APRC 2016: Gill tops pre-season test in Team MRF Skoda Fabia R5
Ends session at the head of the unofficial timing sheets ahead of new team-mate, German driver Fabian Kreim
Gaurav Gill's first outing in the brand new Skoda Fabia R5 was a terrific success. The 2013 Asia Pacific Rally Champion managed to top the unofficial timing sheets at the three-hour test session that was held just ahead of the first round of the 2016 APRC season, the International Rally of Whangharei in New Zealand.
Gill, co-driven by Glenn Macneall, drove the 1.6-litre turbo-charged Skoda R5 for the very first time. In his first ever outing in the car, the 34-year old driver, who said he's pleased to be driving a car that is on par...
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