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2017; A year of firsts for Young

2017; A year of firsts for Young

New Zealander Mike Young has reached the end of his 2017 international rallying campaign after competing in five different cars, in five different countries, at five different events around the Asia-Pacific region. It culminated last weekend at the final round of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) round, the Coffee Day India Rally where Young and co-driver Malcolm Read …

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Cyclone bypasses coming International Rally of Whangarei

Cyclone bypasses coming International Rally of Whangarei

Two weeks out from the opening round of the 2017 FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC), New Zealand’s International Rally of Whangarei has been spared the predicted lashing Tropical Cyclone Cook was expected to deliver. Ploughing southward, having impacted Pacific Island regions of New Caledonia and Vanuatu, the Category 3 graded cyclone was predicted to swath a path through the …

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Malaysian Rally bites Kiwi duo

Malaysian Rally bites Kiwi duo

While in third overall at the fifth round of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) held in Malaysia this weekend, Kiwi driver Mike Young’s weekend ended in disappointment as he slipped into a ditch and was forced to retire after the car couldn’t be freed. The drama unfolded for Young and Hamilton based co-driver Malcolm Read in the first …

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Young embraces challenge of the “toughest APRC rally”

Young embraces challenge of the “toughest APRC rally”

International Kiwi rally driver Mike Young is set to tackle the fifth round of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) this weekend in Malaysia, as he continues to aim for the top in the overall APRC drivers’ championship. While he currently sits in third with his Cusco EZY Racing Subaru Impreza, Young is hoping to simply maintain that position …

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Podium for Young in Japan

Podium for Young in Japan

Mike Young has managed to secure third place at the fourth round of the Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) after several close battles, held at Rally Hokkaido in Japan. After sitting in second place for most of the first day in his Cusco EZY Racing Subaru Impreza, Young fell to third after two punctures handing the runner-up position to Fabian …

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