APRC Top 10 – No. 2 – Mike Young

APRC Top 10 – No. 2 – Mike Young

30 December 2015

At 22 years-old Mike Young might still be considered a Junior driver, but 2015 was the New Zealanders fourth full year in the Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) and after winning a number of FIA titles in two-wheel drive cars, his Japanese based Cusco EZY Racing team decided it was time to promote him to… read more

APRC Top 10 – No. 3 – Gaurav Gill

APRC Top 10 – No. 3 – Gaurav Gill

28 December 2015

Third place in both the Würth Cup and the drivers’ championship might sound a reasonable achievement, but for former APRC champion Gaurav Gill it represented major disappointment. Certainly, it was a trying season – the Indian ace plagued by problems from the very outset. He suffered the acute frustration of being caught and passed by… read more

APRC Top 10 – No. 4 – Hitoshi Takayama

APRC Top 10 – No. 4 – Hitoshi Takayama

24 December 2015

Fourth in the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Cup powered Würth was Japanese driver Hitoshi Takayama, who’s main target in 2015 was the FIA Asia Cup and chose the Malaysian Rally as his first ever international event. Unfortunately Takayama’s international campaign didn’t get off to the ideal start when his Group N Subaru had a major… read more

Competitor Update – December 2015

Competitor Update – December 2015

21 December 2015

2015 APRC Champions On behalf of the APRC, I would again like to pass on congratulations to all the 2015 APRC Champions. And also of course to all the other competitors who have once again committed to the challenges of APRC. A full list of 2015 Champions and the final points situation is available on… read more

Who Were the Top Ten Drivers this Year

Who Were the Top Ten Drivers this Year

21 December 2015

After a typical season of extremes in the 2015 FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship one constant through the season has been the stand-out performance of Swedish driver Pontus Tidemand who comprehensively won the FIA APRC Drivers title, the Pacific Cup and a new championship category for 2015 the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Cup powered by… read more

2016 APRC Brochure Out Now

2016 APRC Brochure Out Now

17 December 2015

The 2016 APRC brochure is now available for download here. With events held in China, India, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand and Australia, and TV coverage in those countries plus Singapore, Thailand, Philippines and Indonesia, the APRC overs incredible exposure to a huge audience in the Asia-Pacific region.

Gill and Urs Win Coffee Day Rally

Gill and Urs Win Coffee Day Rally

14 December 2015

Lohitt Urs and his co-driver Shrikanth Gowda expectedly won the title in the FIA Asia Cup category besides emerging National champions even as Gaurav Gill (co-driver Musa Sherif) took the Overall crown in the Coffee Day India Rally which concluded on Sunday in Chikkamagaluru, India. Mysorean Urs, driving the Mitsubishi Evo VIII, destroyed the Asia… read more

Urs and Gill lead in Chikkamagaluru

Urs and Gill lead in Chikkamagaluru

13 December 2015

Gaurav Gill of Team Mahindra Adventure has combined a smooth driving style with controlled aggression to take a sizeable lead during Leg 1 of the Coffee Day India Rally in Chikkamagaluru. While 34-year old Delhi-based Gill eased his way through the highly challenging and technical Special Stages to top the time charts clocking one hour,… read more

Gill and Ghosh lead after Super Special

Gill and Ghosh lead after Super Special

12 December 2015

The Team Mahindra Adventure team of national champion Gaurav Gill (co-driver Musa Sherif) and Amittrajit Ghosh (Ashwin Naik) tied the opening Super Special Stage, as the Coffee Day India Rally, the concluding round of the FIA Asia Cup and the FMSCI Indian Rally Championship, began on a thrilling note at the Amber Valley School grounds,… read more

India’s Coffee Day Joins the APRC

India’s Coffee Day Joins the APRC

10 December 2015

With 40 entries in fray, the Coffee Day India Rally 2015, which doubles up as the concluding round of the FIA Asia Cup and the FMSCI Indian Rally Championship, promises high-octane action as the cream of country’s rally talent converge here for the three-day extravaganza beginning Friday. The event, also supported by Karnataka Tourism and… read more

Tidemand and Axelsson Crowned Champs

Tidemand and Axelsson Crowned Champs

7 December 2015

Last Friday in Paris, at the FIA’s annual awards gala, Pontus Tidemand and Emil Axelsson were crowned champions of the Asia-Pacific Rally Championship for 2015. ŠKODA received the awards for the driver and manufacturer championship in the prestigious championship for the fourth consecutive year. Works driver Tidemand had led the championship with five victories and… read more