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See how far expert knowledge can take you.

This is the only place in Canada where you can enhance your driving skills under the expert supervision of top professional drivers. Meet the highly decorated team who will help you experience the true performance potential of Audi models.

Richard Spénard 410x400_richard-spenard.jpg

An international racing competitor since the mid-1970s, Richard is known to thousands of Canadian racing fans as the 1977 teammate to Canadian Formula One star Gilles Villeneuve. Richard went on to win more races than any other driver in Canadian history. In 1986, he had 12 wins in 24 starts in three series: Export A Formula 2000, Porsche Cup and Players GM. Richard is the 1986 Formula 2000 Champion, 1987 Porsche Cup Champion, 1989 Porsche Turbo Cup Champion and 1990 Porsche Turbo Cup Champion. More recently, he coached some of Canada's great drivers, including Alex Tagliani, Greg Moore, David Empringham and many more. Richard was inducted into the Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame in 2001.

Antoine Bessette 410x400_antoine-bessette.jpg

An accomplished Canadian race driver, Antoine makes his living as an advanced driving coach. In 2006, Antoine raced in the Rolex Grand-Am Daytona Prototype Series. In 2005, Antoine raced in Formula Atlantic and won the Molson Indy and Montreal Grand Prix events, finishing an impressive third overall in the championship standings.

Simon Dion-Viens 410x400_simon-dion_viens.jpg

Beginning his racing career in 2001, Simon won the GT Sprint Quebec Championship in 2009, as well as the GT1 Championship in 2010. Simon has raced in the Canadian Touring Car Championship, and currently races in the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series. He is also an active automotive journalist, mechanic, and racing instructor.

Martin Roy 410x400_martin-roy.jpg

Martin's racing career began when his family opened a racing school in Quebec. His career spans over 29 years and includes races in Formula Ford and Formula Atlantic. Today, Martin is an accomplished driver coach and product trainer.

Frank Sprongl 410x400_frank-sprongl.jpg

A Principal at Four Star Motorsports, Frank has also achieved Grand Master status in the Canadian Association of Rally Sport for drivers – a title bestowed upon only 12 other people. Frank is also a professional driver, instructor for motorsports and a stunt driver for the motion picture industry.

Carl Nadeau 410x400_carl-nadeau.jpg

Born and raised in Québec city, living in Boucherville since 2001, Carl Nadeau is a professional race car driver and has been racing for over twenty years. He raced both sides of the border in different disciplines, from road racing to rally, ice, dirt track and drifting, with podiums in every discipline. Carl is a prominent TV personality with appearances on TVA's Propulsion show and Z-Télé, he is also a precision and stunt driver for TV commercials and Hollywood movies. He is a racing and defensive driving instructor, a spokesperson for prestigious companies, and a member of the Automotive Journalists Association of Canada, UDA and ACTRA.

Scott Goodyear 410x400_scott-goodyear.jpg

Recognized as one of Canada's most decorated racers of all time, Scott elevates the Audi driving experience to a whole new level. Hailing from Newmarket, Ontario, Scott started his racing career in karts like many successful racers. He moved up through the ranks and won the 1986 Formula Atlantic Championship. Scott was invited to be a factory driver for Audi in the 1989 IMSA Championship, along with Hurley Haywood, Walter Rohrl and Hans Stuck. Scott went on to a successful Indy Car career that lasted over 12 years. He finished second twice at the famed Indy 500, one that remains to this day as the closest finish in the race’s history. 043 seconds behind Al Unser Jr. Scott was inducted into the Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame in 2002.

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