# Bite Racing

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decreasing inventory
2011-05-16 - Biteracing will be selling most of its aircooled porsche parts and 996 cup car parts in preperation for the latest factory offerings expected to be shown in 2012! please see the for sale page and updates will be coming
Porsche Club of America
2010-06-06 - Team Biteracing returns to Portland this coming week to contest the long standing Rose Cup race. The team is always excited and confident to go back to Portland. The team has had much success at this event and we expect to be competitive again. Matt has extensively prepared the GT2 twin turbo and feel this package will be competitive against the latest 2010 GT3 Porsche Cup cars.
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2009-06-14 - After leading every lap of the feature race our old nemesis Glen Nixon made a mistake while passing lapped traffic and ultimately crashed into our lead car. There were only one and half laps left in the race and likely we would have won this race. We as a team were very dissapointed.
Pole position Festival Cup
2009-06-13 - On a muggy afternoon the some 50 plus Porsches all battled for some clear track to lay down their best qualifying time. The Biteracing crew found a definite solution to the poor brake pedal response they had in the earlier sessions. In the end we were able to set the fastest lap of the weekend and insure a great starting position. The crew did a great job of turning over the car for each session t... more...
Rose Cup Portland
2009-06-12 - Its that time again where all teams head to Portland Oregon for the annual Rose Cup races. A favourite event for Souliotis and his crew. Today was qualifying for the regional groups and the #56 Porsche gt2 ran reliably all day. A few changes are required for tomorrow including improving the braking system. Matt welcomes our new crew member Simon Bakker. Simon, also from Victoria is doing a gre... more...
National Runoffs CSR
2008-10-12 - Topeka, Kansas. The last race of the year to determine the national champion was held this weekend in kansas We went into the race with realistic hopes of only a top ten due to a late rule change which essentially made our car to heavy to contest for the race win. Crew Chief Matt Rosenke and mechanics Richard Cotrill and John Cotrill stated "we gave up over a hundred and thirty pounds to our co... more...
Pacific Champions
2008-09-25 - Bite Racing Driver Chris Souliotis and crew cheif Matt Rosenke are proud to have clinched the Pacific Division CSR championship. We will be going to the SCCA runoffs in good position and are pleased with the relationship of Rilltech racing which is the distributor of the South African race car which the team uses. The SCCA Runoffs will be in Topeka, Kansas this year and will feature the top thre... more...
EDMONTON INDY - PORSCHE
2008-08-03 - It was the second race for the newly built Porsche 997 twin turbo and it definitely was a crowd favourite. Right off the trailer the car proved to be fast and was always in the top three in the time sheets in this massive 50 car field. The crowd as always in Edmonton was fantastic and it was fun to have such an enthusiastic bunch of people looking at the car and cheering us in the stands. We were ... more...
June Sprints
2008-06-16 - The month of may has been busy as we have raced the Speads CSR car several times and capping it off with the June Sprints in Elkhart LK Wisconsin Over the last several races we have amassed a good record with Two First place finishes a second place finish and a fifth place finish and only one DNF, due to a broken axle. The car proved to be fun and quite reliable for such a high level of performan... more...
Speads CSR
Speads CSR 2008-04-25 - Bite Racing will be going for a National Championship this year in their new Speads CSR race car. The car is manufactured in South Africa and it is patterned after the successful Audi lemans car. More news to follow
Rookie Gets 2ND
Rookie Gets 2ND 2007-04-28 - Carl Skerlong who is racing the bite racing atlantic car under the US Racetronics banner captured a second place in the Houston Round of Atlantics. The 18-year-old rookie bounced back from a fraught Friday in the #24 King Taco/US RaceTronics Swift Mazda-Cosworth, where he failed to finish opening practice and first qualifying, to score his first career Champ Car Atlantic Championship podium foll... more...
Martinez Qualifying
Martinez Qualifying 2006-11-10 - MEXICO CITY. MARTINEZ qualifys in 8th posistion after day 1.Bite Racing is very proud to see David achieve such a great result and hope that he will make the most of this. On a day where there were several other Atlantic drivers with more experience, Martinez tops them all and shows the world he belongs in champ car.
Martinez to Champ Car
Martinez to Champ Car 2006-10-31 - Bite Racing's David Martinez lands a Champ Car deal with Forsythe Racing for the finale in Mexico City. Owner, Chris Souliotis was very proud that David achieved this opportunity and hopes to see David in a full time ride in champ car next season. Wheeling, Illinois - October 31, 2006 - Forsythe Championship Racing is proud to announce that it will field a car for Champ Car Atlantic graduate David... more...
AWARD BANQUET
AWARD BANQUET 2006-09-27 - David Martinez captured two awards at the year end banquet. Thanks to a solid finish in the final race at Road America, David finishes 5th overall in the championship. In addition, David captured the K & K award for being the only driver to complete all 402 laps in the 12 race rounds this year, he was the only driver to accomplish that and that was a testament to David, Bite Racing mechanics and ... more...
WHO WILL GET THE 2 MILLION
WHO WILL GET THE 2 MILLION 2006-09-19 - Gehl Company, a trusted partner in the Yokohama Presents The Champ Car Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda, has announced that it will serve as the title sponsor for the final round of Atlantic competition in 2006. The Wisconsin-based construction equipment manufacturing company will lend its support to the 12th round of series racing, set for September 22-24 at the majestic 4.048-mile Road ... more...
FINAL SHOWDOWN
FINAL SHOWDOWN 2006-09-18 - There's not much on the line for Simon Pagenaud in the season finale of the 2006 Champ Car Atlantic Championship at Road America, just the Champ Car Atlantic title and $2 million towards a Champ Car ride in '07. Win the title and the dough and Pagenaud will not only be virtually assured of a Champ Car ride next year, but of a goodly portion of the budget to fund a first-class effort. And whi... more...
Denver Race - Martinez Keeps Streak Alive
Denver Race - Martinez Keeps Streak Alive 2006-09-13 - August 15, 2006 DENVER, Colorado - The streets of Denver were roaring to the sounds of the Champ Car Atlantic Series this past weekend. In what turned out to be an eventful race, complete with flipping cars, US RaceTronics and driver David Martinez (#4 Sub-Hub) would once again prove that they are a consistent force to reckon with and were once again helped by bite racing. Qualifying had mixed... more...
Montreal Race Report
Montreal Race Report 2006-08-28 - Montreal, Quebec, Canada - Bite Raciing will send David Martinez back to US RaceTronics for Round 11 of the Champ Car Atlantic Championship in Montreal, Canada with the hopes of moving up in the championship standings and continuing the impressive distinction of having the only driver who has thus completed every single lap this season. Last year saw US RaceTronics and its driver, Monterrey, M... more...
Bite Racing Shows Some Teeth.
Bite Racing Shows Some Teeth. 2006-07-30 - For Immediate Release. July 30, 2006 (San Jose, California) Driving for the Victoria B.C. based Bite Racing Champcar Atlantic Team, Mexico's David Martinez scored the team's best ever series result, finishing 6th overall infront of over 100,000 Californian race fans. "David got a fantastic jump at the standing start" commented Bite Racing Team Owner Dr. Chris Souliotis. "He went from starting 1... more...
EDMONTON
EDMONTON 2006-07-23 - Racing in front of a crowd of nearly 64,000 fans as the final race of the day at Edmonton's City Centre Airport, the 23-car Atlantic field put on quite a show for the sun-baked faithful on a 100-degree day in the beautiful Canadian city. In his first race for the Canadian-based Bite Racing team, David Martinez (#4 Speedway Motors/Days Inn/Spinnakers) brought the squad its best result of the season... more...
EDMONTON.CHAMP CAR ATLANTIC SERIES
EDMONTON.CHAMP CAR ATLANTIC SERIES 2006-07-19 - Bite Racing is pleased to announce that David Martinez will be joining the squad this coming weekend for the spectacular canadian event. Martinez who is a regular in the series and 6th in the championship hunt joins Bite Racing for what hopefully will be a win-win situation. His current team ran into difficulties trying to make the event and Bite Racing's Ende was questionable after being in subst... more...
TORONTO CHAMP CAR ATLANTIC
TORONTO CHAMP CAR ATLANTIC 2006-07-09 - Ende Subjected to Massive Hit in Toronto July 9, 2006 (Toronto, Ontario) Duncan Ende’s Toronto Grand Prix weekend was cut short when a fellow competitor slammed into his stalled car during Friday’s first qualifying session. Duncan’s car had grazed the turn 11 wall and stalled. Several competitors drove past without incident, when suddenly the fifth car past failed to spot him in time... more...
ROCK AND ROLL, CLEVELAND
ROCK AND ROLL, CLEVELAND 2006-06-27 - Ende Rocks and Rolls in Cleveland June 28, 2006 (Cleveland, Ohio) Duncan Ende’s two race Mazda Formula Atlantic weekend in Cleveland was appropriately a “Rock and Roll” event, in the city that invented the music gendre. Saturday’s first race began very well from an exciting “Formula One style standing start” until the temporary airport venue racetrack applied mud and grass to... more...
PORTLAND
PORTLAND 2006-06-12 - Duncan Ende Prepares For Back to Back to Back RacesJune 14, 2006 (Portland, Oregon) Rising motorsports talent Duncan Ende is preparing for a gruelling string of 3 Champcar Atlantics Series races in 2 weeks. Portland, Oregon hosts this weekends race on June 18th, while Cleveland, Ohio has a twin race weekend on June 24th and 25th. Ende will pilot the Swift Formula Atlantic
PORTLAND TEST
PORTLAND TEST 2006-06-01 - DUNCAN ENDE will return to cockpit of the swift 016 race car starting with Portland. Ende will look forward to a familiar race track where he has raced and tested previously. With a great result at long beach the team went on to Houston and Monterrey with owner/driver Chris Souliotis to allow the team to better learn the car in preparation for Duncan's return. Chris Souliotis also intoduces a new ... more...
LONG BEACH
LONG BEACH 2006-04-10 - Duncan Ende Racing2718 Cresta PlaceLos Angeles, CA 90064310-625-8923, 310-837-9116For Immediate Release:April 9, 2006 (Long Beach, California) Los Angeles based racecar driver Duncan Ende provided further evidence of his adaptive racing ability by finishing 16th of 28 racers in his debut “Champcar Atlantic Powered by Mazda” racing event, and equalling the best driver improvement of the race b... more...
LONG BEACH pre race
LONG BEACH pre race 2006-03-25 - For Immediate Release:picture upper right middle top step of podiumMarch 27, 2006 (Long Beach, California) Rising American motorsports talent Duncan Ende of Los Angeles, California is pleased to announce his entry into the April 7-9 Long Beach Grand Prix “Champcar Atlantic Powered by Mazda” racing event. Ende will be racing for the Bite Racing Team, owned by Dr. Chris Souliotis of Victoria,... more...
new 016
new 016 2006-03-25 - Owner Chris Souliotis sits in new tub of the 2006 Champ car Atlantic spec swift 016. The crew begin the preparation of the new car and anticipate the start of the long beach grand prix on April 9, 2006.
2006-03-20 - Ben Jamini, will have to wait for his debut in the champ car atlantic series do to a conflicting event in europe. It was our pleasure to complete a full slate of winter testing with Ben to ensure he was up to speed. The team will await his return to the series and we will keep our fans posted.
2006-02-13 - BITE RACING ANNOUNCES 2006 CHAMP CAR ATLANTIC CHAMPIONSHIP PROGRAM WITH DUTCH ROOKIE BEN JAMINI AND CANADIAN GT CHAMP CHRIS SOULIOTIS AT THE FAMED PETERSON MUSEUM IN LOS ANGELES (February 13, 2006) Having spent the last two seasons readying his Champ Car Atlantic team for its chance at a championship run, Dr. Chris Souliotis and his Bite Racing squad today announced its plans to become a full-time... more...
2006-01-15 - TESTING. Biteracing was hard at it in Buttonwillw, CA. Souliotis, Leiski and Ben Jamini tested for two days along side Graham Rahal with Mi Jack and Sierra Sierra and Condor Motorsports. We ran 2005 specification and legal Swift 014 cars and found that our new European, Ben Jamini was fast and reliable right out of the box. We initially thought we would be going easy for the first day and building... more...
2006-01-10 - BEN JAMINI, NED. Biteracing is proud to announce that Ben Jamini from Holland has been signed as the lead driver to the team. We evaluated 3 very good drivers and finally decided that Ben had all the attributes we were looking for in a lead driver. He comes from Europe and has raced against drivers like current formula 1 stars Kimmi Raikkonen and Fernando Alonso. Our goals are simple, we would li... more...
2006-01-01 - Bite Racing. We are putting the finishing touches on our new race shop. We are very proud of what we are planning here says Souliotis, the shop is built with the purpose of developing a young team to win championships! Many of the crew will live together, they will train in a quality environment complete with a Mustang Chasis Dyno. The crew will be able to do everything on an atlantic or champ car... more...
2005-11-13 - TESTING. Its silly season time where we decide on next season for Bite racing. We have decided to test a few young up and commers and would like to expand the team. With the new formula atlantic cars for next year the series should see car counts nearing 35 entries per race. The winner next year will get 2 million dollars toward a champcar ride. For 2007 their will also be a new champcar out which... more...
2005-10-30 - Portland. SCCA FORMULA ATLANTIC RACE. A late season race in portland ends on a good note with Souliotis lapping the field. In race one we decided to go with a full dry setup when everyone went on rains. We gambled on the weather and it paid off as the track racing line went completely dry and we were able to lap five seconds faster than anyone! Souliotis had to basically cruise and keep it on trac... more...
2005-08-28 - Montreal Molson Indy. Toyota Atlantic Race. The final race of the season at the famous Montreal F1 track was a great way to wrap it up for the team. The team ran competitive times throughout the weekend and the setup on the cars were good until mother nature through a curve ball sunday morning and a downpour! Moments before the race both drivers had a full wet set up on the car but the skies clear... more...
2005-08-20 - Road America- Toyota Atlantic Series. Daryl Leiski wins C2 race! What a Venue, a four mile permanent course with long straits and high speed corners is a favourite stop on the Bite Racing team calendar. Daryl Leiski had a fighting chance to move from fourth in the C2 championship into second and immediately set some fast laps in qualifying. He turned those fast laps into a C2 win. A great result f... more...
2005-08-14 - Denver/ChampCar Weekend. What an event, the drivers' Daryl Leiski and Chris Souliotis now understand why it is a popular stop on the circuit. The track although a street course was well designed with a good mix of slow and fast corners. Spectators enjoyed the weekend from many vantage points and there was a lot to see and do. The friday qualifying went well and both drivers were happy with their t... more...
2005-07-31 - San Jose California. The champ car/toyota atlantic weekend in the latest of new tracks was held this weekend in perfect 90 degree weather. The fans were out in full force to support the event with very large crowds. The track was very tight and very bumpy and as a result was reconfigured several times through the weekend. This made it diffucult for Souliotis/Leiski to learn. Qualifying on friday w... more...
EDMONTON
EDMONTON 2005-07-17 - EDMONTON. What an incredible city, the grandstands were packed from the friday morning practice. The city was buzzing with the race and it was evident with all the fans in the paddock and even sitting in their seat during the rainy saturday morning! Leiski picked up exactly where he left in toronto and that was with fast lap and a pole position. The start was a little crazy which shuffled the orde... more...
2005-07-10 - MOLSON INDY TORONTO. Bite racers Chris Souliotis and Daryl Leiski were happy to return to Canada! The crowds were welcoming and racing in front of 180,000 people is always good. Chris Souliotis cruised through the weekend unscathed until the race. On lap sixteen Souliotis pushed a little harder and experienced some rear wheel lock up, a problem that has plagued him for the last few races and ended... more...
2005-06-27 - CLEVELAND, CHAMP CAR AT BURKEFRONT AIRPORT. This race is known for being problematic despite being such a wide track. Unfortunately, Souliotis found the wall, and hard in the first practice on the last lap. The car was torn up badly but the crew worked till 3 AM to get the car ready for the race on Saturday. Souliotis hit the wall at about 100 miles per hour but emerged OK!, a testament to the saf... more...
2005-06-18 - PORTLAND, GI JOES 200. BITE racings first pro race as a toyota atlantic team. The learning curve is steep in toyota atlantics and the team managed to get through the weekend relatively unscathed. Souliotis finished 12th in the C1 category on saturday which was dissapointing. Souliotis, had a great race going and at one point was going for the ninth position, then
2005-06-14 - TOYOTA ATLANTIC. BITE RACING with its primary sponsor Speedway motors of victoria BC has formally announced its intentions to campaign the remaining ten races in the champ car toyota atlantic series. The toyota atlantic series is next in line to champ car and pretty much every name driver from Andretti to Tracy used this series as their stepping stone. All races will be televised on the speed chan... more...
2005-05-18 - Portland SCCA. Three day national event in portland oregon. The weather was threatening all weekend long but in the end rain was a factor in the Porsche race. The team struggled with the decision on whether to use the rain tires or slicks. Minutes before the event the track was dry and slicks were definitely the choice but in the end the team with two minutes to go chose rain tires which proved th... more...
2005-03-24 - FONTANNA, California. Despite poor weather conditions in the qualifying race, the outcome was excellent for the number 56 Porsche turbo We discovered a pinched hose immediately before the race and scrambled to fix it. This put us at the back of the pack on the long 3 mile course. Driver, Chris Souliotis had an excellent start and passed half the feild before entering turn 3. "The car was impressi... more...
2004-11-01 - INFINEON RACEWAY-SAN FRANCISCO. Halloween weekend was spent at the fabled Sears Pt. raceway, one of the two nascar road courses. The weather was absolutely perfect for the weekend with cool clear temperatures resulting in excellent performance from our turbo-charged motor. Although conditions were good, we had to settle for second place. The team did a good job this weekend and we look forward to ... more...
2004-10-14 - Sinclair Dental has signed on as a sponsor to Bite Racing. Sinclair Dental is a family owned business that started with twelve employees in the early eighties and have now grown to 240! The company serves dental supplies and equipment to the large dental community across Canada! Visit their site at www.sinclairdental.com
2004-10-12 - PORTLAND. A clean sweep of the three races in oregon this year! The car performed excellent despite under the weather crew. Nevertheless the car was awesome! and needed very little to keep it on the road. Rumours floated around that Mike was sleeping between sessions in the motorhome for reasons unkown, was he sick or did he need sleep before taking in some Portland nite life? The car continues t... more...
2004-10-12 - In the Gallery section there has been photographs uploaded from the Molson Indy races this year. Tricia Dong did a wonderful job of catching Chris Souliotis' debut pro atlantic/indy lights race. In addition Gerry Frechette has captured the action in many of the other shots. Both these photographers are available for your racing needs.
2004-09-13 - PORTLAND. Again team biteracing took the centre seat porsche turbo to portland for an SCCA event and to further develop the car on what is essentially our home track. The car is still has not reached its potential but despite that we easily won our main race. We look forward to our next race at sears point in San Franscico. We struggled a bit with the ignition and computer system and put a back u... more...
2004-08-15 - PORTLAND. The Team showed what the new car could do and won the scca race this weekend. We had a few issues with the car and the center steering is still taking some time to sort out. The team new that the car was fast and that was proved with an easy pole position. However the first corner resulted in a harmless spin which put us a third of a lap down. Lap times were such that if we could regroup... more...
2004-07-22 - MOLSON INDY VANCOUVER. This had to be the busiest weekend of Chris' racing career. Making his pro debut in Formula Atlantic and also competing with the new porsche turbo in the sedan class was a lot to cram into one weekend! The Formula Atlantic ride was with Jensen Motorsports and team owner Eric Jensen provided a trouble free ride all weekend long. The start of the race was crazy and unfortunat... more...
2004-07-11 - MOLSON INDY TORONTO. Chris Souliotis' first open wheel pro debut in a formula renault went smooth. The circuit was very challenging and bumpy but in the end it was all worthwhile. Expectations were reasonable and Souliotis joined the professional team of gelles motorsports who also fielded three other individuals. The teams operations were first class and the car was well behaved with no mechanica... more...
2004-05-02 - LAGUNA SECA, Our first trip to the famous corkscrew! Unfortunately we suffered terminal engine problems during the weekend but all was not lost. Fellow racer Henry Luft came forward and let us drive his new twin turbo GT 2 car and it was fast. The car was not well sorted in the handling department but it did have incredible power. We were unable to qualify properly in the car but managed a fourth... more...
2004-04-17 - LAS VEGAS. Biteracing was given a chance to test a highly competitive toyota atlantic pro spec car this past week. Driver Chris Souliotis was very surprised in the vast differences between the open and closed cars. The cornering speeds were incredible and it definitely took a while to get the hang of it. Happily after two days of testing with team jensen, see jensenmotorsport.com driver Chris So... more...
2004-03-28 - CALIFORNIA SPEEDWAY The first race of the year for team BITERACING. The track was new to the team and lived up to its billing of being very fast. The road course incorporated the front straight, turns 1 and 2 and the back straight of the very fast banked oval. With speeds over 175 mph in the oval the porsche was set up for high downforce. In the one hour enduro race the team started last due to... more...
2003-09-29 - West Coast Championship, final round. The team finished strong this past weekend with first place victory in the final round of the West Coast Championship. With four overall victories out of a possible six the team finished second in the championship. Unfortunately the previous race proved disaster when a sudden rain shower made the track undriveable on slick tires resulting in contact with the c... more...
2003-08-25 - Calgary-CANADIAN GT CHAMPIONSHIP. Threepeat! The team pulled out yet another win saturday night to take the GT championhip for the third year in a row. We had to qualify during a sudden rain storm and switched to an unproven combination of tires which ultimately proved to be very good and allowed us to capture the pole position. As is the case with calgary's ever changing weather, the race was un... more...
2003-08-04 - Molson Indy 2003. The good news is that we avoided all the crashes that were in this race but the bad news is that we did not win. Just before the qualifying session we realized that our new motor developed a problem, to the point where we needed to change pistons, a 15 hour job. We made the change and started from the last position (50th). The race did not go our way as there was a three car acci... more...
2003-06-27 - MISSION WSC. After winning the first two races of the series we were looking to continue our streak. Unfortunately the black turbo car was not ready as a few motor peices were special order items and we were unable to get the car together. Our back up plan was to use the RS America in the race which has its pros and cons. On the plus side the car is very reliable and easy to drive at its limits bu... more...
2003-06-18 - Rose Cup, Portland, Oregon. The busiest weekend on our schedule Portland gave the team a bit of everything. We had four races over the three days, two races in the black turbo car and two races in the white RS America. In the Porsche cup the competition was fierce and we were lucky to get a class win in GT 3R. The next race was the famous Rose Cup! A tough battle from start to almost finish. Wit... more...
2003-05-30 - The team raced at the National event in Seattle this past weekend and started off strong with a pole position during our qualifying session. During a preliminary race we suffered a spark plug wire failure which resulted in a lost cylinder. During the race we elected to start last in case the fix was no good and did not want to suffer any unwanted rear end collisions. The fix proved reliable and... more...
2003-04-26 - During the second round of the WSC championship race the weather cooperated yeilding a fast race track. We managed to qualify on the pole and then benefited by a well timed full course yellow pitstop to take a second win in the P1 unlimited class! Crew chief Matt Rosenke orchestrated a perfect pitstop to get us out into the lead almost a lap ahead of the field.
2003-04-13 - A great start to the new year. In a rain soaked spring day we managed to win class P1 to become the early points leader for the WSC Championship.The team introduced newcomer Ryan Mccann to the team to help with race day and race car prep. He joins Matt Rosenke (crew cheif), Ivor John, and Bob Rosenke and driver Chris Souliotis
2002-09-30 - WSC CHAMPIONSHIP. After six races including the molson indy we are happy to have won the P1-unlimited class in our Porsche 911 Turbo. In the end we had won three races, finished second twice, and had one dnf. With all the traffic and the many varied car types and speeds it was great to get through the events with minimal damage. We would like to thank our sposors, Speedway Porscdhe, Spinnakers bre... more...
2002-08-31 - Bite Racing announces the new partnership with Seedway Porsche, a long standing victoria based dealership since 1952. We are pleased to have them on boatd and look forward to a successful season!
2002-08-20 - CANADIAN GT CHAMPIONSHIP '02. After winning the championsip last year we again had high expectations. Our old nemesis Hima Maher played a role yet again in the outcome of the event. We had an inverted start of the top six cars and since we had qualified on the pole driver Chris Souliotis found him self following Maher for the first seven laps or so. "I knew I had the stronger car in the corners bu... more...
2002-07-31 - Molson Indy 02 was the closest we have come to winning the race and ultimately finished second. There was some confusion as to whether the winner Cory Rudl had actually made his mandatory pit stop or not. When the team decided that he in fact did stop driver Chris Souliotis chased him down and was about to attempt a pass when a seperate two car accident ended the race about five minutes early.
2001-08-18 - CANADIAN GT CHAMPIONSHIP, CALGARY. We came back to this race after a disappointing molson indy where we had a computer senser failure which put us out of contention. After last years second place result we had high expectations for calgary. Weather was not a factor this year and we again qualified on the pole! The top six positions were inverted and we had a little work to get to the front. Once t... more...
2000-09-15 - Canadian GT Championship. What a race! Calgary weather played a role in the outcome of this race. Within tem minutes of the start of this race, the intense sun turned into intense rain. We were suprised that the organizers did not allow time to change to wet weather tires? We started the race on the pole but fell back quickly due to no wiper and no grip; however, at the half way mark the sun came out again and the track quickly dried and we found ourselves in second place in a position to make the pass for the lead. On the second to last lap a seperate accident brought out the full course yellow flags and the organizers decided to have a two lap shoot out for the finish. On the first lap driver Chris Souliotis had to deal with lapped traffic, but with one lap to go we made an aggressive move to try for the win and eventual winner Hima Maher closed the door on us and put us in the dirt, we were able to get back on track but had to settle for second.
2000-09-02 - MOLSON INDY '00. Our first trip to the molson indy invitational sedan race proved to be very exciting. Using the same track as the indy cars the well kept very tight road course was very intimidating with little runoff areas and concrete walls everywhere! After a top six qualifying position, the third turn was a disaster, the car was tapped from behind resulting is a spin and narrowly being misse... more...