Competitor Update – 25 June 2016

Competitor Update – 25 June 2016

25 June 2016

China Rally Zhangye I have been assured that planning is well underway for this rally in a new location for APRC. Rally Guide 1 – version 2 is available on the CAMF website http://www.autosports.org.cn If you have trouble accessing this, please let me know. The schedule for import, and export customs inspections in Beijing has… read more

Date Change for Coffee Day India Rally

Date Change for Coffee Day India Rally

23 June 2016

APRC competitors, spectators and media intending to attend the final event for 2016, the Coffee Day India Rally, should note the date of the event has changed to Saturday 3rd December to Monday 5th December. APRC Co-ordinator Murray Brown will provide further information in his next Competitor Update.

Team MRF Run Rampant in Rain

Team MRF Run Rampant in Rain

19 June 2016

Gaurav Gill has emerged victorious after a dramatic end to the second round of the Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC), held at the International Rally of Queensland in Australia’s Sunshine Coast this weekend. With heavy overnight rain, which continued during the late-morning, rally organisers had to cancel the final four stages due to safety concerns,… read more

Live Timing Comes to APRC

Live Timing Comes to APRC

18 June 2016

This weekends International Rally of Queensland sees the introduction of live stage tracking and timing to fiaaprc.com, the APRC’s official web site. Thanks to the RallySafe GPS tracking fitted to all APRC cars, you can now follow all of the APRC crews as they take on each competitive stage. Each stage features an interactive map,… read more

Gill dominant in Queensland

Gill dominant in Queensland

18 June 2016

Team MRF Skoda driver, Gaurav Gill, has built up a commanding lead at the opening day of the International Rally of Queensland, the second round of the Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC), held around Imbil in Australia’s Sunshine Coast. After eight stages based predominately in the forest, Gill (India) and local co-driver Glenn Macneall built… read more

Weather could be a game-changer in Queensland

Weather could be a game-changer in Queensland

17 June 2016

Heavy rain over the next two days could be a serious game-changer at the second round of the Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC), the International Rally of Queensland, starting tonight in Maroochydore. With locals predicting upwards of 200mm of rain over the next two days, the heavy rain could affect roads around the Imbil forest… read more

Takale fighting for championship comeback

Takale fighting for championship comeback

16 June 2016

Rally driver Sanjay Takale is determined to make a Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) comeback at this weekend’s International Rally of Queensland, the second round of the championship, held on Australia’s Sunshine Coast after a disappointing start to his campaign. Takale, from Pune in India, says the International Rally of Queensland is extremely important for… read more

ŠKODA out to shine in Australia

ŠKODA out to shine in Australia

15 June 2016

ŠKODA is out to shine at round two of the FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship (APRC). On Saturday and Sunday, Fabian Kreim/Frank Christian (D/D) and Gaurav Gill/Glenn Macneall (IND/AUS) will contest the Rally Queensland in Australia for the ŠKODA MRF team. Drivers Gill and Kreim claimed a much-heralded one-two for the Czech car maker at the… read more

Mike Young hunting Aussie Podium

Mike Young hunting Aussie Podium

14 June 2016

Rally driver Michael Young will be racing for a podium in his Cusco EZY Racing Subaru at this weekend’s International Rally of Queensland, the second round of the Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC), based around Australia’s Sunshine Coast. As the only registered New Zealand driver competing in the APRC against drivers from all around the… read more

APRC On-Demand in North America

APRC On-Demand in North America

10 June 2016

North American ( USA and Canadian ) fans of the APRC have the opportunity watch the full APRC highlights on – www.MotorTrendOnDemand.com, the new “Speedvision” in North America and the “home” for motorsports and all things auto related from all around the world. The demise of ‘Speed’ Channel in the USA left a huge gap… read more

International Drivers chase Würth Cup in Australia

International Drivers chase Würth Cup in Australia

8 June 2016

Drivers in the 2016 FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship second round at the International Rally of Queensland will be chasing valuable extra prizes from series sponsor Würth. The FIA Asia Pacific Rally Cup powered by Würth is open to all drivers in the six-round championship and complements the FIA Driver, Co-Driver, Manufacturer and other FIA… read more

Competitor Update – 7 June 2016

Competitor Update – 7 June 2016

7 June 2016

International Rally of Queensland Rally Guide 2 is now available on the event website. A reminder that quarantine inspections will take place Friday 10 June at Russells Transport, Freight St, Brisbane from approx 9 am. China Rally Zhangye Rally Guide 1 has now been made available. Please contact me if you have not already received… read more

Drivers from five countries head to Queensland

Drivers from five countries head to Queensland

6 June 2016

Drivers representing five countries headline a top-flight entry list for the annual International Rally of Queensland on the Sunshine Coast on 17-19 June, all competitors chasing the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Cup powered by Würth. Hosting rounds of the FIA Asia Pacific, Australian and State Rally Championships, Queensland’s only international motorsport event has attracted more… read more

Fast Cars, Stars and Family Fun

Fast Cars, Stars and Family Fun

4 June 2016

An evening of fast cars and stars and free family fun will flag away the 2016 International Rally of Queensland in spectacular style at Maroochydore on Friday 17 June. The official Ceremonial Start and party will feature up to 50 rally crews from overseas and Australia, rally car displays, autographs and photo sessions, children’s rides,… read more