Ontario Performance Rally Championship

CDNRallyLive Returns for Tall Pines

This weekend, CDNRally is once again the place to follow every minute of the Lincoln Electric Rally of the Tall Pines 2017. 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

Chris Martin Wins Tall Pines Regional - Simon Vincent Clinches Championship

Facing what he called the most challenging conditions he'd ever faced, Chris Martin won the Ontario Performance Rally Championship season finale - the Rally of the Tall Pines. READ MORE

Tune in to Tall Pines Radio Live This Saturday

This weekend, CDNRally is your exclusive home to follow every minute of the Rally of the Tall Pines 2016. READ MORE

Besner Wins Black Bear Rally

After going off the road at Galway three weeks ago, Jean-Sebastien Besner put his season back on track with a dominant victory at the Black Bear Rally. READ MORE

Peter Thomson Dominant at Galway

Competitors arriving at the OPRC's Galway Cavendish Forest Rally were greeted with a mix of torrential rain, thunderstorms, and sunshine. With conditions changing from one section of a stage to the next, and one car to another, the weather remained a consistent challenge throughout the rally. READ MORE

Simon Vincent Wins 2016 OPRC Opener

With Sylvain Vincent retiring from competition at the end of the 2015 season, it fell to his son Simon, to guide their iconic 1994 Subaru Impreza through the icy roads surrounding Maniwaki, Quebec. And with Dominique Cyr codriving, Simon certainly impressed at Rallye Perce Neige. READ MORE

Jeremy Norris Wins Tall Pines Regional, Clinches Ontario Championship

Rally Pilot Racing's Jeremy Norris went into the final round of the 2015 OPRC season simply needing to finish the event. With second placed Eric Vlasic needing to finish second or above (with a Norris DNF) to win, things were looking good for the Kitchener-based driver. READ MORE

OPRC 2015 - Black Bear Rally

Recapping the third round of the 2015 Ontario Performance Rally Championship: The Black Bear Rally

Norris Top of OPRC Class at Rallye Defi

Jeremy Norris claimed the top spot at the Ontario Performance Rally Championship's penultimate round at Rallye Defi, moving into first place in the overall standings as a result. READ MORE

Vincent Earns Narrow Victory at Black Bear

The Black Bear Rally is always decided in equal parts of speed and mechanical sympathy. Featuring some of the roughest stages on the Ontario Performance Rally Championship calendar, it frequently snatches victory away from those pushing the hardest. READ MORE

OPRC 2015 - Lanark Highlands Forest Rally

Recapping the second round of the Ontario Performance Rally Championship Season: The Lanark Highlands Forest Rally.

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

OPRC 2015 - Rallye Perce Neige

Recapping the first round of the 2015 Ontario Performance Rally Championship: Rallye Perce Neige

Jeremy Norris Returns to OPRC With a Victory

After what seemed like a short break between the end of 2014 and the 2015 season opening Rallye Perce Neige, the Ontario Performance Rally Championship returned to competition on the snow covered roads of Maniwaki, Quebec. READ MORE

Ontario Performance Rally Championship 2014 Highlights

Highlights from the 2014 Ontario Performance Rally Championship season.

Thanks to presentation sponsors Old School Motorsports and the Peterborough Motorsports Club.

OPRC 2014 Round 7 - Rally of the Tall Pines

Recapping the season finale of the 2014 Ontario Performance Rally Championship: The Rally of the Tall Pines

Thanks to presentation sponsor Old School Motorsports

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

Martin Donnelly Wins OPRC Round of Tall Pines, Clinches Championship

Martin Donnelly came to the Rally of the Tall Pines as a definite dark horse to win the Ontario Performance Rally Championship. But every once and a while, history loves a good underdog story. READ MORE

OPRC 2014 Round 6 - Rallye Defi

Recapping the sixth round of the 2014 Ontario Performance Rally Championship, Rallye Defi.

Thanks to presentation sponsor Old School Motorsports

OPRC 2014 Round 5 - Galway Cavendish Forest Rally

Recapping the fifth round of the 2014 Ontario Performance Rally Championship, the Galway-Cavendish Forest Rally.

Thanks to presentation sponsors:

Canadian Tire Chemong Road
Clearwater Design
Direct Energy
Peterborough Mitsubishi
Old School Motorsports
Parnell Motorsports
Peterborough Subaru

Martin Donnelly Tops OPRC Podium at Défi

After a tough start to his Ontario Performance Rally Championship season, Martin Donnelly was hoping to get his 2014 campaign back on track at Rallye Défi. READ MORE

OPRC Newcomer Kemp Wins Galway Cavendish Forest Rally

A veteran of the sport of Rally but a newcomer to the Ontario Performance Rally Championship, John Kemp won the Galway Cavendish Forest Rally handily. READ MORE

Eric Vlasic Rises to Victory at Black Bear

The 2014 edition of the Black Bear rally proved once again to be a war of attrition. With heavy rain leading up to the event and continuing into the early afternoon on race day, competitors expected some of the most challenging road conditions of the season. READ MORE

Sylvain Vincent Dominates Again in Lanark

Without seeing the new paint scheme on Sylvain Vincent's Subaru Impreza, one could be forgiven for believing that the clock had been turned back a year. In a near mirror image of his 2013 performance, Vincent dominated the 2014 running of the Lanark Highlands Forest Rally. READ MORE

Peter Thomson Returns To The Podium In Shannonville

2005 Canadian and Ontario Rally Champion Peter Thomson proved that he is still a threat to win anytime he hits a rally stage. Saturday's Shannonville Stages Rally, the second round of the Ontario Performance Rally Championship, marked the first event for Thompson since last year's Galway Cavendish… READ MORE

Leblanc Brothers Launch Comeback in OPRC Opener

Andre and Rene Leblanc won the Ontario Performance Rally Championship season opener at Rallye Perce Neige in Maniwaki, Quebec. 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

OPRC Upset at Rallye Defi

Can-Jam Motorsports co-driver Angela Cosner recounts her and driver Martin Donnelly narrowly missing their chance at the 2013 Ontario Performance Rally Championship driver's title. 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

Ryan Huber Wins Rough Black Bear Rally

The same stages that can be so tough for competitors in the Rally of The Tall Pines in the fall proved equally difficult in the heat of summer. Out of the 16 cars entered, only nine finished the rally. READ MORE

OPRC 2013 Rounds 2 and 3 Highlights

Highlights from the Shannonville Stages Rally and the Lanark Highlands Forest Rally, which made up rounds 2 and 3 of the 2013 Ontario Performance Rally Championship. READ MORE

Sylvain Vincent Dominates Lanark Highlands Forest Rally

It was a record breaking day for Sylvain and Simon Vincent at the third round of the Ontario Performance Rally Championship - the Lanark Highlands Forest Rally. The pair won every single stage of the rally, ahead of second placed Ryan Huber and co-driver John Vanos, no slouches in their own right,… READ MORE

Martin Donnelly Wins Revived Shannonville Stages Rally

Martin Donnelly's results on loose-surface rallies speak for themselves. But as it turns out, the Can-Jam driver isn't bad on a track either. Despite the font end of his Subaru finding one of the few trees available at the mostly track-based Shannonville Stages Rally, Donnelly won the event by more… 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

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

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

The Spectrum of Blue at GCFR 2012

Here I was sitting to the right of one of my favorite drivers and I had virtually no nerves or anxiety going into the event. With myself feeling the most relaxed and comfortable I've felt in a competition vehicle, this comfort coming from competing with Martin a few times before. We basically knew… READ MORE

Huber and Vanos Make it Three in a Row

Ryan Huber and John Vanos continued their domination of the 2012 Ontario Performance Rally Championship with a nearly flawless victory at the Galway-Cavendish Forest Rally. READ MORE

Ryan Huber Wins Unforgiving Black Bear Rally

It was dry, dusty and rough conditions that welcomed crews to the 2012 Black Bear Rally, staged just outside the town of Gilmore, Ontario. However, trouble failed to find Ryan Huber and co-driver John Vanos, who had a trouble-free run to first place. READ MORE

Ryan Huber Reigns Supreme at Hotly Contested LHFR

After a fantastic battle featuring one of the biggest fields in the history of the Lanark Highlands Forest Rally, it was Mississauga, Ontario's Ryan Huber and co-driver John Vanos who emerged victorious. 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

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

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

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

Old School Takes LHFR

Chris Martin and Brian Johnson of Old School Motorsports set a dominant pace throughout the day to win the 3rd annual Lanark Highlands Forest Rally. READ MORE

Tall Pines Win Nets "Triple Crown" for L'Estage

Subaru Rally Team Canada's Pat Richard and Alan Ockwell were unable to unseat the dominant Rockstar Royal Group Team of Antoine L'Estage and Nathalie at the 40th running of the Rally of the Tall Pines. 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