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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asp Southern Rally 2015 – SARC Round 1

Guy Tyler and Steve Fisher have christened their newly acquired Mitsubishi Evo 5 in the best possible way, winning their first outing in the car by taking out overall honors at the 2015 asp Southern Rally, round one of the South Australian Rally Championship. Held on a unique mix of…

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Rallying the Docks – the 2014 Port Adelaide Carrera

Port Adelaide’s derelict Dock 2 precinct came alive to the sounds of screaming engines and howling tyres recently as the inaugural Port Adelaide Carrera kicked off with a single day tarmac rally style event on Sunday 14 December. The brainchild of former Targa Tasmania Clerk of Course Stuart Benson, through…

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Sydney-London Classic Marathon Rally 2014

There’s an undeniable attraction to long distance rallying. Combining motorsport and travel with the adventure and challenge that comes with rallying every day for over a month, the opportunity to compete in an event like the Sydney-London is a once in a lifetime opportunity. When it passed through South Australia’s…

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A look at the Sydney – London Datsun 260Z

The Sydney – London Classic Marathon is passing through South Australia over the next few days, so to prepare Any Given Reason went and had a look at what is sure to be one of the front running contenders – the Datsun 260Z of Geoff Olholm and John Doble. Note…

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Mount Alma Mile Hillclimb 2014

Kevin Mackrell has thundered his way to another consecutive 4WD outright victory in the Mount Alma Mile hillclimb, held recently at Inman Valley on the scenic Fleurieu Peninsula. Behind the wheel of his all-conquering V8 powered Datsun 260Z, Mackrell held a firm grip on the two-day event, overcoming a five…

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Any Given Reason Burger Meet 3

The concept of Burger Meet is simple – a car park meet to get as many readers of Any Given Reason and their cars in the same place as possible. The emphasis is on diversity and informality, and the vague idea of standing around a car park eating burgers is…

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