Félix Roy: a prestigious steering wheel for a talented clay driver
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Félix Roy will defend the colors of the prestigious ONE team, one of the powerhouses of the stock car on clay courts in Quebec.
The driver from Napierville, considered one of the best hopes in the specialty, will have a blast driving a car in the colors of GM Paillé in the “Modified 358” class for eight racing programs in 2023 at Autodrome Drummond.
Its first participation is scheduled for May 13. If his busy schedule allows it, other events could be added to his schedule.
He will be assisting veteran David Hébert, ONE team driver, who has accumulated 19 championships during his distinguished career.
“I am flattered to have been retained by this organization which has learned to win over the years. She was looking for a motivated pilot and I intend to show them that she made the right choice,” said Roy, who has just celebrated his 18th birthday.
Marco Gélinas (left), vice-president of operations at GM Paillé, posed with pilots Daphné Hébert, David Hébert, Félix Roy and the president of GM Paillé, Jean-Claude Paillé.
Four days in Florida
As for Jean-Claude Paillé, a figure very involved in the world of motor racing, he did not not hide his joy after confirming the recruitment of Roy.
“We are proud to have on track such a promising driver associated with our company. It reflects the values of our big family,” said the president of the number 1 dealership in Canada, based in Berthierville.
Driver Daphné Hébert, daughter of David, will also defend the colors of Paillé in the Sportsman class like last year.
Despite his busy schedule, Félix Roy will find the time to come and race in Quebec aboard this car prepared by the King Autosport team run by his father Martin.
Roy will begin his season on Wednesday evening with four appearances at the “Super DIRTcar Nationals”, this high-level competition which takes place at the Volusia complex, located about forty kilometers from the legendary Daytona Circuit, Florida.
Roy has an impressive total of around 100 races on his calendar in 2023, where he plans to take on the world's elite in particular. beaten on the American circuits.
Despite everything, he will also find the wheel of his own car of the team managed by his father Martin during certain events presented in Quebec, at the Autodrome Granby and at RPM Speedway in Saint-Marcel-de-Richelieu.