Competitor Update – 27 June 2017

Competitor Update – 27 June 2017

27 June 2017

International Rally of Johor Supplementary Regulations, entry forms, testing and accommodation request forms are available on the rally website www.malaysianrally.com I am working with organisers on the layout of the service park/pre-event service area at Johor Circuit. Final details will be advised asap. Forms for applying for the ICP (local registration and 3rd party insurance)… read more

Competitor Update – 8 June 2017

Competitor Update – 8 June 2017

8 June 2017

China Rally Zhangye As per official advice posted on the APRC website, China Rally Zhangye has been cancelled. With the cooperation of the organisers we are working on plans to ensure that the 2018 APRC rally in China will not be compromised in same way. International Rally of Johor In recognition of the long history… read more

China Rally: APRC Looks to 2018

China Rally: APRC Looks to 2018

1 June 2017

Problems with logistics and shipping have forced the organisers of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship and the China Rally to cancel this year’s event in Zhangye, originally scheduled for 7-9 July. A slight shift in the dates of the China Rally, had a huge effect on the shipping schedule for the APRC team shipping… read more

Veiby Wins Canberra

Veiby Wins Canberra

28 May 2017

Team MRF has taken out the top two spots in the second round of the Asia-Pacific Rally Championship, the Australian National Capital Rally, with Jari Ketomaa taking out third place and a stage win. “Really nice win, of course yesterday was a little bit tight, but we showed some good speeds today. The stages suited… read more

Veiby, Gill fight it out in Canberra

Veiby, Gill fight it out in Canberra

28 May 2017

It has been a battle all day between the two Team MRF Skoda’s as day one of the National Capital Rally draws to a close with Norway’s Ole Christian Veiby leading Gaurav Gill from India by 11 seconds. The teams will tackle the Todbinbilla forest tomorrow for the final day of round two of the… read more

Competitor Update  – 27 May 2017

Competitor Update – 27 May 2017

27 May 2017

For your information, I am contactable on my Australian mobile +61 410 289 266 +61 410 289 266 China Rally Zhangye This is to advise that China Rally Zhangye has been withdrawn from the 2017 Asia Pacific Rally Championship, owing to logistical considerations. Official confirmation of this is expected to be advised by the FIA… read more

New challenges for Team MRF in Australia

New challenges for Team MRF in Australia

25 May 2017

A new challenge awaits Team MRF drivers Gaurav Gill and Ole Christian Veiby this weekend when they tackle Australia’s National Capital Rally for the first time. Based in Canberra, the event is the second round of the 2017 Asia Pacific Rally Championship, and comes following Team MRF’s dominating 1-2 finish in the opening round in… read more

Young Crashes Out of Canberra

Young Crashes Out of Canberra

25 May 2017

A bitterly disappointed Mike Young has been forced to withdrawal from this weekends National Capital Rally after a mechanical failure resulted in a high speed crash in testing yesterday. Young and co-driver Malcolm Read were undertaking a test session in the Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X they were to use in the event when sudden brake… read more

Veiby Wants Revenge in Canberra

Veiby Wants Revenge in Canberra

24 May 2017

Ole Christian Veiby is in Australia for the second round of the FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) this weekend. “I will be disappointed if I’m not fighting for the victory” he said. The 20-year-old from the city of Kongsvinger in Norway made his debut as a works driver for Skoda Motorsport about a month ago…. read more

Competitor Update  – 16 May 2017

Competitor Update – 16 May 2017

16 May 2017

APRC Meeting The APRC executive has arranged to have an informal meeting to create some open discussion on any/all matters concerning APRC. If you have a particular topic that you would like to include in the discussions, please send details to me or to the APRC secretariat aprcsecretariat@cams.com.au The meeting is scheduled to take place… read more

Veiby Stumbles, Gill Wins

Veiby Stumbles, Gill Wins

30 April 2017

Starting today’s final leg of the two-day International Rally of Whangarei second on the road, Gaurav Gill and co-driver Stéphane Prévot took a comfortable win in the final stages of the New Zealand based event. The opening round of the 2017 FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC), current champion and 2016 rally winner Gill returned… read more

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