GAURAV Gill clinched the 2016 FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship by winning the Malaysian Rally today.
Gill (India) and co-driver Glenn Macneall (Australia), in a Team MRF Tyres Skoda R5, built their lead from the very first stage before simply maintaining the gap after their fellow competitors suffered misfortunes over the two-day event around Kota Tinggi.
Gill claimed his second APRC crown and helped Skoda score the manufacturers championship.
GAURAV Gill extended his lead in the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) at Rally Hokkaido in Japan last weekend, taking his fourth consecutive win in his Team MRF Skoda Fabia R5.
After building a substantial lead against his rivals on Saturday, Gill continued his charge yesteray to finish almost two minutes ahead of his young German teammate Fabian Kreim, even though the young German driver won several stages throughout the weekend.
QUEENSLAND Rally Championship competitors at IROQ Rob Bishop and Neill Woolley (Mitsubishi car 28) have thanked officials and organisers for staging a successful and enjoyable event despite the difficult wet conditions.
PHOTO: Gaurav Gill of India (right) and co-driver Glenn Macneall celebrate victory in the International Rally of Queensland (Geoff Ridder pic)
SUNSHINE COAST (Queensland) – Indian driver Gaurav Gill splashed to a dominant victory in a rain-shortened International Rally of Queensland today.
Gill, driving for the Indian-owned and Czech-run MRF Skoda team, won 12 of the 13 special stages across the weekend’s Round 2 of the FIA Asia Pacific Championship, increasing his lead in the 2016 drivers’ standings.
SUNSHINE COAST (Queensland) - India’s Gaurav Gill is halfway toward a second win in the International Rally of Queensland after clean-sweeping day one of the 2016 event today.
Despite challenging road conditions after rain in recent days, the MRF team Skoda driver was untroubled to top all of today’s scheduled eight stages in the headline competition for Round 2 of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship.
PHOTO: India's Gaurav Gill shows his form today before the start of the International Rally of Quensland (Terry Hill pic)
SUNSHINE COAST (Queensland) - Indian driver Gaurav Gill has staked his claim for another victory in this weekend’s International Rally of Queensland after going fastest in an unofficial test session on the Sunshine Coast today.
ON the eve of the International Rally of Queensland, Subaru do Motorsport driver Molly Taylor has revealed a new livery for her Subaru Impreza WRX STI, paying tribute to other sporting highlights of the Sunshine Coast host region.