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Subaru clinches 2017 CRC Manufacturer’s championship with Pacific Forest Rally Win

It was another first-place finish for Subaru Rally Team Canada (SRTC) and another podium sweep for Subaru at the 2017 Pacific Forest Rally (PFR) in Merritt, BC, the fifth round of the 2017 Canadian Rally Championship (CRC) season. The victory marked SRTC’s third in a row and keeps the team atop the championship standings withRead Full Story

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Maxime Labrie and Robert Labrie winners of the 2016 Rallye Perce Neige. Photo courtesy CRC.

Rallye Perce-Neige de Maniwaki turns international

The Perce-Neige de Maniwaki rally will become international in 2017, while becoming the first round of the Canadian Rally Championship and the maiden round of the new American National Championship. The best rally teams for all over North America will meet to compete. Based in Maniwaki since the late Seventies and held on the UpperRead Full Story

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L’Estage caps season with 2016 Canadian Rally Championship Driver’s title

The Subaru Rally Team Canada (SRTC) driver Antoine L’Estage and co-driver Darren Garrod have won the 2016 Driver’s and Co-Driver’s Championships, securing the titles at the Big White Winter Rally in Kelowna, BC the weekend of December 10-11, 2016. L’Estage claimed his 9th Canadian Rally Championship (CRC) Driver’s title in impressive fashion, tackling notoriously winteryRead Full Story

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Starting with the new 2016 season, Infiniti will be a technical partner of the new Renault Sport Formula One team.

Canadian engineering students learn first-hand about a Formula One career

More than 100 engineering students attended an event at McGill University to learn just what it takes to compete in the 2016 Infiniti Engineering Academy. For the first time in the program’s three years, Canadian students have the chance to compete to earn the career opportunity of a lifetime in Formula One and automotive engineering,Read Full Story

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HONG KONG (July 7, 2014) Ð Infiniti has announced the winners of its global talent search initiative that will see three engineering students given the career opportunity of a lifetime with World Championship-winning Formula One team, Infiniti Red Bull Racing. After a grueling three-day world final event in the UK which saw 12 hopefuls from around the world competing for victory in the Infiniti Performance Engineering Academy, it was William Priest from Chesham, Buckinghamshire, UK; Eric LaRoche from Hamilton Square, New Jersey; and Jason Zide from Laguna Beach, California who were deemed the winners.

Infiniti offers top international engineering students F1 career opportunity

Infiniti’s global search for the best up-and-coming engineering undergraduate talent begins its third successive year with the launch of the 2016 Infiniti Engineering Academy. Canadian students have the chance to earn the career opportunity of a lifetime in Formula One and automotive engineering, with a factory F1 team and the premium Japanese vehicle manufacturer. InfinitiRead Full Story

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Aston Martin and Red Bull confirm plans to build next-generation hypercar

Aston Martin and Formula One team Red Bull Racing are partnerning to produce a ground-breaking Aston Martin hypercar. Codenamed Project ‘AM-RB 001’, the new hypercar will represent the ultimate blend of cutting-edge F1 technology with Aston Martin’s signature sports car design. The combined talents of Adrian Newey Red Bull Racing’s chief technical officer, who isRead Full Story

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Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) and Valdimir Chagin, team leader & director of the 2016 Silk Way Rally.

Putin supports 2016 Silk Way Rally

Russian President Vladimir Putin during a recent visit to Tatarstan visited the KAMAZ Plant and congratulated employees and veterans of the enterprise with the 40th anniversary release of the first KAMAZ truck. During the visit the President asked the team leader and director of the international rally-marathon Silk Way Rally Vladimir Chagin on the preparationsRead Full Story

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New Nissan Micra Cup billed as Canada’s most affordable racing series

Nissan Canada and JD Motorsport Organization have launched the 2015 Nissan Micra Cup in Quebec. The Nissan Micra Cup is billed as an exciting one-of-a-kind racing series offering the lowest running cost of any Canadian series and featuring Canada’s most affordable vehicle, the 2015 Nissan Micra. Sanctioned by Auto Sport Québec (ASQ) and presented byRead Full Story

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Track Day for Charity Steering Committee Chair, (from left) Regina Chan, and vice-chair, Pius Chan, presented the donation to Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation’s senior manager, Jennifer Atkinson and Chinese Community Ambassador, Claudia Lau.

Chinese community’s Track Days for Charity raises funds for Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation

The second annual of Track Day for Charity, which took place on June 15, 2014, raised $13,500 for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. Regina Chan, founder and committee chair of Track Day for Charity, the first Chinese Community fundraising event for Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, was extremely proud and excited at the 35 per centRead Full Story

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