Archive for the ‘Season 2011’ Category

Green Claims Kings Cup

By • Dec 15th, 2011 • Category: News, Season 2011

While most of the APRC teams have headed off on holiday before the 2012 season, hard-working Kiwis Brian Green and Fleur Pedersen have wrapped up another season with victory in the Rally Thailand Kings Cup. Held in the Saraburi and Lop Buri provinces of central Thailand, the rally is a tricky combination of tarmac and […]

McRae Bags Title in China

By • Nov 7th, 2011 • Category: News, Season 2011

Leading from the very first stage Scotland’s Alister McRae and co-driver Bill Hayes drove an exceptional event to win the China Rally and win the Asia Pacific Rally Championship drivers and co-drivers title. It was a clean sweep of trophies for Proton as the Malaysian manufacturer won the manufacturers championship, the Teams Trophy, the Asia […]

Whangarei to Atko

By • Jul 20th, 2011 • Category: News, Season 2011

Australian Chris Atkinson is the first international driver to win the International Rally of Whangarei, taking victory in the two-day event by 12.4 seconds from Kiwi star Hayden Paddon. Masterton’s Richard Mason finished third overall. Having won the Whangarei event three times since its inception in 2007, Paddon was the odds-on favourite to take another […]

Atko First in Paradise

By • Jun 20th, 2011 • Category: News, Season 2011

The third round of the Asia Pacific Rally Championship was held on the beautiful Pacific island of New Caledonia, however it proved to be no holiday for the drivers. Retirements and crashes took out several of the top runners. First to go was local man Jean-Louis Leyraud who went off at high-speed and although his […]

Higgins Takes Qld Cliff-Hanger

By • May 16th, 2011 • Category: News, Season 2011

British Driver Mark Higgins has won the International Rally of Queensland but it was only on the very last stage that he managed to finally grab the win. The two day event held on the Sunshine Coast had several leaders, including Australian Chris Atkinson who led from the first stage in his Proton Satria. Electrical […]