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2011 Asia-Pacific Rally season
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The 2011 Asia-Pacific Rally Championship season is an international rally championship sanctioned by the FIA. The championship is contested by a combination of regulations with Group N competing directly against Super 2000 cars for points. While the majority of competitors are privately funded, Malaysian manufacturer Proton enters a factory team of Super 2000 Proton Satria's for Australian driver Chris Atkinson and Scot Alister McRae.

British driver Alister McRae won the championship by fourteen points from Chris Atkinson of Australia as he clinched in the final round of the championship held in China.

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Race calendar and resultsEdit

The 2011 APRC is as follows:[1]

Round Rally name Podium finishers Statistics
Rank Driver Car Time Stages Length Starters Finishers
1   Malaysian Rally
(April 1–3) Result
1   Chris Atkinson Proton Satria Neo S2000 3:14:49.3 15 233.84 km
2   Gaurav Gill Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X 3:16:35.9
3   Alister McRae Proton Satria Neo S2000 3:23:37.5
2   Rally Queensland
(May 13–15)[2]
1   Mark Higgins Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X 2:22:14.2 19 230.79 km
2   Gaurav Gill Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X 2:22:30.0
3   Ryan Smart* Toyota Corolla Sportivo 2:22:53.7
3   Rallye de Nouvelle Calédonie
(June 17–19)[3]
1   Chris Atkinson Proton Satria Neo S2000 3:01:18.0 19 223.84 km
2   Rifat Sungkar Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X 3:02:56.0
3   Alister McRae Proton Satria Neo S2000 3:08:53.0
4   Rally of Whangarei
(July 15–17)[4]
1   Chris Atkinson Proton Satria Neo S2000 3:01:26.9 16 301.64 km
2   Hayden Paddon* Subaru Impreza WRX STi 3:01:39.3
3   Richard Mason* Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X 3:03:15.0
5   Rally Hokkaido
(September 30 – October 2)
1   Toshihiro Arai* Subaru Impreza WRX STi 2:07:26.7 19 222.89 km
2   Katsuhiko Taguchi Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X 2:10:03.8
3   Alister McRae Proton Satria Neo S2000 2:10:12.6
6   China Rally
(November 4–6)[5]
1   Alister McRae Proton Satria Neo S2000 3:00:38.6 13
2   Jari Ketomaa* Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X 3:01:53.5
3   Chris Atkinson Proton Satria Neo S2000 3:02:17.0

* - Competitor not registerred for Asia-Pacific Rally Championship.

Championship standingsEdit

The 2011 APRC for Drivers points is as follows:[6]

Position Driver Vehicle  
MAL
 
AUS
 
NCL
 
NZL
 
JPN
 
CHN
Total
1   Alister McRae Proton Satria Neo S2000 3 6 4 8 3 4 2 8 2 12 1 12 153
2   Chris Atkinson Proton Satria Neo S2000 1 8 1 12 1 14 2 12 139
3   Rifat Sungkar Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X 7 5 2 2 8 2 3 6 3 6 89
4   Gaurav Gill Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X 2 7 2 10 7 3 63
5   Katsuhiko Taguchi Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X 3 4 3 2 1 12 61
6   Mark Higgins Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X 5 1 10 39
7   Karamjit Singh Proton Satria Neo S2000 6 9 7 8 4 1 33
8   Brian Green Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX 4 2 5 6 32
9   Akira Bamba Proton Satria Neo S2000 7 8 8 9 5 2 28
10   Fan Fan Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X 5 1 7 7 9 2 27
11   Matt Jansen Subaru Impreza WRX STi 3 1 16
12   Seiichiro Taguchi Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX 4 3 15
13   Alain Dalstein Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX 4 2 14
14   Ben Jagger Subaru Impreza WRX STi 4 1 13
15   Atsushi Masumura Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X 5 2 12
16   Ben Hunt Ford Fiesta ST 5 10
17   Takahiro Yoshii Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VIII 6 1 9
18   Muhammad Udhaya Subaru Impreza WRX 6 8
  Emmanuel Guigou Renault Clio R3 6 8
20   Hao Yuan Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X 9 8 1 7
21   Fuyuhiko Takahashi Subaru Impreza WRX STi 7 6
22   Gunaseelan Rajoo Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX 8 10 5
  Sloan Cox Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X 5 5
24   Nathan Quinn Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX 3 3
25   Razvan Vlad Ford Fiesta ST 10 1
Key
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Did not finish (Ret)
Black Excluded (EX)
Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Cancelled (C)
Blank Withdrew entry from
the event (WD)

[7]

Note: 17 refers to the bonus points awarded for each leg of the rally for the first five place getters, 1st (7), 2nd (5), 3rd (3), 4th (2), 5th (1). There are two bonus legs for each rally.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2011 Events Calendar". FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship. Archived from the original on 2011-01-24. Retrieved 2011-03-30.
  2. ^ "International Rally of Queensland ‐ APRC Classifications Outright To end of Leg 2 Listed By Classification" (PDF). rallyresults.com.au. Retrieved 2011-06-11.
  3. ^ Result
  4. ^ "Result". Archived from the original on 2011-07-20. Retrieved 2011-08-01.
  5. ^ "Official Final Classification" (PDF). Official website of Federation of Automobile Sports of PRC. Retrieved 2011-11-21.
  6. ^ "2011 FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship for Drivers" (PDF). fiaaprc.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-23. Retrieved 2011-03-30.
  7. ^ "2011 Malaysian rally entry list" (PDF). malaysianrally.com. Retrieved 2011-03-30.

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