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.
PHOTO: Spectacular cars like Mal Keough's Audi quattro S1 world rally replica help draw fans and global media coverage to IROQ (Peter Whitten pic)
THE International Rally of Queensland is set to provide a turbo boost for the Sunshine Coast economy this weekend.
Sunshine Coast Council Tourism, Sport and Major Events Portfolio Councillor Jason OPray said the three-day event delivered invaluable international exposure for the region and millions of dollars in economic contribution to the local economy