After racking up his third APRC title in 2017, Gaurav Gill is all set to participate in the WRC 2 class. The ace rallyist has received backing from MRF as tyre manufacturer continues to support his ventures. As a consequence, it is most likely that their participation in the Asia Pacific Rally Championship would cease to exist.
With four rounds already completed, Gill and MRF will try to find their rhythm in the highly competitive category in the remaining nine rounds. There is still no confirmation as to what vehicle Gill will be competing in. He has been using the Race-Torque prepped Skoda Fabia R5 in the APRC for the past couple of seasons, winning his last two title in the same car.
Gill has had previous experience in Europe, undertaking the Welsh rally in 2008 as well as the Portuguese and Cyprus rallies in 2009. He became the first and only Indian so far to pick up points by finishing seventh in Portugal.