The REM Mission:
“Racing Edge Motorsports is a gokart racing team who is striving for excellence in every category, providing customers unprecedented support, whilst using one of the most prestigious brands throughout the industry.”
Racing Edge Motorsports (REM) is a professional kart racing team based out of Toronto, Canada owned by Kevin and Heather Monteith. The team was founded in March of 2011 which has grown into a thriving race team known across Canada. REM is no stranger to the world of competitive kart racing and have considerable amounts of experience competing in North American karting events and competitions.
With amassing numerous club, regional and national championships, Kevin Monteith has achieved a high level of experience and knowledge in regards to the karting industry. Kevin’s personal karting career has been a critical component on REM’s level of success as he personally relates to each drivers struggles and success. Kevin works to develop the skills of each driver and to fine tune the chassis for any track condition.
Monteith stated “We’ve been part of this industry for a long time and were looking for a way to give back to the sport; this is a fantastic opportunity to apply our knowledge to new drivers that wish to develop their careers”.
REM has chosen to be facilitated with the successful Kosmic chassis and will carry a full supply of the Kosmic brand. The Kosmic chassis has proven to be world renowned, winning multiple world championships. It is very versatile and brings an all new competitive advantage for anyone on our products.
Part of the teams business philosophy includes the support of our drivers as well as modelling our practices after professional auto racing teams. Racing Edge Motorsports has developed various marketing strategies which include; driver training, data analysis, driver wellness and fitness, as well as corporate hosting programs. Our objectives will continue to be oriented towards professional driver development and driver marketing for an opportunity to progress into a higher level of the sport. At Racing Edge Motorsports we believe in supporting our team members, sportsmanship, driver education and success through results.
I have been involved in karting for over 10 years and during the time spent in the sport, I have found that REM has a completely different approach to customer support. REM is a very professional team that truly cares about there customers and works hard to develop them to the next level. I am proud to be a part of such a dedicated team, and to experience what the future holds with the company. - Greg Judge
Kevin Monteith - Owner / Technical Specialist
Kevin Monteith founded REM back in 2011 and has been working very hard to make the team what it is today. With many years of experience, Monteith has been among the top competitors throughout his career and still pushes to be among the best in the field of senior rotax; the class he currently compete's in.
Kevin is the main go-to personnel for customers who desire more information about the company. You can find Kevin at each race working with many different drivers, whether it be training or working with the team mechanics to bring out the best in each individual drivers performance on and off track.
Kevin can be described as a passionate racing enthusiast who is driven by hard work and dedication to anything that challenges him. He is willing to push himself to new limits to explore the depths of every technicality to the sport. Another passion of his, is the business side of the sport, Kevin is a very business savvy entrepreneur who will work to the maximum potential to provide each customer that is associated with REM to acquire the greatest experience and service attainable.
Heather Monteith - Parts Management and Inventory
Another key personnel to the Racing Edge Motorsports team is co-owner Heather Judge. Heather is a key asset to the team who is extremely intelligent and dedicated to the sport of go-karting.
Heather has been working with REM since the beginning back in 2011 and has made a great impact on the team particulars and organizational functions. She is essential at keeping the day to day obstacles in check and making sure the weekend runs smoothly from set up to tear down. She is constantly working to improve the team to continue its growing success.
Heather sells all the parts for REM and has vast knowledge of the OTK product. She is efficient at providing REM customers with all of their product needs and concerns. Heather also manages inventory to ensure that we always have enough product in stock.
Heather is also responsible for the team billing and administration. With her calm persona she is the operative person for the job, keeping everything in perfect shape around the pit. Her dedication to our customers is unprecedented as she provides the utmost support to everyone on the team.
With a successful 6 year career of racing herself, Heather was always found at the top of her game on and off the track. With numerous podium and race wins she has a wealth of knowledge on the various changes and effects that will be achieved from different chassis set-ups.
Wendy Monteith - Hospitality
Wendy Monteith, is another one of REM's finest members and specializes in Hospitality. She works feverishly at each event to ensure that each kart and the team as a whole is working at the optimum performance.
She is an expert when organizing the paddock space for the team and provides gourmet meals at each event. She always makes certain that the team eats well, cooking some of the finest meals that can be expected by any race team providing a homely, yet professional atmosphere.
Wendy is another go-to personnel for the REM team, if anyone needs more support she will be found at every major racing event giving drivers the necessary support on a weekend basis.