ECKC Graduates: Luke Chudleigh
The ECKC will offer Briggs & Stratton Junior and Senior/Masters in 2013
As its 2013 season continues to take shape, the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship has news today that four-stroke racing will be back on its tracks this summer and organizers are once again firmly behind the Briggs & Stratton LO206 platform. Already well known in North America for producing the most competitive Rotax Max Challenge summer series, organizers are now looking to continue developing their four-stroke classes as well.
Teams and drivers will once again compete in both Ontario and Quebec in season four of the championship
The Eastern Canadian Karting Championship is set to maintain its status as the premier summer Rotax Max Challenge in North America with the release today of its 2013 schedule and the beginning of its awards package.
Di Leo scored his third win and leads the championship
Intrepid North America was back racing close to home over the weekend as the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship made its second visit to Ontario for races four and five. Mosport International Karting was the venue for the doubleheader, and fifteen Intrepid North America team members were in action scoring two more wins and nine more podiums.
The third season of Canada’s premiere karting championship promises to be the best one yet
Hope springs eternal as a New Year dawns, and as Canadians are just beginning to experience the full effects of winter, the karting contingent can take solace in blocking out their racing calendars for the 2012 Eastern Canadian Karting Championship. The third season of Canada’s premiere karting championship promises to be the best one yet, with new venues, new awards, and new tickets to the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals!
Robichon will represent the ECKC at the Indy Scouting Combine.
The overwhelming jewels of the 2011 Eastern Canadian Karting Championship awards package were trips to the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals for class champions in Junior, Senior and DD2. Following that came an incredible opportunity to be among a very select few to attend the Mazda Road to Indy Scouting Combine. As one event draws to a close this weekend, the other will be getting set to begin, and it’s a fact that had ECKC officials with a dilemma on their hands just a few weeks ago.
Di Leo and Ouellette collected ECKC testing awards at ICAR.
With the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship season having concluded for 2011, all that remains is for the many award winners to attend a variety of events such as the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals, the Mazda Road to Indy Scouting Combine, and first up – car testing in a race prepared Lombardi Racing Honda.
Intrepid Canada wrapped up its Eastern Canadian Karting Championship campaign a week ago
Intrepid Canada wrapped up its Eastern Canadian Karting Championship campaign a week ago as the series travelled to beautiful Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, for the sixth and final round. Once again one of the most productive teams in the paddock, this time out Intrepid drivers added season-long podiums and championships to their customary race wins.
Cardin has hit every Quebec Championship podium thus far.
Team PSL Karting continued its Quebec Championship schedule recently as Race 3 was contested at SH Karting outside of Montreal. As has become almost customary, the CRG squad scored a number of podiums and totalled at least one in each of Mini, Junior, Senior, DD2, and Honda Senior. One of those to reach the podium was Marc-Antoine Cardin, a stand-out PSL driver in Rotax Junior.
Eastern Canadian Karting Championship Race 5 report
Drivers of the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship finally got what they’ve been craving Sunday as Race 5 was run on a dry track under clear skies. After enduring changing weather conditions through races three and four, drivers were finally able to carry knowledge from one session to the next at Mosport International Karting and produced some very impressive racing as a result.
Ouellette has the points lead at the halfway mark of the series.
Team PSL Karting had one of its biggest team gatherings in history recently as both the Quebec Championship and Eastern Canadian Karting Championship met at Karting Trois-Rivieres for a pair of race starts. Team PSL Karting, PSL Atlantic, PSL Montreal and PSL Ontario combined to field thirty-four drivers, nearly all racing both the second round of the Quebec Championship on Saturday and the third round of the ECKC on Sunday.
Plus Intrepid Canada Pan American Rotax Max Challenge report
Though it seems the summer season in Canadian racing has just begun, the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship reached its halfway point on Sunday as the Rotax masses were contesting six classes at PSL Karting Trois-Rivieres. An even one hundred were on hand for race number three following a practice day Friday and a round of the Quebec Cup on Saturday.
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