Category Archives: Rally Cars

Targa Newfoundland – a final word – sort of

This is a summary of what the whole Targa trip amounted to for me. I left NC on September 1, knowing that I would have to be in North Sydney, Nova Scotia on the night of September 5, in order … Continue reading

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Targa Newfoundland – Let’s Keep it Going

I just spent some of the most amazing days of my life working as part of a team of volunteers that makes the Targa Newfoundland happen.  Yes, it is run by volunteers. This is the most unique automotive event of its … Continue reading

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Targa Newfoundland – In the Drink

OK, this video has probably been seen 2 million times, but for the loyal readers of this blog: I was there right after the accident and saw the aftermath.  The car was craned out and then flat-bedded to a fire … Continue reading

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Targa Newfoundland – Completing the journey and working through a hurricane

We woke up yesterday morning to high wind gusts and sheets of rain, mostly sideways.   Given the conditions we were not optimistic that Targa would be able to finish the last day of stages. Sure, we were all tired.  As … Continue reading

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Targa Newfoundland – Gander

After a very busy Monday in St. John’s the team has moved to Gander for two days of stages.  Whew. Every day is a long one so I think the best thing I can do for all of you is … Continue reading

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Targa Newfoundland – ReMax Center

Today was the final preparation class where the Stage Operations teams received all their equipment and instructions.  Updates had been made to the stages so it was important that we all had the latest information. Vehicles were set up radios and … Continue reading

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Targa Newfoundland – Bell Island

Today consisted of a drive to a ferry that carried me and the Evo to Bell Island, just off of Newfoundland and about fifteen minutes from St. John’s. The ferry ride was only about ten minutes and gave me a … Continue reading

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