The Rallye Perce-Neige, the first round of the Eastern Canadian Rally Championship (ECRC), was held this past weekend in Maniwaki, Québec. Initially scheduled for early February but postponed due to ongoing provincial restrictions, the event was faced with another major concern: the state of the roads, largely affected by springtime thawing, leaving a very muddy route.
This past weekend, the Eastern Canadian Rally Championship (ECRC) presented its final event of the 2021 season. It consisted of a doubleheader, with two rounds from the Lincoln Electric Rally of the Tall Pines counting towards the series. On the tricky gravel roads in the region of Bancroft, Ontario, which were this weekend covered with a light dusting of snow, the two rounds produced a lot of excitement and ended with two different winners.
The Eastern Canadian Rally Championship (ECRC) presented its fourth round of the 2021 season, as part of the Rallye de Charlevoix. Back in the calendar after a one-year absence, the event had multiple leaderboard changes among the beautiful scenery surrounding the towns of La Malbaie and Clermont. In the end, it was Jérôme Mailloux and Philippe Poirier who were victorious, despite a stressful end to their rally thanks to mechanical problems that chipped away at their lead.
his weekend, the Eastern Canadian Rally Championship (ECRC) presented the Rallye Défi Petite Nation, the third round of this 2021 season, held in the Montpellier region (in Outaouais, Québec). This rally, which marked the end of the season’s first half, experienced many unexpected twists and turns but at the top of the leaderboard, one team dominated: Jérôme Mailloux and Philippe Poirier, who won with their Test Racing Subaru WRX STI.
On Saturday, the Eastern Canadian Rally Championship (ECRC) presented its second round of the 2021 season, the Black Bear Rally, held in the Catchacoma region north of Peterborough, Ontario. This event rich in history was dominated by someone competing in it for the first-time; Quebecker Alexandre Moreau, co-driven by Ian Guité, won the rally in a Swap Shop Racing Subaru WRX STI.
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.
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.
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.
It is with sadness that we share the passing of Dr. Robert Labrie, a respected member of the rally community in Canada.
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.