Category: Racing

Porsche GT3 Cup Canada Speeds Ahead

After a ground-breaking first season, the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin enters its second year with three times the entries and three more races for 2012. Last year, less than two months before the first race, Porsche Canada announced North America’s newest single-make racing series, the Porsche GT3 Cup Canada. Designed to develop new drivers and prepare them… Read more →

Insight Racing CTSCC liveries for Forza 4

Hey Forza fans! Following Insight Racing’s solid start to the CTSCC season in Daytona last week, I’ve made virtual replicas of both BMW race cars for road racing and Forza fans alike to drive and enjoy in Forza Motorsport 4. To show my support for the Ohio-based team, I’ll be giving away these designs for free for the duration of… Read more →

Targa Newfoundland Final Report

From Rock star back to reality Following two days of rally school, a day of practice, one prologue day, and a full five days of competitive racing, I’m sad, happy and ultimately relieved the 2011 Targa Newfoundland is in the books. Let it be known, this was no cake walk. It’s been a tough slough and the Kia Forte Targa… Read more →

Targa Newfoundland Preview

Soldiering On: Life, Luck, Racing and Second Chances on the Rock Targa Newfoundland is a week-long 2,200-kilometre tarmac rally held annually throughout eastern and central Newfoundland. It is one of three internationally recognized Targa events and quite possibly Canada’s most-grueling motorsports event. The route is made up of approximately 40 competitive Targa stages where the road is closed to public… Read more →

2011 Targa Newfoundland

I was in Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada to compete in the 10th annual Targa Newfoundland from September 7th to 18th, 2011. I navigated for CTCC driver Jacques Deshaises in a 2010 Kia Forte Targa Koup SX. The car was owned by Kia Canada and powered by the 2.4-litre four-cylinder 16V DOHC engine that sends 176 hp and 170 lb-ft of… Read more →

Leg Five – Sept 16

Day 5: Staying Alive At 5:45 AM this morning, I sprang to my feet and looked out the window, face pressed to the glass like a child on Christmas morning, only to see curtains of driving rain blowing in the wind. It came as no surprise to anybody involved with the Targa Newfoundland rally, however, that Hurricane Maria would be… Read more →