Liberty Lake, WA – Max Mällinen is coming in with momentum on his side for this weekend’s triple-header event at Watkins Glen International, fresh off his first F1600 Formula F Championship Series victory in the No. 10 Swan Motorsports entry at Road Atlanta last month.
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Braselton, GA – Ten cars were in a position to win round three of the 2016 F1600 Series on the last lap at Road Atlanta, with Max Mallinen playing race craft to his advantage to take his first career victory to close out the weekend ahead of Steve Bamford and Calvin Ming.
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Daytona Beach, Fla. – It has been, and will continue to be, a busy autumn for 17-year-old driver Max Mällinen. Winning his second US Majors National Championship and charging through the field at the SCCA National Championship Runoffs at Daytona International Speedway in September only for his race to be cut short. The back-to-back SCCA Majors title winner is next headed to the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) to test in a USF2000 car to prepare for the 2016 season.
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Liberty Lake, WA – Max Mällinen completed a perfect sweep of eight SCCA Majors Tour starts this past weekend at Michigan International Speedway as the 17-year-old took another set of victories in two starts, making him eight for eight on his U.S. racing season.
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Trois-Rivières, Quebec – Max Mällinen encountered his first street circuit and came away with two fifth place finishes over the Formula Tour 1600 weekend at GP3R, or better known as the tight street course in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada.
Fresh off six straight SCCA Majors victories, Mällinen was back for his second weekend with leading Canadian team, Exclusive Autosport. He had competed previously with the Championship-winning team at the Canadian Grand Prix, in the Formula Tour 1600 support race.
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Trois-Rivières, Quebec – Max Mällinen will make his second start of the season in the Formula Tour 1600 this weekend, taking part in the famous Grand Prix of Trois-Rivières, which happens on a narrow and tight street circuit in Canada’s Quebec Province. Mällinen previously competed in Formula Tour 1600 in Montreal in support for the Formula 1 weekend, and will again be back with front-running Formula F team Exclusive Autosport.
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Liberty Lake, WA – Three new tracks, six races, six wins, and a championship is the score card for Max Mällinen, who engraved his name across three SCCA Majors weekends in dominating fashion.
He swept the weekend in Formula F at Kansas Speedway in June, backed that up with the same performance at High Plains Raceway in Colorado in early July, and repeated the drive at Pueblo Motorsports Park this last weekend.
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Montreal, Quebec – His 2015 professional racing debut included turning laps during a wet qualifying session on a tricky race track with a new tire, new team and 38 cars around him. Despite the challenges, Max Mällinen underscored his outright pace as part of the F1600 support races during the Formula 1 weekend in Montreal.
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Montreal, Quebec – Max Mällinen will make his 2015 professional racing debut in the F1600 support race during this weekend’s Canadian Formula 1 Grand Prix in Montreal. Mällinen will strap into a familiar Spectrum/Honda as part of a three-car lineup for Championship-winning team Exclusive Autosport.
“Essentially, this is the beginning of my season. This is where I set my goals for the year. I approach each race, regardless of where, the same; I’ll try to win it,” said Mällinen.
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