RallyCast Ep. 28 with Keith Morison, Director of the Rally Promoter Association of Canada

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis week we have Keith Morison who is one of the directors heading up the recently formed Rally Promoter Association of Canada which has a mission to bring the WRC to Canadian soil.  We talk about his background in rallying, organizing, and the plan to bring the World Championship to a more northern part of North America.   Use these links below to follow their progress or become a member to help further the cause! Rally Promoter of Canada  Facebook:   …

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OpenPaddock RallyCast Episode 25 with Jason Anthony

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSAfter a bit of time off for the holidays, we’re back! In this show Mike has a special guest for the RallyCast, Jason Anthony who is a contributing writer to World Rally Blog.  Jason gives some great insight from a fan’s perspective of rallying in the US and abroad. We discuss how the 2017 seasons in the WRC and the USA will be remembered, and what we would like to see in 2018. Apologies for the background noise as we did…

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OpenPaddock RallyCast Episode 17.1

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSRallyCast Episode 17.1 from Monday, May 1st 2017.  In this episode Mike, Ian,and Matt review all kinds of WRC stuff because we’ve been away for a while. We also discuss the impact of the new WRC 2017 aero devices and ponder why it is the camaraderie in rally seems superior to that of other forms of motorsport.    WRC Mexico Results WRC Corisca Results Video of Evo crash into church WRC Argentina Results / Standings RedBull.TV video links Day 1 Recap Argentina…

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American Dillon Van Way to Compete in Junior World Rally Championship

2014 Rally America Super Production Champion Dillon Van Way released the news on Facebook that we’ve been holding on to for a little while.  Van Way is set to compete in the Junior World Rally Championship.     Van Way stated on Facebook: Better late than never… I planned on making a cool announcement post, but since I’m sitting in the airport on my way I guess this will have to do. It’s official, I will be competing in the 2017 JWRC! It’s an incredible opportunity and I am so…

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Wallingford & Junnila Take on WRC’s Toughest Challenge

Did you know that we have an American competing in WRC Rally Mexico this weekend? That’s right! Dave Wallingford and his Canadian Co-driver Leanne Junnila will be driving a M-Sport / Team O’Neil Fiesta R2 in one of the longest and toughest events on the entire WRC calendar!  WRC Mexico is known for taking it’s toll on both drivers and machinery with it’s high temperatures and nearly 9,000 foot altitudes. Be sure to give Dave, Leanne, and Team O’Neil a follow this weekend with the below social media links: Facebook…

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OpenPaddock RallyCast Episode 16

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSRallyCast Episode 16 from Monday February 20th.  In this episode Mike, Ian,and Matt review WRC Sweden and then at the 1:04 mark we turn our attention to the first event of the new American Rally Association, Rallye Perce-Neige which ran alongside the Canadian Rally Championship. We close with Ian describing how he ended up drinking large amounts of alcohol out of a boot.   WRC Sweden Event Results Driver Standings Manufacturer Standings   WRC Sweden on Red Bull TV: Recap Day…

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OpenPaddock RallyCast Episode 15

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSRallyCast Episode 15 from Tuesday January 31st.  In this episode Mike, Ian,and Doug start off with special guest Kito Brielmaier of SCCA RallyCross about the new sponsorship with DirtFish Rally School.  Then it’s on to a review of WRC Monte Carlo, Rally America Sno*Drift, and a quick look at the entries for this weekend’s first ARA / Canadian Rally Championship event Perce-Neige.  Ian finishes up with a story about the first woman to ever win a non-gender FIA Rally Championship trophy,…

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RallyCast Episode 11 – Special Guest Phil Hall, WRC Australia, & Rally America 2017

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIn this week’s episode Mike, Ian, and Matt start off with an interview with international co-driver Phil Hall.  Phil not only competed in WRC Australia last weekend, but has also done events in the British Rally Championship, Drive DMACK Fiesta Trophy, the Canadian Rally Championship, and Rally America. We also review last weekend’s release of the Rally America 2017 schedule and the changes to their championship structure.   Show Notes: Interview with Phil Hall The 28 year old co-driver has competed in BTRDA,…

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