Fighting it out for entry to the APRC finale is a group of eight Indonesian drivers, including former Motor Image driver Rifat Sungkar and co-driver Ben Searcy, piloting a Mitsubishi Expander, and former F2 driver Sean Gelael in a Citroen C3.
Part of the Indonesia National Rally Championship, the field is bolstered with the inclusion of three-time APRC champion Karamjit Singh.
Being held across the weekend of 24 – 25 September the Danau Toba Rally 2022 is a welcome return to the championship, having last run in 2019.
Covering 361.21km the Danau Toba Rally uses a variety of plantation roads from wide open to heavily forested sections, divided into 12 special stages. The all-gravel event starts and finishes at the Terminal Sosor Saba Parapat – a transport hub.
Eight teams have registered to point-score toward the Asia Cup title, as well as earn eligibility for the all-in championship decider being held in November.
Following Friday’s ceremonial start teams contest eight special stages on the Saturday (a repeat loop of four) and a further four stages (repeat loop of two) on the Sunday.