Young Back on Track

Young Back on Track

22 September 2015

Torrential rain and dangerously slippery roads didn’t stop Mike Young from winning the FIA Asia Cup category and finishing second overall at Rally Hokkaido, based in Obihiro city northern Japan. Young arrived in Japan third in the Asia Pacific Rally championship points and after crashing out on the last round in Malaysia, the first time… read more

Team MRF Claims APRC Titles

Team MRF Claims APRC Titles

21 September 2015

Team MRF’s Pontus Tidemand and Emil Axelsson celebrate their Hokkaido Rally win, and their first APRC title. Sweden’s Pontus Tidemand and Axel Emilsson have taken an unassailable lead in 2015 Asia-Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) after a commanding victory in Japan’s Hokkaido Rally. After the early demise of their Team MRF team-mates, Gaurav Gill and Glenn… read more

Tidemand Takes APRC Title

Tidemand Takes APRC Title

21 September 2015

After five rounds, it is a fact – Pontus Tidemand and his co-driver Emil Axelsson take the title in the FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship for SKODA Motorsport. At this weekend’s Rally Hokkaido, they made a stunning performance , won the event and scored so many points that no other competitor has a chance to catch… read more

New Start for Young in Japan

New Start for Young in Japan

17 September 2015

Sri Lankan-owned International team Ezy Racing’s champion driver Mike Young revealed yesterday that his Cusco Subaru Impreza WRX Sti has received a comprehensive overhaul ahead of the crucial Rally Hokkaido here in the Northern-most island of Japan. The 21-year-old New Zealander said so many things were replaced, it could even be termed a brand new… read more

Japan Next for Pontus Tidemand

Japan Next for Pontus Tidemand

16 September 2015

Pontus Tidemand has a solid lead in the Asia-Pacific Rally Championship when only two events remain in the series. The first one of the last two is Rally Hokkaido, which takes place in Japan this weekend. Much is at stake, but Pontus and co-driver Emil Axelsson are ready to once again jump into their SKODA… read more

Competitor Update – 3 September 2015

Competitor Update – 3 September 2015

3 September 2015

I will be arriving in Obihiro on Sunday 13 September. From Sunday evening my local mobile number will be 080 2876 8956 (international dialling +81 80 2876 8956) Rally Hokkaido Rally Guide 2 is now available on the rally website www-rally-hokkaido.com. Please note the information included in this guide. In particular: The laws regarding speeding… read more