Archive for the ‘Season 2007’ Category

Can Crocker take Second Title?

By • Sep 6th, 2007 • Category: Season 2007

Source: APRC.TV Could this weekend’s sixth round of the 2007 Asia Pacific Rally Championship be ‘deju-vu’ – an exact copy of last years event where Australian Cody Crocker comes to the Indonesian island of Sulawesi only needing a a few more points to wrap up the championship. It’s all remarkably similar to last season but […]

Hiroshi’s Blog

By • Sep 6th, 2007 • Category: Season 2007

To follow the fortunes of Hiroshi Yanagisawa and the Cusco Racing Subaru at Rally Indonesia, have a look at his blog page. The original version is in Japanese, but you can use Google Translate to convert it into English.

Jussi hangs on to lead in Finnish Series

By • Sep 4th, 2007 • Category: Season 2007

MRF team driver Jussi Valimaki is racking up the frequent flyer points, making a 28 hour trip from the seventh round of the Finnish rally championship last weekend to Indonesia for this weekends APRC Rally of Indonesia. But he’ll be hoping for a better result in Indonesia. Going into the SM Uusikaupunki rally with a […]

History never repeats

By • Aug 31st, 2007 • Category: Season 2007

And they say ‘history never repeats’! With two rounds left to run in the ’07 APRC season, I thought it might be interesting to look back at where we were 12 months ago. Like this year, Rally Indonesia was round 6 of the season, and also like this year, Cody Crocker went into the event […]

MRF Left Scratching Their Heads

By • Aug 22nd, 2007 • Category: Season 2007

The major surprise to come out of Rally Malaysia was the forced retirement of Katsu Taguchi and Jussi Valimaki in the MRF Lancers. Valimaki had reported possible gearbox problems at the end of day 1, but the team was unable to fully examine the fault during service. However the problem became crystal clear during Sundays […]

Rally Malaysia Video and Photos

By • Aug 17th, 2007 • Category: Season 2007

Click the Play button to see all the action from last weeks Ancom Malaysian Rally. Make sure you check out all the latest Rally Malaysia photos at the Linear Photographs web site. Local photographer Adrian Lim was out in the stages as well, and has also posted his own series of photos.

Naren Makes His Point

By • Aug 17th, 2007 • Category: Season 2007

Source: India Times By: PRADEEP KUMAR & VIVEK MUKHERJI TNN CHENNAI/CHANDIGARH, August 15: In the shrill din of India’s conquest of England on the cricket field after 21 years, the sound of the bubbly being popped by an Indian in muggy Malaysia got drowned out. Last Sunday, Coimbatore-based rallyist Naren Kumar sprayed champagne from the […]

Round 5 – Rally Malaysia

By • Aug 15th, 2007 • Category: Podcast, Season 2007

Cody Crockers dream season keeps rolling on, Malaysia his fourth straight victory. Now with a 28 point lead, the rest of the year looks like to will be a fight for second between the MRF team-mates Katsu Taguchi and Jussi Valimaki. And Malaysia was also a good event for the Reece Jones Motorsport entries, Naren […]

Crocker Takes Rally Malaysia

By • Aug 12th, 2007 • Category: Season 2007

Cody Crocker has taken his 4th win in-a-row for 2007, claiming a comfortable victory in Rally Malaysia after his main series rivals, Katsu Taguchi and Jussi Valimaki, both failed to finish leg 2 due to diff problems with their MRF Lancers. Having beaten the third MotorImage Subaru of Toshi Arai on day 1, Crocker eased […]

Unofficial Malaysia Leg 1 Result

By • Aug 12th, 2007 • Category: Season 2007

The news is a little slow coming through from Rally Malaysia, but here are (what I believe to be) the unofficial leg 1 standings: Cody Crocker 01:50:56 Toshihiro Arai 01:51:26 Katsuhiko Taguchi 01:52:51 Jussi Valimaki 01:53:03 Naren Kumar 01:55:00 Rifat Sungkar 01:55:12 Gaurav Gill 01:57:11 Brian Green 01:59:49 Subhan Aksa 02:06:26 Keep an eye on […]