak would be broken. Though Wright didn't have an easy time making it back in first, he started on pole but the driver starting second, Micheal Goodman, took the lead entering Turn 1 on the first lap. Goodman would lead until close to the end of the race when an incident accrued and Wright was able go around.
Alabama Native, Jesse Vincent, started 20th and forced his way up to 2nd! James Paulson advanced one position to finish 3rd! Travis Jegerlehner started ninth to move forward into 4th, and Jason Galvin would maintain his starting position to round out the Top 5!
Next Wednesday we leave North America for the first time this season to head over to Europe, to race at the famous Circuit Zolder! We will not be using a standing start, so there isn't any need to worry about wheel spin on the start! Come join us!
Ryan Otis continues his winning streak after 66 laps at the Iowa Speedway! For the first time this season he didn't lead the most laps in the race. Jason Galvin started 5th and made his way to the front of the field to lead 56 of the 66 laps!
The Iowa Speedway is a bullring for the high downforce Indycars, and the same could be said for the Radical SR8, which felt like a mix of Indycar and Stockcar style of racing at the .875 Mile short track!
With a lot of back and fourth racing, drivers Robert Mikes, Pierre Daigle, Ron Hacker and Vincent Bluthenthal round out the Top 5!
On December 21st we south to the Barber Motorsports Park, which will have a standing start so be sure to practice your starts!
Another big field tonight in the Lionheart Challenge Series as 23 drivers take on Summit Point Raceway! But it took little time for Ryan Otis to find his speed, being the only driver to hit a 1:05 in practice and taking the pole to start the race! Otis went on to lead all 36 laps to start a winning streak, as well as being the only driver to lead any laps in the new season!
The Radicals were a nice fit at Summit Point, this track and car combo made for a very intense and fun race... Though Summit Point showed difficulty for drivers to make passes due to the track's tight and fast corners.
Jake Wright gave it his all to try and run down Otis but had no luck and finished second! Jesse Vincent and Michael Goodman fought all night for third place with Vincent edging out Goodman! Dustin Wardlow had no difficulty holding off the competition to round out the top five!
With Ryan Otis leading the championship by 13 points ahead of Jesse Vincent... The Lionheart Challenge Series hits the first oval of the season... The Iowa Speedway! Come out and join us Wednesday, December 14th!
For the first time in the new Lionheart Challenge Series, Drivers got the command and went racing at the famed Lime Rock Park with the driver of the #95 Radical SR8 Ryan Otis starting on the pole and dominating the race leading all 49 laps to bring home the first checkered flag of the new season!
22 Drivers made their way to the grid too start the historic race. Lime Rock Park was an exciting track for drivers to try and tame with their Radicals! Many drivers got airborne going over the Turn 5 Hill, Scaring many of the race fans that came out to watch the skilled drivers of the Lionheart Racing Series compete!
Drivers Jesse Vincent, James Paulson, Michael Goodman and Vincent Bluthenthal round out the Top five!
Next week we head to West Virginia to race at Summit Point Motorsports Park! Come out and Join us!
Just a few weeks ago we ended our first attempt at a challenge series. The MX-5 Challenge Series made for some stress free, yet intense racing! So were back to start up another season!
This new season we wont be using the Mazda MX-5 though, we will be racing something new...something more powerful...the Radical SR8! The Radical SR8 is a high downforce sports car, about 2.4x the horse power of the Mazda MX-5!
The schedule consists of 11 specially chosen tracks consisting of 9 Road courses &
2 Ovals! The races will be using Rolling or Standing Starts depending on the track!
- Round 1 - 11/30/16 - Lime Rock Park
- Round 2 - 12/7/16 - Summit Point Raceway
- Round 3 - 12/14/16 - Iowa Speedway
- Round 4 - 12/21/16 - Barber Motorsports Park
- Round 5 - 12/28/16 - Circuit Zolder
- Round 6 - 1/4/17 - New Hampshire Road w/south oval
- Round 7 - 1/11/17 - Long Beach Street Circuit
- Round 8 - 1/18/17 - Donington Park
- Round 9 - 1/25/17 - Lucas Oil Raceway
- Round 10 - 2/1/17 - Mid Ohio Sports Car Course
- Round 11 - 2/15/17 - Sebring International Raceway
So come out and join us as we start the new season at Lime Rock Park On November 30th!