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  • 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.

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  • 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!

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  • 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!

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Peter and Dave from Speed Academy (http://speed.academy) are getting ready to fly to Newfoundland in a few days, so it’s time we got you caught up on the build of their Scion Racing FR-S.

    9 September 2014

    Building The Dream: Targa Newfoundland Scion FR-S Gets First Round of Upgrades

    Peter and Dave from Speed Academy (http://speed.academy) are getting ready to fly to Newfoundland in a few days, so it’s time we got you caught up on the build of their Scion Racing FR-S.

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  • Meet Pat Cyr, one of Canada’s most aggressive professional drifters. Pat’s unique style and flare for the dramatic make him a fan favourite and created a cult-like following called the “Drift Posse”.

    29 August 2014

    Pat Cyr - Road to Formula Drift

    Meet Pat Cyr, one of Canada’s most aggressive professional drifters. Pat’s unique style and flare for the dramatic make him a fan favourite and created a cult-like following called the “Drift Posse”.

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  • This past weekend was DMCC rd 5 at Autodrome Montmagny just outside of Quebec City, and I'm proud to say we finished on the podium in 3rd place!

    18 August 2014

    The Cyrious Report – DMCC Rd 5 Recap

    This past weekend was DMCC rd 5 at Autodrome Montmagny just outside of Quebec City, and I'm proud to say we finished on the podium in 3rd place!

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