Tag Archive: Brian Graham

May 23

BGR opens season with podiums

BGR/ Piper Racecars drivers Ben Hurst and Roman De Angelis both had stellar weekends

2011-09-24_0183 Canadian Tire Motorsport Park hosted the opening rounds of the 2016 Toyo Tires F1600 Championship with some very tough weather conditions to test the competitors and teams.

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Nov 13

Team Canada finds success and heartrache at Festival

“We couldn’t be happier with the effort put forth by Michael and his heat race win was the highlight of our weekend”

2015-11-13 - Team Canada finds success and heartrache at Festival (1) The 40th anniversary of the Formula Ford Festival held at the historic Brands Hatch circuit had both highs and lows for the Team Canada Scholarship and its driver Michael Adams.

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Apr 21

BGR adds Taegen Poles to development program.

Taegen has blended in well  with the BGR team

BGR - Brian Graham Racing BGR is pleased to announce Taegen Poles has signed with the team, Taegen will spend the 2015 season in a testing program and make her official race debut later in the season.

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Nov 05

Team Canada Scholarship Finds Success in England

The world renowned Formula Ford Festival held at Brands Hatch Circuit in England is now in the history books.

Team Canada Scholarship - Chase Pelletier (1) Team Canada Scholarship driver Chase Pelletier acquitted himself well with a solid 14th place finish in the final. The results don’t really show the true success the young racer had in his first trip abroad as he enjoyed a week of close competition and fierce on track battles.

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Oct 03

BGR Team Grote podium at Le Circuit

“It is always a great time of the year to visit Mont-Tremblant”

2014-09-27-1313The Ontario based team headed to the beautiful Mont-Tremblant Le Circuit for the final two rounds of the Formula Tour F1600 Series with their two regular drivers Bruno Chapinotti and Zacharie Robichon.

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Oct 01

Team Canada Scholarship winner announced

The  selection for the Team Canada Scholarship  is a difficult process as there are so many great young candidates. 

Team Canada logo 2014 has been a stellar year for many of the nominees and in the end one driver stood out among his peers. In just his second season of racing, this years winner left his mark with his first Championship and multiple podiums across the two F1600 Championships in Ontario and Quebec. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 08

Team Canada Scholarship announces 6 finalists

 It is again a tough job to narrow it down to 6 finalists

Team Canada logo After a very successful campaign with 2013 Team Canada drivers Scott Hargrove and Zacharie Robichon, the hopes are high once again for the Team Canada Scholarship Program.

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Mar 05

Grote Manufacturing back with BGR for 7th season

Like BGR , Grote Industries Co. believes in delivering results
2011-09-24_0183 Brian Graham, owner of BGR Team Grote is pleased to announce that long time team supporter Grote Manufacturing is back as the primary sponsor of the winning team.

Feb 07

Formula 2000 Series launched

Big Time Wings & Slicks Racing Returns to Canada

Formula 2000 Series Move Motorsports Executives Jason Sharpe and Diane Dale (promoters of the Toyo Tires F1600 Championship) announced today details of a new Formula 2000 Championship for the Canadian market. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 06

Team Canada impresses at Brands Hatch FF Festival

In only its 3rd year the Team Canada Scholarship has certainly come a long way.

Team Canada - Zacharie Robichon - Scott Hargrove For the first time, two young Canadian talents made the trip overseas to represent Team Canada. Scott Hargrove from Surrey, BC and Zacharie Robichon of Ottawa ON both made very good impressions and represented Team Canada superbly.

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Oct 08

Team Canada Scholarship welcomes new supporters

“I am very pleased to welcome our new partners to the program” – Brian Graham

Team Canada logoAs preparations continue for the 3rd edition of the Team Canada Scholarship, the search for support has yielded some high profile partners who join the list of Canadian companies already on board. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 06

BGR Team Grote wins Prestigious Can Am Cup!

Robichon clinches 8th straight Rookie of the Year for BGR!

Zacharie Robichon by Michael HaleyThe incredible run of Toyo Tires F1600 Championship Rookie of the Year award continued in 2013 and Zacharie Robichon (Aquafine, P1 Fitness, Just a Drop), joined a very select group of drivers who have brought BGR Team Grote the honors home.

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Sep 03

BGR Team Grote wins at CMP!

Jesse Lazare and Zacharie Robichon would once again be in the mix for the overall win

BGR Team Grote - CMPFor the 4th time in 5 events at the picturesque venue, a BGR driver stood on the top step of the podium when the final checkered flag fell.

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Aug 30

BGR Team Grote to test young karters

The future stars of tomorrow begin their careers in karting

BGR Team GroteIn support of the 2013 Canadian National Karting Championships, BGR Team Grote was present in the paddock with one of the teams winning Piper DF5’s.

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Aug 21

Team Canada names second driver

Zacharie Robichon of the Toyo Tires F1600 Championship

Team Canada logoThe Team Canada Scholarship completes their line up for the Formula Ford Festival at Brands Hatch, England with the naming of F1600 driver Zacharie Robichon.

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Aug 16

Team Canada Scholarship announces First Selection

Will represent Canada at the 2013 Formula Ford Festival this coming October

Team Canada logo 2The Team Canada Scholarship announces Scott Hargrove as the first driver to be selected for the 2013 edition of the 3rd year program. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 25

After a month’s break from racing, BGR Team Grote heads to CTMP with one goal in mind, win

BGR Team Grote resumes quest for 2013 Toyo Tires F1600 Championship at CTMP

BGR Team Grote logoWith two successful tests during the break and some updates to the cars the team is confident it will build on their championship lead. Zacharie Robichon will be joined by Jesse Lazare. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 05

Team Canada Scholarship selects first 4 finalists.

The Team Canada Scholarship enters their 3rd year

Team Canada logo 2Team Canada Scholarship announces the first 4 finalists who will be competing for one of the two seats available for this year’s program. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 12

The “What Ifs Of Racing” leave BGR Team Grote frustrated in Montreal

The team now shifts its focus back to the Toyo Tires F1600 Championship

2013-06-08_1255BGR Team Grote had high hopes heading into the F1 weekend competing in the Formula Tour 1600 series were they looked to repeat the overall win the team captured in 2011.

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Jun 01

BGR Team Grote doubles up at Shannonville!

“The weekend couldn’t have gone better” – Brian Graham

BGR Team Grote logoZacharie Robichon swept the weekend with two pole positions and two wins and now leads the Toyo Tires F1600 Championship. Read the rest of this entry »


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