Op-Ed: Media Done Right at Rally of the Tall Pines

US rally fans, myself included, often complain about the lack of media coverage at stage rally events.  In the Rally America Championship we’ve seen it go from the well funded days of a satellite truck with live video and interviews to waiting multiple hours for times to get posted and maybe the occasional Facebook post.  There have been some recent improvements with the occasional Facebook live stream and Jim Beaver’s service park interviews with the top few, but it’s still a far cry from what many of us fans think…

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Meanwhile out West…. Rocky Mountain Rally!

While today continues the 2nd day of STPR in the states, out west and a wee bit north of the border in Canada the Rocky Mountain Rally kicks off.  The 2 day event is the 2nd round of the Canadian Rally Championship and is a favorite among drivers.  The entry list may not be large in number, but is big on competition.  A number of Pacific Northwest competitors cross both borders for the regional Cascadia International Rally Championship which mixes CRC, Rally America, and regional events.   The Rocky Mountain Rally consists of…

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PR – Team RallyErika Take On Tall Pines Rally With New Sponsor

Press Release Chelsmford, MA: Team O’Neil Rally School joins Team RallyErika as they head to the final round of the Canadian Rally Championship. The team of Erika Detota and Mary Warren are pleased to announce an exciting new partner – Team O’Neil. The school’s support has allowed the girls to test and tune their Subaru Impreza before their next event. “I am glad Erika was able to shakedown the car before the event, as it will be her first time in Canada. We would like to work closer in the…

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Chris Greenhouse – Top of the Podium, Again!

  After a dominant performance at the NASA Rally Sport Sandblast Rally in South Carolina earlier this year, Chris Greenhouse went up to the Great White North to compete in Rallye Baie des Chaleurs, round 3 of the Canadian Rally Championship.  Below is the press release form his latest win.     Greenhouse unstoppable at Rallye Baie des Chaleurs, wins 2-wheel-drive photo by Danny Bujold New Richmond, QC, Canada: Chris Greenhouse drove to another Canadian Rally Championship 2-wheel-drive victory at Rallye Baie des Chaleurs 2015. The team of Chris Greenhouse and…

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Rallies This Weekend – We Laugh at Silly Long Off Seasons!

Unlike most other forms of motorsports, rally racing is already in full swing for the 2015 season. There is no need to wait for good weather as difficult winter conditions are prime territory for the fire breathing, crest jumping, beasts of rally. Last month already saw the Internationale Jännerrallye in Austria for the ERC, Rally Monte-Carlo for the WRC, and the Sno*Drift Rally in Rally America. This weekend we get even more championships underway with the Middle East Rally Championship, Canadian Rally Championship, and the ERC is already into round…

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Video – CRC Rallye Perce Neige Featuring Chris Greenhouse and Proper Sportsmanship!

[youtube_sc url=”http://youtu.be/Zump9CJNXr4?t=20m14s”] You may recall the interview we had with Chris Greenhouse back in September, and although his season in the Canadian Rally Championship was cut short, this video shows the quality of sportsman he is and how racing needs more competitors like him.

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RALLY – Exclusive Interview With Chris Greenhouse!

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis week I had the wonderful opportunity to chat with one of my favorite USA rally drivers, Chris Greenhouse.  Chris pretty much lives my dream.  He flies airplanes for a living and races rally cars in his free time!  Although Chris Greenhouse has competed in regional and national championships in the USA for nearly a decade, this season he made the decision to compete in the Canadian Rally Championship. We talk about how he got started in rally, his slippery start (both literally…

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Episode 217 – OpenPaddock.net Podcast

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSYour host Shaun, his co-host Mike and his other co-host Mike lead you through this week’s news in motor racing. The trio look at how the IndyCar grid is shaping up, and comment on the National Guard deal with Rahal that we all knew was all but complete. Shaw previews Rally Sweden and the first round of the Canadian Championship. Rally America officially announces it’s deal with NBCSN and the WRC will air on MAVTV. Bernie slams the F1 farce, and…

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PR – Greenhouse Sets Sights on Canadian Championship

  Lebanon, OH, USA – Chris Greenhouse and the All Speed Innovations rally team have committed to the CARSRally Canadian Rally Championship for 2014. The Lebanon, Ohio, USA based team will be fighting for the 2WD Championship in their Dodge Neon SRT4. Last year, Chris had a solid third place finish in the RallyAmerica 2WD National Championship, and will be looking to build on the successes of 2013 in the upcoming Canadian series. “We had a good year in 2013,” said Chris. “We gained a lot of valuable experience, we…

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