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Vicky Chandhok re-elected President of FIA APRC Working Group

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

India's was of the for a second two-year term at the annual meeting in Johor,

It was a bit of a surprise that I was unanimously requested to continue as for another term. Rallying continues its upward trend in the region and I am honoured to continue what we started two years ago. Our focus will be on expanding to new regions and continue growing the sport at the grass root level, said Chandhok, who is also a former FMSCI

Representatives from Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, and among others attend the meeting and the elections held yesterday.

Also present was Wayne Christie, President of the to share FIA's thoughts on the future of rallying and to also understand the challenges faced by the APRC.

The members present felt that since the APRC was going through many challenges, it needed continuity at the helm, especially with the plans afoot to meet manufacturers in and

Deviating from the norms, they requested outgoing Chandhok who was not a candidate for the post to accept the Presidency for another term.

Takahito (Japan) will serve as the Stalwarts Tengku (Malaysia) and (New Zealand) will serve on the committee along with and Chandhok.

of the FIA requested Chandhok to join the which will meet in on August 21 to discuss all the FIA Regional Championships.

The Working Group meeting also put forward revised regulations, a and a tentative calendar of six events for 2019 which will be finalised in September this year. figures in the list of possible 2019 events.

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First Published: Tue, July 24 2018. 14:25 IST