Canadians On The Podium In World Rally Championship


Crerar (right) and co-driver Levesque celebrate on the Tour de Corse podium on October 2. (Photo-Nick Boucher)

By: ClearWater Design Racing
October 4 2016

ClearWater Design's Ian Crerar places in WRC Tour de Corse

Picton, Ontario – Local business owner Ian Crerar has driven his way to the podium in the World Rally Championship ( event in Corsica, France.

Crerar, of ClearWater Design Racing, and co-driver Pat Levesque, from Quebec, placed third in their class at the Tour de Corse on October 2.

Racing a Peugeot 208 R2, the pair completed the 10 stages of the gruelling three-day event and finished third in the R2 class.

This was the pair's first race together, and their first in a WRC event, making the success very sweet indeed.

"This was a momentous achievement for us," Crerar said . "Corsica is a tough ralIy--one of the classics--and I could not be happier."

A total of 77 teams entered in the event, with the ClearWater Design Racing team the sole Canadians. Only 51 teams completed the event.


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