Gaurav Gill wins International Rally of Whangarei
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. Concluding the opening round (of six) for the 2016 FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC), Sunday’s › Read more

German 23-year-old 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 opening round of six for the 2016 FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) the 29 April – 1 › Read more
Gill fastest at International Rally of Whangarei pre-event shakedown
India’s Gaurav Gill and Australia’s Glenn Macneall set fastest time in this morning’s shakedown of the international field contesting this weekend’s opening round of the 2016 FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC). The short 1.45km Hella Pohe Island gravel road test adjacent to the host city of Whangarei became a hive of activity as the › Read more
NZ TV to air International Rally of Whangarei
This weekend’s opening round of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship, the International Rally of Whangarei, will be broadcast on New Zealand’s newly launched free-to-air DUKE channel. Featuring 2013 FIA Asia Pacific Rally Champion Gaurav Gill from India the 29 April to 1 May event includes young charger Fabian Kreim (Germany) and New Zealand’s Mike › Read more
Debut win for Tidemand at International Rally of Whangarei
Debuting to the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) Swede pairing Pontus Tidemand and co-driver Emil Axelsson has won this year’s International Rally of Whangarei. Aboard the MRF Tyres Skoda Fabia S2000 the duo finished 5mins51.8 clear of teammate and defending rally winners Gaurav Gill (India) and Glenn Macneall (Australia). New Zealand pairing Mike Young › Read more
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

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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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