While in third overall at the fifth round of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) held in Malaysia this weekend, Kiwi driver Mike Young’s weekend ended in disappointment as he slipped into a ditch and was forced to retire after the car couldn’t be freed.
Gaurav Gill dominated the fifth round of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) held at the Malaysian Rally this weekend in his Team MRF Skoda Fabia R5, after winning the event with a commanding margin and also claiming the overall APRC drivers’ championship a round early.
The Team MRF pairing of Gaurav Gill and Glenn Macneall have taken their second consecutive win in the 2016 Asia-Pacific Rally Championship, winning a rain-shortened International Rally of Queensland on June 18 and 19.
Gaurav Gill has emerged victorious after a dramatic end to the second round of the Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC), held at the International Rally of Queensland in Australia’s Sunshine Coast this weekend.
India’s Gaurav Gill and Australian based co-driver Glenn Macneall have won the 2016 International Rally of Whangarei – completing a journey of 274.9km in the MRF Tyres ŠKODA Fabia R5 car to win by a margin of 30.4 seconds.
German Fabian Kreim and co-driver Frank Christian hold a 4.6 second leading margin in their MRF Tyres ŠKODA Fabia R5 car after the first full day of competition at the 2016 International Rally of Whangarei.
The International Rally of Whangarei is the first round of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) that takes the teams from New Zealand, to Queensland in Australia, on to China, Japan and Malaysia, with the final round in India in December.