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22 year old British Columbian Scott Hargrove drives for Pfaff Motorsports in the Canadian Porsche GT3 Cup. Over three seasons in GT3 Cup, Scott has captured more than 21 victories, including the 2014 Porsche GT3 Cup Championship. In 2015 and 2016, Scott a combined total of 13 victories, the most of any driver. Scott also has an extensive open wheel racing background, having competed in every level of the Mazda Road to Indy, including numerous Pro Mazda victories and winning the 2013 USF2000 Championship.

Introduced to racing the day he was born, Scott watched a Formula One race from his father’s arms in the hospital. Since then Scott has been heavily exposed to the racing world with his father Jim competing in multiple sports car championships. Scott drove a go-kart for the first time when he was 13 years old, planting the seed that has lead him to where he is today.

When not racing, Scott loves to mountain bike and spend time on the water, both of which he is fortunate enough to do close to his home in British Columbia. Scott stays fit through a variety of activities including running, biking and weight training. Scott also spends time growing his business Race Energy Performance, allowing him to work on several vehicles and grow his business knowledge. 

Scott looks forward to pursuing a professional career by progressing through many channels of racing and becoming British Columbia’s next professional race car driver. 


 Racing Experience

2017

  • IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Canada – Driver for Pfaff Motorsports
    • 2017 Champion
    • 10 Wins out of 12 Races
    • 11 Pole Positions
  • IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup USA – Driver for Pfaff Motorsports
    • Won season opener in Sebring, FL.

 

2016

  • IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Canada – Driver for Open Road Racing Team
    • 6 Wins out of 10 Races
    • 6 Pole Positions
  • Porsche Carrera Cup Asia – Driver for Open Road Racing Team
    • Contested rounds 5 & 6 in Thailand. Finished 1st and 2nd.
  • Indy Lights Championship – Driver for Team Pelfrey
    • Contested First 5 Events of the Season
    • Best Finish 2nd

 

2015

  • IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Canada – Driver for Open Road Racing Team at select events
    • 7 Wins out of 8 Races Contested (10 Races on Schedule)
    • 8 Pole Positions
    • 3rd in the Championship 
  • Indy Lights – Driver for 8 Star Motorsports
    • Competed in the first Indy Lights race of the season in the new 2015 chassis
    • Finished 4th

 

2014

  • IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Canada Champion – Driver for Open Road Racing Team
    • Series Champion
    • 6 Wins and 4 Second Place Finishes
    • 6 Pole Positions
    • 6 Lap Records
    • Invited to 2015 Porsche Motorsport North America Young Drivers Academy
  • Pro Mazda Championship – Driver for Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing
    • 2nd in the Championship
    • Rookie of The Year
    • 3 Wins and 10 Podiums
    • 3 Pole Positions
  • Ambassador for Team Canada Motorsports

 

2013

  • Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship – Driver for Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing
    • Series Champion
    • 4 Wins and 5 Second Place Finishes
    • 6 Pole Positions
    • 4 Lap Records
  • Team Canada scholarship winner
    • Represented Canada in the Formula Ford Festival in England at Brands Hatch
    • Finished 4th out of 57 Entries (Highest Finishing Canadian in the History of the Event)

 

2012

  • USF2000 Championship - Driver for JDC Motorsports
    • 3 Top 5 Finishes in the Last 4 Races
    • Finalist in the Team Canada 2012 Scholarship Program

 

2011

  • Skip Barber Summer Series
    • Skip Barber Karting Scholarship Shootout Winner
    • 2nd in Championship & Series Rookie of the Year
    • 2 Lap Records
    • 4 Race Wins
    • 7 Podium Finishes
    • 5 Pole Positions

 

2008-2010

  • Karting
    • Competed in Karting Races and Championships From the Regional to International Level
    • Won Multiple Championships

 Testimonials

“Scott truly represents the future of Canadian Motorsport. I’ve been watching him for a few years now and the results speak for themselves. Open wheel, sports cars, doesn’t matter; put him in it and he wins. Scott also is everything a racing driver needs to be outside of the car. The combination of these two elements mean a successful career in racing is almost a formality!”

- James Hinchcliffe, Canadian Indy Car Driver for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports

  

“Scott Hargrove raced an incredible season and snapped up the 2014 Ultra 94 GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin Championship title as a result. He has proven himself to be a talented young driver and a great fit within our GT3 Cup developmental series.”

- Alexander Pollich, President & CEO, Porsche Cars Canada, Ltd. 

 

“Over the past few years Scott Hargrove has stood out as one of the most promising of all the young racers striving to make a career in the sport. He won the 2013 Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda in exemplary style and was equally impressive as a rookie in last year’s Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires. In addition to displaying his versatility in a Porsche GT3 Cup car, Hargrove has an outgoing personality that will serve him well as he continues to move up the ladder.”

- Jeremy Shaw, Founder of Team USA Scholarship and Auto Racing Writer & Broadcaster

 

“I worked with Scott during the Porsche Young Drivers Academy at Barber Motorsports Park. Scott was very professional in dealing with a new car and new people. He had lots of experience with open wheel cars but little with heavy sports cars. He was quick to learn the capabilities of a Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Car, doing a great job giving feed back and working with his fellow teammates. I believe Scott has the talent and mind set to do well in Indy Lights.”

- Hurley Haywood, Multiple Time Daytona 24, Le Mans 24 and Sebring 12 Hour Champion

 

“Having been involved in motor racing as a team owner and race engineer, I have worked with many talented young drivers over the past 20 years. I can surely spot the rare ones, those drivers who combine all the assets a champion needs:  motivation, speed, determination, dedication and a never give up attitude. Scott Hargrove is clearly a rare driving talent married with a personality that makes Scott a real standout. Scott also understands the importance of being a true professional, and understands the importance of providing value to his partners.”

- Dominic Cape, Owner of Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing

 

“Scott is the fastest, most technically adept young driver that I have ever had the pleasure of working with.’ ‘He’s very quick and makes things happen.”

- Thomas Knapp, Owner of TK Motorsport and Engineering Services