Lifestyle

Scion Racing Blog

  • Peter and Dave from Speed Academy make one last stop before shipping their Scion Racing FR-S to Newfoundland for the Targa rally.

    18 November 2014

    Targa Newfoundland Scion FR-S Gets Headers and a Dyno Tune

    Peter and Dave from Speed Academy make one last stop before shipping their Scion Racing FR-S to Newfoundland for the Targa rally. Read More

  • Prior to shipping their Scion Racing FR-S to Newfoundland for an epic week-long race around the island, Peter and Dave from Speed Academy made a quick stop at Cyrious Garageworks, where Scion Racing pro drifter Pat Cyr and his crew helped with the installation of a new clutch-type limited slip differential from Tomei and a Stage 3 clutch kit and lightweight aluminum flywheel from SPEC Clutch.

    18 November 2014

    Targa Newfoundland Scion FR-S Gets Drivetrain & Cooling Upgrades

    Prior to shipping their Scion Racing FR-S to Newfoundland for an epic week-long race around the island, Peter and Dave from Speed Academy made a quick stop at Cyrious Garageworks, where Scion Racing pro drifter Pat Cyr and his crew helped with the installation of a new clutch-type limited slip differential from Tomei and a Stage 3 clutch kit and lightweight aluminum flywheel from SPEC Clutch.

    Read More
  • Peter and Dave from Speed Academy returned safely from Targa Newfoundland with their Scion Racing FR-S and brought home some impressive hardware to go with it (more on that soon), but before shipping the car to Newfoundland they needed to do some track testing to see how the car was working and identify any areas that needed their attention before wrapping up the build.

    18 November 2014

    Targa Newfoundland Scion FR-S Hits The Track

    Peter and Dave from Speed Academy returned safely from Targa Newfoundland with their Scion Racing FR-S and brought home some impressive hardware to go with it (more on that soon), but before shipping the car to Newfoundland they needed to do some track testing to see how the car was working and identify any areas that needed their attention before wrapping up the build.

    Read More
  • In Episode #2, we explore Pat Cyr’s passion for BMX racing and Auto Cross which eventually led him to the crazy world of professional drifting.

    23 October 2014

    Pat Cyr "Road to Formula Drift" Episode 2

    In Episode #2, we explore Pat Cyr’s passion for BMX racing and Auto Cross which eventually led him to the crazy world of professional drifting.

    Read More
  • Watch the passion behind the Targa Newfoundland FR-S build!

    8 October 2014

    The Passion Behind the Build

    Watch the passion behind the Targa Newfoundland FR-S build!

    Read More
  • It’s been a crazy few weeks for the team and myself! It all started a little over 2 weeks ago, when we headed out to Montreal for the first ever Formula Drift Canada event at Autodrome St.Eustache!

    16 September 2014

    The Cyrious Report – FD Canada, China Demo and DMCC Finale!

    It’s been a crazy few weeks for the team and myself! It all started a little over 2 weeks ago, when we headed out to Montreal for the first ever Formula Drift Canada event at Autodrome St.Eustache!

    Read More
  • Peter and Dave from Speed Academy continue their mad thrash on the Scion FR-S they’re preparing for Targa Newfoundland, this time by upgrading the sway bars, bushings and ball joints. And as you’ll see at the end of Episode 6 of their YouTube series documenting the entire build process, they also start to gear up to meet the safety requirements for Targa NL by wrapping themselves in Alpinestars’ new entry-level GP Start race apparel.

    13 September 2014

    Targa Newfoundland Scion FR-S Suspension Tweaks and Racewear

    Peter and Dave from Speed Academy continue their mad thrash on the Scion FR-S they’re preparing for Targa Newfoundland, this time by upgrading the sway bars, bushings and ball joints. And as you’ll see at the end of Episode 6 of their YouTube series documenting the entire build process, they also start to gear up to meet the safety requirements for Targa NL by wrapping themselves in Alpinestars’ new entry-level GP Start race apparel.

    Read More
  • The Targa Newfoundland Scion Racing FR-S is running in the Modern group at this year’s 5-day tarmac rally, meaning Dave and Peter had to keep the engine naturally aspirated. As you’ll see in Episode 5 of their YouTube series, they started with an AEM intake and a HKS single-exit exhaust system.

    12 September 2014

    Targa Newfoundland Scion FR-S Gets Some Power Adders

    The Targa Newfoundland Scion Racing FR-S is running in the Modern group at this year’s 5-day tarmac rally, meaning Dave and Peter had to keep the engine naturally aspirated. As you’ll see in Episode 5 of their YouTube series, they started with an AEM intake and a HKS single-exit exhaust system.

    Read More
  • The Targa Newfoundland Scion Racing FR-S build continues, in preparation for this world-renown 5-day tarmac rally from September 15th to 19th. Although Speed Academy’s Dave Pratte and Peter Tarach are primarily focused on making the FR-S faster and more durable, as you’ll see in Episode 4 of their YouTube series, they also wanted to give it a little extra attitude with some subtle exterior upgrades.

    12 September 2014

    Targa Newfoundland Scion Racing FR-S Gets A Facelift

    The Targa Newfoundland Scion Racing FR-S build continues, in preparation for this world-renown 5-day tarmac rally from September 15th to 19th. Although Speed Academy’s Dave Pratte and Peter Tarach are primarily focused on making the FR-S faster and more durable, as you’ll see in Episode 4 of their YouTube series, they also wanted to give it a little extra attitude with some subtle exterior upgrades.

    Read More
  • The Targa Newfoundland Scion Racing FR-S, being prepared and piloted by Speed Academy’s Dave Pratte and Peter Tarach, continues its evolution from hand-me-down Scion Tuner Challenge car to Targa-ready race car.

    11 September 2014

    Targa Newfoundland Scion FR-S Gets Upgraded Suspension & Brakes

    The Targa Newfoundland Scion Racing FR-S, being prepared and piloted by Speed Academy’s Dave Pratte and Peter Tarach, continues its evolution from hand-me-down Scion Tuner Challenge car to Targa-ready race car.

    Read More
  • 10
  • 32
  • 1
Chat with a Scion Representative