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Charlevoix, a performance rally in the heart of the city!

Although not on the calendar of the championship or the North American Cup, the Rallye de Charlevoix competition remains the most internationally known Canadian performance rally.

If this event was created in 1986, it is the turn of the century that Charlevoix has been registered on the international calendar of the FIA ​​as a candidate for the World Championship WRC. But having concurrent North American Rally Mexico which had a budget nine times higher, the fight did not last long. In 2003, manages evil and having no support from major sponsors, the event calendar quebecois disappeared while Mexico acceded to the WRC.

In 2009, the Rallye de Charlevoix was stimulus and event at the outset revives its passionate audience. Cote show, the 2011 edition will compete this Saturday promises to be exceptional with the participation of nearly double the crews usually found other Rally Championship Quebec, including the North American champion, Antoine L'Estage. For the occasion, he will co-pilot the legendary John Buffum. The former American pilot, the only one who won a European rally in the 1980s, is the preparateur ASSIGNED Mitsubishi Lancer Evo.X L'Estage. Compete in the Rallye de Charlevoix is ​​all somehow end gift season that are L'Estage and mentor.

The rally competitions are often unknown to the general public North American because they occur on a "playground" very remote, often in forests or desert areas. With two of his timed stages in the center of Clermont Saturday morning, Rallye de Charlevoix arias European ordeal and is part of these events that can be used to evolve the heart of the cities even without too many restrictions . This is probably precisely what makes the popularity of this event.

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