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Nepean Grand Prix interview with CJOH Brian Smith

Nepean Grand Prix raises $ for Children’s Hospital burn unit

Story by Derek Cadzow with contributions from Sean Sweet and Fred Zufelt. Prints of photos...
Pro Series karting start at Quyon, near Ottawa

Snadden scores Pro Series win

These are the stories of the first Canadian Pro championship karting series that toured several tracks in Ontario and one in...

Ottawa stars race in Pro Series, OKRA

In 1978 I didn't race too much myself, but I was involved with the organization and publicity for the first Canadian...

1978: Losing a wheel, flipping upside down

1978 was the year that Jimmy Carter led Israel and Egypt to sign a lasting peace accord, the first test-tube baby...

All things must pass: the championship that decided everything

All photos in this post are available for purchase in the photo gallery. October-November, 1977 —  The winds...

Finally racing on our own track

September, 1977 — For me, our very first race weekend on our new track at Quyon, Quebec,...

On the road as the home club crumbles

After staging a very successful public race at the Museum of Science and Technology in Ottawa, you’d think that our local Ottawa-Hull...

Showdown at the science museum

Black-and-white photographs in this story are by Dirk Van Battum. June, 1977 — The expected showdown between Jon...

Picton hill proves painful

Full disclosure: the above picture is the start-finish line at the Picton racetrack, but it is from the 1978 Canadian...

Hello faster kart; goodbye track

1977 was the year that saw Roots change television, the Concorde and the shuttle take their...