With a revised route and one of the closest championship battles in Canadian Rally Championship history moving into the final stretches of the season, the Lincoln Electric Rally of the Tall Pines is set to be a thriller. We sat down with five-time Canadian champion co-driver Alan Ockwell to discuss the sixth round of the series.
Maxime Labrie and Anik Barrette led a Subaru sweep at the Rallye de Charlevoix this weekend in difficult conditions that were a mix of rain and snow. Labrie earned his fifth Charlevoix victory, moving into the record books as the most successful driver in Charlevoix history.
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.
Jeannie MacGillivray clearly recalls the car that first got her interested in driving. It was her father’s Volvo 122S, the same car in which MacGillivray learned to drive.