RICE RACE PREP
RICE RACE PREP is one of the premier racing prep shops in the North East. For more than 20 years RRP has been preparing and racing class winning vehicles in Formula 1600 and Formula 2000. From preparation to vehicle maintenance and track support, RRP does our very best to provide quality and winning support.
Team owner Greg Rice has been involved in motorsport for more than 35 years. He won ice racing championships as a teenager, then moved to Formula Vee where he won two Canadian Championships, won dozens of races, and had several top-4 SCCA Runoff performances. Rice raced in the Canadian Tire F2000 Series and Mosport/Beckers F1600 Series. He started preparing other racer's cars in 1991 and his customers won several F1600R and F1600B championships in Ontario. In 1994 who worked as data analyst and driver coach for Falcon Racing who finished 1st-3rd in the SCCA Pro F2000 Championship.
Rice began building cars in 2005 and drove his own car to SCCA FST Series Championships in 2006, 2007, 2008. He started preparing race cars for Steve Bamford in 2010. In 2012, Bamford won 9 F1200 races, while Keenan Harris won a round of the OFFC Series in the Rice Race Prep Van Diemen. Rice drove that car to victory in both Watkins Glen Double National events.
2013 was a breakthrough year for Steve Bamford and RICE RACE PREP. Bamford won the Masters Championship in the F1600 Pro Series and was runner-up in the Pro F2000 Masters Championship. He finished 5th and 6th overall in each respective Series. He also raced in SCCA Major events, winning F2000 at COTA, and FF at the SCCA June Sprints. Rice won the F1600 series Engineer-of-the-Year award.
RICE RACE PREP is currently looking for sponsorship opportunities for the 2016 season. Please contact RRP with any comments or questions.