Rotax Florida Winter Tour, Round 3 (FINALE)
Coming back to Palm Beach International raceway after 4 years was a challenge with the new additions to the track and the changining weather, but PSL was able to conquer and secure the DD2 Championship.
Ben Cooper finished a weekend sweep of DD2 with his second win on Sunday
The second race of the 2013 Eastern Canadian Karting Championship was held Sunday at Mosport International Karting and if not more, there was at least one thing consistent from a day earlier – weather that just couldn’t decide what it wanted to be.
For the winner of the DD2 class during the Monaco de Trois-Rivières!
It is with great pleasure that the organizing committee for the Monaco de Trois-Rivières, partnered with the GP3R (Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières) and Elitech Sprot Evasion, would like to announce that the winner of the final race in the ROTAX MAX DD2 category, part of the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship hold Sunday the August 4th, will have the privilege of racing in the Sportsman racing series which is presented as part of the GP3R, which will be held August 9-11, 2013.
Di Leo was on the podium both days in Florida after a switch to DD2
The 2013 season is officially underway for IPK North America after the Florida Winter Tour International Rotax Max Challenge began a week ago at Palm Beach International Raceway. With drivers competing in five Rotax classes, a young IPK North America squad was quick from the first test sessions of the week and gained valuable experience for its drivers while making podium trips on both days of the event.
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!
Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals report – Ouellette champion and Team Canada 2nd
PSL Karting can now boast its third Rotax Max Challenge World Champion as Pier-Luc Ouellette captured the DD2 crown Saturday at Al Ain Raceway, United Arab Emirates. It’s the same spot he earned a DD2 Grand Final win in 2007, one that came a year after Luc Sauriol won the Masters Rotax Max World Championship in Portugal. The event brought the race season to a close for PSL, one that began when it was named the #1 CRG distributor in the world and now ends with the Rotax World Championship.
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.
At Circuit Mont-Tremblant
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.
Lombardi Honda will test the ECKC DD2 and Senior Champions
On the eve of its 2011 Championship weekend comes word of two new awards for Eastern Canadian Karting Championship drivers. Both the DD2 Champion and Rotax Senior Champion will receive half-day tests with championship winning Lombardi Honda Racing. The awards will see the two ECKC Champions on track at Circuit ICAR this September and behind the wheel of reigning Canadian Champion Honda Civics.
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.
Goodwood Kartways doubleheader race weekend
All winter and spring planning comes to fruition today as the 2011 Eastern Canadian Karting Championship gets underway at Goodwood Kartways in Stouffville, Ontario. The finest karters from Ontario through the Maritimes are already on hand at the fabled circuit, set for a full day of Official Testing today before a doubleheader race weekend Saturday and Sunday.
Vincec scored a double podium in his PSL debut, Laderoute did the same in Micro-Max
Trekking across the United States after its season began in earnest early in the New Year, team pslkarting.com started its second Rotax Max qualifying series recently with the opening of the 2011 Florida Winter Tour Rotax Max Challenge. Twenty-eight drivers spread across six classes for PSL at Orlando Kart Center, and once again the team was a force in the paddock.
Return on an unbelievable Sunday
As you already know, yesterday was a wonderful day for Team Canada when Scott Campbell and Daniel Morad won the world title in their category. Because of the short time we had at the end of this long Sunday to prepare our daily report, we prepared a longer one today with more details.
End of the prelimary round
Today was very important for the drivers at the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals. Drivers had to race in their third and last heat race and, for those who will not qualify directly for the final round, in the Second chance race in the Rotax Max Junior, Rotax Max and DD2 classes.