GREEN BAY, WI. (February 24, 2014) – The US Formula 1000 Championship is excited to announce a new partnership with Replay XD as Official Camera of the 2014 US Formula 1000 Championship. As part of the partnership, Replay XD will provide the series with cameras to be installed on every car in the field so fans won’t miss any of the fast-paced HD action. Using the in-car race & behind-the-scenes footage, the US Formula 1000 Championship will create an exciting new Youtube channel that will help bring the series closer to fans.
“All cars will be outfitted with the latest Replay XD cameras – the smallest and lightest full-featured 1080 HD video action camera on the market,” Said CEO and founder John Spar. “The Replay XD 1080 Mini camera, released early 2014 has been re-engineered and retuned to be 33% lighter and 20% smaller footprint. It’s perfect for catching incredible on-board camera angles and race coverage,” Spar added.
“Thanks to the input and dedication of Replay XD, we’ll be able to reach a larger audience and expose more fans to one of the most exciting open-wheel series in the US.” said Mike Beauchamp, US Formula 1000 Championship Director. “We’re able to provide Replay XD with an exciting venue to show off their revolutionary camera equipment and the incredible HD footage will help take the series to the next level.
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The Replay XD cameras will first see action in the US Formula 1000 Championship during rounds 1 and 2 at Road Atlanta in Braselton, Georgia. Tune into the US Formula 1000 Youtube channel to see highlights and behind-the-scenes footage.
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About US Formula 1000 Championship
The US Formula 1000 Championship is comprised of three separate championships within one series run within the SCCA Majors program. Drivers compete in either the US Formula 1000 East or the US Formula 1000 West Championship. Those drivers are also eligible to compete for the overall US Formula 1000 Championship. US Formula 1000 cars are purpose-built high-performance Formula 1000 race cars powered by 1000cc motorcycle engines, with top speeds in excess of 150 MPH.
For additional information on the US Formula 1000 Championship visit the series website at: www.usf1000.com