Competitor Update – Jan 2016

Welcome to my first APRC update for 2016, with some important pre-season information, for your reference.

APRC 2016 calendar

I’m pleased to advise that the APRC calendar for 2016 has now been finalised, as follows:

  1. New Zealand: 30 April – 1 May
  2. Australia: 18-19 June
  3. China: 6-7 August
  4. Japan: 24-25 September
  5. Malaysia: 29-30 October
  6. India: 10-11 December
  • APRC rallies will be all 6 rallies as above
  • Pacific Cup will be New Zealand and Australia
  • Asia Cup will be China, Japan, Malaysia and India (with best 3 results counting)
  • Junior Cup will be New Zealand, Australia, Japan and Malaysia
  • Production Cup will be all 6 rallies of APRC
  • As in 2015, Würth Cup will include all 6 rallies of APRC

2016 APRC Regulations

  • As previously advised these are available on the FIA website and the APRC website
  • Please note the changes to the regulations from 2015, as outlined in APRC Update 2015.10
  • If you have any problems accessing or downloading these, or have any questions about the regulations or registration process, please let me know

Registration form and dates

  • The 2016 APRC registration form will be available on the APRC website from today
  • Registrations for APRC, Junior Cup, Pacific Cup and Production Cup will close at same time as entries for Rally Whangarei, ie Monday 4 April
  • Note that there will again be a reduced registration fee if paid on or before 29 February 2016

International Rally of Whangarei

  • As advised previously, there are some changes for Rally Whangarei. Please check RG1 or the rally website
  • In advance planning for logistics for this rally, I am advising teams to have their containers arriving in Auckland port, no later than Monday 18 April
  • MPI quarantine inspections will be held on Thursday 21 or Friday 22 April in Auckland. Once completed containers will then be moved to Northtec, Whangarei
  • Final details will be advised closer to time

If you have any questions at all on any of the above, or any other aspect of APRC 2016, please feel free to contact me directly.

Be safe out there, and happy rallying.

Murray Brown
APRC Coordinator
+63 908 310 5888