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Positive Test for Young and Cusco Toyota ahead of Rally Whangarei

Positive Test for Young and Cusco Toyota ahead of Rally Whangarei

New Zealand rally driver Mike Young and co-driver Malcolm Read had their first taste of the car they will contest the 2018 FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship in, a 4WD Toyota Vitz (Yaris) built by Cusco Racing Japan and supported by Dunlop. The team successfully completed a half-day test prior to this weekend’s New Zealand’s round of the APRC, the …

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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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