LONGYOU (China): Australia’s Cody Crocker has successfully defended his Asia Pacific Rally Championship title. All Crocker (co-driver Ben Atkinson) needed was to cross the start-line in the final round of the APRC 2007. Taguchi of Team MRF ended on top, followed by Valimaki and India’s Gill.
The results (provisional): After stage 11: Taguchi (Mark Stacey) Team MRF (1:48.3s); 2. Valimaki (Jarkko Kalliolepo) Team MRF (1:49.8s); 3. Gaurav Gill (Glen Macneall) Team MRF (1:50.4s); 4. Crocker (Ben Atkinson) Motor Image Rally Team (1:51.1s).