Tag Archive: DD2

Jul 22

Eastern Canadian Karting Championship, DD2 driver to race stock car at GP3R.

Le Monaco runs a portion of the famed GP3R track in Trois-Rivieres.

Le Monaco GP3RThe Eastern Canadian Karting Championship is now less than two weeks from its penultimate round as teams and drivers prepare to head to the 15th Annual Monaco de Trois-Rivieres. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 19

Elvis Stoyko among runners

At the Monaco de Trois-Rivieres

Le Monaco de Trois-Rivières logoThe Monaco de Trois-Rivieres is proud to announce that the double world champion and Olympic figure skating medalist, Mr. Elvis Stoyko, will participate at the DD2 class race, which is part of the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship on Sunday, August 4th. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 04

Eastern Canadian Karting Championship Race 2 Report

Ben Cooper finished a weekend sweep of DD2 with his second win on Sunday

Rotax Junior MosportThe 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.

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May 16

A spot in the Sportsman during the GP3R

For the winner of the DD2 class during the Monaco de Trois-Rivières!

Le Monaco de Trois-Rivières logoIt 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 26

IPK North America FWT Palm Beach report

Di Leo was on the podium both days in Florida after a switch to DD2

Marco DiLeo FWT 1Florida Winter Tour logoThe 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 04

Eastern Canadian Karting Championship 2012 Schedule

The third season of Canada’s premiere karting championship promises to be the best one yet

Eastern Canadian Karting Championship 2010-08-08Hope 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!

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Nov 28

Ouellette is now a two-time Rotax World Champion (updated)

Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals report – Ouellette champion and Team Canada 2nd

Rotax Max Challenge Pier-Luc Ouellette AMGphotoPSL 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.

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Nov 14

2011 Team Canada ready for the Grand Finals

Team Canada is composed of twenty-one drivers

Team Canada Rotax Max ChallengeThe Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals will take place November 19-26 in Al Ain, U.A.E. Team Canada members are leaving Canada this week to participate at the ultimate event for the 2011 Rotax Max Challenge.

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Oct 18

Di Leo and Ouellette Test Lombardi Racing Honda

Di Leo and Ouellette collected ECKC testing awards at ICAR.

Lombardi Test2010-09-12_0085With 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.

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Jul 26

Di Leo will now make his fourth appearance at the Rotax World Finals

At Circuit Mont-Tremblant

Marco DiLeo WFEastern Canadian Karting ChampionshipIntrepid 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 15

Eastern Canadian Karting Championship – Two Champions to test with Lombardi

Lombardi Honda will test the ECKC DD2 and Senior Champions

Eastern Canadian Karting Championship2010-09-12_0085On 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.

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Jul 05

PSL Karting Quebec Championship SH Karting report

Cardin has hit every Quebec Championship podium thus far.

team PSL Karting White logoSH KartingTeam 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.

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Jun 29

Eastern Canadian Karting Championship Mosport International report

Eastern Canadian Karting Championship Race 5 report

Eastern Canadian Karting ChampionshipMosport International RacewayDrivers 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. Read the rest of this entry »

May 06

Eastern Canadian Karting Championship event preview

Goodwood Kartways doubleheader race weekend

Eastern Canadian Karting ChampionshipGoodwood Kartways logoAll 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

2011 Team Canada: three more drivers!

Parker Thompson, Nicholas Latifi and Michael Vincec

2010 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals - Team CanadaRotax Max ChallengeNow that the two American winter series are finished, we have three additional drivers who will join Team Canada at the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals in Al Ain, U.A.E. next November. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 06

PSL Karting Florida Winter Tour Orlando report

Vincec scored a double podium in his PSL debut, Laderoute did the same in Micro-Max

2011-02-06 - Michael Vincec2011-02-06 - James Dean LaderouteTrekking 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 22

2010 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals – Day 6 (updated)

Return on an unbelievable Sunday 

Team CanadaDaniel MoradAs 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 20

2010 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals – Day 5 (updated)

End of the prelimary round

2010 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals - Team Canada2010 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals - Pier-Luc OuelletteToday 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 19

2010 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals – Day 4

Qualifying heats

Philippe GélinasCory LuchianoDrivers had to race in two qualifying heats today. Like yesterday, some of our drivers had a good day, some others not. In the Junior class, Nicholas Latifi continued his good job when he got a 6th and a 4th place finish. For Garett Grist, he must battle a lot in every heat because the competition in the middle of the pack is crazy. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 18

2010 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals – Day 3

Two Canadian on pole!

The day was very special for Team Canada for many reasons. We will first start with the good news. Scott Campbell got the pole in the DD2 Masters class, being the only driver with a laptime under 50 seconds while Luc Sauriol took the 10th spot. In the DD2 class, Daniel Morad was just unbelievable on the track when he entered the track on the last session of the day and had to drive under the spotlights! Read the rest of this entry »

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