Experience versus youth at International Rally Whangarei
28 Mar 2015 - Event Release

The 2015 International Rally of Whangarei is set to be a battle between experience and youth with the entry list for the April event headed by former FIA Asia Pacific Rally Champion Gaurav Gill from India and young Swedish rising star Pontus Tidemand.


Pontus Tidemand to drive for ŠKODA Motorsport in APRC
27 Mar 2015 - ŠKODA Motorsport Release

Former Junior World Rally Champion Pontus Tidemand from Sweden will drive a ŠKODA in the FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship (APRC). Tidemand and co-driver Emil Axelsson (S) will make their debut for the ŠKODA works team at the opening round of the APRC in New Zealand from 17th to 19th April.


Night of Rally Action to Start International Event
20 Mar 2015 - Event Release

The 2015 International Rally of Whangarei will race into action with a spectacular evening of action in the city on Friday 17th April.


Michael Young invited to compete in WRC with M-Sport
4 Mar 2015 - Team Release

Last years Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) Production Cup winner and overall APRC drivers championship runner-up, 22 year old Mike Young from New Zealand, has received an invitation to join the M-Sport run Drive DMACK Ford Fiesta Trophy in the World Rally Championship (WRC) in 2015. Young says: "To say I'm excited is an understatement"


Ken Block to compete in New Zealand opener
22 Feb 2015 - Event Release

Global Motorsport sensation Ken Block has today announced he is heading to New Zealand. Block and co-driver Alex Gelsomino will contest the International Rally of Whangarei from 17th-19th April, the opening round of the 2015 New Zealand Rally Championship and FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship.


Skoda continues testing of new Fabia R5
17 Feb 2015 - Skoda Release

The development of ŠKODA’s eagerly awaited new rally car is going to plan. Asia-Pacific champion Jan Kopecký (CZ) and European champion Esapekka Lappi (FIN) put the Fabia R 5 through its paces on a wide range of surfaces and weather conditions during a series of comprehensive tests last week.


Würth Extends APRC Partnership to 2017
8 Feb 2015 - Championship Release

German tool and chemical company Würth have been an important part of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship for the past two years and the partnership has been so successful Würth recently confirmed they will continue the relationship for another three years.


New look Whangarei to host rally season opener
12 Jan 2015 - Event Release

A revamped International Rally of Whangarei will kick-start the 2015 rally season as it hosts the opening round of the 2015 FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship and also the first round of the 2015 New Zealand Rally Championship. Event Organisers are excited by changes to the format for 2015 which includes a host of new initiatives.


India joins 2015 APRC as final round of Asia Cup
4 Jan 2015 - Championship Release

After a couple of false starts India is to become part of the 2015 APRC with inclusion as the final round of the Asia Cup scheduled to take place December 11 to 13 in Chikkamagaluru, Karnataka and known as the Coffee Day Rally. India is already a big part of the APRC with MRF


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The Asia Pacific Rally Championship is an official F.I.A. championship that is held in  a diverse range of countries, climates, cultures and with a huge population base of over 2.7 billion people.

In 2015 seven events make-up the championship starting in New Zealand, New Caledonia, Australia and then onto Asia - Malaysia, Japan, China and India.  Teams and drivers from China, India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Japan, Australia and New Zealand are entered driving the latest rally cars from Skoda, Citroen, Proton, Mitsubishi, Subaru and Toyota.

From beautiful south-sea island sunsets to the rugged bamboo covered mountains in northern China this rally championship has it all.

APRC.TV Ltd has been the official television producer for the championship since  1999 and in 2014, 520 million TV viewers in 196 countries watched coverage of the APRC.