Tag Archive: Garett Grist

May 25

Canadian Garett Grist Dominates at Lucas Oil Raceway for First Win

Fellow countryman Scott Hargrove finished second

Pro Mazda - Garett Grist For the second time in two weeks in the Indianapolis area, a young Canadian scored his first victory in the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires.

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Dec 11

Mexican teenager Alfonso Celis tops test times for Juncos Racing

Celis’ lap comfortably eclipses the Pro Mazda lap record of 1:21.166

Mazda - Juncos Racing - Alfonso CelisJudging by the results of the past two days at the Chris Griffis Memorial Mazda Road to Indy Test, the future looks extremely bright for the rejuvenated Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 04

Grist overcomes series leader Hargrove to claim first victory

Round 10 of the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda

USF2000 - Garrett Grist-TrackGarett Grist finally found his way to victory lane this morning at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, overcoming points leader Scott Hargrove to win.

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Feb 21

Team Canada Scholarship expands program

The third edition of the Team Canada Scholarship will grow to include two young Canadian drivers.

Team Canada logo 2Team Canada logoThe focus will continue to be the world renown Formula Ford Festival held at Brands Hatch, England in late October. After a very successful debut in 2011 with the first Canadian on pole for the final and leading the early laps, the program continued in 2012 and once again showcased the talent that Canada has in the junior formula car ranks.  Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 17

Team Canada Scholarship winner Garett Grist is set to arrive Monday morning at the famed circuit with Team Canada co-founder Brian Graham

Team Canada ready to go!

Team Canada logoGarett GristThe flights are booked, hotel rooms reserved, rental car arranged, and all the details taken care of for the second trip to the Formula Ford Festival at Brands Hatch.

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Aug 24

Team Canada is ready to build on success in 2012

With the goal of once again challenging for top honors at the premier Formula Ford event

Team Canada logo 2Team Canada logoAfter a remarkable debut in the 40th anniversary of the world-renowned Formula Ford Festival at the Brands Hatch Circuit in England last season, Team Canada is ready to build on that success in 2012.

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Jul 01

Davies sweeps New Jersey

Davies won after trading the lead back and forth with teammate Koykka

Shae Davies continued to impress in his American debut, winning on Sunday at Thunderbolt to complete a sweep of two F1600 Formula F Championship Series races in the No. 9 Spectrum/Honda combination for Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing.

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Jun 30

Davies on top at Thunderbolt

Completing the podium were Colin Thompson in a Swift/Honda and Jeremy Grenier in a Citation/Honda.

In his first ever F1600 Formula F Championship Series start, Australian Shae Davies recovered from dropping back on lap one to pick through the field, and then inherited the lead for his first win on U.S. soil driving the No. 9 Spectrum/Honda for Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing.

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Jun 29

Davies paces first ever F1600 practice

New-comer Davies is a factory driver for Spectrum in Australia

At the end of a scorching day in New Jersey with temperatures flirting with the triple digits, Australia’s Shae Davies led the final F1600 Formula F Championship Series practice session at New Jersey Motorsport Park’s Thunderbolt course with a lap of 1:22.122. Davies, in his first F1600 Series start, is contesting rounds five and six of the 2012 season in the No. 9 Spectrum/Honda for Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing.

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Apr 04

Garett Grist and Brandon Newey to Compete in the F1600 Championship Series with Bryan Herta Autosport

“I am really excited about the new F1600 program at Bryan Herta Autosport” – Grist

Garett GristBrandon NeweyBryan Herta Autosport (BHA) will campaign two cars in the twelve race 2012 F1600 Formula F Series, and have chosen Garett Grist and Brandon Newey to contend for the team. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 22

New track record for Britain West Motorsport

In Mosport

Britain West MotorsportMosport International Raceway“Formula Ford lap record shattered at Mosport International by Britain West and Garett Grist as team takes a win and a second”. Garett Grist broke the track record and scored a win and second place finish in the recent Ontario Formula Ford Challenge at Mosport.

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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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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 14

Britain West Motorsport heads to Shannonville Race Park

Garett Grist will look to keep his pole streak alive in the Britain West yellow and blue #65 Van Diemen

Britain West Motorsport2011-06-10_0147“Newly crowned Can Am Cup winning team head to only visit to Shannonville on the 2011 Ontario Formula Ford Championship schedule”. Britain West Motorsport, Canada’s leading Formula Ford competition group, will take three cars to the tight confines of Shannonville Race Park for rounds five and six of the Ontario Formula Ford Championship.

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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 03

Grist wins in Mont Tremblant

Grist takes first win in rookie Formula Ford season

Garrett Grist2011-05-29-0132“Sofina Foods Driver Development Program member takes maiden win just days after signing new deal for 2011 season”. Garett Grist, a member of the Sofina Foods Driver Development Program, hit the podium twice on his first trip to Circuit Mont Tremblant. 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 »

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