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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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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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 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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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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