2008 Asia-Pacific Rally Championship season

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2008 Asia-Pacific Rally season
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The 2008 Asia-Pacific Rally Championship season (APRC) was an international rally championship organized by the FIA. The champion was Australian driver Cody Crocker.[1] In winning the 2008 Malaysian Rally, Crocker successfully defended his title from the previous two years, to equal the record of three APRC titles set by Possum Bourne, Kenneth Eriksson and Karamjit Singh.

Calendar[edit]

The 2008 APRC was as follows:[2]

Round Date Event Location Winner
1 April 12–13 Rallye de Nouvelle Calédonie France Nouméa, New Caledonia Japan Katsuhiko Taguchi
2 May 10–11 Rally of Canberra Australia Canberra, Australia Australia Cody Crocker
3 June 7–8 Rally of Whangarei New Zealand Whangarei, New Zealand Australia Cody Crocker
4 July 11–13 Rally Hokkaido Japan Hokkaidō, Japan Japan Katsuhiko Taguchi
5 August 22–24 Rally of Indonesia Indonesia Indonesia India Gaurav Singh Gill
6 October 11–12 Malaysian Rally Malaysia Malaysia Australia Cody Crocker
7 November 8–9 China Rally China China Australia Cody Crocker

Points[edit]

The 2008 APRC for Drivers points was as follows:[3]

Position Driver Vehicle Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 Round 7 Total
1 Australia Cody Crocker Subaru Impreza WRX 16 16 8 9 15 15 79
2 Japan Katsuhiko Taguchi Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 16 2 12 13 12 3 58
3 Japan Hiroshi Yanagisawa Subaru Impreza WRX 6 4 12 11 13 46
4 Australia Dean Herridge Subaru Impreza WRX 11 10 5 6 8 40
5 Indonesia Rifat Sungkar Subaru Impreza WRX 5 3 4 5 7 4 28
6 New Zealand Brian Green Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 7 4 2 4 3 20
7 Australia Scott Peddar Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 2 2 8 3 4 19
8 India Gaurav Gill Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 2 15 17
9 Japan Takuma Kamada Subaru Impreza WRX 5 5 10

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Asia Pacific Rally Championship for Drivers - Champions". RallyBase. Archived from the original on 2009-06-20. Retrieved 2007-03-21. 
  2. ^ "FIA Asia-Pacific Rally C, championship". Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. Archived from the original on 2009-06-20. Retrieved 2008-05-14. 
  3. ^ "2008 FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship Points Summary" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. Retrieved 2008-05-14. [dead link]

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