This Porsche 914-6 lives in a pedal-powered world

As a longtime purveyor of slightly odd looking, boxy, mid-engined European sports cars, the Porsche 914 has always held a special place in my interests. I’ve long considered it a big brother to my Fiat X1/9 (surely the first person to ever regard a 914 as a big brother to…

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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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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 High Country and the Renault Sport Megane 265

Motorsport in general, but more specifically rallying, often leads to some of the most spectacular impulse decisions. To varying extents I’m sure we’ve all been there before, and it struck me again on the Monday after the recent Classic Adelaide Rally/Adelaide Motorsport Festival weekend. Yes, the post rally blues. Friend…

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Targa High Country – The flaming Gallardo Superleggera

At the end of Targa High Country 2011, something so cool happened that I thought it deserved it’s own separate post. John and Jason White, driving their highly developed (and brand new for this event) Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera found themselves in second place heading into the last stage of the…

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The Targa High Country Experience

For me, the thing that appeals about going to an event like Targa High Country isn’t just the cars and the event itself. It’s the camaraderie, the friendships, visiting new places, doing new things and generally living life away from the daily grind for a few days. And the fact…

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