Tag Archive: Etienne Borgeat

Aug 08

Tough season strengthens bonds at Quebec-based GT Racing

Etienne Borgeat is a longtime standout driver with GT Racing.

2014-08-07_0215 When Andre Belzile crashed heavily July 20 on the Streets of Toronto, the 2014 Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin season reached a crossroads for GT Racing.

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May 18

Hargrove completes weekend sweep dy winning action-packed race at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

Hargrove, 19, from Surrey, British Columbia, beat Chris Green by 1.442 seconds

Scott Hargrove completed a weekend sweep of both Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin rounds at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park with a victory in an action-packed race Sunday.  

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May 17

Hargrove edges Green for victory in sizzling season opener at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park

Hargrove just missed making contact with Green in Turn 5

CTMP Race 1 May PodiumScott Hargrove won his first career start in the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin, edging series veteran Chris Green after a stirring, race-long duel Saturday, May 17 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.

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May 16

Hargrove edges rival Pigot for pole at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

Different cars, same rivalry

Scott HargroveYoung stars Scott Hargrove and Spencer Pigot continued their hot duel this season during qualifying Friday, May 16 for the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin season opener, with Hargrove prevailing for the pole at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 08

Pfaff/Alegra Motorsports takes both 2013 Team Championships

David Ostella secures driver championship in final race

nullFor the fourth consecutive race, the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin Series was green all the way around for the sprint’s entirety.

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Aug 11

Porsche 911s shine at 2013 Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières

Green regains lost dround on Ostella in points

2013-08-11_0219Sunny skies and warm weather greeted the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin participants as they started their engines on the grid this morning.

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Aug 10

GT Racing captures two podium finishes in round 7

Masters Cirone battles from last to fourth

2013-08-10_1028The Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin Series matched the illustrious reputation of the Porshe 911 GT3 Cup car with a distinguished, caution-free Race 1 at Circuit de Trois-Rivières. The IMSA Development Series made its debut at the track in the 44th edition of the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières.

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Jul 31

Opposites attract for GT Racing

Laberge and Borgeat regain luster at CTMP

When GT Racing team owner Eric Cote studied aeronautics in college his main focus was keeping planes in the air. After discovering his passion for motorsports, he began the opposite process of working to keep Porsche 911s stuck to the ground. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 21

2012 Champion JF Laberge takes the checker in race one at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

Benitez takes over points lead With victory in race two of Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix 
Maple native David Ostella doubles down in Ontario at CTMP

JF Laberge (91) MosportThe Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin participants kept the competition fierce, but clean, and 2012 Platinum Champion JF Laberge led the field in a dynamic 2013 comeback to take the top step of the podium for the first time this year.

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Jul 21

Photo Finish: Race One Ends in Dramatic Fashion at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

 Pfaff/Alegra Motorsports Lands Two on Top at CTMP

2013-07-21Race fans dream about finishes like Race One of the IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series today.

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Jun 09

David Ostella takes the checkered in wild race two

Masters Drivers Borgeat, Mantella Finish on Platinum Cup Podium

2013-06-09_0161Four SpeedMerchants drivers finished with medals around their necks or trophies in their hands after Race Two at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve. Team owner Jim Hoddinott sprayed champagne along with his teammates for the first time this year under a sunny Montreal sky. Rookie driver David Ostella avoided the traffic.

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Jun 08

Chris Green dashes away with 2013 Grand Prix du Canada victory

Two Masters Championship Contenders Finish in Top Five

2013-06-08_1466Misting rain mixed with sprays of champagne to end the day at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve.

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Jun 04

Double the action for 2013 Grand Prix du Canada

Rounds Three and Four Set for Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve

2012-06-08_0322Two is always better than one, especially in the world of racing. Last year the Grand Prix du Canada featured one Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin race, but this year drivers will compete twice at the historic Circuit Gilles-Villenueve. Read the rest of this entry »

May 30

The mechanics behind Etienne Borgeat

Mental Visualization at the Forefront of Preparation

13-05-25_0034It took 12 years for Etienne Borgeat’s parents to understand the racing world. His father, a psychiatrist, and mother, a psychologist, could not quite grasp the engineering mechanics, but certainly understood the brain mechanics. Read the rest of this entry »

May 18

Pfaff/Alegra Motorsports starts 2013 season on top at Castrol Presents Victoria Day Speedfest (+photos, +results)

Spencer Pigot and Chris Green take First and Second 

17-05-13_0221The Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin drivers may barbecue together off the track, but on track they are fierce competitors

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Aug 03

Live news from the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières …

Marc-Antoine Camirand fastest in the first practice session this morning in CTCC

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The 36 drivers entered in the Canadian Touring Championship GP3R cars inaugurated the activities of the weekend on Friday morning at 10:00 for a stack of free practice session of 30 minutes.

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Jul 22

Miller sweeps a double in IMSA GT3 Cup Competition

Newest EFFORT Racing driver posts two-in-a-row at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

2012-07-20_00532012-07-20_0002Only a few short days ago, D. Bryce Miller made a mid-season switch to EFFORT Racing to join Michael Mills in IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama competition. The team welcomed Miller with the hopes of making a stronger run for the Championship beginning at this weekend’s Mobil 1 Presents the Grand Prix of Mosport.

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Jul 22

Etienne Borgeat back on top at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (+ results, + photos)

Changing track conditions provide another challenge to an already turbulent weekend

2012-07-20_00172012-07-20_0003Yesterday’s tumultuous first race for the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin shook up the usually fast suspects as an early on-track incident brought out a full course caution and added some new faces on the podium in both Platinum and Gold.

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Jul 22

A Change in pace for the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin

Class qualifying lap records and new faces make all the difference in round six

2012-07-20_00552012-07-20_0066With all three classes of Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin seeing new qualifying lap records yesterday morning, competition was sure to be fast and fierce in Round 6 of competition. Fans were not disappointed as the field saw fierce class battles, a touch of ‘Gold’ on the Podium, and a seven-lap full-course-caution to clean up after a multi-car spin and contact.

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Jul 19

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin stops at Mobil 1 Presents the Grand Prix of Mosport

Jean-Frederic Laberge and Etienne Borgeat have scored victories in Platinum Cup

IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin2012-07-07_0240Every now and then a car comes along that sparks imagination and competition, and the iconic Porsche 911 has done that and more by serving as the springboard for the creation of the world’s largest and fastest one-make series. Read the rest of this entry »

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