CROCKER EMERGED WINNER OF THE MALAYSIAN RALLY 2007 (mr7)
Johor Bharu, 12 August: Asia
Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) leader, Cody Crocker of
Motor Image Rally Team manages to widen the gap between him
and his rival, Katsuhiko Taguchi of MRF Tyres Rally Team after
he emerged as the winner of the Malaysian Rally 2007 (mr7)
which was also the Fifth Round of the APRC. MORE
OF THE TITANS
Four former Asia Pacific Rally
Championships (APRC) champions are all set to cook up a storm
this weekend (10-12 August) at Round Five of the FIA APRC/ANCOM
Malaysian Rally (mr7) which will be held at Felda Bandar Tenggara,
Johor. MORE >
SNOW BANKS TO PALM TREES
All Canadian Racing Team Takes On Malaysian Rally Challenge
Hong Kong: The plantations
of the Johor area of Malaysia are a long way from the snow
covered logging roads of Northern Ontario, but that's not
stopping the all Canadian team of Andrew Miller and Robin
Fleguel from taking on the racing challenge. MORE
WITH kARAMJIT SINGH
Malaysian Rally (MR) manages
to catch up with the current leader of the Malaysian Championship
and 3-time APRC champion Karamjit Singh for a chat before
the much anticipated Malaysian Rally 2007.
OF THE CHAMPIONS IN ANCOM MALAYSIAN RALLY 2007 (mr7)
Round 5 of the FIA Asia Pacific
Rally Championship (APRC) to be held in the palm oil plantations
of Johor, Malaysia promises to be an exciting round with no
less than four former APRC champions in competition. At close
of entries, a total of 12 teams have confirmed their participation
in what is also Round 3 of the local Malaysian Rally Championship.
CHAMPIONSHIP LEADER TO COMPETE IN mr7
31st July 2007
2005 Malaysian Rally and Production
World Rally Champion (P-WRC), Toshi Arai makes a return to
Malaysia in the upcoming Ancom Malaysian Rally 2007 to be
held from 10-12 August in Malaysias southern most state
of Johor. MORE
CROKER WINS IN JAPAN
Australian rally driver Cody
Crocker appears unstoppable in his quest to win the Asia Pacific
Rally Championship for the second year in succession. The
fourth round of the 2007 APRC is Rally Hokkaido (8-9 July)
and Crocker beat Japans best rally drivers to win the
event outright and extend his lead in the Asia-Pacific championship.
The event was held on Japans beautiful northern most
island, in fine warm weather, with dry and dusty road conditions.
As always the event was supported by a large number of local
fans waiting by the road, waving flags and taking photos.
KIWI TAKE THE LEAD IN HELLA INTERNATIONAL RALLY OF WHANGAREI
Twenty-year-old Hayden Paddon has won the overall honours
at the Hella International Rally of Whangarei today. Paddon,
from Geraldine, held off a field of 79 drivers from seven
countries in the event that doubled as the second round of
the FIA Asia Pacific Championship and the Vantage Aluminium
Joinery New Zealand Championship.
He is the youngest driver to
ever win a round of the New Zealand Championship.
Paddon (Mitsubishi Evo 8) finished
24.4 seconds ahead of Australian Cody Crocker (Subaru), who
took out the maximum points in his quest to retain his Asia
Pacific title. MORE
APRC COMES TO TOWN
The battle for this years
Malaysian round of the Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC)
will be close, and could go to either Mitsubishi or Subaru.
The top APRC drivers will either be driving the Impreza, Evo
9, 8 or 3 in this years competition.
So far, 13 drivers have confirmed
participation for the APRC category while 17 cars are to fight
it out in the Malaysian Rally Championship Round 3.
Among the top drivers to come
and excite Malaysian rally fans are Japans Katsuhiko
Taguchi, Finnish Jarkko Mietinen, former MR5 winner Brian
Green, Indonesias Rifat Sungkar and his brother Rizal
and Subhan Aksa, current championship leader Cody Crocker,
Eli Evans, Hiroshi Yanagisawa and Fan Fan of China. They will
either be driving a Lancer Evolution series or Subarus