All Press Releases

July 5th, 2021
Brothers André and René Leblanc Claim Victory at the Rallye Baie-des-Chaleurs

After a seventeen-month break, the Eastern Canadian Rally Championship (ECRC) restarted this past weekend with its very first round of the 2021 season, the Rallye Baie-des-Chaleurs, in the Gaspé region of Queebec. This rally was a long-awaited return to competition for all tams registered in the event’s different series and categories.

March 16th, 2021
Women in Motorsport Canada to receive WISE fund grant from Canadian Women & Sport

Sports Development Group (ASN Canada) would like to congratulate Women in Motorsport (WIM) Canada on being granted $2 500 CAN to advance gender equity in Canadian Motorsport.

January 25th, 2021
A Member of RSO Sweep Team Retires

Our team has now turned 31 years old and with that “coming of a certain age” our founder, Bob Boland, has decided to hang up his broom and retire.

December 21st, 2020
Remembering Dr Robert Labrie – CARS medical delegate

It is with sadness that we share the passing of Dr. Robert Labrie, a respected member of the rally community in Canada.

October 22nd, 2020
Members of the Canadian Rally Community inducted into the Canadian Motorsports Hall of Fame

The Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame (CMHF) is pleased to announce that 15 individuals will be honoured as new members. Fourteen will be inducted in the Competitors / Motorsport Builders / Team Members / Significant Contributors category, with another included in the Media category.

August 31st, 2020

It is with great pleasure that Rallye Sport Québec and the Club Automobile Défi Outaouais announce that the Rally Défi 2020 will finally take place this year, on September 12th and 13th. Due to the delays relating to the pandemic and the health measures that have evolved over the months, the new organizing club, the Club Automobile Défi Outaouais (CADO), finally opted for a reduced event which will consist of a sprint disputed over a single day on Saturday 12th and a RallyX on Sunday 13th.

May 25th, 2020
The Rallye de Charlevoix is confirmed for next October, while adapting to new realities

The 2020 edition of the Rallye de Charlevoix will take place this year from October 23 to 25, as initially scheduled. The event is part of the North American Rally Cup, the Canadian Rally Championship, the Eastern Canadian Rally Championship and the Quebec Rally Championship.

February 2nd, 2020
ECRC-CREC Alexandre Moreau and Ian Guité Surprise at the Rallye Perce-Neige!

February 2, 2020.- Taking place in Maniwaki, in the Haute-Gatineau region of Quebec, was the inaugural event of the 2020 Canadian and Eastern Canadian rally calendars, the Rallye Perce-Neige. The fifty-fifth edition of this traditional event, contested on snowy and icy roads, held true to its reputation. Plenty of action and multiple changes on the leaderboard filled the event, ending with an Eastern Canadian Rally Championship (ECRC) victory for rookie Alexandre Moreau, co-driven by Ian Guité in a Swap Shop team Subaru WRX STI.

November 25th, 2019
ECRC – CREC Philippe Benoît and Éric Dubé Win the Rally of the Tall Pines !

This past weekend, as part of the Rally of the Tall Pines in Bancroft, Ontario, the 2019 season of the Eastern Canadian Rally Championship (ECRC) concluded. The event was highlighted by the achievement of Quebeckers Philippe Benoît and Éric Dubé, who were the fastest overall with their two-wheel drive Mini Cooper ! This was the first time in the history of the ECRC that a 2WD vehicle has landed in the top spot of the overall podium.

October 20th, 2019
ECRC – CREC – Nicolas Laverdière and Vincent Trudel win the Rallye de Charlevoix!

October 20th, 2019.- The annual Rallye de Charlevoix, penultimate round of the 2019 Eastern Canadian Rally Championship (ECRC) met its expectations with intense battles and unexpected turnovers. At the end, young Nicolas Laverdière, co-driven by Vincent Trudel captured their first rally victory in their Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 8.