Kopecký takes comfortable lead at VINZ International Rally of Whangarei
First time visitor to New Zealand, 32-year-old Jan Kopecký from the Czech Republic, has surged to the lead of the two-day VINZ International Rally of Whangarei – the opening round of the 2014 FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC). Of the six special stages contested so far today Kopecký and co-driver Pavel Dresler topped the › Read more
Tenths of a second split rivals at VINZ International Rally of Whangarei shakedown
Today’s shakedown ahead of the 12-13 April VINZ International Rally of Whangarei has seen European Rally Champion Jan Kopecký set fastest time, two tenths of a second quicker than team mate and defending Asia Pacific Rally Champion Gaurav Gill. In New Zealand to contest the opening round for the 2014 FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship › Read more
International champions headline season opening rally
This weekend’s VINZ International Rally of Whangarei opening round of the 2014 FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) features both its defending champ Gaurav Gill from India and European Rally Champion Jan Kopecký from the Czech Republic. Starting from the northern North Island city of Whangarei, 160km north of Auckland, the 11-13 April event uses › Read more
Kiwis take on internationals at VINZ International Rally of Whangarei
Adding to the illustrious list of entries for this year’s VINZ International Rally of Whangarei will be a group of 39 Kiwi teams also out to measure themselves and score against the internationals tackling the 11-13 April event. Covering 220.87 kilometres of fast flowing rural road in the Far North and Whangarei districts the test › Read more
Family and friends day out opportunity at VINZ International Rally of Whangarei
Friends and family looking for something to do in the Far North and Whangarei regions this weekend have the VINZ International Rally of Whangarei to enjoy as spectators, on both Saturday and Sunday 12-13 April. Drivers from countries such as India, Japan, China and the Czech Republic along with Australia and New Zealand will contest › Read more

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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.

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