Dave has always shown an interest in cars and speed right from High School through til the start of his career. Dave started racing in his early twenties with the Motorsport Club of Ottawa running Solo 1 winning a number of races his first year out. After a few years off Dave started road-racing with the Winnipeg Sports Car Club finishing 2nd in the 1997 Winnipeg Sports Car Club Championship and clinching the Rookie of the Year Award at the same time.
From there Dave found his passion and moved home to Ottawa where he started racing in the Yokohama Formula 1200 Series as well as racing mini-stocks at the local stockcar track; Capital City Speedway. Dave continued to win races that year and prompted his move into late model stockcars in Canada’s #1 stockcar Series; CASCAR.
Over the years Dave has raced in open wheel formula cars, road racing sedans, winter rallying, mini-stocks, CASCAR Sportsman, CASCAR Super Series, and the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series. Dave is currently competing in the Lucas Oil Sportsman Cup.
Accomplishments include numerous wins and podiums as well as the 2006 Cascar Sportsman Rookie of the Year and the 2002 CASCAR Super Series Toronto Molson Indy Top Rookie & 3rd place in the 2008 Ontario Sportsman Series.
|Personal Info: Dave Connelly|
|Residence: White Lake, Ontario|
|Hobbies: Fishing, 4 wheeling, Golf, Travel|
|Favourite Colour: Blue|
|Favourite Drink: Orangina|
|Favourite Food: French Toast|
|Music Interests: U2, Bruce Springsteen|
|Favourite NASCAR drivers: Jeff Burton, Kevin Harvick|
|Favourite TV Shows: Wipeout, Entourage|