Teenage rally driver Michael Young, from Opotiki, Bay of Plenty, makes his debut drive in the International Rally of Queensland this weekend.
PROTON Motorsports will aim to finish the job it started on last year’s International Rally of Queensland, when this year’s event gets underway in Caloundra next week.
AFTER two victories in two events, Team MRF is looking to build on its dominant start to the 2012 FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship at this weekend’s Brakes Direct International Rally of Queensland.
Team MRF have had a successful weekend at Rally New Caledonia, the second round of the Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC), with a 1-2 finish.
Driving a Race Torque-prepared Skoda Fabia Super 2000, Gaurav Gill, with Australian co-driver Glenn Macneall, won the rally, with their team-mates, Chris Atkinson and Stephane Prevot, finishing second.
After a blistering start to the FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship in New Zealand, the PROTON Motorsports team will be looking to repeat its superior pace and performance on next week’s second round, Rallye de Nouvelle Caledonie.
Chris Atkinson on his way to victory in the Rally of Whangarei, and the lead in the Asia Pacific Rally Championship. Team MRF have had the perfect start to their 2012 Asia-Pacific Rally Championship campaign, with team drivers Chris Atkinson and Gaurav Gill finishing first and third in the International Rally of Whangarei in New Zealand.
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