Tag Archive: Eastern Canadian Rally Championship

Sep 10

Eastern Canadian Rally Championship: “Crazy Leo” wins the 2017 Rallye Défi !

It was also the seventh round of the 2017 Eastern Canadian Rally Championship (ECRC)

2017-09-09-1956Held this weekend in and around Montpellier, in the Outaouais region of Quebec, The Rallye Défi celebrated the twenty-fifth edition and its thirty-fifth anniversary since  inception.

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Aug 21

Eastern Canadian Rally Championship: Nick and Kelly Mathew win in Nova Scotia !

Presented in Dartmouth and on the roads around Walton, Nova Scotia

Eastern Canadian Rally Championship Nick and Kelly Mathew win in Nova Scotia !Sixth round of the 2017 Eastern Canadian Rally Championship (ECRC), and the only series event presented in the Maritimes (the 8 others take place in Ontario and Quebec), the Ledwidge Lookoff Rally was won this past weekend by the brother-sister duo of Nick and Kelly Mathew, in their Subaru WRX STI. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 13

Eastern Canadian Rally Championship: Ontarians Laurens Wit and Jonathan Cox claim victory at the Black Bear Rally

Laurens Wit was participating in this event for his third time

ECRC-CREC logoOntarian driver Laurens Wit, of Dunrobin, and his co-driver Jonathan Cox, of Owen Sound, won the Black Bear Rally this weekend at the wheel of their Subaru WRX. This event, held in the Gilmour region of Ontario, marked the mid-season of the Eastern Canadian Rally Championship (ECRC).

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Jul 03

Eastern Canadian Rally Championship: Jean-Sébastien Besner and Yvan Joyal win the Rallye Baie-des-Chaleurs!

Besner/Joyal’s victory reaffirms their position at the top of the championship leaderboard

BDC-PhotoMDroletThe third of nine rounds of the 2017 Eastern Canadian Rally Championship (ECRC) season, the classic Rallye Baie-des-Chaleurs, in the Gaspésie region of Quebec, saw victory go to Montrealers Jean-Sébastien Besner and Yvan Joyal in their Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX.

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May 08

Eastern Canadian Rally Championship: First Victory of 2017 for Simon Vincent and Martin Cadieux !

This event brought together nineteen teams and saw an exciting battle play out for the victory

ECRC-CREC logoAs the second of nine rounds in the 2017 Eastern Canadian Rally Championship (ECRC), the Lanark Highlands Forest Rally was held this past weekend in Ontario.

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Feb 05

Successful return for Leo Urlichich, winner of the 2017 Rallye Perce-Neige !

Rallye Perce-Neige was held this weekend in Maniwaki, Québec, as the opening round of the 2017 Eastern Canadian Rally Championship (ECRC)

Successful return for Leo Urlichich, winner of the 2017 Rallye Perce-Neige ! This event was welcomed for the 52nd time on the snow and ice-covered roads in and around Maniwaki, in the Haute-Gatineau (Outaouais) region of Quebec. Changes in the leaderboard were frequent but in the end, Ontario resident Leo Urlichich, co-driven by American Alex Kuhirani, took the honours in his brand new Production Class Subaru WRX STI. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 28

Eastern Canadian Rally Championship: Chris Martin and Brian Johnson conclude the season with a victory at the Rally of the Tall Pines

This event is always hotly contested, especially when the dirt roads are covered in snow or ice, as was the case for this 2016 edition

ECRC-CREC logo Held this past weekend in Bancroft, Ontario, the classic Rally of the Tall Pines marked the final round of the Eastern Canadian Rally Championship’s (ECRC) 2016 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 23

Marc Bourassa and Daniel Paquette win the Rallye de Charlevoix!

Rallye de Charlevoix, the penultimate round of the 2016 Eastern Canadian Rally Championship (ECRC) season, was held this past weekend

2016-09-10-1421 The very popular and publicized event, which was taking part in the ECRC for the very first time, saw victory go to Marc Bourassa and Daniel Paquette at the wheel of their Subaru WRX STI. This success, earned in particularly difficult weather conditions with rain falling throughout the length of the event and sometimes very heavily, permits Bourassa and his co-driver to engrave their names as winners of the event for the first time.  This was also their second consecutive win in this season’s championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 11

ECRC Series: Marc Bourassa and Daniel Paquette win an exciting Rallye Défi

The popular Rallye Défi welcomed no fewer than twenty-seven entries into the ECRC

2016-09-10 The seventh of nine rounds in the 2016 Eastern Canadian Rally Championship (ECRC) took place this past weekend in the Petite Nation region of Québec (Outaouais’ MRC Papineau).

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Aug 08

ECRC: Another win for Jean-Sébastien Besner

This time at the Black Bear Rally

2015-09-11_0040 The Black Bear Rally, sixth of nine rounds in the 2016 Eastern Canadian Rally Championship (ECRC), was held this past weekend in Gilmour, Ontario. An event with a rich history, its winners include drivers like six-time Canadian champion Frank Sprongl and the legendary American action sports star Travis Pastrana. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 25

Eastern Canadian Rally Championship: Jean-Sébastien Besner and Hubert Gaudreau claim victory in Nova Scotia !

The Eastern Canadian Rally Championship (ECRC) consists of nine rounds this season

ECRC-CREC logo The 2016 Eastern Canadian Rally Championship’s (ECRC) fifth of nine rounds and the only event contested in the Maritimes, the Ledwidge Lookoff Rally, in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, resulted in victory for the Quebec team of Jean-Sébastien Besner and his co-driver Hubert Gaudreau as they dominated the competition and won every single competitive stage. In two-wheel drive, local driver Malcolm Swann (co-driven by Quebecker Martin Cadieux) was victorious.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 10

Peter Thomson and Frank Sprongl winners of this weekend’s Galway Cavendish Forest Rally!

Rally fans were treated by the participation of former Canadian champion Peter Thomson

ECRC-CREC logo As the fourth of nine rounds of the 2016 Eastern Canadian Rally Championship (ECRC), the Galway Cavendish Forest Rally took place this weekend in Catchacoma, north of Peterborough, Ontario.

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Jul 03

Local favourites André and René Leblanc take the win at Rallye Baie des-Chaleurs

In two-wheel drive, multi-time Quebec champion Simon Dubé earned himself another victory, co-driven by American Aaron Crescenti

IMG_0791 As the third of nine rounds in the 2016 Eastern Canadian Rally Championship (ECRC), the popular Rallye Baie-des-Chaleurs in the Gaspé region of Québec, saw local favourites, brothers André and René Leblanc, win by 37 seconds ahead of Maxime Labrie/Anik Barrette at the end of an action-packed event.

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May 08

Jean-Sébastien Besner and Yvan Joyal win in Ontario and take the lead of the Eastern Canadian Rally Championship

Dominated by Montrealers Jean-Sébastien Besner and Yvan Joyal in an EFI Performance Team Mitsubishi Lancer Evo.9

2015-09-11_0040 The Lanark Highlands Forest Rally, the second of nine rounds in the 2016 Eastern Canadian Rally Championship (ECRC), took place this past weekend in McDonalds Corners, Ontario, southwest of Ottawa.

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Feb 07

Maxime and Robert Labrie, First Winners of 2016 in the Eastern Canadian Rally Championship

A tricky event taking place on snow and ice

Maxime and Robert Labrie, First Winners of 2016 in the Eastern Canadian Rally Championship This past weekend, the Rallye Perce-Neige was held in Maniwaki, Québec, the first round of the 2016 Eastern Canadian Rally Championship (ECRC).

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Jan 20

Rallye Charlevoix now part of the Eastern Canadian Rally Championship

The Rallye de Charlevoix is evolving this year

Rallye de Charlevoix logo This event has always been very well received by competitors, which has been its main goal since it’s resurrection in recent years.

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Sep 13

Eastern Canadian Rally Championship: Perfect Score for Joël Levac and Stéphanie Lewis at Rallye Défi

Rallye Défi Results…

2015-09-11_0157The third round of the 2015 Eastern Canadian Rally Championship (ECRC) took place this past weekend in Ste-Agathe (Laurentians) and Montpellier (Outaouais) areas of Quebec.

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Feb 03

Eastern Canadian Rally Championship kicks off this Saturday

New Performance Rally Championship…

ECRC-CREC logo A brand new motorsport championship will start this weekend at the Rallye Perce-Neige Maniwaki. The Eastern Canadian Rally Championship (ECRC), pitting all the young Canadian drivers against each other, as well as numerous veterans. Read the rest of this entry »

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