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Morgan’s new Plus Four CX-T, a model built for overland adventure

The Morgan car manufacturer has unveiled its Plus Four CX-T, a model that is inspired by Morgan’s well documented history of competing in all-terrain endurance trials. Following the launch of the Plus Four in 2020, Morgan partnered with Rally Raid UK, renowned creator of Dakar race cars, to jointly design and engineer the Plus FourRead Full Story

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Driving fun typical of the brand is still the passion of the racing driver, now 87 years old. And he continues to relish the challenge of winding country roads.

Paddy Hopkirk: Gentleman, legend in the classic Mini and honourary fifth Beatle

In 1964, the Monte Carlo Rally was still a genuine adventure for all the competing racing drivers and the spectacle was broadcast live on television. This was the era when automobile manufacturers all over the world discovered rally sport as the perfect stage for presenting their models. And consequently, vehicles from different weight and performanceRead Full Story

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RPAC chases FIA World Rally Championship to bring world-class rally teams to Canada

The Rally Promoter Association of Canada (RPAC) has launched efforts to bring a round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) to Canada. “We started looking at this idea in 2011,” said founding director Keith Morison. “Recently things have started coming together and we think this is the right time to put a real effortRead Full Story

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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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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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Patrick Richard wows the crowd at Rally Baie Des Chaleurs. Photo: Rocket Rally Racing.

Rocket Rally Racing now official Subaru Rally Team Canada

Subaru Canada has established a three-year agreement with Patrick Richard and his Squamish, B.C.-based Rocket Rally Racing to continue their longtime Canadian Rally Championship (CRC) participation. The new partnership will extend over three years and solidifies Patrick Richard and Rocket Rally Racing as the official Subaru Rally Team Canada. The Canadian Rally Championship is comprisedRead Full Story

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David Higgins & Craig Drew claimed their third Rally America Championship in a row for Subaru Rally Team USA. The top three teams were all WRX STI's prepared by Vermont SportsCar. Photo courtesy Subaru

Subaru Rally Team USA win 2013 Rally America National Championship

Subaru Rally Team USA’s David Higgins and co-driver Craig Drew were crowned the 2013 Rally America National Champions, with a spectacular victory at the Lake Superior Performance Rally (LSPR) on October 20, 2013; the final round of the 2013 Rally America Championship.   Higgins entered LSPR locked in an epic season-long battle with rival Ken Block. Read Full Story

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Antoine L'Estage and Craig Parry drive their Mitsubishi Lancer EvoX to victory at the 2013 Pacific Forest Rally. CRC Photo.

2013 Pacific Forest Rally: L’Estage win puts Mitsubishi on top

Antoine L’Estage and co-driver Craig Parry won the Pacific Forest Rally (October 4-5, 2013), fourth round of the Canadian Rally Championship (CRC) in their Mitsubishi Evolution; it was L’Estage’s sixth lifetime victory at the Merritt event and 41st of his career. For the Canadian and North American champion, the Pacific Forest Rally is his thirdRead Full Story

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L’Estage and Richard, 2012 rally champions

Quebec driver Antoine L’Estage (of St-Jean-sur-Richelieu) and his co-driver Nathalie Richard (of Halifax, Nova Scotia) completed the 2012 North American Rally Cup and the Canadian Rally Championship with a second-place finish at the Rally of the Tall Pines on November 25. Antoine L’Estage and Nathalie Richard, 2012 champions. Photo: Maxime Poirier. The pair were bestedRead Full Story

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L’Estage & Mitsubishi clinch Canadian Rally Championship title in Merritt, BC

The October 13-14, 2012 weekend, the  fifth round of the Canadian Rally Championship, saw the crowning of new Canadian champions Antoine L’Estage from St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que. and co-driver Nathalie Richard from Halifax. Antoine L’Estage and co-driver Nathalie Richard. Photo: Shawn Bishop The pair took an early lead in their Mitsubishi Evolution and coasted to another outrightRead Full Story

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