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    Chris Greenhouse *impressionnant* at Rallye de Charlevoix, takes the win in 2WD



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    Cincinnati Ohio USA: Chris Greenhouse put in a stellar drive at Rallye de Charlevoix in La Malbaie, Quebec, Canada and took another 2WD win with Columbus, Ohio-based codriver Ryan Scott calling the pace notes. The duo led the 2WD class from start to finish and ended the rally in 3rd place overall in their Dodge Neon SRT4. The mixed-surface rally had a few pure tarmac stages, combined gravel and tarmac stages, and some of the longest gravel stages in North America including the challenging 35.1 kilometer Bataram stage. This was the first time that either of them had competed at Rallye de Charlevoix, and this rally was under observation for inclusion in next year's CRC National Championship.

    "The Dodge Neon SRT4 performed flawlessly on both the tarmac and gravel stages over the weekend," Chris said after the event. "The crew was tasked with making a lot of changes in service due to the mixed surfaces of the rally and they performed quite well. We did have a small scare near the end of the event. We put a small crack in the oil pan on a jump earlier in the rally, and we only noticed it right before the start of Stage 10. We were leaking oil for the last 2 stages, but we kept adding oil and made it to the finish in 1st place in the Jon Nichols Cup. I couldn't be happier with our performance at Rallye de Charlevoix"

    The team scored an impressive 3rd place overall finish against a large number of turbocharged all-wheel-drive cars. Chris also tied Steeve Hobbs for a stage win on the the all-tarmac La Malbaie 2 stage which ran right through the middle of the city of La Malbaie.

    Ryan Scott was pleased with the team's performance at the event. "Chris did a very good job of preventing damage on stages that presented a lot of opportunites for disaster. These stages had a lot of large rocks on the edges and a lot of tricky corners. There weren't many good places for cutting. Credit has to go to Simon Dubé who put in a very good drive and pressured us all day. But Chris kept a good balance between being cautious and pushing hard, and it put us on the overall podium. What a great finish of a great rally!"

    Chris and his team would like to thank the following:

    A1CVTech www.a1cvtech.com

    Rallysport.ca www.rallysport.ca

    KW Suspension www.kw-suspension.com/us

    Maddog Short Throw Shifters www.maddogsts.com

    JayRacing www.jayracing.com

    Angry Sheep Motorsports www.angrysheepmotorsports.com

    Racers Edge 411 www.racersedge411.com

    MotoDecals.com www.motodecals.com

    Silco Fire and Security www.silcofs.com

    Nameless Performance www.namelessperformance.com
    Chris Greenhouse
    Driver #319 - Dodge Neon SRT4
    Cincinnati OH USA
    2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 Central Region Group 2 Champion
    1995 Plymouth Neon G2/O2L 2006-2012

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    NOICE!

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    Huh, didn't even know it was under observation for a CRC National event next year. There were lots of Americans there this year...Chris, myself, Vittorio and Holen all made the trip north with our cars...to get a one day rally with a 20+ mile stage and like 80+ miles overall for well under $500?? Fantastic.
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    Stage 6, La Pax 1, Rallye de Charlevoix 2015

    Chris Greenhouse
    Driver #319 - Dodge Neon SRT4
    Cincinnati OH USA
    2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 Central Region Group 2 Champion
    1995 Plymouth Neon G2/O2L 2006-2012

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    at night on tarmac through the middle of town:

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    Chris Greenhouse
    Driver #319 - Dodge Neon SRT4
    Cincinnati OH USA
    2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 Central Region Group 2 Champion
    1995 Plymouth Neon G2/O2L 2006-2012

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