Jérôme Mailloux and Philippe Poirier
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Jérôme Mailloux and Olivier Martel Share Victories at the Rally of the Tall Pines; Mailloux Crowned 2021 Champion!
November 21, 2021.- This past weekend, the Eastern Canadian Rally Championship (ECRC) presented its final event of the 2021 season. It consisted of a doubleheader, with two rounds from the Lincoln Electric Rally of the Tall Pines counting towards the series. On the tricky gravel roads in the region of Bancroft, Ontario, which were this weekend covered with a light dusting of snow, the two rounds produced a lot of excitement and ended with two different winners.
The first round was dominated from start to finish by Jérôme Mailloux and Philippe Poirier. With their Test Racing Subaru WRX STI, they claimed the victory by about a four-minute lead over Ontarians Jeremy Drake and Savanna Kovacs in their Subaru Impreza RS. Brothers Vincent and Christopher Trudel completed the podium, in front of novices Andrew Miller and David Bell, all competing in Subaru WRX STIs.
The battle for the fifth place was tight until the very end, with less than a minute separating all teams finishing from fifth to eighth spots. Dimitri Kishkarev and Michael Szewczyk (Mi