Archive for the ‘Season 2012’ Category

McRae’s Round, Atko’s Title

By • Nov 1st, 2012 • Category: News, Season 2012

Alister McRae has won China Rally for a third time, after a Day 1 battle with Team MRF Gaurav Gill ended when the Indian driver’s Skoda suffered terminal engine failure on the first stage of Day 2. Its the third event event in row where Gill has led but mechanical problems have intervened. Team MRF […]

Sumiyama Storms Home

By • Sep 18th, 2012 • Category: News, Season 2012

Yuya Sumiyama’s has made the most of others misfortunes to take his first APRC win at his home event. Day one of Japan’s Rally Hokkaido was dominated by Indian driver Gaurav Gill driving an MRF Tyres Skoda S2000. Gill briefly lost the lead to Alister McRae after incurring a 10 second penalty for leaving the […]

Proton Back On Top

By • Jul 27th, 2012 • Category: News, Season 2012

Alister McRae has won a dramatic Malaysian Rally in Proton Satria S2000, where the top spot changed four times. Current APRC points leader Chris Atkinson took the initial lead but part way through stage 3 his MRF Skoda Fabia burst a water-pipe spraying hot cooling fluid through the cabin. Atkinson and co-driver Stephan Prevot fixed […]

Atko Grabs Home Win

By • Jun 2nd, 2012 • Category: News, Season 2012

Chris Atkinson cruised to his first major victory on home soil and extended his lead in the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship at the Brakes Direct International Rally of Queensland on the Sunshine Coast. Starting with an overnight lead of almost two minutes, the 32-year-old driver for the Indian MRF team took a conservative approach […]

Gill Claims New Caledonia

By • Apr 30th, 2012 • Category: News, Season 2012

The island of New Caledonia may be known as a pacific holiday destination, but for the drivers and teams in the Asia Pacific Rally Championship’s round 2 held on the island over the weekend this was no picnic. Rally of New Caledonia proved to be one of the toughest and roughest in the six event […]

Atko Claims Opener for MRF

By • Apr 2nd, 2012 • Category: News, Season 2012

Chris Atkinson has taken back-to-back victories at Brother International Rally of Whangarei with a 28.1 second winning margin over fellow Asia Pacific Rally Championship contender Per-Gunnar Andersson as the two-day event wrapped up. Atkinson, an Australian, piloted a Skoda Fabia S2000 car in his and the car’s first event with Team MRF from India. Last […]