2009 Asia-Pacific Rally Championship season
|2009 Asia-Pacific Rally season|
Australian Subaru driver Cody Crocker won his fourth successive title, the first driver to do so. Crocker's co-driver, Ben Atkinson likewise wrapped up the co-drivers title. Crocker scored 94 out of a possible 96 points to complete dominate the season.
The Pacific Cup, decided over the first three rallies in the season was won by New Zealand pairing, Hayden Paddon and John Kennard. Crocker won the Asia Cup, held over the later four rallies of the season. Crocker's team mate, New Zealand driver Emma Gilmour finished second in the championship, moving past former champion Katsuhiko Taguchi at the final round to become the first woman to finish in the series top three positions. Subaru won the Manufacturers Cup.
The 2009 APRC was as follows:
|1||April 10–12||Rallye de Nouvelle Calédonie||Nouméa, New Caledonia||no registered competitors finished|
|2||May 9–10||Rally Queensland||Imbil, Australia||Cody Crocker|
|3||June 5–7||Rally of Whangarei||Whangarei, New Zealand||Cody Crocker|
|4||July 11–12||Rally Hokkaido||Hokkaidō, Japan||Cody Crocker|
|5||August 15–16||Malaysian Rally||Malaysia||Cody Crocker|
|6||October 3–4||Rally Indonesia||Indonesia||Cody Crocker|
|7||November 14–15||China Rally||China||Cody Crocker|
The 2009 APRC for Drivers points was as follows:
|Position||Driver||Vehicle||Round 1||Round 2||Round 3||Round 4||Round 5||Round 6||Round 7||Total|
|1||Cody Crocker||Subaru Impreza WRX||16||16||15||16||15||16||94|
|2||Emma Gilmour||Subaru Impreza WRX||7||9||7||11||7||12||53|
|3||Katsuhiko Taguchi||Mitsubishi Lancer Evo||12||11||13||11||47|
|4||Gaurav Gill||Mitsubishi Lancer Evo||6||1||2||3||12|
|5||Brian Green||Mitsubishi Lancer Evo||4||5||9|
- "FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship". Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. Archived from the original on 15 October 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-09.
- "2009 FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship Points Summary Points Standing After Round 7" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. Retrieved 2009-11-18.