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Gill regains APRC lead from MRF team-mate Veiby
20 Sep 2017 - Martin Homes -

MRF Skoda Fabia team driver Gaurav Gill walked away with victory at Rally Hokkaido after four of his main competitors retired on Stage 3.


Rally Hokkaido - Preview
15 Sep 2017 - Brian Young - APRC TV and Media

The Rally of Hokkaido is one of the longest running events in the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship and the scene of many great battles, where the championship has often been decided. Its looks to be no different in 2017


Team-mates to fight for victory in Japan
14 Sep 2017 - Team Release

Team MRF drivers Ole Christian Veiby and Gaurav Gill will continue their battle for the Asia Pacific Rally Championship at this weekend’s Rally Hokkaido in Japan.


New Challenge for Young in Hokkaido
13 Sep 2017 - Alana MsIsaac - Excelerate Media

Mike Young is set to tackle one of his favourite events in Japan with his Japanese team, Cusco Racing, this weekend at Rally Hokkaido, also held as the fourth round of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC


Veiby could decide the championship this weekend
13 Sep 2017 - Team Release

A new event and new challenges await Ole Christian Veiby when he this weekend participates at Rally Hokkaido Japan, which is the penultimate round in the APRC. The 21-year-old Norwegian leads the overall championship...


Former APRC Champion Tidemand wins WRC 2 title
21 Aug 2017 - Team Release

After four wins (Sweden, Mexico, Argentina and Portugal) and a second place at Rally Poland, a third place at ADAC Rallye Deutschland was enough for former APRC champion Pontus Tidemand to secure the World Rally Championship (WRC 2) with three rallies before the end of the season.


Veiby wins Malaysian Mud Fight
15 Aug 2017 - Brian Young - APSM

After two rounds and win a piece current APRC champion Gaurav Gill and team-mate Ole Christian Veiby started the third round in Malaysia in their MRF Skoda R5’s with just two points separating them.


The Heat is On in Malaysia for Young
10 Aug 2017 - Dale Budge - NZ Herald

Impressive Kiwi youngster Mike Young will be back behind the wheel of a rally car for the first time in nearly nine months as he prepares for the International Rally of Johor in Malaysia this weekend.


Title fight to continue in Malaysian Heat
9 Aug 2017 - Team Release

With the third round of the 2017 FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship (APRC), International Rally of Johor in Malaysia, this weekend the title fight so far is the most exciting since years.


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The FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship is spread through a diverse range of  countries, climates, cultures and a huge population base of over 2.5 billion people.

In 2018 six events make-up the championship starting in New Zealand with the  fast and smooth roads of Rally of Whangarei, followed by Australia’s Canberra Rally, running through dusty forestry roads on the outskirts of the nation's capital city.

The APRC then heads to Malaysia and  the very hot and humid Rally of Johor run through the palm oil plantations, not far from the border with Singapore.

Japan is next and the fast forestry and public roads of Rally Hokkaido, followed by the China Rally and the bamboo covered mountains around Longyou, 400 kilometres south-west of Shanghai.

The finale is the Coffee Day India Rally, held on the coffee plantations roads of Chikmagalur, South India.

APRC.TV Ltd has been the official television producer for the championship since  1999 and in 2017, 351 million households in 196 countries watched coverage of the APRC.

Leading international broadcasters include: FoxSports/STAR Sports Asia, FoxSports Australia, Guangdong TV China, CCTV-5 China, China, Outdoor Channel Asia, SONY TEN Sports (Indian sub-continent), Motors-TV Europe and Duke TVNZ, New Zealand.