Competitor Update – 19 December 2016

Competitor Update – 19 December 2016

19 December 2016

On behalf of the APRC, I would again like to pass on congratulations to all the 2016 APRC Champions. And also of course to all the other competitors who have once again committed to the challenges of APRC rallies during the year. A full list of 2016 Champions and the final points situation is available here. 2017… read more

Sanjay Takale looks ahead to 2017

Sanjay Takale looks ahead to 2017

18 December 2016

Pune: Chikamagalur provided perfect setting for the season finale of the 2016 FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship—twisty course, narrow roads and gravel-tarmac combination—all adding to the challenge that Pune rally driver Sanjay Takale faced with utmost guts and patience in probably his last ride in Subaru Impreza WRX car. The Cusco Racing driver, who has been… read more

Young finishes APRC with Podium

Young finishes APRC with Podium

7 December 2016

New Zealanders Mike Young and co-driver Malcolm finished their FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) season with an excellent second place at a very tough and torturous India Rally while also enjoying multiple APRC championship class success. Based in the coffee plantations near Chikkamagaluru, 240 kilometres west of Bangalore, the event had a massive following… read more

Gaurav Gill Completes Perfect Season

Gaurav Gill Completes Perfect Season

6 December 2016

Gaurav Gill from India, had won all five APRC rallies this year and badly wanted to win at home and in front of his huge number of passionate fans on the sixth and final APRC event for the year, the Coffee Day India Rally. While his team-mate Fabian Kreim from Germany took the initial lead… read more

Gill on verge of historic clean APRC sweep

Gill on verge of historic clean APRC sweep

4 December 2016

Gaurav Gill of Team MRF is poised for an unprecedented clean sweep of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship as he surged to a commanding and unassailable lead at the end of Leg-1 in the Coffee Day India Rally here today. Gill (co-driver Glenn Macneall), who took rally driving to a level not seen before… read more

Takale on a High Heading into Home Event

Takale on a High Heading into Home Event

3 December 2016

Pune-based Sanjay Takale is hoping to finish his APRC season off in the best possible way with a top finish at his home event. The Coffee Day India Rally will take place this weekend 3-5th December in the coffee plantations near Chikmagalur, in the southern state of Karnataka. After his best-ever result in last month’s… read more

Gill starts India Rally as Champion

Gill starts India Rally as Champion

2 December 2016

Local hero Gaurav Gill may have already won the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship’s drivers title for 2016 but he badly wants to win his home event in India in front of his home crowd and to make it a clean sweep of wins for the year. The Coffee Day India Rally will take place… read more