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Rally Indonesia 2008

By • Aug 28th, 2008 • Category: Podcast

Rally Indonesia has always had a reputation as being a bit of car-breaker, and this year was no exception. The roads were dry and dusty on top, rocky underneath, and heat unrelenting. All the crews ran into problems of one form or another, but it was Indian driver Gaurav Gill who came out on top. […]

Rally Hokkaido 2008

By • Jul 20th, 2008 • Category: Podcast, Season 2008

Rally Hokkaido is usually a fast and tough event, but this year the rain made the Japanese leg of the APRC event a battle for survival. It was a great battle to the finish between Katsu Taguchi and Hiroshi Yanagisawa, and in this podcast we catch up with them and all the other APRC drivers. […]

Rally Whangarei 2008

By • Jun 12th, 2008 • Category: Podcast

The MRF Lancers of Katsu Taguchi and Scott Pedder were good, but quite good enough. Cody Crocker wheeled out his 2007-spec Subaru, for what is likely to be the final time, and won in style. Whangarei was also the final Pacific Cup event, and although his car tested him all weekend, Dean Herridge did enough […]

Rally Canberra Day 2

By • May 11th, 2008 • Category: Podcast, Season 2008

Rally Canberra has again been a car-breaker, with most of the APRC crews experiencing problems. But defending champ Cody Crocker has breezed through to claim his 5th Rally Canberra win. Katsu Tagushi was fast all day, but his retirement on Saturday ruined his chances of a good points haul. The other MRF driver, Scott Pedder, […]

Rally Canberra Day 1

By • May 10th, 2008 • Category: Podcast, Season 2008

It’s been a tough opening day for the APRC crews at Rally Canberra. But defending champ is well on the way to claiming his 5th victory at the event, leading the Scott Pedder in the MRF Lancer by 38 secs at the end of Saturdays stages. Behind them, Eli Evans, although not scoring points in […]

Rally Canberra Shakedown

By • May 9th, 2008 • Category: Podcast

Rally Canberra is underway, with shakedown having been completed just west of Canberra city this morning. In this podcast, we have a chat Cody Crocker and Rifat Sungkar, the MotorImage drivers making their first appearance for the year. Debuting in the series is the Arai Motorsport entry of Takuma Kamada. They have a brand-new 2008-spec […]

Rally New Caledonia

By • Apr 19th, 2008 • Category: Podcast

It was a great battle in the New Caledonia rainforest this year. Although Katsu Taguchi lead from start-to-finish, there were some great battles throughout the field, and plenty of hard-luck stories at one of the toughest events on the APRC calendar. In our first podcast for 2008, we have a chat will all the leading […]

2008 Preview Podcast

By • Apr 5th, 2008 • Category: Podcast

Just a week to go before the APRC kicks off for 2008! In this preview podcast we’ll run through of who is, and who isn’t, running in the series. There’s also plenty of format changes and significant tyre rule changes to have a look at. And we’ll have a chat to Jean-Louis Leyraud, Scott Pedder, […]

Round 7 – Rally China

By • Nov 14th, 2007 • Category: Podcast, Season 2007

Cody Crocker only needed to cross the start line to claim a second APRC title. But he went further, and while his rivals fell away during the opening day, Crocker powered on, not only taking APRC win, but the overall rally victory ahead of higher-profile European drivers. Unfortunately for the MRF team, China provided no […]

Round 6 – Rally Indonesia

By • Sep 11th, 2007 • Category: Podcast, Season 2007

At last! Someone else wins! Jussi Valimaki dominated Rally Indonesia from start to finish, while Katsu Taguchi banked solid times all weekend to take 2nd. The MRF Lancers turned around the disaster of Malaysia, for their best finish since the opening round in New Caledonia. A simple mistake by Cody Crocker midway through leg 1 […]