International Rally of Johor 2018

International Rally of Johor 2018  - All in Malaysia

International Rally of Johor 2018 - All in Malaysia

International Rally of Johor 2018

Posted: 16/07/2018

The palm oil estates around Kota Tinggi will come alive with roar of high speed rally cars in August this year. Malaysia will play host to round 3 of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (“APRC”) which will be held on the 20th till the 22nd of August. Malaysia has always been a favorite leg of the FIA APRC among the international competitors due to its unique challenging racing conditions.

Johor the southern gateway and third largest state in Peninsula Malaysia is the keeper of many national and natural treasures untold. It is a delightful mixture of the traditional and modern; and its natural and ultra-modern urban jungles has been the event venue since 2003.

The rally stages around Kota Tinggi is arguably the best palm oil rally stages in the country. Fast, flowing and technically challenging roads all the way through, spiced up with high humidity is a real test for the competitors and over the years we have seen the latest specification rally cars and the world’s best drivers blasting through the estates.

Domestically, IROJ 2018 is the 1st round of the 4 round national AAM Malaysian Rally Championship (“MRC”) a championship hotly contested among the local competitors, it takes the participant to every corner of Peninsular Malaysia and highly regarded as a tough championship to endure. Each and every event is unique in nature with different terrain. Competition this is year is said to be hotly contested with an increase in entries as compared to last year.

With the introduction of live streaming and up to date feeds on social media Facebook, Instagram etc as well coverage from the local and international media. Interest in the Malaysian Rallying scene is on the rise. This is evident with the increase of entries for Round 1 of the championship. Steps taken by the organizers to promote the sport of rallying to the public and will eventually create attention and notice to everyone that Malaysian Rallying is an event that’s too good to be left unnoticed.

The International Rally of Johor 2108 will cover 235km of highspeed rallying stages divided into 12 special stages around the Tai Tuck estates around Kota Tinggi. In total the competitors will travel a total distance of 563km from start to finish. Do not to miss the action.

Venue: Johor Bahru


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