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September 14th, 2023
Besner best at Rallye Défi Petite Nation

Masters of risk management, Jean-Sebastien Besner and Yvan Joyal knew where to push and where to play it safe. They leveraged the speed and reliability of their new Fiesta to good effect, running a completely drama-free event from start to finish.

July 5th, 2023
Levac launches to Rallye Baie des Chaleurs win

The teams of the Canadian Rally Championship were joined by Mexican teams from the NACAM Championship to bring the heat to New Richmond, Quebec at Rallye Baie des Chaleurs. Celebrating it’s 45th Edition in 2023 with almost fifty entries, the third round of the Canadian Rally Championship presented a classic combination of challenging roads, humid weather, changing conditions, and plenty of attrition. The legendary Camp Brulé and Saut Du 5 spectator areas were packed with fans to watch it all go down despite frequent rain showers.

June 22nd, 2023
Deen Duo Claim Repeat Rocky Mountain Rally Win

The Canadian Rally Championship returned to action at the 50th anniversary of Rocky Mountain Rally, round 2 of the 2023 championship. After the most recent editions were hosted in Alberta, the rally made a popular return to the Columbia Valley, British Columbia. The later calendar date meant the teams faced hot temperatures and dusty, rough roads.

February 6th, 2023
Moreau freezes out the competition at Rallye Perce Neige

A deep polar airmass brought extreme cold temperatures to Maniwaki, Quebec the night before the start of the 2023 Canadian Rally Championship at Rallye Perce Neige. Undeterred by temperatures hovering near -40C, 28 teams took to stages presenting a mix of hard-packed snow and ice. Hearty fans were waiting out in the woods to cheer them on.

December 11th, 2022
Dickinson delivers at Big White Winter Rally

The season finale of the 2022 Canadian Rally Championship saw dramatic action in ideal winter conditions at the Big White Winter Rally. High snowbanks and fresh snow greeted competitors for the one-day event on the roads around Big White Ski Resort near Kelowna, BC. The event featured a morning loop of stages, followed by night-time action on one of the longest stages in the Canadian championship, featuring 36 kilometers flat out through tight snowbanks and hairpin turns.

November 28th, 2022
Mailloux masterclass at Lincoln Electric Tall Pines Rally

For over 50 years, the Lincoln Electric Rally of the Tall Pines in Bancroft, Ontario has been known as one of the toughest single-day events in the sport. The 2022 edition lived up to expectations. Under clear skies and unseasonably warm temperatures, twenty-three teams lined up to tackle sixteen stages featuring a mix of hard-packed gravel, snow, and ice.

October 24th, 2022
Mailloux wins rally of attrition at Charlevoix

Survival was the name of the game at Rallye de Charlevoix, round five of the Canadian Rally Championship. Set on the edge of the Saint Lawrence River in the picturesque town of La Malbaie, the combination of tricky forest stages and spectator-lined tarmac super specials caused nearly two-thirds of the 35 teams entered to suffer either off-road excursions or mechanical failures.

September 28th, 2022
The retirement of the CRC Series Manager, Terry Epp

The Canadian Association of Rallysport (CARS) is announcing the retirement of Terry Epp, our National Series Manager, as of January 1, 2023.

September 12th, 2022
Levac charges to win at Rallye Défi Petite Nation

The 30th Edition of the Rallye Défi Petit Nation, the 4th round of the 2022 Canadian Rally Championship, saw 36 teams tackle two days and 21 stages of gravel action. Several of the stages featured abrupt changes in character, swinging from smooth and fast to rough and technical, forcing the drivers to remain focused for every kilometre. With dusty conditions and a reputation for being a rally of attrition, the stage was set for high speeds and maximum drama.

May 30th, 2022
Deen Dominates The Field At The Rocky Mountain Rally To Take First Win

Tanveer Deen and his sister Naila Deen took their Mitsubishi EVO IX to a comfortable win after dominating the Rocky Mountain Rally, the second round of the Canadian Rally Championship, held in Kananaskis Country, Alberta. The event packed 178 competitive kilometers into just 7 stages, with the bulk of the Rally being held on the epic 34 km long Powderface Trail stage.