Xavier Coupal, 20, was chosen over the weekend as the inaugural recipient of the prestigious Team Canada Scholarship. The talented up-and-coming junior formula driver will represent Canada in the 40th running of the Formula Ford Festival at Brands Hatch in England on Oct. 14-16.
Coupal is currently showcasing his abilities in a Formula Ford machine in the Formula Tour 1600 Championship. The other two candidates, Michael Adams and Nathan Block, will receive a F2000 and Star Mazda test for their nomination.
For more information, please visit http://www.teamcanadaracing.org.