Friday, June 2, 2017

Kathryn "Kat" Teasdale Dies Unexpectedly - June 2, 2016

December 25, 1966 - June 2, 2016
Kathryn "Kat" Teasdale
 Home: Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
A former downhill ski racer, Kathryn discovered a love for automobile racing when a knee injury sidelined her. She started racing in 1988 in Formula Ford 2000 before moving into SCCA and the Players GM Motorsports Series in Canada. She was the 1993 CASCAR Rookie-of-the-Year. She was also the first woman to race in a NASCAR BUSCH Grand National North series. Kat has been involved with numerous other racing series such as IMSA Endurance, Trans Am, Formula Atlantic, Indy Lights & NASCAR Nationwide Series.

She was passionate in her work with children's charities. Kathryn had a successful event-planning business. In recent years, Kathryn was well recognized internationally as a breeder of Wirehaired Pointing Griffons (hunting dogs). She was extremely loving and dedicated to her dogs.

Kathryn died unexpectedly on Thursday, June 2, 2016 after a long struggle with physical and mental health issues. - See more at: Kathryn (Kat) Teasdale: 'The most determined person I ever met’ where Wheels Editor Norris McDonald reminisces about Kathryn.

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