SINGH TO FLY THE MALAYSIAN FLAG
Malaysian Rally 2010 or MR 10 scheduled for April 23-25 in Kota
Tinggi, Johor has attracted a total of 22 entries and among them
is Malaysia's leading light in rally driving, Karamjit Singh.
with co-driver Jagdev Singh, the 48-year old Karamjit, the 2002
Production World Rally Champion, has entered the fray under the
GSR Penzoil Racing team in a Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X.
team is in the fight for the two championship which will be raced
simultaenously, the Asia Pacific Rally Championship(APRC) with
Malaysia as the first of the seven stops and the four-leg Malaysian
Rally Championship which Karamjit is a ten-time winner.
will be the man to beat especially in the fight for the Malaysian
Rally Championship now that his arch rival Saladin Mazlan of the
Felda Rally Team has not confirmed his participation so far.
in the race is Alister McRae, the younger brother of the late
Colin McRae, the former World Rally Champion who died in a aircrash
in 2005, and he will have Australian Bill Hayes as his co-driver
behind the wheels of a Proton Satria Neo S2000.
Malaysian leg of the APRC 2010 has attracted 10 entries and Muhamamad
Rafiq Udhaya with Sean Gregory by his side will be making their
debut in the championship behind a Subaru Impreza.
defending APRC champion Cody Crocker and Ben Atkinson from Australia
has since retired from the sport but the younger brother of Ben,
Chris will take up the challenge instead with his Belgian partner
Stephane Prevot in a Proton Satria Neo S2000.
has provided the largest number of foreign entries with five entrants
and the most prominent among them is the experienced Katsu Taguchi
of the MRF Tyres Team in his Mitsubishi Lancer Exo X.
race for the Malaysian Rally Championship crown will be just as
exciting as the fight to emerge from the long shadows of Team
Karamjit, takes shape.
Rafiq of the MRU Motorsports looks formidable after all the experience
he has collected in the local circuit since he made his debut
in rallying five years ago.
total of 12 entries have been confirmed so far in the Malaysian
Rally Championship and a first time entrant is the pair of Francis
Lai and Ong Boon Keat behind a Peugeot 206.