Archive for 'Tall Pines 2008'

Pat Richard closes out 2008 with a win!

Posted on 22. Nov, 2008 by .

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Pat Richard and Alan Ockwell commandeered a lead of over five minutes heading into the final stages of the 2008 Rally of the Tall Pines. In an event that has punished many, even those still in the hunt had to fight to make it to the end.

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Richard and Ockwell take lead at Pines

Posted on 22. Nov, 2008 by .

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Pat Richard and Alan Ockwell have claimed a massive lead over the early stages of the 2008 Rally of the Tall Pines. Their biggest competition, in the form of Antoine L'Estage in his Hyundai Tiburon and Ken Block of the Subaru Rally Team USA, both suffered problems in the early stages.

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The Real Deal

Posted on 21. Nov, 2008 by .

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Each year, we look forward to Tall Pines. As media, we each get a chance to sit down in the right seat of a rally car as part of the media rides program. This year, Erik Ockwell and I got to ride with some of the best. I hopped in with Subaru Rally Team USA [...]

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Throwdown Showdown: Rally of the Tall Pines 2008

Posted on 21. Nov, 2008 by .

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The stage is set for the final round of the Canadian Rally Championship – the Rally of the Tall Pines. The teams have been out on their recce passes and are due into the service area any moment. Cold temperatures in the Bancroft, Ontario area mean that roads are frozen, some consisting of frozen gravel, [...]

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On the Limit: Ken Block and Rally

Posted on 19. Nov, 2008 by .

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Four years ago, a brand new driver arrived at the Rally of the Tall Pines for his rally debut. After an off road excursion that ended his event, the driver left Bancroft and didn't return until 2007. In the years between events, that driver went from an unknown to one of the top names in [...]

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