Archive for the ‘Season 2007’ Category

Yanagisawa in China

By • Nov 27th, 2007 • Category: Season 2007

Rally China provided plenty of challenges for Cusco Racing team driver Hiroshi Yanagisawa. In the latest video from APRC.TV, catch up with all the trials of the Japanese driver’s Longyou sojourn.

APRC 2008 – ‘All Out, All Change’

By • Nov 27th, 2007 • Category: Season 2007, Season 2008

As Murray Brown mentioned in the last APRC Live podcast, there’s a raft of changes planned for the Asia-Pacific Rally Championship on 2008. The most significant is the addition of two regional ‘cups’, providing extra exposure for crews that don’t have the budget to contest the full ‘six out of seven’ rounds of the series. […]

Rally China Photos

By • Nov 23rd, 2007 • Category: Season 2007

As well as the official APRC photos you can find over at Linear Photographs, the series attracts a number of photographers, keen to catch the APRC action on film (or memory card). One of those photographers is Anand (Andy) Philar, and he’s captured some outstanding photos of Rally China, which you can check out on […]

Rifat in China

By • Nov 21st, 2007 • Category: Season 2007

For an even better idea of what the conditions were like during Rally China, have a look at this video from APRC TV, as they follow MotorImage driver Rifat Sungkar throughout the event.

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 […]

Crocker Ready for Chinese Challenge

By • Nov 3rd, 2007 • Category: Season 2007

The APRC season comes to a close next weekend in Longyou. And although Rally China is the last event for 2007, it’s one of the toughest events on the calendar. Motor Image driver Cody Crocker just has to start the rally to claim back-to-back APRC titles, but knows the event holds some of the toughest […]

Katsu Captures WRC Point

By • Oct 29th, 2007 • Category: Season 2007

MRF Tyres driver Katsu Taguchi has upstaged the cream of the Production World Rally Championship field to complete Rally Japan as the production car home, his 8th place earning him the final WRC driver point. Katsu drove faultlessly all weekend, leading the Group-N field from start to finish, with only the more powerful WRC cars […]

Rifat Looks to Repeat China Success

By • Oct 26th, 2007 • Category: Season 2007

A lot has happened in the 12 months since Rifat Singkar, Indonesia’s highest-profile rally driver, claimed a podium on debut. Driving a Lancer Evo 9, Sungkar survived the mush and slush of Rally China 2006, 3rd place the perfect start to his APRC career. Now coming to the end of his first full-time season in […]

Singapore Students Help Build APRC Winner

By • Oct 16th, 2007 • Category: Season 2007

Source: Julia Ng, Channel NewsAsia SINGAPORE: A group of students from the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) helped build the car that has been winning at the Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC). The final leg will be held in China in November, but Cody Crocker has already gathered enough points to clinch his second APRC […]

Valimaki: Finnish ‘Champion of Champions’

By • Oct 10th, 2007 • Category: Season 2007

Source: Rally Drivers Team of Finland organised a special ‘Champions’ event, run in southern Finland over the final weekend of September. The competition pitted the three Finnish 2007 rally champions; Group-A winner Jussi Välimäki, and Group-N champs Jari Ketomaa and Joonas Lindroos. The event was contested on a single stage, driven first in a […]