Veiby Sets the Pace at Rally Whangarei

Veiby Sets the Pace at Rally Whangarei

29 April 2017

Norway’s Ole Christian Veiby and co-driver Stig Rune Skjarmoen have emerged comfortable leaders after the first full day of competition at the International Rally of Whangarei. The opening round of the 2017 FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC), the championship rookies returned to Northland New Zealand’s host city of Whangarei with an advantage of 33.2… read more

Veiby Quickest in Shakedown

Veiby Quickest in Shakedown

28 April 2017

Norway’s Ole Christian Veiby and co-driver Stig Rune set fastest time of 47.2seconds in the ŠKODA Fabia R5 at this morning’s shakedown test ahead of the weekend’s 28-30 International Rally of Whangarei. The opening round of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) Ole Vieby and Ole and Stig Rune are one of 61 teams… read more

Talented Line Up for 2017 APRC

Talented Line Up for 2017 APRC

25 April 2017

Whangarei again hosts the opening round of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) next weekend, which brings new cars and a star driver line-up for the 796.78 km journey across revered Northland New Zealand rural gravel roads. The International Rally of Whangarei, part of the Whangarei Festival of motorsport, will include defending APRC champion… read more

Gill Back to Defend Title

Gill Back to Defend Title

18 April 2017

ŠKODA has announced its drivers for the 2017 FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship with reigning champion Gaurav Gill from India teaming up with Norwegian rookie Ole Christian Veiby. It is Gill’s 5th season with ŠKODA and for 2017 he will have a new co-driver Stephan Prevot from Belgium. Prevot is no stranger to the APRC, having… read more

Ole Christian Veiby signs for APRC

Ole Christian Veiby signs for APRC

10 April 2017

Ole Christian Veiby has signed a deal with Skoda Motorsport to drive in the 2017 APRC.

Competitor Update – 30 March 2017

Competitor Update – 30 March 2017

30 March 2017

International Rally of Whangarei Plans for team containers to be cleared and delivered to Northtec, Whangarei are in place. Teams involved in MPI quarantine inspections have been advised of location and date for this to happen. This will be Thursday 20 April or Friday 21 April in Auckland. Team containers are expected to be available… read more

Ketomaa and Blomberg Step Up to APRC

Ketomaa and Blomberg Step Up to APRC

17 March 2017

Swedish constructor of the rally-developed Mitsubishi Mirage, MPart AB, is the first team to announce their plans for two cars to contest a full season in the FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship, one to be driven by Finnish ace Jari Ketomaa Following the car’s highly successful debut in the APRC, when Ketomaa finished an impressive second… read more

Competitor Update – 13 March 2017

Competitor Update – 13 March 2017

13 March 2017

Please note the information below regarding the Australian round of 2017 APRC. International Rally of Queensland has been replaced on the APRC calendar by National Capital Rally which will be based in Canberra. 2017 FIA Appendix J, Article 253 There are several changes to safety equipment as per Art 253 for 2017. At the latest… read more

Canberra to Host APRC

Canberra to Host APRC

6 March 2017

The Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS) is pleased to announce that The Brindabella Motorsport Club has agreed to terms that will result in Canberra’s National Capital Rally stepping up to become the new round of the FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) from the 26th to the 28th May 2017. For CAMS General Manager of… read more

Queensland Out. Canberra In

Queensland Out. Canberra In

3 March 2017

Earlier today, CAMs announced the International Rally of Queensland had been cancelled. There were a number of factors which caused the organising team to come to the decision. CAMS have been working on a solution and can confirm that the Australian FIA APRC Round will run on the same scheduled weekend of 26th – 28th… read more

Competitor Update – 16 February 2017

Competitor Update – 16 February 2017

16 February 2017

Further updates and information for your 2017 APRC experience. 2017 FIA Appendix J, Article 253 There are several changes to safety equipment as per Art 253 for 2017. FIA Technical Delegate Julian Leach has listed the major areas that could affect your eligibility, for safety. The list can be found on the APRC website, under… read more

Queensland opens Village and Stadium to Fans

Queensland opens Village and Stadium to Fans

7 February 2017

An action-packed rally village and stadium special stage open to fans and generous incentives to attract more competitors top a host of changes for a new-look International Rally of Queensland (IROQ) on 26-28 May. In its ninth year as a round of the prestigious FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship and Queensland’s only international motorsport event,… read more

Competitor Update – 19 January 2017

Competitor Update – 19 January 2017

19 January 2017

Welcome to this first email update for APRC 2017. There are lots of things to cover here. So let me know if any problems accessing the information, or if you want copies of files sent to you. 2017 APRC Calendar The 2017 calendar has been approved as below. New Zealand 28-30 April Australia 26-28 May… read more