Classic Targa Adelaide – crossing that finish line

Well, after all the weeks of preparation Classic Targa Adelaide is done and I’m now sitting here writing this as a firm case of the post rally blues takes over from a slight seedyness, a direct result of the official presentation dinner last night. We had an absolutely fantastic event,…

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Classic Targa Adelaide – at the end of day zero

Day zero of Classic Targa Adelaide is done and dusted after the first two prologue stages. The first prologue was a flat out blast around the back streets of Tanunda. It was over before it began, and I was concentrating so hard on the notes that I don’t really remember…

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Rose Terrace, Wayville – Porsche 914/6

This Porsche 914/6 was parked at the showgrounds early yesterday morning awaiting scruitineering for Classic Targa Adelaide. I’ve been a huge fan of these cars ever since I read about Jeff Zwart’s rally 914/6 as a child, and think they’re the perfect combination of mid engined handling and Porsche flat…

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North Terrace – R35 GTR

The hard edge, techy lines of the R35 seem perfectly at home in urban, built up environments. Particularly at night, this silver example just looked at home sitting on North Terrace outside the museum the other night.

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Hahndorf – Ferrari California

I spotted this Ferrari California sitting pretty on that perfect sunny day in Hahndorf a couple of weeks ago and managed to get these couple of shots in. But as I was driving away, I had some time to reflect on it. Does it really live up to the California…

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Driven – The 700hp carbon clad R35 GTR

‘Do you want to have a drive?’ When this question is asked of me, the answer is almost always invariably ‘yes’, said without a moments hesitation. But when this completely unexpected question was asked in relation to Seb’s R35 GTR, my initial reaction was a strange combination of extreme trepidation,…

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Echunga – 5 blank canvas Escorts

These Escorts are just sitting in some farmers rickety shed out near Echunga in the hills. There’s four Mk1’s and a Mk2 and they all look to be complete, although it’s clear that none of them have moved in recent history. It’s impossible to discover a find like this and…

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