Competitor Update – April 2015

Competitor Update – April 2015

30 April 2015

Team containers will be available at the pre-rally service area in Ducos from early next week.

How Swede It Is

How Swede It Is

27 April 2015

Team MRF have made the perfect start to their Asia-Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) campaign, finishing first and second in the season opener, the International Rally of Whangarei.

Tidemand Claims Victory in NZ

Tidemand Claims Victory in NZ

19 April 2015

The first round of the 2015 Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) has been won by Swedish driver Pontus Tidemand, on what was his first outing in the APRC behind the wheel of his Team MRF Skoda Fabia S2000 at the International Rally of Whangarei held this weekend in Northland.

Sizzling Swede Storms Stages

Sizzling Swede Storms Stages

18 April 2015

The challenge of tackling New Zealand’s fast and flowing rural roads for the first time has seen 24-year-old Swede Pontus Tidemand rocket to the top of the time sheets after today’s first day of competition at the International Rally of Whangarei.

Young Steps Up to Turbo Four-Wheel-Drive

Young Steps Up to Turbo Four-Wheel-Drive

16 April 2015

Michael Young, New Zealand’s only Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) competitor, is set to compete in a turbo four-wheel-drive car for the first time at the International Rally of Whangarei this weekend. Young (22), who wants to replicate last year’s strong championship finish, will pilot a Cusco Racing prepared Subaru Impreza GRB at his home… read more

MRF Target 4th Straight APRC Title

MRF Target 4th Straight APRC Title

15 April 2015

Team MRF head into this weekend’s first round of the 2015 Asia-Pacific Rally Championship targeting their fourth successive win in the prestigious series. The 2013 champion, India’s Gaurav Gill, will head Team MRF’s attack, ably supported by his Skoda Fabia Super 2000 team-mate, Pontus Tidemand, from Sweden. Frenchman, Jean-Louis Leyraud, will drive a third Race… read more

Whangarei Stage Remap for 2015

Whangarei Stage Remap for 2015

14 April 2015

India’s Gaurav Gill returns to defend his 2014 International Rally of Whangarei win and heads a multi-national line-up that will contest the region’s roads from 17 to 19 April. The first round of the 2015 FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) has visitors from India, Sweden, Japan, New Caledonia, New Zealand, and Indonesia and includes… read more

Würth powers new Asia-Pacific Rally Cup

Würth powers new Asia-Pacific Rally Cup

13 April 2015

The FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship and Würth have reinforced their partnership with a new competition to be known as the FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Cup powered by Würth, an award for all competitors entered in the international event in each country. All registered FIA APRC drivers in all categories (Full Championship, Pacific and Asia Cup,… read more