Canadian Rally Championship

L'Estage Rounds out 2017 with a Win at Big White

Antoine L'Estage and Alan Ockwell closed out their 2017 Canadian Rally Championship season with yet another victory at the Big White Winter Rally. READ MORE

L'Estage Wins at Tall Pines, Extends Series Lead

Antoine L'Estage and Alan Ockwell put on a clinic at the 2017 edition of the Rally of the Tall Pines. Winning stage after stage, the Subaru Rally Team Canada crew were unmatched on Tall Pines' tricky stages. READ MORE

Three in a Row for L'Estage at PFR

Antoine L'Estage and Alan Ockwell claimed their third consecutive Canadian Rally Championship victory at the Pacific Forest Rally. READ MORE

L'Estage Stages Dramatic Comeback at Defi

Antoine L'Estage and Alan Ockwell won their second Canadian Rally Championship Rally of 2017 at Rallye Defi. READ MORE

L'Estage Wins First Rally of 2017 at Baie

Antoine L'Estage and Alan Ockwell won their first Canadian Rally Championship event of the 2017 season at the most widely recognized event on the calendar, Rallye Baie des Chaleurs. READ MORE

Brandon Semenuk Wins Rocky, L'Estage Retires

Brandon Semenuk won his first ever Canadian Rally Championship event at the Rocky Mountain Rally, while Antoine L'Estage retired just kilometers from the finish. READ MORE

Higgins wins Rallye Perce Neige, Crazy Leo first in CRC

It was a Subaru Rally Team USA 1-2 at the 2017 edition of Rallye Perce Neige. David Higgins and Craig Drew finished in the top spot in their first trip to Maniwaki, with SRT USA teammates Travis Pastrana and Robbie Durant placing second. READ MORE

L'Estage Wins at Big White, Secures Championship Title

Early in the 2016 Canadian Rally Championship season, it looked as if Antoine L'Estage was going to have a season to forget.That all changed at the Big White Winter Rally, when the Quebec driver won his third rally in a row, cementing his 9th Canadian Rally Championship title in the process. READ MORE

L'Estage Back on Track at PFR

Antoine L'Estage put his season firmly back on track with a decisive victory at the Pacific Forest Rally. READ MORE

Bourassa Wins Rally Defi, L'Estage Retires

Marc Bourassa took a surprise win at Rallye Defi, with Antoine L'Estage retiring after suffering transmission problems on the event's first day. READ MORE

Levac Wins Rallye Baie des Chaleurs

Joel Levac and Stephanie Lewis reigned supreme at the most popular event on the Canadian Rally Championship calendar, Rallye Baie des Chaleurs. READ MORE

L'Estage and Garrod win Rocky Mountain Rally

Antoine L'Estage and Darren Garrod earned their first win of the 2016 Canadian Rally Championship season with a dominant victory at the Rocky Mountain Rally. READ MORE

Besner Wins LHFR in First Attempt

After a long winter break, competitors in the OPRC returned to the fast, flowing roads of the Lanark Highlands in Eastern Ontario. The Lanark Highlands Forest Rally marked the second event on the calendar for the OPRC for 2016. READ MORE

Boris Djordjevic Wins Cochrane Rally

Boris Djordjevic and Leanne Junnila won the first round of the Western Canada Rally Championship ahead of one of the most capable fields in years. READ MORE

Maxime Labrie Wins Rallye Perce Neige

Maxime Labrie pulled off a surprising victory at Rallye Perce Neige, after an uncharacteristically crowded battle at the top of the order. As usual, Perce Neige's challenging stages and varying conditions played a key role in the final result, with the rally lead changing hands several times… READ MORE

Vincent Wins Rally of the Tall Pines

Prior to the 2015 Canadian Rally Championship season finale, Sylvain Vincent had never won a national rally. As amazing as that seems, it is even more incredible that he was able to achieve his first victory in what would be his last rally before retiring from the sport. READ MORE

CARS Announces 2016 CRC Schedule

The Canadian Association of Rallysport (CARS) has announced the schedule for the 2016 Canadian Rally Championship. READ MORE

L'Estage Wins Shortened Rocky Mountain Rally

Antoine L'Estage made the most of incredibly challenging conditions at this year's Rocky Mountain Rally, earning his second CRC win in as many weeks. READ MORE

L'Estage Returns To The Podium At PFR

As the Canadian Rally Championship headed West for the first of two rounds in British Colombia, Antoine L'Estage was in the rare position of looking to rebound. READ MORE

Joel Levac Nets First CRC Win at Defi

Joel Levac earned his first ever Canadian Rally Championship victory at Rallye Défi, as championship leader Antoine L'Estage had a weekend to forget. READ MORE

L'Estage Pushes Hard for Victory at Baie-des-Chaleurs

After starting the 2015 season with a resounding victory at Rallye Perce Niege, Antoine L'Estage and Alan Ockwell were keen to continue their dominance at Rallye Baie-des-Chaleurs. READ MORE

Martin/Ockwell Team Up For Lanark Victory

Making his return to the Ontario Performance Rally Championship at a revamped Lanark Highlands Forest Rally, Chris Martin knew he needed an experienced codriver by his side. And in choosing Alan Ockwell, he found himself sitting beside one of the best in the business. READ MORE

Roger Sieber Wins Cochrane Rally

The Western Canadian Rally Championship kicked off its 2015 season this past weekend in Cochrane, Alberta. With 25 teams entered, and the old timber roads of the Alberta wilderness providing an unpredictable combination of snow, slush and mud, every competitor started the season with a chance at… READ MORE

New Car, Same Result For L'Estage

Heading into the 2015 season opener as a newly minted Subaru Rally Team Canada, Antoine L'Estage looked set to mirror, and even improve upon, the successes of last year. READ MORE

Antoine L'Estage and Alan Ockwell Join Subaru Rally Team Canada

Subaru Canada, Inc. is excited to announce that seasoned veterans Antoine L'Estage and Alan Ockwell will join Subaru Rally Team Canada (SRTC) in their quest for their 11th Canadian Rally Championship for Marques during the 2015 Canadian Rally Championship season. READ MORE

Antoine L'Estage Wins Tall Pines, Concludes Dominant Season

Antoine L'Estage capped off his 2014 Canadian Rally Championship season the same way it began ten months ago, with a win. Leading every stage on his way to the sixth win of the season, L'Estage and co-driver Alan Ockwell had yet another trouble free result. READ MORE

Antoine L'Estage Wins Pacific Forest Rally, Clinches 7th Canadian Championship

Antoine L'Estage is now the most successful rally driver in Canadian history. With his historic win at a largely revamped Pacific Forest Rally, he clinched the 2014 Canadian Rally Championship, and passes... READ MORE

Antoine L'Estage Dominates Défi As New Cars Surprise

Antoine L'Estage's victory at Rallye Défi probably came as no surprise to anyone in Canadian rallying circles. With Pat Richard announcing his retirement not long before Défi, it seemed as though L'Estage would walk away with yet another victory. READ MORE

Antoine L'Estage Wins 2014 Rallye Baie des Chaleurs

Antoine L'Estage came to the 2014 edition of Rally Baie des Chaleurs without Rockstar sponsorship, but a change in livery failed to hinder the six time national champion. READ MORE

Subaru Canada Elevates 2014 CRC Participation

Subaru Canada announced today that they have established a three year agreement with Patrick Richard and Rocket Rally Racing to continue their longtime Canadian Rally Championship participation. READ MORE

L'Estage Dominates CRC Season Opener

Antoine L'Estage began his 2014 Canadian Rally Championship in the same way he ended his previous one, with a victory. Driving with CRC legend John Hall in the navigator's seat, L'Estage won all but two of the 17 snow-covered stages. READ MORE

Chris Martin Snatches Incredible Tall Pines Win, L'Estage Claims Championship

Longtime regional competitor Chris Martin won the season ending Rally of the Tall Pines, riding consistency and extensive knowledge of the roads to his incredible victory. READ MORE

Antoine L'Estage Wins Rocky Mountain Rally, Claims Championship Lead

Antoine L'Estage edged closer to claiming yet another Canadian Rally Championship, winning a revamped yet treacherous Rocky Mountain Rally. By virtue of his victory, he also claimed his sixth North American Rally Championship title. READ MORE

L'Estage Wins Third Consecutive Rally at PFR

Antoine L'Estage won his third consecutive Canadian rally by putting in a flawless performance at the Pacific Forest Rally, and despite suffering a puncture on the final stage of the event. READ MORE

L'Estage, Richard, and Riddle Recap Rallye Défi 2013

Antoine L'Estage, Pat Richard, and Max Riddle recap their Rallye Défi Finishes. READ MORE

L'Estage Wins Rallye Defi With New Codriver

Antoine L'Estage continued his winning ways in the Canadian Rally Championship, putting in a flawless performance at the 2013 edition of Rallye Defi. READ MORE

L'Estage and Richard Discuss The Final Day of Rallye Baie Des Chaleurs

Antoine L'Estage and Pat Richard talk about their respective second days at Rallye Baie des Chaleurs, as well as their outlooks for the rest of the season. READ MORE

L'Estage Perseveres To Win Record Setting 5th Rallye Baie des Chaleurs

The words "Never Give Up" appear on the rear wing of Antoine L'Estage's Mitsubishi Evo X, and there was no shortage of resolve at this year's Rallye Baie des Chaleurs. READ MORE

L'Estage, Richard, and Urlichich Talk Day 1 at Rallye Baie Des Chaleurs

Antoine L'Estage, Pat Richard, and "Crazy" Leo Urlichich discuss their difficulties after the first day of Rallye Baie des Chaleurs, and look forward to day two. READ MORE

Crazy Leo Retiring From Rally Driving - APRIL FOOLS

After suffering serious injuries in a skiing accident in February, Crazy Leo Urlichich has announced that he won't be able to continue competing as a driver with Can-Jam Motorsports. We sat down with Leo and his former co-driver Carl Williamson at a recent test day to discuss their plans to move… READ MORE

Perce Neige Service Timelapses: Pat Richard and Crazy Leo

Watch the Rocket Rally Racing and Can-Jam Motorsports teams work to keep their respective cars on the road during the final service at Rallye Perce Neige 2013. READ MORE

L'Estage, Williamson, and Urlichich Talk Bad Luck and New Cars at Perce Neige

Antoine L'Estage, Carl Williamson, and Crazy Leo Urlichich discuss their bad luck at Rallye Perce Neige, as well as their plans to possibly debut new cars with their respective teams. READ MORE

Pat Richard Overcomes Treacherous Conditions To Win Rallye Perce-Neige

Former Canadian champion Pat Richard claimed victory in round one of the 2013 Canadian Championship, Rallye Perce-Neige. Richard and new co-driver Rob Fagg claimed the top spot on the national podium after driving a flawless rally - and a bit of bad luck in icy conditions from traditional… READ MORE

Carl Williamson Reflects on His First Year With Crazy Leo

I sit here on my first flight to Canada of 2013 and find myself reflecting on the previous 12 months. It's hard to put it into words so I will ask some fundamental questions of myself attempt to answer them. Plus I can convince myself I'm important enough to have had an interview like I've just read… READ MORE

Pat Richard Squeezes Out Victory At Tall Pines

Pat Richard claimed his first victory in more than a year at the Canadian Rally Championship's season finale, the 42nd Rally of the Tall Pines. READ MORE

Antoine L'Estage Wins Pacific Forest Rally, Clinches Canadian Championship

It didn't take long for Antoine L'Estage and Nathalie Richard to clinch their fifth Canadian Rally Championship title - their third in as many years. The Rockstar team had yet another clean, consistent run, encountering only minor trouble from a broken wheel on the final stage of day 1. READ MORE

Ken Block Triumphs in Return to Canada

Ken Block made a convincing return to the Canadian Rally Championship, completely dominating the 2012 edition of Rallye Defi. After the first four stages of day 1 Block and co-driver Alex Gelsomino had opened up a 58 second lead from their closest competitors, Antoine L'Estage and Nathalie Richard. READ MORE

Ken Block to Run at Rallye Défi

Monster World Rally Team driver Ken Block will make his return to the Canadian Rally Championship at next week's Rallye Défi in Ste Agathe, Quebec. READ MORE

Jan and Jody Zedril Eager to Return to the CRC

After several years of being a staple in the Canadian Rally scene, and specifically the 2wd National Championship, Jan and Jody Zedril decided to take the 2012 season off completely. We dropped the brothers a line asking what they had been up to during their time away from the sport. READ MORE

L'Estage and Richard Make it Three for Three

Antoine L'Estage and Nathalie Richard took what has become their usual place at the top step of the podium at the Canadian Rally Championship season highlight Rallye Baie des Chaleurs. READ MORE

New Trailer for CRC Documentary

Many North American rally fans are now familiar with “Easier Said Than Done”, a proposed documentary about the sport of rallying, featuring drivers from both North America and the World Rally Championship. But there is another project aiming to give fans an insider’s look at the… READ MORE

L'Estage Wins Again at Treacherous Rocky Mountain Rally

Antoine L’Estage and co-driver Nathalie Richard cruised to another clean and unproblematic victory at a Rocky Mountain Rally that featured changing conditions throughout the weekend. READ MORE

Crazy Leo Talks Going Viral, His Year So Far, And Why He Hates Jemba Pacenotes

In the relatively short period of time since he burst onto the North American rally scene, 'Crazy Leo' Urlichich has established himself as a clear favourite amongst fans in Canada and the United States. READ MORE

Cassidy, Last Ditch Racing Release 2012 Schedule

John Cassidy and the Last Ditch Racing team have named Rallye Baie des Chaleurs and the New England Forest Rally as their choice events for the 2012 North American rally season. READ MORE

Rallye Perce Neige in 3D

Experience Rallye Perce Neige 2012 in full 3D! Throw on a pair of anaglyph (red/blue) glasses or fire up your 3D TV and sit back for 4 minutes of eye popping snow rally! READ MORE

Ken Block Returns to Canada in 2012

Monster World Rally Team driver and action sports icon Ken Block announced his 2012 schedule on Thursday, and it includes a pair of Canadian events. In addition to a full Global Rallycross Championship, select Rally America and WRC events, Block will also be tackling Rallye Défi in September… READ MORE

Perce Neige Time Lapse: L'Estage & Richard

Watch John Buffum's Libra Racing team complete a 30 minute service on Antoine L'Estage and Nathalie Richard's Mitsubishi Evo X in only 30 seconds. READ MORE

L'Estage Wins Rallye Perce Neige, Crazy Leo Stages Epic Comeback

Antoine L'Estage began his 2012 Canadian Rally Championship season in style by taking victory in the opening round of the series at Rallye Perce Neige, which also happened to mark the 100th career rally of his longtime co-driver, Nathalie Richard. READ MORE

2012 Canadian Rally Championship Season Preview

With mere hours to go until the 2012 CRC season opens at Rallye Perce Neige in Maniwaki, Quebec, Canadian rally fans do not have long to wait before the cars hit the stages for the first time in the new year. READ MORE

Crazy Leo Confirms Carl Williamson as Co-Driver for 2012

"Crazy" Leo Urlichich has announced that former World Rally Championship co-driver Carl Williamson will be teaming with him for the upcoming Canadian Rally Championship season. READ MORE

Crazy Leo Wins War of Attrition at Tall Pines

"Crazy" Leo Urlichich scored the maiden victory of his brief rallying career this past weekend at the Canadian Rally Championship finale, the Rally of the Tall Pines in Bancroft, Ontario. READ MORE

Richard Wins PFR, L'Estage Clinches Canadian Championship

The 2011 Pacific Forest Rally in Merritt, BC might have marked a return to form for Pat Richard, but it was Antoine L'Estage who once again stole the show by securing his fourth Canadian Rally Championship. It has been a stellar season for the Quebec native and co-driver Nathalie Richard, who had… READ MORE

Seven Straight For L'Estage

Antoine L'Estage and Nathalie Richard netted their seventh straight Canadian victory and secured the North American title at the historic Rallye Défi. The win widens the already sizeable Canadian Championship lead the duo has held all season. READ MORE

L'Estage Takes CRC Round One

Rockstar Royal Group's Antoine L'Estage and Nathalie Richard started the 2011 Canadian Rally Championship with a clean victory to take the early lead in the 6 round series. READ MORE

L'Estage Clinches Fifth Défi Win

Antoine L'Estage and Nathalie Richard ran a flawless Rallye Défi to land their second win of the Canadian season, and L'Estage's fifth victory at the event. READ MORE