For its 52nd running, Rallye Perce-Neige will go through a lot of changes in 2017. Held out of Maniwaki, many municipalities and the stunning Forêt de l’Aigle in the Northern Ottawa Valley for almost four decades, the first event of the Canadian Rally Championship will become the scene of a North American premiere by hosting the first round of the new American Rally Association Championship. With its reputation of being a true winter challenge, the White Adventure is part of many championships but it will be the first time in the history of North American rallying that a Canadian event is invited to be part of an American Championship, joining a host of remarkable events.
Among other changes, the special stage network, famous for its legendary challenge, will be revisited and presented under a new format. More than ever, the recce day will bear its full meaning.
For a few days, the Northern Ottawa Valley will be the focus of the whole North American rally community.
In the spirit and legacy of the Poirier-Defoy, Chevarier and Moisan who took the event to new heights,the organizing committee of Rallye Perce-Neige is stronger than ever and ready to present all the teams entered from across North America a great event that could become a permanent fixture to launch the international season.