Gaurav Gill

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Gaurav Gill
Gurav Gill.jpg
Gaurav Gill during International Rally of Whangarei – New Zealand 2013.
Personal information
Nationality India Indian
Born (1981-12-02) 2 December 1981 (age 35)
World Rally Championship record
Active years 1998–present
Teams Team MRF
Rallies 12
Championships

2 (2013, 2016) Asia-Pacific Rally Championship

4 (2007, 2009, 2011, 2014) Indian National Rally Championship
Rally wins n/a
Podiums n/a
Stage wins n/a
First rally n/a
Last win 2015 Rally New Caledonia
Last rally 2015 International Rally of Queensland
Last updated on: After APRC International Rally of Queensland 2015.

Gaurav Gill (born 2 December 1981) is an Indian race car driver who competes in the Asia-Pacific Rally Championship. In 2013, Gaurav Gill became the first Indian driver to win the FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship.

Early life and Career[edit]

Gaurav was born on 2 December 1981. He got into motorsport racing motorbikes and competed in the National Motocross Championship in 1999. He moved to 4-wheel racing and started competing in car rallies and endurance races. He signed up for the Raid-de-Himalaya in 2000. He was runner-up in the National Road Racing Championship in 2003 and won the title in the following year. He finished the 2006 season, second overall. In 2007, Gaurav won the National Rally Championship with Team MRF and made his debut at the Asia Pacific Rally Championship. He finished runner up in the APRC in 2013 and became the first Indian to win the title in 2014 for Team MRF Skoda.[1][2][3][4]

Career results[edit]

APRC results[edit]

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 APRC Points
2007 Team MRF Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX NCL
Ret
NZL AUS JPN 8th 9
Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VII MYS
5
IDN
4
CHN
Ret
2008 Team MRF Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX NCL AUS NZL JPN IDN
1
MYS
Ret
CHN 8th 17
2009 Team MRF Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X NCL AUS
4
NZL JPN
Ret
IDN
Ret
CHN
Ret
4th 12
Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX MYS
Ret
2010 Team MRF Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X MAL
2
JPN
4
NZL
7
AUS
1
NCL
DNS
IDN
Can
CHN
Ret
2nd 97
2011 Team MRF Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX MAL
2
AUS
2
NCL
Ret
NZL
Ret
JPN
Ret
CHN
Ret
4th 63
2012 Team MRF Škoda Škoda Fabia S2000 NZL
3
NCL
1
AUS
Ret
MYS
Ret
JPN
Ret
CHN
Ret
4th 82
2013 Team MRF Škoda Škoda Fabia S2000 NZL
2
NCL
1
AUS
Ret
MYS
Ret
JPN
1
CHN
2
1st 145.5
2014 Team MRF Škoda Škoda Fabia S2000 NZL
1
IND
Can
NCL
2
AUS
Ret
MYS
1
JPN
Ret
CHN
Ret
3rd 104
2015[5] Team MRF Škoda Škoda Fabia S2000 NZL
2
NCL
1[6]
AUS
Ret
MYS JPN CHN IND 2nd 74
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Chris Atkinson
Asia-Pacific Rally Champion
2013
Succeeded by
Jan Kopecky

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