Canadian Scott Hargrove is the reigning 2014 Porsche GT3 Cup Canada Champion and is aiming towards racing in Indy Lights for the 2015 season.
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.
In 2014 Scott also raced in the Pro Mazda Series, finishing 2nd place in the championship following a year long battle for the championship lead. Claiming Rookie of the Year with his team Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor racing.
Scott won the USF2000 championship in 2013 after taking the championship lead at the first race and never looking back. Also in 2013 Scott was a recipient of the Team Canada Scholarship, providing an opportunity to represent Canada at the prestigious Formula Ford Festival at Brands Hatch in England, which attracts the brightest young kart and single-seat racers from around the world. Scott finished an impressive 4th place out of 57 entries, becoming the highest finishing Canadian to compete in the Formula Ford Festival.
In addition to his busy schedule, Scott has made it a priority to visit Children’s hospitals in the cities he visits on his race travels, making a difference one smile at a time.
Scott graduated from Surrey Christian Secondary School in June 2013. While Scott is not racing he loves to mountain bike in the summer and ski in the winter, both of which he is fortunate enough to do close to his home in Vancouver, British Columbia. On a regular basis Scott loves to run, and attend Crossfit. Scott also has a passion for electronics, taking apart everything in need of fixing.