Kyle Tilley and Alex Gelsomino piloted their Fiesta R5 to a commanding win at the Big White Winter Rally, the final round of the 2021 Canadian Rally Championship. Finishing second at the event also secured André and René Leblanc the overall national championship title.
This weekend’s Lincoln Electric Rally of the Tall Pines was again highlighted by numerous turnovers and surprises. Brothers André and René Leblanc drove their Four Star Motorsports-prepared Subaru WRX STI to victory in this event, the penultimate round of the 2021 Canadian rally season. The victory gives the Gaspesie natives the lead in the championship standings with just one round remaining, to the detriment of Jérôme Mailloux and Philippe Poirier who were the leaders coming into the event.
The Rallye de Charlevoix was contested this past weekend as the fourth of six events in the 2021 Canadian Rally Championship, presented by Subaru. Between the sea and the mountains, in the heart of the beautifully scenic region of Charlevoix, the event was spectacular from start to finish. In the end, a new team earned its very first win in the Canadian Rally Championship: Marc-André Brisebois and Marie-France Desmarais-Trépanier.
A dramatic final-stage shakeup at Rocky Mountain Rally saw the leaders drop off the top step, promoting André and René Leblanc to the event win and vaulting them into the overall points lead. The event marked the return to Western Canada for round three of the 2021 Canadian Rally Championship. This year’s version moved back to the Kananaskis region of Alberta using iconic roads not seen in the championship for nearly a decade.
Held this past weekend in and around Montpellier, in Quebec’s Outaouais region, the 2021 edition of the Rallye Défi Petite Nation brought together 28 teams, 20 of which were entered in the Canadian Rally Championship presented by Subaru. This was the second round on the championship’s 2021 calendar.
The Canadian Rally Championship returned to action again this past weekend in New Richmond, Quebec at Rallye Baie-des-Chaleurs. Kicking off the 2021 championship season, 20 teams descended on the Gaspé Peninsula, eager to get back to action after a long hiatus.
The 2021 Canadian Rally Championship season is set to return to action with the Rocky Mountain Rally in Cochrane, Alberta. The event will mark the first round of the national championship since the 2020 season was cancelled due to health and safety restrictions. The following round, Rallye Baie-des-Chaleurs in July, is also moving ahead with plans.
We would like to take a few moments to give you some news about the 43rd edition of the Rallye Auto
With the recent loss of the Big White Winter Rally, Lincoln Electric Rally of the Tall Pines and Rallye de Charlevoix due to various tightened provincial COVID related restrictions, the CARS board has met to review the situation as it relates to the CRC and protection of the rally community.
La Malbaie, October 7, 2020.- After having obtained all the required authorizations earlier this summer to be able to present, according to the new standards (and even beyond), the 2020 edition of the Rallye de Charlevoix, the organizing committee announces today that it is forced to cancel this 2020 edition which was to take place on October 23 and 24.