Karel Carré and Samuel Joyal of TEST Racing won the Pacific Forest Rally in their first time at the event, extending their lead in the Canadian Rally Championship in the process. The team moved into the lead early on the second day and opened up the margin ahead of their rivals through the remaining stages.
Four stages made up the opening day of the 2018 Pacific Forest Rally, with a clear leader emerging despite problems early in the day. Brandon Semenuk and co-driver John Hall built a lead of one minute, 1.2 seconds.
The 2018 Pacific Forest Rally marks a decisive moment in the Canadian Rally Championship. With the second half of the season now here, teams must work to better their rivals at every event for a shot at the title.
Familiar faces will be on opposite sides of a rally car this weekend at the Pacific Forest Rally. Shedding her role as co-driver, Leanne Junnila will be driving a production class Subaru while being co-driven by Eric Grochowski.
Joel Levac and Stephanie Lewis finish as victors at the 2018 Rallye Défi, after a largely trouble-free run. The pair won every stage in their WRC MINI to finish with an overall time of one hour 46 minutes, seven seconds.
Joel Levac and Stephanie Lewis won every stage on the first day of Rallye Défi to finish the day with a two minute, six second lead. The pair had no difficulties through today’s seven stages and have set the pace to beat.
The start of Rallye Défi is just hours away, and teams are going through final checks before the first stage begins. Défi marks the halfway point in the seven-event Canadian Rally Championship, and the final round of the series to be held in Quebec. A host of eastern teams are set to take on the challenging roads of this event, but a familiar face will not be on hand to fight for victory.
The first time Mike Cleaver saw a rally car at full speed, his fate was sealed. Early interest in the Paris-Dakar rally, and the Group A era of WRC had piqued his curiosity but rallying closer to home remained an unknown.
NEW RICHMOND, Quebec – Jean-Sebastien Besner and Yvan Joyal clinched victory at Rallye Baie des Chaleurs after a hard fought contest against the elements. The pair finished with a winning margin of two minutes, 20 seconds, in what is Besner’s first ever Canadian Rally Championship national triumph.