Driver: Andy Couderoy
Andrew was born in Edmonton, grew up in Victoria, then studied in Toronto, Paris, Oxford, and Montreal before finally settling in New York City in September 2010. In the 1990ss he was a serious R/C car racer and took regional and national championships before being sponsored by Associated/Reedy/Novak and flown to Europe and elsewhere to compete in world championship events. He was eventually ranked 4th in North America and 18th in the world.
Study curtailed his first racing career but in 1999 he began rallying and after two years of good mid-pack results in the Lada Samara has upgraded to the Mitsubishi Lancer. Immediate results followed with a third overall and first open class at the 2002 Rallye Perce Neige. He looks forward to a measured and successful year in the Canadian National Championship.
Co-driver: Christian Edmond
Christian was born in Gavle, Sweden. He has been a rally co-driver since 1997. He has previously co-driven for SCCA driver Bill Malik, with whom he placed second in the SCCA 2WD Open championship. Christian also co-drove Mark Nelson to a 10th place overall finish in the 2001 Rim of the World Rally. In 2002, Christian attended the Jakke Honkanen International Co-Driving Education Program, in Loppi, Finland.
When not co-driving, Christian works as a consultant and project manager for Corio, Inc., a San Carlos, California-based Application Service Provider. He lives in New York City. When not rallying, Christian enjoys motorcycling, tennis, and playing with his dog…
… and backseat driving.