PHOTO: Pontus Tidemand in action in Portugal last weekend Skoda pic)
THE star drivers of the International Rally of Queensland and FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship shone brightly in Europe over the weekend in strong showings for the new factory Skoda Fabia R5 rally car.
Just four weeks before he is due to appear at IROQ on 19-21 June, Junior World Rally Champion Pontus Tidemand of Sweden finished third in the WRC2 category at Vodafone Rally de Portugal.
PHOTO: Mary Valley Showgrounds at Imbil will host the rally winners' podium celebrations (Geoff Ridder pic)
IMBIL in the Mary Valley north of the Sunshine Coast is gearing up again to host the International Rally of Queensland on 20-21 June.
The FIA Asia Pacific and East Coast Bullbars Australian Rally Championship rounds will be headquartered at Oaks Oasis Resort at Caloundra, but the weekend stage action centres on Imbil and nearby Kenilworth.
PHOTO: MRF Skoda driver Gaurav Gill of India (APRC.tv pic)
EXPERIENCE has paid off for Indian ace Gaurav Gill, who led the Rallye de Nouvelle Caledonie after the first day yesterday.
The Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) battle is heating up as Gaurav Gill finished the first full day of competition in the lead of Rally of New Caledonia, the second round of the championship held this weekend, APRC.tv reports.
OAKS OASIS RESORT NEW SPECIAL GROUP RATE FOR IROQ GUESTS
Sunday, 10 May 2015 23:10
OAKS Oasis Resort, headquarters and official hotel for the 2015 International Rally of Queensland, has expanded its special offers to rally guests with a new discount rate for bookings of five or more rooms.
The new offer backs up generous discounts for individual rooms already available to competitors, teams, officials and anyone associated with the 19-21 June event.
Oaks Oasis is located on the southern Sunshine Coast at Caloundra, an easy hour’s drive north of Brisbane International Airport.
As the recommended accommodation choice for rally visitors, it offers ideal facilities from a wide choice of room types, to ample parking for trailers and tow vehicles, in-room wi-fi internet and close proximity to beaches, shopping and restaurants.
BE an official at the 2015 International Rally of Queensland – registrations are open now and organisers have many interesting and enjoyable positions available throughout the event.
You don't have to be CAMS-licensed and no experience is necessary to be part of the big team hosting this FIA Asia Pacific Championship event featuring teams, media and guests from numerous countries. Your experience and expertise will be greatly appreciated – and you'll have a great time with your fellow Officials.
Registration is easy - just CLICKHERE then fully complete the form. Register early to secure your position. We look forward to having you on the IROQ team!
VIDEO: APRC NZ RD 1 REVIEW
Monday, 27 April 2015 09:10
WATCH APRC TV's official video wrap of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship New Zealand round -
NEW WÜRTH RALLY CUP OPEN TO ALL
Thursday, 23 April 2015 17:37
THE FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship and global automotive products supplier Würth have boosted their partnership with a new competition to be known as the FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Cup powered by Würth, an award open to all competitors entered in the international event in each country.