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Mike Richardson

Residence: Kelowna, BC
Place of Birth: Regina, Saskatchewan
DOB: Nov. 15,1967
Kids: Colton and Austin

When not racing: Owns and operates Richardson Mechanical ltd. Mechanical Contractor business in Kelowna BC

Hobbies: Golfing, Motor crossing, Water-skiing, Snowboarding, Running and Hockey

Goals: To become a professional racecar driver full time and race in the Indianapolis 500
Favorite saying: Lose the battles win the war

Most memorable moment: Backpacking around the world and meeting people
Admire in people: who show what they are by what they do with what they have.

Best advice: Learn as if you were to live forever. Live as if you were to die tomorrow

Racing Heroes: Greg Moore and Juan Montoya

Favorite Food: Sushi

Favorite Car: Dodge Viper

Favorite music: Alternative

Favorite T.V show: Seinfeld and Simpsons

Favorite Movie: Jerry Macguire


Numerous of Motorcross riding growing up in Regina Saskatchewan

Went to racing school at Bridgestone Racing Academy in Shanonville Ontario in 1999

Race in the Western SkipBarber Race Series in 2000 for 2 races in total Phoenix and California Speedway

Race in the Bridgestone FF2000 at Morsport park, Ontario in 2000 full series with 1 pole 2 second place finishes and 3 -3rd places finishes

In 2001 took the year off from racing

In 2002 currently in the Barber Pro Dodge Series: the ladder to Cart

2003 Schedule
Date Venue Course Type Sanction
February 22 St. Petersburg, Fl. Street CART
March 22 Monterrey, Mexico Road/Park CART/Atlantic
May 31 Milwaukee, WI Oval CART/Atlantic
June 15 Laguna Seca, CA Road CART/Atlantic
June 22 Portland, OR. Road CART/Atlantic
July 5 Cleveland, OH Street/Airport CART/Atlantic
July 13 Toronto, ON Street CART/Atlantic
July 27 Vancouver, BC Street CART
August 9 Mid-Ohio Road CART/Atlantic
August 24 Montreal, QC Road CART/Atlantic


April 12
April 18
St. Petersburg, Fl. Round 1 12pm to 1pm
2pm to 3pm
April 19 Monterrey Mexico Round 2 1pm to 2pm
11pm to 12am
June 21 Milwaukee, WI Round 3 1pm to 2pm
July 6 Laguna Seca Raceway Round 4 12pm to 1pm
July 20
August 1
Portland International Raceway Round 5 12pm to 1pm
4pm to 5pm
August 9 Cleveland Burke-Lakefront Airport Round 6 1pm to 2pm
August 16 Exhibition Place Circuit, Toronto Round 7 1pm to 2pm
August 30 Concord Pacific Place Circuit Round 8 1pm to 2pm
September 14 Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Round 9 12pm to 1pm
October 5 Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal Round 10 3pm to 4pm

The Barber Dodge Pro Series announced its 2003 television schedule today, with the ten-race championship to be shown exclusively on the Speed Channel,  representing the second year of partnership between the Pro Series and  Speed. The forty-minute races will be shown in an hour-long format on a  tape-delayed basis and will feature weekend airings. The schedule for additional replays on Speed of each race are in the process of being
finalized at this time.

Barber Dodge officials were pleased to continue the relationship with Speed, as the channel provides a captive audience for the Pro Series.

 "Since the inception of our Pro Series in 1986, television has played an  integral role introducing tomorrow's auto racing stars," said Steven Sewell, Vice-President of Motorsports Development for Skip Barber Racing. "The one-hour format on Speed Channel provides our drivers the opportunity to better demonstrate their abilities before an audience of knowledgeable enthusiasts, who tune in to see some of the best open-wheel racing in North America."

In 2003, SPEED Channel is the exclusive U.S. cable home for many of the top motor sports series in the world, including Formula One, The Champ Car World Series, the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series, USAC, World Rally, ASA, IHRA, ALMS, Grand Am, F3000 and live coverage of AMA and FIM motorcycle road racing events. Now available in more the 60 million homes in North America, SPEED Channel is the fastest growing sports cable network in the country and  the home to NASCAR TV. For more information, please visit speedtv.com.  The Barber Dodge Pro Series is the Official Entry Level Professional Series
of Champ Car. The drivers utilize identically prepared single seat open wheel Reynard-Dodge racecars. Barber Dodge Pro Series provides a level playing field where driving talent, not financial resources, play the decisive role. This state-of-the-art platform, with its carbon composite construction, raised nose and 6-speed sequential gearbox, takes full advantage of the 265hp all aluminum Dodge V6 Intrepid motor that is exclusive to this series. Additionally, all of the Barber Dodges compete on identical Michelin Pilot racing slicks.  To ensure absolute equality for all competitors, the Barber Dodge Pro Series owns, maintains, prepares and transports all the cars and equipment. This serves to control costs while allowing the drivers to concentrate solely on developing their driving skills. The Barber Dodge Pro Series rewards those with dedication and skill with true financial incentive - an incredible $55,100 in prize money is available for each Barber Dodge Pro Series event with $13,000 going to the race winner. The overall Series Champion receives a $100,000 scholarship towards entry in the Toyota Atlantic Championship,
and the series Rookie of the Year receives $185,000 in career enhancement funding. In total, the Barber Dodge Pro Series pays out over $1 million annually in prize money, contingencies and scholarships.
Schedule is subject to change. Schedule for additional replays on SPEED CHANNEL of each race are in the process of being finalized at this time.  All broadcasts are one hour in duration. All times Eastern, check local listings for correct date in your area.