Gaurav Gill WINS Rally Hokkaido, Round – 5 | APRC – 2013

Team MRF, Indian driver Gaurav Gill wins Rally Hokkaido, Japan – with a 5m53.3s lead. Japanese driver Yuya Sumiyama finished second, while his fellow countryman Hideo Ishizaki took the final podium spot. Without his team-mate, Finn Esapekka Lappi on the final day, Skoda Fabia S2000 driver Gill was on his own to retain his strong […]

Gaurav Gill Leads, Lappi Retires – Rally Hokkaido, Day 2 | APRC – 2013

Rally Hokkaido, the 5th round of Asia Pacific Rally Championship [APRC] opened up yesterday with the shakedown, official flagoff and a SSS in the evening. Today morning, Esapekka Lappi who started with a small overnight lead, went on to lead the rally until SS9, when Lappi‘s suspension failed and had to retire. And with a […]

Toyota Returns to Rallying with Vitz a.k.a. Yaris – Homologated in R1B category..

Toyota Japan have homologated the Toyota Vitz (otherwise known as Yaris) into the R1B category, just a few days before the 5th round of APRC championship this year. The intention is to bring new drivers into the sport with its low costs, while future plans include higher spec R2 and R3 versions. We also look forward […]

APRC | Rally Hokkaido | 2012 | Day 1 – Update

Indian driver & Team MRF Tyres driver Gaurav Gill Leads ahead of the pack with a comfortable 53.6s ahead of the nearest rival & more than two minutes ahead of the championship contender Alister McRae.   Gaurav has maintained the lead from the first special stage till the end of the End Leg and has […]