It has been a long time since motorcycle racing was really on my radar. I remember watching MotoGP at my grandmother’s house near the end of Valentino Rossi’s early 2000s dominance. I have grown up my entire life around motorcycles, mostly Harleys, yet I had never come to appreciate just how magnificent they are in a racing environment until I arrived at Shannonville on Saturday for the Super Series season finale.
Attention Canadian grassroots racers: Maxxis Canada and Corner2 Inc. are teaming up to launch the Maxxis Enduro, a new endurance road racing series for 2019!
The new series was announced at the 2019 Motorama Custom Cars and Motorsport Expo. Maxxis Enduro is committed to provide an affordable, unique and out of the box endurance racing experience to amateur racers.Continue reading “Maxxis Enduro – A New Canadian Grassroots Endurance Road Racing Series Launched at Motorama”
After finishing second place in the CASC Pirelli GT Sprints GT4 class at the BEMC Indian Summer Trophy race weekend, 771 Motorsports is back at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP) for the last race of the year. The team looks to carry momentum from the previous race to finish the season and start out strong for 2019.
771 Motorsports invited me to the seventh round of the Canadian Automobile Sports Club Pirelli GT Sprints. It is one of the series running during the British Empire Motor Club Indian Summer Trophy Races .
After the receiving aero upgrades, alignment, and corner balancing since the last race, 771 Motorsports seemed confident with the improvements on their #71 Honda Civic racecar. Additionally, a fresh set of Pirelli slick racing tires have been mounted on the Enkei RPF1 wheels.
However, they are still down on power compared to other cars in their class. This is a significant disadvantage for the Grand Prix track at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. To overcome the power deficit, 771 Motorsports driver Pauly Plewa really had his work cut out for him. Continue reading “Pirelli GT Sprints 771 Motorsports Race Report – BEMC Indian Summer Trophy Races”