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Photo by: Gavin Baker

Jordan Missig looks to add more wins to the season tally at Circuit of the Americas

MUNDELEIN, IL (November 3, 2021) – ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ After a six-week break in the action since the last event of the 2021 Formula Regional Americas Powered by Honda season, Newman Wachs Racing heads to the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas this weekend for the tripleheader season finale. The team enjoyed significant success last year at the COTA venue, with Victor Franzoni scoring three podium finishes on the 20-turn, 3.427-mile road course that hosts Formula 1 annually. Looking to continue the NWR squad’s success in Texas, American Jordan Missig is aiming to continue what has been a great season thus far. Missig scored his first career FRA series win at VIR in September and has five additional podiums which puts him fourth in the championship standings, just one point behind third. Jordan’s extremely focused on securing more victories to add to his resume and the team will use their knowledge from last year to put him in the prime position to achieve that goal.


“I’m really looking forward to wrapping up the 2021 FRA season at the Circuit of The Americas this weekend with Jordan,” commented Team Manager Brian Halahan. “He’s currently fourth in the driver standings, so we are heading into the weekend with one goal, and that is to win races. After VIR, he knows he can win, and we know he can win.”


The team will participate in two unofficial tests on Thursday, November 4, leading up to their official practice later in the afternoon. Friday’s schedule (November 5) includes the series’ only qualifying session early in the morning, followed by Race 1 later in the afternoon. Saturday’s schedule (November 6) kicks off with Race 2 in the morning at 10:00 am CT, followed by Race 3 in the afternoon at 2:35 pm to wrap up the weekend. Live timing will be available on the series website ( and the Race Monitor app.




Series: 2021 Formula Regional Americas Championship Powered by Honda

Events: Rounds 16-17-18

Track: Circuit of The Americas

Location: Austin, TX

Date: November 4-6, 2021


SCHEDULE (all times CT):


Thursday, November 4

Optional Test 1 – 10:05 am

Optional Test 2 – 1:35 pm

Practice – 4:05 pm

Friday, November 5

Qualifying – 9:15 am

Race 1 – 3:20 pm

Saturday, November 6

Race 2 – 10:00 am

Race 3 – 2:35 pm




Driver: Jordan Missig – #48 NWR Missig Performance Group Ligier JSF3

Age: 23

Hometown: Channahon, IL

Current Championship Standings: 4th (132 pts.)

Social Media:

Facebook: @JordanMissigRacing
Twitter: @JordanMRacing

Instagram: @Jordan.Missig.Racing

Quote: “It’s time for the final FR Americas race weekend at Circuit of The Americas, and I am hoping to hit the ground running when we unload off the truck. We are in a points battle for third in the championship, so we are looking for more wins and podium finishes to secure that position. I do want to thank the entire Newman Wachs Racing team for their efforts and support throughout the entire season. Let’s give it our all one final time in 2021.”






Twitter: @newman_wachs

Instagram: @newman_wachs




About Newman Wachs Racing:


Newman Wachs Racing was formed in 2005 by late actor and IndyCar team owner Paul Newman and his long-time racing friend Eddie Wachs to aid the development of young drivers in Champ Car’s Cooper Tires Presents the Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda. Drivers who have been part of the NWR program included John Edwards, Simona de Silvestro, and Victor Franzoni. After a seven-year hiatus, Newman Wachs Racing has returned to racing, competing in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship on the Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires. The team added the Formula Regional Americas Championship Powered by Honda to their resume in 2020.




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Possible Caption: Newman Wachs Racing heads to Circuits of The Americas with Jordan Missig this weekend, looking to add more wins to their Formula Regional Americas Championship Powered by Honda resume at the series season finale (Photo: Gavin Baker)