New Zealander Mike Young will drive a 4WD Toyota Vitz (Yaris) built by Japan’s Cusco Racing and supported by Dunlop in the 2018 FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship. The Vitz will be powered by a Lexus 2000 cc direct injection turbo engine supplied as part of a joint project with TRD-Toyota Racing Development (operated by […]

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New Zealanders Mike Young and co-driver Malcolm finished their FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) season with an excellent second place at a very tough and torturous India Rally while also enjoying multiple APRC championship class success. Based in the coffee plantations near Chikkamagaluru, 240 kilometres west of Bangalore, the event had a massive following […]

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Mike Young is set to return to the Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) in Japan this weekend to challenge for a podium finish, after his successful Rally China campaign where he debuted a hybrid car in a world first. The 23-year-old says Rally Hokkaido, held in northern Japan, is one of his favourite events on […]

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Following his Rally Estonia debut in July where he finished second in class, Kiwi rally driver Michael Young now flies straight to West China and Zhangye, a beautiful historic city near the Mongolian border for the third round of the Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC). After enjoying a short break in Europe, Young is now […]

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New Zealand rally driver, Michael Young, is set to compete at Rally Estonia this weekend alongside Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) team-mate Sanjay Takale of India. The duo, which sees Takale driving the Markko Martin Motorsport built Subaru Impreza with Young stepping in as co-driver, say they simply had to make it happen when the […]

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Michael Young has delivered his promise of securing a finish at Rally Toya, a round of the Japanese Rally Championship (JRC), where he was invited to compete with his Cusco team. Piloting a Cusco-prepared Subaru Impreza, Young and local co-driver Takahiro Yasui overcame multiple challenges throughout the two day event to finish in sixth place […]

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New Zealand rally driver, Michael Young, is set to continue his international rallying quest as he tackles the 2016 ARK Rally of Toya in Japan with major sponsor Cusco in a new shape Subaru WRX this weekend. The new Subaru, built by Cusco in Japan, is a major opportunity for Young to show his talent […]

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Mike Young completed a remarkable recovery from a calamitous accident he had on Saturday to finish the runner up in the penultimate leg of Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) here in Longyou, China yesterday. He also finished third on the podium in the overall rally. The 21-year old New Zealander representing Sri Lankan team Ezy […]

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Sri Lankan-owned International team Ezy Racing’s champion driver Mike Young revealed yesterday that his Cusco Subaru Impreza WRX Sti has received a comprehensive overhaul ahead of the crucial Rally Hokkaido here in the Northern-most island of Japan. The 21-year-old New Zealander said so many things were replaced, it could even be termed a brand new […]

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Michael Young, the only New Zealander competing in the Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC), is set to tackle the incredibly tough Malaysian Rally, based in Johor Bahru against world-class competitors this weekend. The 22-year-old from Opotiki is ready to continue his fight for the overall APRC Championship but says he knows this rally in particular […]

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