Targa Tasmania 2017

TASMANIA, AUSTRALIA.               PHOTOS: COLABORATIVE.                WORDS: ANDREW COLES        Eight left, 400. As the call was made signifying a sufficient straight after the upcoming corner to properly stretch the legs of the lusty inline six and allow those…

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RAA Southern Rally 2017 – SARC Round One

The South Australian Rally Championship made a fine return for the 2017 season by holding its first round at what is arguably the most spectacular stop of the championship – the RAA Southern Rally, held recently across the state’s rugged Fleurieu Peninsula region. With around 120 competitive kilometres split across a…

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Adelaide Tarmac Twilight Rallysprint – Event One

How often is it that you’re mooching about the place on a Thursday night, not quite sure of just what to do? It’s summer, so it’s nice and bright outside and there’s a cracker sunset forming. You feel like the evening should be used for something better, but for what?…

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Lightforce Rally SA 2016

The forest racers were back in our city last weekend, with the top Australian crews returning once again to the gravel roads of the Barossa and Mount Crawford Forest areas to do battle in round four of the Australian Rally Championship – Lightforce Rally SA. Claiming outright victory in another…

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Robertstown Rally 2016

It’s becoming a well-worn path, this annual pilgrimage to Robertstown. Leaving the concerns of the work-week behind heading out of town and a last minute stop for a coffee to go, it’s usually just as Port Wakefield road frees the shackles of its slower speed limits that that the first…

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The Targa Tasmania Experience

This isn’t the story from the 25th running of the Targa Tasmania rally that I ever hoped to write. In my mind, I was going to recount the experience of racing along the legendary 51km Mt Arrowsmith stage, of how my friend Guy’s Alfa 2600 sounds going up The Sideling…

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RAA Southern Rally 2016

James Rodda and David Langfield have had a fairy tail return to the MRF Tyres South Australian Rally Championship, taking outright victory at the RAA Southern Rally in their first event in over eighteen months. After damaging the RaceTorque built Evo 9 in an off during the 2014 Walky 100…

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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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