Tag Archive: Mitsubishi

Dec 02

L’Estage wins sixth championship, Mitsubishi clinches manufacturer’s title

Final round of the Canadian Rally Championship

2013-11-30Antoine L’Estage from St-Jean sur Richelieu, with co-driver by Welshman Craig Parry, finished second in his Mitsubishi Evolution at the Tall Pines Rally, the final round of the 2013 Canadian Rally Championship, and locked in his sixth Canadian Championship.

Oct 07

Canadian Rally Championship : L’Estage’s weekend win puts Mitsubishi on top

Round Four: Canadian Rally Championship

Canadian Rally Championship logoAntoine L’Estage and co-driver Craig Parry won the Pacific Forest Rally, fourth round of the Canadian Rally Championship in their Mitsubishi Evolution; it was L’Estage’s sixth lifetime victory at the Merritt event and 41st of his stellar career. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 09

Antoine L’Estage and Mitsubishi set new records at Rallye Défi

Round Three: Canadian Rally Championship

2013-09-07Antoine L’Estage won the third round of the Canadian Rally Championship (CRC), Rallye Défi, behind the wheel of his Mitsubishi Evolution. With co-driver Karl Atkinson, the pair took 16 of 23 stages, set new records and reached a key milestone during the weekend event in Quebec’s Laurentian Region.

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Oct 15

Canadian Rally Championship : L’Estage & Mitsubishi clinch Canadian title

Fifth round of the Canadian Rally Championship

Antoine LEstage - Nathalie Richard (2)Antoine LEstage - Nathalie Richard (1)Last weekend’s fifth round of the Canadian Rally Championship crowned new Canadian champions Antoine L’Estage from St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que. and co-driver Nathalie Richard from Halifax.

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May 25

Second round of the 2011 Canadian Rally Championship

Rocky Mountain Rally: a new venue !

CRCRocky Mountain RallyThe second round of the Canadian Rally Championship will be held this Friday in Alberta with the 38th running of the Rocky Mountain Rally. The event will now run on a single day near Calgary around the Kananaskis Country, a first for this event that used to head south over the last twenty years. This year’s event sees six Mitsubishi cars composing the Brigade that will seek overall victory and two other class wins. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

Rossetti-Chiarcossi (Abarth Grande Punto) win Rally Croatia

Rally Croatia final report

Rally Croatia logoRally Croatia - FinalItalians Luca Rossetti and Matteo Chiarcossi (Abarth Grande Punto) are the winners of the 38th Rally Croatia, second round of the FIA European Rally Championship. The reigning European champions led fellow countrymen Luca Betti and Maurizio Barone (Peugeot 207) and Polish Maciej Oleksowicz – Andrzej Obrebowski (Ford). Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

Rossetti pulls away while Betti increases the gap from Longhi

Rally Croatia leg two report - final 

Rally Croatia logoWith a bright end to the second day, which had its peak in the fantastic performance amongst a crowd of spectators on the special stage in the town of Opatija (derived from the old circuit). Luca Rossetti and Matteo Chiarcossi (Abarth) have stretched their led to a reassuring margin of one minute ahead of Luca Betti and Maurizio Barone (Peugeot). Read the rest of this entry »

May 20

Rossetti is still leading, Betti and Ruta are the stars of the first half of the day

Rally Croatia leg two report 

Rally Croatia logoCroatia Rally - Szymon RutaWhile we wait for the grand finale of the second day, culminating in the final special stage in the city of Rijeka, Luca Rossetti and Matteo Chiarcossi with the Abarth Grande Punto S2000 are still in the lead of the overall standings, but their advantage has been reduced by a few seconds since this morning, although they are still safe thanks to a new best stage time on SS 8. Read the rest of this entry »

May 20

President of the Republic of Croatia in Rijeka to meet the stars of Rally Croatia

Rally Croatia first leg report

Rally Croatia logoRally Croatia - Luca RossettiCroatia Rally started under the banner of the European champions Luca Rossetti and Matteo Chiarcossi, who with their Grande Punto Abarth with Michelin tires have dominated the first leg winning all the four special stages run. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 28

Mitsubishi keen on F1-style electric car series

“Our employees are saying that we should definitely do it”

Flagworld - FIAJapanese carmaker Mitsubishi has revealed its interest in F1 governing body the FIA’s plans to create a global racing series for electric cars. Recent reports said FIA president Jean Todt, who thinks the new category can be set up for 2013 and be run on formula one circuits, has been asked to create the series by the European Commission. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 03

Canadian Touring Car Championship releases partial 2011 schedule

Two visits at ICAR in Mirabel are scheduled for June 4-5 and September 10-11

CCTCC2010-09-12_0098Currently the schedule is comprised of fourteen races over seven event weekends.  Additional events may be added before the season begins. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 29

Antoine L’Estage and Nathalie Richard aim for the lead of the championship

Round 5 : Pacific Forest Rally… 

Antoine L’Estage and Nathalie Richard, both of St-Jean-sur-Richelieu (QC) are among the favourites in this weekend’s Pacific Forest Rally, in British Columbia, the penultimate round of the 2010 Canadian Rally Championship. At the wheel of their Rockstar Royal Group Mitsubishi Evo X, the team has won four of the past five events in North America and is striving for a sixth win this weekend, which would vault them into the lead of the Canadian title hunt. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 01

Subaru’s Richard second in Rocky Mountain Rally

Subaru entries also claim 3rd, 4th, and 5th positions

Subaru Rally Team Canada driver Patrick Richard and co-driver Alan Ockwell claimed second place in the Rocky Mountain Rally held this past weekend near Calgary, Alberta. First place was taken by Antoine L’Estage and Nathalie Richard of Mitsubishi. After two events Subaru and Mitsubishi are tied for first in the Canadian Manufacturer’s Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 31

Dakar: Volkswagen a fortress under siege

Now is the time to make it count

Last year, the Volkswagen team achieved victory by placing a diesel-powered vehicle on the highest step of the Dakar podium for the first time. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 20

The Canadian and North American Rally titles up for grabs by Antoine L’Estage and Nathalie Richard

Round 6 – Rally of the Tall Pines 

IMG_4716 copieQuebec driver Antoine L’Estage, co-driven by Nathalie Richard, both of St-Jean-sur-Richelieu (QC), will contest this weekend’s Rally of the Tall Pines in Bancroft, Ontario, the final round of the Canadian Rally Championship and the North American Rally Cup. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 18

Final round of the Canadian Rally Championship

National title at stake for Mitsubishi at Tall Pines Rally

With the sixth and final round of the Canadian Rally Championship being held this weekend in Bancroft, Ontario, Antoine L’Estage and co-driver Nathalie Richard from St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Québec, in their 2009 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, are one step closer to becoming national champions.  If this happens, it will be a first for Mitsubishi in Canada. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

IRC: Volkswagen confirms programme for Maurin

Volkswagen will return to the Intercontinental Rally Challenge

When the Rene Georges Rally Sport operation fields a Volkswagen Polo Super 2000 for rising star Julien Maurin. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

The latest news from IRC

Proton joined IRC

Proton, which was confirmed as the seventh manufacturer to join the Intercontinental Rally Challenge yesterday (Thursday March 12), is likely to make its IRC debut “as soon as possible.” Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 10

Peterhansel abandons Dakar Rally

Sainz back in front with stage win

Defending champion Stephane Peterhansel withdrew from the Dakar Rally with a broken engine on Friday, while Carlos Sainz won the seventh stage across the Andes and regained the lead. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 10

Dakar: Day to forget for Mitsubishi

Mitsubishi’s hopes of an eighth successive Dakar Rally win looked doomed

When Luc Alphand put concern for a stricken teammate above his desire for a second victory. Read the rest of this entry »

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