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Canada: Team Canada narrows down scholarship candidates list

Team Canada has narrowed down to just four names its list of drivers still in the running for their scholarship: Olivier Bedard, Thomas McGregor, Zacharie Robichon and Craig Willis.

The eventual two winners will get to race at the prestigious Formula Ford Festival, in Brands Hatch, UK, an annual Ford Ford competition which has brought up many professional drivers, such as Mark Webber and Jenson Button.

"This is a very strong group of drivers as usual out of F1600," believes Brian Graham, founder of Team Canada, a non-profit program funded 100% by donations and sponsorship, which goal is to help foster Canadian talent in motor racing.

"Like the two previous years, we believe any one of them would represent us well this coming October at Brands Hatch. It is always a difficult decision to make, and we look forward to seeing how the season progress's for all of them."

Garett Grist (2012) and Xavier Coupal (2011) are the past winners of the three-year-old Team Canada scholarship program.