Archive for 'CRC 2007'

Antoine Repeats as Champion, Brings Hyundai the Title

Posted on 24. Nov, 2007 by .

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After a treacherous Rally of the Tall Pines, with icy roads and plenty of challenge for the crews, Antoine L’Estage showed the skill and composure that has made him the Canadian Rally Champion two years in a row now!

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L’Estage Claims 40-second Lead After SS11

Posted on 24. Nov, 2007 by .

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The Lower and Middle Old Hastings stages proved to be extremely slippery this afternoon for the National competitors, with hard ice under a thin layer of snow. The first pass of cars polished the snow away, and created skating rinks for braking zones. With many blind crests, off-camber turns, and big jumps, a committed driver [...]

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Frank and Antoine Share Lead, ACP Out

Posted on 24. Nov, 2007 by .

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The slick roads at the 2007 Rally of the Tall Pines are catching up with some of the drivers, while others are thriving in the conditions. Frank Sprongl, a veteran in these conditions is now in the lead, with Antoine just behind!

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Antoine Going Steady, ACP, Block, Down and Out

Posted on 24. Nov, 2007 by .

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At the first service of the rally, two cars were obviously absent. The EVO of Andrew Comrie-Picard, and the Subaru of Ken Block were nowhere to be seen, while the other cars in the field filed into service.

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Slippery Snowy Roads

Posted on 23. Nov, 2007 by .

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The Friday night shakedown has wrapped up in Bancroft, the final opportunity for teams to get their cars in order before the start of the rally tomorrow morning. Road conditions have slowly changed over the course of the day, a good indicator of what could happen during tomorrow’s action.

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2007 Rally of the Tall Pines is here!

Posted on 23. Nov, 2007 by .

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The 2007 edition of the Rally of the Tall Pines is on, and the event is shaping up as one of the most thrilling rallies of the year! There are only two certainties with the 2007 Rally of the Tall Pines; it is bound to be exciting, and nothing else can be guaranteed!

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Antoine L’Estage Wins the Pacific Forest Rally

Posted on 20. Oct, 2007 by .

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The champagne has popped on a rally for the history books.  From full winter snow conditions in the mountains to summer gravel stages in the valley, the 2007 edition of the Pacific Forest Rally threw everything it had at the competitors.  Antoine L’Estage took a decisive win over a hard charging Norm LeBlanc, and championship [...]

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PFR: Friday Night Stages

Posted on 20. Oct, 2007 by .

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The 2007 edition of the Pacific Forest Rally is under way tonight under relatively clear night skies.  Things haven’t been totally clear sailing for competitors though, as a big storm system has been moving through the area over the past few days, turning recce into more of a game of survival.

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