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Sep 13

Winning return to action for Grist

Garett Grist continues his winning ways taking wins at both Mosport and Mont Tremblant

Garett Grist - David ClubineGarett Grist - Photo by: Cody Schindel - Autosports Media Group“Formula Ford rookie nets second win on the season along with sixth podium finish to keep his points chase hopes alive”.  Garett Grist, a member of the Sofina Foods Driver Development Program, returned to Ontario Formula Ford Challenge action this past weekend and secured his first win at Mosport International Raceway having been second on multiple occasions. The 16-year-old racer missed the last round of OFFC action as the Britain West Motorsport team headed to the GP3R for the weekend of racing.

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Sep 06

One of North America’s top formula car competition groups goes on-line to better serve racers and vintage car enthusiasts

Britain West launch official website

Britain West MotorsportBritain West Motorsport, Canada’s leading Formula Ford competition group, took a step forward into the online world with the launch of their new website www.britainwestmotorsport.com. The classic, yet sleek design is the perfect backdrop to compliment the long history of the company.

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Sep 05

2011 Can Am Cup winning team return to Mosport as they begin a gruelling five straight weekends of Formula Ford racing action

Britain West returns to OFFC action

Britain West MotorsportOFFCBritain West Motorsport, Canada’s leading Formula Ford competition group, will make what seems like a long awaited return to Mosport International Raceway for the next round of Ontario Formula Ford Championship racing action. The team skipped the last round as they had a scheduling conflict with the Grand Prix of Trois Rivieres, part of the Quebec-based Formula Tour 1600 program.

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Aug 18

Open wheel rookie making big gains in first season including poles, fast laps and podiums at some of the toughest tracks in North America

Stellar opening to first season for Grist

Garett GristGarett Grist - David Clubine“Open wheel rookie making big gains in first season including poles, fast laps and podiums at some of the toughest tracks in North America”. Garett Grist, a member of the Sofina Foods Driver Development Program, is having an amazing opening to his rookie season of open wheel car racing. For this driver, every track was new experience having never raced a car, let a lone seen any of the tracks that the Ontario Formula Ford Challenge will compete on in 2011.

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Aug 16

Double podiums for Britain West at GP3R

“Britain West takes the Pro and Masters class wins in race two action on the twisty streets of Trois Rivieres”.

2011-08-06_06272011-08-06_0162Nathan Blok took his first win of the 2011 season in Trois Rivieres. Britain West Motorsport, Canada’s leading Formula Ford competition group, left the province of Quebec with some hard earned hardware as two drivers managed to hit the podium during the exciting and action packed Grand Prix of Trois Rivieres.

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Aug 04

GP3R up next for Britain West

This week-end

GP3R logoFormula Tour 1600 logoFormula Tour 1600 Series hits the streets of Trois Rivieres for the annual event that sees Britain West launch a four-car effort.

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Jul 21

Britain West Motorsport returns to Tremblant

Nathan Blok heads to Mont Tremblant the Formula Tour points leader

Britain West Motorsport2010-09-26_0203“Formula Tour 1600 Series returns to action this weekend at Circuit Mont Tremblant with Britain West driver Nathan Blok leading the points”

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Jul 05

Britain West Motorsport’s earns frist Can Am Cup

“Britain West Motorsport’s newest driver Matthew DiLeo delivers Can Am Cup on his first trip to Mosport International Raceway” 

Britain West MotorsportBritain West Motorsport - Steve TzountzourisBritain West Motorsport, Canada’s leading Formula Ford competition group, was finally able to capture their first Can Am Cup after chasing the title for five straight years. Matthew DiLeo, the newest member of the multi time championship winning Formula Ford team, was able to take the Sunday win and capture the coveted Can Am Cup trophy.

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Jun 15

Britain West dominates Canadian Grand Prix

Nathan Blok had a pole in Friday qualifying and scored back-to-back second place finishes

2011-06-10_01842011-06-10_0060“Ontario-based team takes five podiums including two wins and three poles on way to incredible performance at Canadian Grand Prix”. Britain West Motorsport, Canada’s leading Formula Ford competition group, completed a stellar weekend at the biggest motor race in the country that included eight top ten finishes. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 09

Garett Grist launches program in support of SickKids

Also participating in the program is the Red Bull Racing F1 Team

SickKids logoGP Canada new logo“Ontario driver heads to Canadian Grand Prix with a special helmet designed by patients at SickKids in Toronto”. Garett Grist, a member of the Sofina Foods Driver Development Program, will race with a purpose this weekend at the Canadian Grand Prix as he wears a special helmet designed by many of the children currently receiving care at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Toronto. All the kids had a chance to draw what they wanted to see on a race helmet using templates provided by the hospital staff. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 08

Britain West Motorsport heads to Canadian Grand Prix

 ”Five-car assault” planned at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve for 2nd weekend of Quebec Formula Ford Championship

GP Canada new logoBritain West MotorsportBritain West Motorsport, Canada’s leading Formula Ford competition group, heads this weekend to the world class city of Montreal and the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve for the annual motor racing pilgrimage to the mecca of Canadian motorsports. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 02

Britain West earns first win of the season

Five top-5 and two podiums in Tremblant

Britain West MotorsportFormula Tour 1600 logo“Ontario team takes five top fives and two podiums in Quebec Formula Ford Championship opener at Circuit Mont Tremblant”.  Britain West Motorsport, Canada’s leading Formula Ford competition group, headed to the beautiful Circuit Mont-Tremblant for the Classique du Printemps (Spring Classic) with a four car effort. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

Sofina expands with first program graduate

The Sofina Foods Driver Development Program has extended their support

Garett GristSofina Logo“Sofina Foods Driver Development Program continues its support of Garett Grist as kart racer makes the move into formula cars”. Garett Grist will see continued support from the Sofina Foods Driver Development Program as he moves into the formula car ranks. Read the rest of this entry »

May 16

Britain West starts season off with podiums

“Ontario-based race team earns great results with four cars in the Ontario Formula Ford Championship division”

Britain West MotorsportBritain West Motorsport - Steve TzountzourisBritain West Motorsport, Canada’s leading Formula Ford competition group, wrapped up a successful opening weekend of their 2011 campaign. Running in the British Empire Motor Club 61st Annual Spring Trophy Race at the famous Mosport International Raceway, the weekend also marked the opening two rounds of the Ontario Formula Ford Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 09

RDD Motorsports continue with driver development program

The RDD Driver Development Program has been building momentum

INDYCAR - RDD Motorsports - Raphael Matos - Dalton SargeantRDD MotorsportsDriver Development program hitting full stride as team drivers work through several new programs in advance of 2011. RDD Motorsports of Deerfield Beach, Florida, continued to build on the successful launch of their driver development program over the past two weeks as several team drivers ran through two days of training and coaching. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 11

Reigning 2010 National #1 Ranked Rotax Micro Max driver heads to Orlando for opening weekend of Formula Kart action

Anthony Gangi Jr. amped for 2011 Florida Winter Tour

Florida Winter Tour logoAnthony Gangi Jr.The G7 Motorsports Team, along with team driver Anthony Gangi Jr., are back in the sunshine state of Florida to take on the opening weekend of the 2011 Florida Winter Tour Formula Kart classes. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 02

Superkarts! USA confirms 2011 ProKart Challenge schedules

North and South programs complimented by popular Pro Tour calendar 
G7 Motorsports impresses at SKUSA Supernationals XIV

SKUSA logoSuperkarts! USA 2011 Pro TourWhen the dust finally settled at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino after the record-breaking Superkarts! USA SuperNationals XIV, completing the organization’s 2010 season, the focus immediately turned to the upcoming 2011 calendar year. Prior to the Las Vegas event, the locations for next year’s SKUSA Pro Tour were released to the public, throwing fuel on the fire of excitement that blazed throughout SuperNats week. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 08

Canadian open wheel racer heads to penultimate round of the Italian F3 Series following a solid day of testing

Gianmarco Raimondo Mugello preview

Gianmarco RaimondoGianmarco Raimondo, Canadian formula car racer, completed a full day of official team testing at the Mugello Circuit located near the city of Firenza, Italy as a lead up to the second to last weekend of racing in the hotly contested Italian Formula 3 Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 13

Karting news…

The latest…

2010_08_08_EHB_0840EDKRA gears up for expended fall classic. Phil Giebler Racing enters seven drivers in SKUSA West Coast Shootout at Santa Maria.
Aluminos eyes big finish after Pro Tour wins at SKUSA SummerNationals. James Dean Laderoute Mont-Tremblant report.

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Aug 11

Fellow author and journalist Jeff Grist joins the Derek Daly Academy

“Derek and I connected when we both wrote for Motorbooks” -Grist

Derek Daly AcademyDerek Daly is pleased to announce that Jeff Grist, author of the best selling Secrets of Speed karting book series is joining Derek Daly Academy as Director of Marketing. Read the rest of this entry »

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