- December 16, 2013
- LEDSON MOTORSPORTS GEARS UP FOR 2014 RACING SEASON
With the end of the year near, Ledson Motorsports has already begun preparations for the 2014 racing season. After garnering the 2013 Ontario Legends Championship title with team driver Nicholas Ledson, and younger brother Cole Ledson completing his rookie year in the Legends ranks, the team is set to tackle more competition in both Canada and the US next year in the 5/8-scale model car series.
LEDSON MOTORSPORTS PILOT NICHOLAS LEDSON CLAIMS LEGENDS CHAMPIONSHIPSeptember 16, 2013
In only his second season in the Legend Car ranks, rising talent and Ledson Motorsports team driver Nicholas Ledson claimed the 2013 Ontario Legends Championship. Scoring his maiden feature victory back in early June, Ledson went on to post strong results through the remaining events in his quest for the overall title.
LEDSON MOTORSPORTS SCORES MAIDEN VICTORIES IN ONTARIO LEGENDS ACTIONJune 19, 2013
Set to contest the entire series schedule in 2013 Ontario Legends racing action, Ledson Motorsports team driver Nicholas Ledson scored his first victories of the season and his first in the Legends ranks. Taking on the Peterborough Speedway for three recent events in the Ontario Legends series, Ledson Motorsports came out on top not once, but twice in only their second season in the 5/8-scale model car series.
LEDSON MOTORSPORTS SET FOR FULL SEASON IN LEGENDSMay 21, 2013
After Ledson Motorsports team driver Nicholas Ledson made the move to the Legends racing ranks in 2012, younger brother Cole is set to follow in his footsteps for 2013. The two drivers will make the move out of karting competition, and instead focus on the 5/8-scale model car series. Gaining much success throughout their karting years, as both Ledson brothers amassed numerous wins, championship titles and awards, Ledson Motorsports will certainly look forward to more success in Legends in 2013 and beyond.
LEDSON MOTORSPORTS ENDS THE 2012 SEASON ON A HIGH NOTEOctober 10, 2012
Closing out their 2012 racing season less than a month ago, Ledson Motorsports definitely finished on a high note. Team drivers Nicholas and Cole Ledson both excelled throughout 2012 in their respective categories, with the end-of-the-year festivities concluded with Nicholas earning fourth place in the overall Ontario Legends series as well as Rookie of the Year honours. Younger brother Cole was declared the 2012 Simcoe Kart Club Champion after the final race of the year, and also took Vice-Champion honours in the competitive Brian Stewart Racing Karting Championship (BSRKC) series. With both drivers continuing to turn heads as the move up the motorsports ladder, 2013 is sure to be even better for the Ledson duo.
LEDSON MOTORSPORTS EARNS PODIUM FINISHES IN BOTH LEGENDS AND KARTINGJuly 3, 2012
With their 2012 season in full swing, Ledson Motorsports been busy on track taking in Ontario Legends action as well as karting events with the Brian Stewart Racing Karting Championship (BSRKC) and Simcoe Kart Club. Team drivers Nicholas and Cole Ledson have both been impressive in their respective ranks, with Nicholas recently earning his first podium position during his rookie season in the Ontario Legends series, and Cole taking yet another podium in the competitive BSRKC series.
LEDSON MOTORSPORTS CONTINUES TO IMPRESS IN BOTH LEGENDS ACTION AND KARTING EVENTSMay 26, 2012
Continuing with their busy 2012 racing schedule, Ledson Motorsports was back in action this past weekend taking on both an Ontario Legends event and the first Brian Stewart Racing Karting Championship (BSRKC) event. With Nicholas pulling double duty and making his Legends debut, the elder Ledson brother was impressive in both his efforts. Cole also added more impressive results to his 2012 tally to date, certainly a sign of much more to come for both of the talented brothers.
LEDSON MOTORSPORTS KICKS OFF 2012 SEASONMay 14, 2012
After a long offseason, Ledson Motorsports is back in full swing as they recently got their 2012 season underway. Taking to the Simcoe Kart Club for the first event on their busy schedule, team drivers Nicholas and Cole Ledson were both in action at the first round of the popular club series. With Nicholas making his debut in the Senior karting ranks, and Cole a favourite in his Junior categories, both drivers were seen at the front of the pack.
LEDSON MOTORSPORTS ANNOUNCES 2012 SCHEDULEMarch 9, 2012
After a successful 2011 karting season, Ledson Motorsports is excited to announce plans for 2012. Team drivers Nicholas and Cole both had breakout years in their respective classes, as Nicholas earned the Rotax/TaG Junior Championship title in the Brian Stewart Racing Karting Championship and younger brother Cole scored his first Ontario Grand National Bear trophy at the prestigious Shannonville event. Heading into the 2012 season, both Ledson team members will look to carry their momentum and continue to fight for victories and titles.
LEDSON MOTORSPORTS: YEAR-IN-REVIEWDecember 22, 2011
Ledson Motorsports, along with team drivers Nicholas and Cole, enjoyed a successful 2011 season and will now turn their sights on 2012 plans. With big brother Nicholas earning the Rotax/TaG Junior title in the Brian Stewart Racing Karting Championship and younger brother Cole scoring his first Ontario Grand National Bear, both Ledson Motorsports team members continue to make waves in the Ontario karting scene and will look to bring the momentum gained in 2011 into 2012 as Nicholas will jump to the Senior ranks and Cole will certainly be a threat for victories and titles come the New Year.
LEDSON MOTORSPORTS EARNS TWO WINS AT BSRKC FINALESeptember 2, 2011
Ledson Motorsports, along with team drivers Nicholas and Cole Ledson, completed a successful finale event in the Brian Stewart Racing Karting Championship (BSRKC) this past weekend at Kawartha Speedway. With championship titles on the line along with race wins at the BSRKC season closer, stakes were high for the team at the challenging road/oval course. Taking home two wins and the overall Rotax/TaG Junior championship title, Nicholas Ledson ended his BSRKC run on a high note while younger brother Cole continues to make strides in the junior ranks.
LEDSON MOTORSPORTS COMPLETES BUSY MONTH OF JULYAugust 16, 2011
Ledson Motorsports and team drivers Nicholas and Cole Ledson completed a busy month of racing, participating in events with the Simcoe Kart Club (SKC), Brian Stewart Racing Karting Championship (BSRKC) and the newly formed Ultimate Racer championship. The team traveled all over Ontario, heading to Sutton, Flamborough, Shannonville and Hamilton in pursuit of race wins as championship point battles heat up across the province. Highlighting the month was Cole winning a coveted Grand National Bear at the annual BSRKC Shannonville event, while big brother Nicholas earned four podium positions at the same event.
Championship calibre results for Ledson Motorsports in 2010October 10, 2010
Team drivers Nicholas and Cole Ledson scored many stellar results and victories during the 2010 racing season, including a pair of victories by Nicholas in the Regional Brian Stewart Racing Karting Championship (BSRKC). With both drivers competing in many new classes for the season, they built up momentum all season long and both finished with great results.
Highlighting the season's results, Nicholas earned the Simcoe Kart Club Jr. Heavy championship, while finishing in the top-3 in all three classes he competed in the BSRKC. With the big step to the Jr. Lite class, Cole managed to finish second at Simcoe Kart Club, while finishing fifth in the BSRKC and third in the Jr. Medium class at the BSRKC.
Ledson Motorsports would like to thank all their very important supporters that help make this another championship season.
GREAT MOMENTUM FOR LEDSON MOTORSPORTS TO START OFF 2010June 23, 2010
As the Ontario karting season kicks into high gear, Ledson Motorsports continues to earn great results, scoring victories and podium finishes at many of the events the team has entered this year. The team has developed some great momentum, and hopes to continue with it through the busy summer portion of the racing season. Ledson Motorsports is also very pleased to add West Side BuggyBath of Orangeville to their list of supporters.
Happy Holidays from Ledson MotorsportsDecember 15, 2009
From everyone at Ledson Motorsports, have a safe and happy holidays as we all look forward to the 2010 racing season!
Ledson Motorsports will kick off the 2010 season in sunny West Palm Beach Florida for the second round of the Florida Winter Tour. Nick will be contesting in the ultra-competitive Rotax Max Junior class.
Cole Smith-Ledson, 2009 SKC Novice Champion!October 1, 2009
This past weekend Ledson Motorsports team driver, Cole Smith-Ledson brought home the 2009 Simcoe Kart Club Novice Championship. Capping off the season in Sutton with two stellar victories, Cole drove away from his competition to seal the first championship of his short karting career.
Also racing at Sutton, Nick navigated his way to second overall in the Jr. Light class. Steadily showing strong results week-in week-out, Nick came up just short of the title, but also ended his year with a win in the Jr. Heavy class. Moving up a class for the final race of the year, Nick took no abuse on track and scored the victory to end the year on a high note.
The team is now into overdrive as they finish up the final events of the season. After competing in the Rocket Robbie Enduro in Sutton, the Oktoberfest Grand Prix in Flamboro and the Ultimate Karting Championship enduro in Leamington, the team will begin to prepare for next season.
Nick Earns first BSRKC Win of the Year!July 13, 2009
This past weekend the Ledson Motorsports Team travelled to Flamboro Speedway for race four of the Brian Stewart Racing Karting Championship. After beautiful skies allowed for many practice sessions on Friday, a wild thunderstorm halted competition on Saturday morning. After the large amount of water was pumped away from the racing surface, racing resumed on track. In Mini-Max action, Nick placed his kart on the pole position. Due to the weather delay, race officials called off the pre-finals and Nick lined up first for the main event. From the drop of the green flag Nick was in cruise control and drove to his first BSRKC win of the year. In Jr. Medium, Nick wasn't as lucky as he could only manage a seventh place finish.
On Sunday the sun came back out and a full schedule was lined up for all classes. In qualifying, Nick positioned himself in the top ten in Jr. Light with the largest class of year thus far. Keeping his nose clean in both the pre-final and final, he would cross the finish line in 6th place. In Novice action, Cole showed steady improvement in each session on track and finished the day with a solid 7th place finish in Novice, the largest class of the day.
3 More Wins for Ledson MotorsportsJuly 6, 2009
Ledson Motorsports team drivers Nick and Cole Ledson combined for three feature wins and five total podiums this past weekend. On Saturday the team travelled to Flamboro Speedway in preparation of next weekend BSRKC race. Nick entered the Jr. Light class as well as the trial Jr Rotax/Mini-Max class. Two solid heats placed him up from for the final and he kept the leader in sight all race, but just couldn't make the move without risking the entire race. Crossing the finish line in second place the team started off the weekend very well. Cole lined up with 16 other karts in the ultra competitive Novice class. Posting three heat results of 9-9-8, Cole completed the day in 8th overall. Following the Novice class Nick joined the Rotax Juniors for a trial run before next weekend events. Keeping pace and even making attempts to pass the much quicker Juniors, Nick scored the win in the Mini-Max following the juniors across the line.
The following day the team travelled back to their home track to do battle at Sutton. As he has done all year, Nick dominated the Mini-Max class and scored another victory. In Jr. Light, small fields forced officials to join the class with the Jr. Heavy's. Not holding back, Nick placed 5th in qualifying, 2nd overall in Jr Light. Then followed it up with a fourth in the pre-final and a fourth in the final, placing second in Jr Light for the day and adding another podium to his weekend. Cole also had a stellar run in Cadet, as he qualified third, then drove to earn the victory in both the pre-final and final.
Nick Places 2nd in Mini-Max at BSRKC Race #3July 1, 2009
Returning to the beautiful Mosport International Karting for race #3 of the Brian Stewart Racing Karting Championship. Friday and Saturday produced excellent sunny skies, while Sunday was held under intense rain conditions. In Rotax Mini-Max on Saturday Nick produced an excellent 2nd place finish while settling for 12th in Jr. Medium. Cole drove a stellar race in Cadet and placed 5th. On Sunday, a great qualifying effort place Nick up front for the rain pre-final. Keeping his nose clean and staying on track, Nick scored another excellent finish on the weekend as he crossed in 3rd. Up next for the boys is BSRKC Race #4 in Flamboro on July 10-12.
Nick and Cole score wins at MosportJune 13, 2009
The Ledson Motorsports racing team travelled to Mosport International Karting on June 13 to prepare for the upcoming BSRKC race. Joining the local club racers for Saturdays racing action, the team was on the money from the opening practice. Scoring the win in Novice, Cole took a commanding victory. Nicholas then stole the show in Jr Light and just narrowly missed the win in Mini-Max crossing 2nd.
Ledson Motorsports launches new website!June 1, 2009
LedsonMotorsports.com has been completely revamped. Their new design was developed by Autosports Media's Cody Schindel. Designed to help the promotion of Ledson Motorsports sponsors...
Photo Gallery from BSRKC Race #1 at SuttonJune 1, 2009
Cole Ledson Scores First Win!May 03, 2009
After rain haulted Ledson Motorsports 2009 debut at Sutton, the team returned the 3S Go-Karts facility in Sutton, Ontario on May 2 for the first race of the Toronto Kart Club at Sutton. Showing his determination to get back in a go-kart after the long off-season, Cole drove his Roadrunner powered kart to victory in Novice class.