Doug Woods

Inducted 2020 – Competitor – Builder


Doug Woods is a five-time Canadian Rally Championship (CRC) co-driver champion and is the only co-driver ever to win five consecutive CRC titles (’70-’74).  In all, the Chelsea, Quebec racer scored victories in all but two Canadian provinces as he collected 32 career CRC wins.


Woods’ other major victories included the ’73 World Rally Championship (WRC) ‘Press On Regardless Rally’, near Detroit, with Driver and CMHF inductee Walter Boyce.  This remains the only Canadian victory in a WRC event.  Woods also won the 1970 FIA International Canadian Winter Rally.  During his career, Woods competed in rallies in Canada, the US, Finland, Ireland, Wales, England and Scotland, racing with Boyce, John Buffum and others.  Beyond his co-driving achievements, Woods also served as Rallymaster and in other roles at prominent rallies across Canada and the US.