Laps for Muscular Dystrophy is a network of professional racers across Canada & the USA who donate $1 from every lap they lead in support of those living with Muscular Dystrophy.
The main objective of Laps 4 MD is to help make a difference and have a positive impact on the lives of those affected by Muscular Dystrophy. Muscular Dystrophy is a group of diseases that weaken the body's muscles.
Laps for Muscular Dystrophy Supporters
Canada's Best Racing Team who races in the Nascar Pinty's Series is a long time supporter of Laps4MD. In 2016 their drivers included Josh Collins, Kevin Poitras, Robin Buck, Larry Jackson and Joey McColm. We are so excited to have Canada's Best Racing Team's support of Muscular Dystrophy Canada through Laps4MD. Please join Canada’s Best Racing Team on Facebook & Twitter today!
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Oval racing has no secret for David Michaud. After racing in the ACT and PASS series, he jump in the NASCAR Pinty's series with his own car. Last year at Antigonish, he replaced #NPS Sunset only winner Alex Tagliani in the #18 car. Join Michaud Autosport on Facebook by Clicking Here You can also follow David Michaud on Facebook by Clicking Here
Trans Am Road Racing Series
Trans Am Road Racing Series
Canada's Best Racing Team also supports Laps 4 MD in the Trans-Am Road Racing Series. Drivers for this season include Kevin Poitras, Ron Keith & Martin Barkey. We are so excited to be a part of Trans-Am Racing with Canada's Best Racing Team. And we thank them for all their support.Loshak/Stark Racing will join in support of Laps for Muscular Dystrophy during the 2016 Trans Am Racing Series season. We are so excited to add Lawrence Loshak of Loshak/Stark Racing to our list of supporters and look forward to working together in support of those affected by Muscular Dystrophy. Look for the #5 Chevrolet Camaro TA2 Trans Am Series race car on track in 2016. Make sure and join Loshak/Stark Racing on Facebook by (Clicking Here) today!
Brian Kleeman is a professional road racer currently driving the #07 Ford Performance Mustang Boss 302 in the Trans Am Series. Brian also raced in the Pirelli World Challenge Series and IMSA CTSCC series with Nissan Motorsport. Follow Brian on Instagram @ScreaminKleeman and Facebook @BrianKleeman or visit his website at BrianKleeman.com
Pirelli World Challenge Series
Martin Barkey races in the Pirelli World Challenge Series piloting a KTM X-BOW GT4. We are so excited to be working with Martin to help enhance the lives of over 50,000 Canadians living with Muscular Dystrophy. Visit Martin at www.martinbarkeyracing.com & Follow him on Twitter at @martinbarkey
Porsche Cup Canada
Global Time Attack Pro Series
Kevin Parlett is the driver of the #44 BC Racing Infiniti G35 in the Global Time Attack Pro Series. Kevin has been racing his entire life and recently crew chief in the Pirelli World Challenge Series. For more information visit KParlettRacing.com or follow him on social media @kparlettracing
Maritime Parts for Trucks ProStock TourDJ Casey of Flemming Motorsports/Casey Racing is a Professional Race driver from Nova Scotia who participates in the Maritime ProStock Tour. We look forward to working with DJ and we are so thankful for his support. Please follow him on Twitter at @Casey_Racing and on Facebook by Clicking Here
Nascar Whelen All American Series
Erica Thiering is a race car driver from the Province of Alberta and will also be supporting Laps 4 MD. Erica is a Six time NASCAR Whelen All American Series champion. We are so happy to have Erica join in support of Laps 4 MD. Please give her a quick follow on Twitter at @EThiering and on Facebook at Erica Thiering Racing
Canadian Touring Car ChampionshipKyle Tasker is a professional racing driver from Ontario, Canada determined to move up through the ranks of North American auto racing. Kyle makes a great addition to the growing list of Laps 4 MD supporters due to his passion for racing. Make sure and Follow Kyle's journey on Facebook at KyleTaskerMotorsports & on Twitter @Kyle_Tasker You can also visit him online at http://www.kyletaskermotorsports.com/
Scott Nicol, a race driver from the Canadian Touring Car Championship will be supporting Laps4MD in 2016. Look for Scott who currently races with Velocity Motorsports Club.
Formula 1200 - Challenge Cup Series
Rob Murray currently races in the Challenge Cup Series which is a Canadian/American Formula Vee race series. Rob says: "I am proud to support a cause that helps so many Canadians living with Muscular Dystrophy while enjoying my passion for racing." Please follow Rob at @Racinrob98 and on facebook on the team RBM Motorsports page by (Clicking Here)
Canadian Superbike Championship
Tomas Casas is a professional motorcycle racer in the Canadian Superbike Championship. An accomplished racer who was named the 2015 Pro Rookie of the year. We are so excited to add Tomas as a supporter of Laps4MD. You can follow him on Twitter at @TomasCasasRacin on Instagram at Tomas.C_46 and on Facebook at TomasCasasRacing
Kris Garvie will compete in the 2015 Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship (CSBK) aboard his Mikeymoto.ca backed Honda CBR1000RR. In 2014 Garvie placed 3rd in the Hindle Exhaust Pro Sport Bike class and was 5th in the Mopar Canadian Superbike division. Kristopher Garvie says: “I’m stoked for the upcoming season! Being able to join in as a supporter of Laps 4 MD is truly something special. This season I will be focused on leading laps and fighting for podiums." Make sure and follow Kris on Twitter at @KrisGarvie
Professional Flat Track
Braden Vallee, is Professional Flat Track racer from Kitchener Ontario. Braden will be riding his first full pro season in 2016. He will be racing in the DTX Expert class on his personal Honda CRF450's, as well as the Open Expert class on the J&G Racing Xr750's. He will also be going after the #1 plate in Canada as well as racing select AMA Pro races, being one of only a few Canadians to do so. Please visit Braden of Facebook at Facebook.com/ValleeRacing
Mini StockTaylor Thring, is 17 years old and races the #55 Mini Stock out of Flamboro Speedway. 2016 was her first rookie season in the division. Prior to this year, Taylor raced Go-Karts for the Waterloo Regional Kart Club for 7 years. Taylor says; "I am so excited and honored to support Laps4MD. I look forward to help making a difference for those who are affected." (Photos by Debbie Jo Zardo) Please join Thring Motorsports on Facebook by (Clicking Here)
Late ModelBrittney Gresel is the driver of the Sauble Falls Racing #81 Limited Late Model race car. We are so happy to add Brittney to the list of racers supporting Laps4MD. Brittney says she is excited to be supporting such a great cause. Please follow her on twitter at @BGres81 and on Facebook by (Clicking Here)
CSRA Snowcross Series
Karkoulas Sisters Racing-KSR is an all-female snowcross team of 3 sisters competing in the CSRA snowcross series! We are so excited to have their support and can't wait to follow along with their career. Please join them on Facebook by (Clicking Here) on Twitter, Instagram and online at kracing.ca to learn more!
International Conference of Sports Car Clubs
Drew Thibodeau from BC races in the International Conference of Sports Car Club series. Drew says; "I am excited to join in support of Laps 4 MD and look forward to supporting the efforts of Muscular Dystrophy Canada."
Dirt Track Racers
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Leevi Runge is 17 years old and has been racing for over 4 years, in 2012 was named the rookie of the year scoring 2 feature wins and track runner up in 2014. He is also a friend of fellow Laps 4 MD supporter Riley Raynard and ever since Riley's diagnosis of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy he has always tried to help him out any way he can. Most of all he wants to be there as his best friend. Leevi says; "I aim to support Laps 4 MD for my friend and for everyone affected by Muscular Dystrophy." You can join Leevi on Facebook at Doc Jr Racing at www.facebook.com/DocJrRacing
Dallas Rice started racing in 2006 after his dad retired from racing. That year he had just graduated high school and raced IMCA hobby stocks for 4 years. He had multiple feature wins and two runner up positions in the championship. In 2010 bought an IMCA modified which is the class he currently races in. Dallas races in Minot & Mandan North Dakota. He also races in Jamestown during the Dakota classic modified tour. He wanted to become involve in supporting Laps 4 MD when he saw Riley posted about it. Also his girl friend niece Kenzie is affected by MD and he has always wanted to help out in some way. You can follow Dallas on Facebook by clicking here
Riley Emmel started racing when he was 14 in a modified at the Estevan Motor Speedway in Saskatchewan. He won his first A-main when he was 17 in Estevan. He also did a lot of racing in Iowa and also raced a midget for a year in Indiana and also raced in the Chili Bowl in 2013 with Keith Kunk Motorsports. Riley wanted to join in support of Laps 4 MD since Riley Raynard is one of his good friends who he see's at the race track every race weekend. We have to thank T.H.P - Tyler Hagen Photography for providing us with the photo.
DIRTCar Sportsman DivisionAdam Leslie, 26, from Port Colborne Ontario races weekly at Humberstone Speedway in the DIRTCar Sportsman division. Adams is going into his tenth season of racing. Make sure and join him on Facebook at
facebook.com/Lesliemotorsports15/ and on Instagram & Twitter at @adamleslie15
iRacing Online Series
Justin Laxton from Over Drive Graphics also supports Laps 4 MD in the iRacing online series. Justin does a great job of helping us raise awareness within the online racing community. You can follow Justin on Twitter at @JustinLaxton.
Evan Posocco races in the CFRL and other leagues on the iRacing.com service, in his #13 LSRTV Chevrolet in support of LAPS4MD. Since a young age, being a native of Toronto, Evan has volunteered in various events in support of Muscular Dystrophy research and is an avid supporter of the cause in which he has been personally effected by with the loss of family members. He is also a lead commentator on LIVE sim broadcasts featuring TV like coverage of iRacing events, with LiveSimRacingTV who is also on his cars. You can follow Evan on his broadcast work at livesimracing.com
We encourage you to learn more about Laps 4 MD by following @LAPS4MD on Twitter and on Facebook at facebook.com/Laps4MD. You can also learn more about Muscular Dystrophy Canada's mission is to enhance the lives of those affected with neuromuscular disorders at facebook.com/muscle.ca and on Twitter at @MD_Canada. To learn more about the Muscular Dystrophy Association in the USA please visit: www.facebook.com/MDANational and on twitter at @MDAnews today!
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Laps for Muscular Dystrophy is a network of professional racers who donate $1 from every lap they lead in support of those living with Muscular Dystrophy.