Tag Archive: Formula tour 1600

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 01

Exclusive Autosport sweeps Formula Tour 1600 Championship titles (updated)

The team captured the Pro-class, Masters-class and Rookie championship titles Sunday

2014-09-27_0779Exclusive Autosport, the North American Spectrum factory team wrapped up a tremendously successful F1600 year in the Quebec based Formula Tour 1600 Championship.

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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 »

Sep 25

Formula Tour 1600: Exclusive Autosport wins 2013 Championship Titles

In their inaugural year, Exclusive Autosport captured three championship titles in the Formula Tour 1600 Championship.

2013-09-22_0539The team collected the overall championship when Thomas McGregor, driver of the #93 Exclusive Management Inc. / Dairy Queen / Sparco / Spectrum / Honda, finished 4th Saturday and 2nd Sunday.

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Sep 25

Formula Tour 1600: Tristan DeGrand sweeps Fall Classic at Circuit Mont Tremblant

His performance Saturday and Sunday solidified the 2013 Rookie-of-the-Year Championship.

2013-09-21-C0441Tristan DeGrand in the #90 Pro-Am Golf USA / Exclusive Autosport / Sparco USA/ Spectrum / Honda captured back-to-back wins (his second and third of the season) over the weekend in the final races of the 2013 Formula Tour 1600 Championship at Circuit Mont Tremblant’s Fall Classic.

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Jul 09

Formula Tour 1600: Exclusive Autosport continues podium streak at ICAR

Thomas McGregor captured two poles, two wins and a track record

2013-07-07_0062Exclusive Autosport, the F1600 team owned by Exclusive Management Inc. (the Canadian Spectrum dealer) continued its podium streak in the Formula Tour 1600 Championship when the team captured two pole positions, two wins a second and a track record this past weekend (July 6 & 7) in the F1600 races at the Jiffy Lube 100 presented by Snap-On at Circuit ICAR.

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Jun 28

Circuit ICAR provides a second life to the Mirabel Airport with the NASCAR Jiffy Lube 100

The NASCAR fever hits Mirabel the 6th and 7th of July!

0 - Jiffy lube 100 - entrThe JIFFY LUBE 100, will be held at the Circuit ICAR of Mirabel on the 6th and 7th of July 2013

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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 12

Exclusive Autosport dominates Grand Prix of Canada

Formula Tour 1600: Exclusive Autosport finished with two wins (Thomas McGregor), two second place finishes (Jack Mitchell Jr.) and two pole positions

2013-06-08_1216In their first year of operation, Exclusive Autosport (The Canadian Factory Spectrum Team, owned by Exclusive Management Inc.) dominated the podium, and thrilled fans, at the prestigious Formula Tour 1600 event at the F1 Grand Prix of Canada this weekend at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal.

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Jun 08

Formula Tour 1600: Grand Prix F1 – Exclusive Autosport qualifying report – McGregor on Pole

At the Grand Prix F1 Montreal

Exclusive Autosport logoExclusive Autosport (EA), the Canadian Spectrum Race Cars factory team, owned by Exclusive Management Inc., qualified all four of their Spectrum Honda’s in the top eight during today’s Formula Tour 1600 qualifying session at the Grand Prix F1 Montreal with Thomas McGregor, in the #93 EM Inc., / Dairy Queen Spectrum Honda, starting the race from the coveted Pole position. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 04

A very busy Grand Prix du Canada for Rémy Audette !

CTCC and Formula 1600…

2012-07-20_0225Four races in total await the Audette Racing Team. They fully intend to achieve top 5 finishes in all races and have not discounted a podium top spot ! Read the rest of this entry »

May 24

Formula Tour 1600: Exclusive Autosport debuts with 4 entries

At the Spring Classic held at Circuit Mont Tremblant

Formula Tour 1600 logoExclusive Autosport (EA), the Canadian Spectrum Race Cars factory team, will make its debut in the Formula Tour 1600 Championship series this coming weekend, May 24-26. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 07

Team Canada 2012 report

“Although it was a tough week with unexpected problems, in the end, we were quick” – Garrett Grist

Team Canada Garrett GristTeam Canada logoAlthough the results sheets will not reflect it, 2012 Team Canada Scholarship winner Garrett Grist enjoyed a strong showing at the internationally renowned British Formula Ford Festival, and quite ably displayed the quality of driving talent produced by this country. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 25

BGR Team Grote scores double podium at Tremblant

“It is always fun to run the fall classic to wrap up our Quebec visits ” – Jesse Lazare

2012-09-23_07122012-09-23_0964BGR Team Grote made the trip to the beautiful Mont Tremblant Le Circuit for the Fall Classic and final two rounds of the Formula Tour 1600 Series and came home with two trophies.

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Sep 13

Last chance to impress!!

“Can’t wait for next week to learn who our second Team Canada Scholarship winner is” –  Gerry Merz

Team Canada logo 2Team Canada logoWith the announcement of who will fly the Team Canada Scholarship colors at the Formula Ford Festival a week away, there is one last chance for the drivers to impress the selection committee and sponsors. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 06

Ray Courtemanche Jr. and Bonzaï Racing tackle last three races of the NCaTS season

It is now time to get back to some real work over the next three weekends

Ray Jr Courtemance 2011-09-17Bonzaï Racing logoThe long break since the Montreal round of the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series (NCaTS) allowed Ray Jr. Courtemanche and his Bonzaï Racing Team to spend a busy weekend on the magnificent Calabogie road course, just west of Ottawa.

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Aug 01

Ray Courtemanche Jr. racing in NASCAR Canadian Tire Series

And in Formula Tour 1600 at Trois-Rivières this August 3-4-5

Ray Jr Courtemanche bonzairacing F16002012-06-10_0236Bonzaï Racing and driver Ray Courtemanche Jr. will take part in both Formula Tour 1600 races (Saturday @10am and Sunday @ 9am) as well as in the main race of this legendary event, the eighth race of the 2012 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series, on Sunday at 3.30pm. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 06

Rémy Audette in Touring Car action this weekend at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve

F2000 series champion’s CTCC debut …

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Last year’s champion of the American F2000 Series, Quebec driver Rémy Audette, will contest the first Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) races of his career this weekend as part of the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Canada on the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 26

Important alliance for Formula Tour 1600

An open door to Road to Indy

Mazda road to Indy logoFormula Tour 1600 logoWe are proud to announce our alliance to the prestigious ROAD TO INDY 2012 program which will open a window for Quebec and Ontario champion to have a foot into PRO series like F2000 than STAR MAZDA, INDY LIGHT and ultimately IZOD INDY CAR. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 14

Blok regains championship lead at ICAR‏

Blok podiums twice in latest Formula Tour 1600 Championship races
Britain West Motorsport earns podium at ICAR

2011-09-11_00002011-09-11_0135Nathan Blok, a 17-year old racing driver from the Pembroke area, has regained the lead in the Formula 1600 Championship. Blok drove his #5 Boston Pizza Van Dieman F-1600 to double podium finishes on this twin-race weekend at the technically challenging ICAR circuit north of Montréal.

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Aug 10

Blok wins race 8 at Trois-Rivières

Blok continues his charge in Formula Tour 1600 Championship

2011-08-06_01622011-08-05_0252Nathan Blok, the 17-year old racing driver from the Pembroke area, once again endured very hot & humid conditions this weekend at the historic Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières.

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Jun 22

BGR Team Grote ready to go for the Cup

BGR Team Grote has put more drivers in the winners circle than any other team in OFFC history.

2011-06-10_00462011-06-12_0260The 2011 edition of the Can Am Cup takes place this coming weekend at Mosport, and with the team coming off a big win at the Formula Tour 1600 Montreal race, hopes are high for success. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 15

Jensen development driver Ryan Tetver shines in Montreal Grand Prix race debut

Ryan Tveter enjoyed a successful debut in the Formula Tour 1600

2011-06-10_00682011-06-10_0206Jensen MotorSport development driver Ryan Tveter enjoyed a successful debut in the Formula Tour 1600 championship racing with the stars and cars of Formula One at the famous Montreal Grand Prix circuit this past weekend. Tveter, a 17 year old from Oyster Bay, New York, finished an impressive 10th position (out of 44 cars) in the F1600 race competition on Saturday June 11th. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 14

Blok gets double podiums at Montréal

Twin 2nd place finishes in Formula Tour 1600 Championship

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Nathan Blok, the 17-year old racing driver from the Pembroke area, drove his #5 Van Dieman F-1600 to twin podium finishes before record crowds at the Grand Prix du Canada held this past weekend on the famed Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 07

ODYSSEY® battery joins Jensen MotorSport as feature team partner

ODYSSEY® batteries by EnerSys® will also be an integral part of the Jensen MotorSport team

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Jensen MotorSport is pleased to announce that EnerSys® and its ODYSSEY® battery brand will become a feature team partner for the 2011 racing season. 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 26

Quebec Formula Ford Championship opens season at Mont-Tremblant Circuit with both the Pro and Masters division

Britain West heads to Quebec for Formula Tour

Britain West MotorsportFormula Tour 1600 logoBritain West Motorsport, Canada’s leading Formula Ford competition group, heads east this weekend to the picturesque local of Mont-Tremblant located in the beautiful Laurentian Mountains. Racing at the Circuit Mont-Tremblant Britain West Motorsport looks to open the 2011 Formula Tour 1600 season with solid results among four drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

May 25

BGR Team Grote signs Trent Hindman for Ontario Formula Ford Championship

The highly regarded rookie is currently running the Skip Barber National Series

Trent HindmanTrent Hindman cockpitBGR Team Grote is pleased to announce that 15 yr old Trent Hindman will join the team starting with the Formula Tour 1600 support race to the Canadian Grand Prix and the 12 remaining rounds of the 2011 Ontario Formula Ford Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

May 11

Blok enters the Dragon’s Den

Young racer uses new method to seek sponsorship

Nathan BlokDragon's Den logoNathan Blok, a 17-year old racing driver, is using a unique approach in seeking sponsorship money for his 2011 Formula Tour 1600 season. Appearing on CBC’s Dragons’ Den television show, Blok is hoping to secure support from one or more of the show’s investors with his motorsports sales pitch. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 28

Isabelle Tremblay announces ambitious 2011 racing schedule (+photo album)

Isa Racing Team providing the chance of a lifetime

Isabelle Tremblay 2011Isa Racing Team logoToday Isabelle Tremblay announced her goal to compete in the 2011 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series andrace for the Rookie of the Year title in the #07 Group BetonBrunet/ADF Diesel Ford with Dave Jacombs Racing. Tremblayʼs summer schedule will be very full as she is also competing in events at the Autodrome St. Eustache SportsmanSeries along with the Formula 1600 Tour in Quebec.

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