Challenge propels Swedish rally star to front of International Rally of Whangarei
The challenge of tackling New Zealand’s fast and flowing rural roads for the first time has seen 24-year-old Swede Pontus Tidemand rocket to the top of the time sheets after today’s first day of competition at the International Rally of Whangarei. Here for the opening round of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) Tidemand › Read more
Tidemand breaks sub-minute barrier at International Rally of Whangarei shakedown
Driving a Skoda Fabia S2000 specification car, former Swedish Rally Champion Pontus Tidemand has set a fastest time of 58.8 sec at today’s shakedown ahead of this weekend’s International Rally of Whangarei. The test precedes the three-day competition that covers 282.2km of Whangarei and Northland rural roads. Starting and finishing from host city Whangarei it › Read more

Rally of Whangarei

The FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) is one of the premier regional championships in world rallying and is contested by teams from New Zealand, Australia, China, Czech Republic, Japan, Malaysia, India, and New Caledonia running primarily Super2000, Group N, or production, rally cars.