Tag Archive: Zach Robichon

Aug 26

Chance meeting at test session helps top rookie Robichon put talent on display in Porsche

Zach Robichon is the top rookie driver this season in the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama

2016-08-14_65454 But that might never have happened if not for three fateful laps during a test session last October. Robichon, from Ottawa, is third in the Platinum Cup championship standings in the No. 78 Mark Motors Racing Porsche entering the season-ending Rounds 11 and 12 on Sept. 2-4 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP).

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Jul 17

Toronto Indy – Canadians

Tanya Beaudin live in Toronto

2016-07-16_070 Regarding the challenges the track offered to drivers on Friday, we were able to note the changes on Saturday morning, something a lot of drivers were going to use to their advantage.

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Jul 11

Second half of season starting at Toronto with close races in all classes

Just eight points separate Scott Hargrove, Daniel Morad and Zach Robichon

2016-06-12_0322 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. Read the rest of this entry »

May 22

Rookie Robichon earns first career victory, takes series lead at CTMP

“I was still pushing the whole race to make sure there was nobody that could catch me from behind” – Robichon

2016-05-21_0306Rookie 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.

May 21

Daniel Morad holds off Scott Hargrove to win thrilling opener at CTMP

Daniel Morad refused to blink

2016-05-21_0317 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.

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Jun 07

Second podium of the weekend for Jacques Villeneuve

Zach Robichon from Ottawa wins Race 2 of the FormulaTour 1600 at the Canadian Grand Prix

 

2015-06-06_237234 cars were at the start of race 2 of the F1600 presence at the Canadian Grand Prix for a 30 minutes race this morning at 09h00.

Dec 05

ECKC returns from Mazda Road to Indy Scouting Combine

Robichon gave IndyCar top marks for its first Scouting Combine

F2000 - Zach RobichonEastern Canadian Karting ChampionshipZach 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.

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Nov 25

ECKC at Mazda Road to Indy Scouting Combine

Robichon will represent the ECKC at the Indy Scouting Combine.

Mazda road to Indy logo Eastern Canadian Karting ChampionshipThe 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.

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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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