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
TEAMMATES AND RIVALS SET TO FIGHT OUT RALLY, BUT DOWN UNDER CHALLENGERS WAITING
Wednesday, 15 June 2016 20:29
PHOTO: Rally crews and cars representing five countries line up on Alexandra Headland beach on the Sunshine Coast for their official welcome today.
TEAMMATES but rivals, Indian champion driver Gaurav Gill and rising German star Fabian Kreim are in the box seat to fight over this weekend’s International Rally of Queensland on the Sunshine Coast – but two Down Under challengers will be hungry to upset the predictions.
Gill and Kreim, driving for the Indian-owned, Czech-backed MRF team, will be among competitors from five countries tackling the second round of the 2016 FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship.
INDIA’S biggest tyre manufacturer MRF will have a high-profile presence at next month’s International Rally of Queensland, having added supporting sponsorship of the event to its substantial range of investments in rallying.