Targa Tasmania 2016 – the results

The 25th running of the world famous Targa Tasmania rally is over and the champagne has been sprayed. For AGR the event didn’t happen quite the way it was planned – we passed scrutineering and made it into the famous Silverdome but it went downhill from there. Whilst I missed…

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Targa Tasmania prep – the Hartge H35-24

There’s always time to check out a cool car. In the middle of Any Given Reason’s own preparations for the 25th Anniversary Targa Tasmania rally next week, I found time to quickly escape and fire off a few frames of Matt Selley’s freshly liveried tarmac rally prepared Hartge H35-24 before…

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991 GT3 RS – A Monday morning drive

My iPhone alarm buzzing at 6am on a Monday morning is an all too familiar disturbance. That happy-go-lucky Marimba tone is anything but when it’s still dark outside, and it usually elicits a mixed Pavlovian response of emotion that ranges from anger, to mourning the loss of being asleep, and…

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Retrospective: An unexpected find in Torino

The chances of actually seeing a Lancia Beta Montecarlo in real life these days are practically zero, let alone seeing a mint condition example in the city it was designed and built in. Most of these elegant junior supercars have either rusted away by now, or have been punted into…

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Quick look – the BMW M6 GT3

It’s not everyday that you can attend a national racecar launch in the middle of an arts festival, but such events do sometimes occur during Adelaide’s so-called Mad March, on that one beautiful weekend when the Fringe and Clipsal 500 festivals collide so gloriously. With this weekend’s Clipsal 500 event…

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A visit to Dutton Garage

When you flick through the glossy pages of a Classic & Sportscar or Octane magazine, it’s virtually impossible to avoid studying the thousands of exotic car adverts in great detail, your mind racing away on a multitude of tangents. Preferably with fresh coffee in hand, one of my favorite pastimes…

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It begins… and another Land Rover is added.

You know when you’re driving through the hills and you see a row of old Land Rover’s parked up in a paddock and wonder how they came to be? This is where it starts. Friends of AGR may remember a recent story about Bryce and his unexpected acquisition of a…

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