Tag Archive: Team Canada

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 »

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 »

Sep 13

Jeff Kingsley leads field into ECKC finale at Tremblant

Sixth and final round of the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship

2013-06-30_0043“Second year Rotax Junior driver sits atop the points standings as he looks to earn a title and ticket to the Rotax Max Grand Finals in New Orleans.”  Read the rest of this entry »

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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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 »

Oct 17

Team Canada Scholarship winner Garett Grist is set to arrive Monday morning at the famed circuit with Team Canada co-founder Brian Graham

Team Canada ready to go!

Team Canada logoGarett GristThe flights are booked, hotel rooms reserved, rental car arranged, and all the details taken care of for the second trip to the Formula Ford Festival at Brands Hatch.

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Aug 24

Team Canada is ready to build on success in 2012

With the goal of once again challenging for top honors at the premier Formula Ford event

Team Canada logo 2Team Canada logoAfter a remarkable debut in the 40th anniversary of the world-renowned Formula Ford Festival at the Brands Hatch Circuit in England last season, Team Canada is ready to build on that success in 2012.

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Dec 08

Lazare reflective on World Finals experience

Final Junior class event for Quebec driver

Jesse LazareRotax Max Challenge2011 Canadian National Rotax Max Junior Champion, and Team Canada driver Jesse Lazare didn’t get the final result he was looking for at the recent Rotax Max World Finals in Dubai. The 14-year-old from Dollard des Ormeaux proved his speed by qualifying 3rd overall, and won a heat race, but it all came undone in the pre-final.

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Oct 24

ECKC drivers off to Hinchtown.com Canadian Karting Shootout

Olivier Bébard is one of eight drivers headed to Hinchtown Tuesday

Karting Le Mans 2010Hinchtown logoEastern Canadian Karting Championship drivers are back in action tomorrow as six will be on hand at the Hinchtown.com Canadian Karting Shootout. Of the eight drivers invited to the 3rd Annual event at the Mosport Driver Development track, Zach Robichon, Tyler McEwan, Steven Szigeti, Luke Chudleigh, Cameron Morrison and Olivier Bedard each completed full ECKC schedules in 2011, and they equally represent the ‘Team Canada’ classes of the series coming from DD2, Senior and Junior respectively.

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Oct 21

Inaugural Team Canada scholarship program with driver Xavier Coupal make history!

Fastest lap and pole position

Team Canada Scholarship - very first time a Canadian has ever sat on the pole at the Formula Ford FestivalTeam Canada Scholarship - Team Shot is Gerry Merz, (Team Canada Founder), Driver Xavier Coupal, Brian Graham (Team Canada FoundeAs the final checkered flag over the 40th Formula Ford Festival, the Team Canada entry was already parked, but not without making a spectacular debut and also making history!

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Sep 29

Lazare continues to build momentum

Podium in Euro Challenge and Pan Am win latest for Lazare

Karting - Jesse LazareNews ImageReigning 2011 Canadian National Rotax Max Junior Champion, and Team Canada driver Jesse Lazare shows no sign of slowing down after being crowned Canadian Champion. The 14-year-old recently was on the podium in France at the Rotax Euro Challenge – the first Canadian to ever be on a podium in the Euro Challenge – and last weekend added the title of Pan Am Rotax Junior Champion with a solid win at New Castle, Indiana.

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Aug 23

The final 3 candidates for the Team Canada Scholarship have been selected.

Team Canada Scholarship to the festival announces finalists!

Team Canada logoTeam Canada logo 2With the half-way point of the season now past, the selections have been made, and it was clear that Canada has a great number of young up and coming drivers who could all represent our country well! The 3 finalists will be gathering for an intensive interview process on August 29th, and shortly thereafter, one driver will be selected to be the very first winner of the annual Scholarship. The interviews will take place at Mosport International Raceway, the world renowned track known for producing some of this country’s greatest drivers.

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Aug 18

Open wheel rookie making big gains in first season including poles, fast laps and podiums at some of the toughest tracks in North America

Stellar opening to first season for Grist

Garett GristGarett Grist - David Clubine“Open wheel rookie making big gains in first season including poles, fast laps and podiums at some of the toughest tracks in North America”. Garett Grist, a member of the Sofina Foods Driver Development Program, is having an amazing opening to his rookie season of open wheel car racing. For this driver, every track was new experience having never raced a car, let a lone seen any of the tracks that the Ontario Formula Ford Challenge will compete on in 2011.

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Jul 27

Canadian Tire fuels up karting in Mont-Tremblant

 Title sponsor of ASN Canada FIA Canadian Karting Championship and Rotax Team Canada

ASN Canada FIA logoCanadian Tire continued its tradition of supporting Canadian motorsport today announcing its renewed sponsorship of the Canadian Tire ASN Canada FIA Canadian Karting Championship, to be held August  10 – 14, 2011, at Le Circuit Mont-Tremblant, Quebec. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 21

Three new drivers join Team Canada

At the last Eastern Canada Karting Championship held on July 17th, the champion in each class was crowned.

2010 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals - Team CanadaEastern Canadian Karting ChampionshipThe champion in the Rotax Max Junior, Rotax Max and Rotax DD2 classes also won an invitation for the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals which will take place next November in Al Ain, U.A.E.

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May 26

Eastern Canadian Karting Championship Race Three preview

Trois-Rivieres, Quebec preview

Jesse Lazare, AMGphotoChristophe Boisclair, AMGphotoThe 2011 Eastern Canadian Karting Championship will reach its halfway point this weekend as teams and drivers converge on PSL Karting Trois-Rivières in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, for race number three of six. Rotax Max Challenge classes will once again be in the spotlight, as drivers in Senior, Junior, and DD2 continue bids to earn seats on Team Canada for the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals. Read the rest of this entry »

May 10

Lazare shines at ECKC opener, pole and podium for top rated Rotax Junior driver

Eastern Canadian Karting Championship race 1 & 2 report, Goodwood Kartways

Karting - Jesse Lazare - GoodwoodGoodwood Kartways logoQuebec’s Jesse Lazare kicked off his Canadian racing year this past weekend at the opener of the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship (ECKC), which was held at Goodwood Kartways. Read the rest of this entry »

May 04

Garett Grist makes the move to Formula Cars

“Derek Daly Academy Driver joins Britain West Motorsports to run single seater races in both Ontario and Quebec”

Garett Grist - James HinchcliffeOntario Formula FordGarett Grist, two-time Team Canada member, steps into the formula car world beginning this weekend by taking on the ultra fast and challenging Mosport International Raceway in the Formula Ford division. Grist ended a busy 2010 with a trip to Italy for the 2010 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals followed on week with the 2010 Skip Barber Karting Shootout at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterrey, CA. 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 »

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