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Jon Snadden (1952-2015)

This morning we lost a very special friend, Jon Snadden. Jon had been in hospital for a while and passed away peacefully...
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1982 karts at Quyon

Yes, believe it or not, this is a silent film!  This race is at the kart track in Quyon, Quebec, about 1981-1982.
40th anniversary of Nepean karting race for burn unit

40th anniversary of thriller race for kids’ burn unit

Story by Derek Cadzow with contributions from Sean Sweet and Fred Zufelt. All photos on this page are credited to the...
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...