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Just eight points separate Scott Hargrove, Daniel Morad and Zach Robichon
The tight race for the Platinum Cup championship will rage on among three young Canadian stars as the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama competes July 15-17 on one of the biggest stages in Canadian motorsport.
“I was still pushing the whole race to make sure there was nobody that could catch me from behind” – Robichon
Rookie Zach Robichon showed an uncanny ability of when to show caution and when to stand on the gas pedal, and the end result was his first career Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama victory Sunday at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.
Daniel Morad refused to blink
Morad, from Toronto, won the season-opening Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama race Saturday at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, edging 2014 Platinum Cup champion Scott Hargrove by .308 of a second for his second career victory in the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA)-sanctioned Single-Make Series.
Zach Robichon from Ottawa wins Race 2 of the FormulaTour 1600 at the Canadian Grand Prix
Robichon gave IndyCar top marks for its first Scouting Combine
Zach Robichon was back behind the wheel representing the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship a week ago as he was one of ten drivers competing in the inaugural IZOD IndyCar Mazda Road to Indy Scouting Combine. On hand at Andersen RacePark in Palmetto, Florida, and fresh from winning the Hinchtown.com Canadian Karting Shootout, the SRA/Birel DD2 star was once again thrilled to be in an open-wheel formula car and absorb everything industry veterans had to offer.
Robichon will represent the ECKC at the Indy Scouting Combine.
The overwhelming jewels of the 2011 Eastern Canadian Karting Championship awards package were trips to the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals for class champions in Junior, Senior and DD2. Following that came an incredible opportunity to be among a very select few to attend the Mazda Road to Indy Scouting Combine. As one event draws to a close this weekend, the other will be getting set to begin, and it’s a fact that had ECKC officials with a dilemma on their hands just a few weeks ago.
Olivier Bébard is one of eight drivers headed to Hinchtown Tuesday
Eastern 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.