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Targa Newfoundland: motorsports marathon concludes in St. John's

ST. JOHN'S, NL - The last leg of the Targa Newfoundland rally wrapped up this evening in St. John's, Newfoundland with a ceremony on the waterfront. Pledger/Willett returned today in a street car in the non-competitive Fast Tour after their #302 Ford Escort Mark IV suffered a mechanical failure in Leg 4.

Saturday, 21 September 2013 10:58 Published in Breaking News


Targa Newfoundland: Leg 4 takes on the Burin Peninsula

NEWFOUNDLAND (September 19, 2013) - Targa Newfoundland roared into the Burin Peninsula in Day 4, with stages in Boat Harbour, Petite Forte, Mooring Cove, Marystown, Burin, Frenchman's Cove, and back to Marystown to end the day.

Thursday, 19 September 2013 23:51 Published in Results & Points


Targa: Leg 3 brings new roads, stunning vistas and wildlife

NEWFOUNDLAND (Sept. 18, 2013) - The sun was shining on Leg 3 of Targa Newfoundland as the rally started out in Lethbridge. The day started with 31 competitors taking the line. There were a couple of incidents, including one vehicle that got into a drift and left the road but only sustained minor damage to the body work – this car will re-enter the competition tomorrow. The second incident caused major front-end damage to the competitor and it is unknown if they will be able to re-enter. In both cases, there were no injuries and no damage to private property.

Thursday, 19 September 2013 22:56 Published in Results & Points


Day 1 of the 2013 Targa Newfoundland in the Books

Gander (September 16, 2013) - After dealing with heavy rain showers the previous day, Monday made for wonderful driving conditions in the 12th annual Targa Newfoundland. Sunny skies with brisk winds allowed for the competitors to enjoy the conditions and push their cars to the limits.

Tuesday, 17 September 2013 12:13 Published in Breaking News


Wet start for 12th annual Targa Newfoundland

ST. JOHN'S, NL (September 15, 2013) – Heavy rain showers affected the driving conditions for the start of the 12th annual Targa Newfoundland rally. The prologue in Flatrock, Pouch Cove, and Torbay was a total success. It prepared teams for the wet weather driving conditions, how their vehicles handle in both the wet and dry, and how to handle unexpected circumstances.

Monday, 16 September 2013 09:28 Published in Results & Points


Strong field set for grueling Targa Newfoundland 2013 rally

ST. JOHN'S, NL – A stellar collection of proven and new competitors in four categories will battle it out over five days and more than 2,000 kilometres as Targa Newfoundland 2013, Canada's longest and toughest motorsport challenge, takes to the road on Monday. A high quality field, including at least four repeat category winners, will contest the 12th annual Targa Newfoundland – a scenario sure to produce tight competition in every class.

Friday, 13 September 2013 11:36 Published in Press Releases


KIA Raises The Bar with One/ Two Punch in the Targa

ST. JOHN'S (September 9, 2013) – Buoyed by its success last year, Kia Canada Inc. will send a pair of potent Kia models to Targa Newfoundland 2013 with two experienced drivers and some enhancements designed to ensure the cars are top contenders in Canada's longest and toughest motorsport event.

Monday, 09 September 2013 16:20 Published in Breaking News


FREE: Official Targa Newfoundland 2013 Event Program

Inside Track Communications, working in conjunction with the organizers of Targa Newfoundland, has produced the Official Program of the 2013 Targa Newfoundland. The program includes schedules, maps, driver bios, features and more.

Friday, 06 September 2013 10:01 Published in Industry News & Products


TARGA NEWFOUNDLAND: US Army doctor part of father/daughter team

ST. JOHN'S, NF – After two consecutive years as a competitor, Dr. Don Sawyer missed competing in Targa Newfoundland last year. He had a good excuse: He was in Asadabad, Afghanistan, serving as a surgeon in the U.S. Army field hospital there. But Dr. Sawyer intends to indulge his passion for Targa this year with the help of a surprising new teammate – his daughter.

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 13:38 Published in Press Releases


Oldfords Hoping To Rebound in 2013 Targa Newfoundland

ST. JOHN'S (August 16, 2013) – After a decade of competition in Targa Newfoundland, the father-and-son team of Brian and Matthew Oldford have experienced just about every kind of emotion that competitors can experience in Canada's longest and toughest motorsport challenge: from the elation of a hard-won victory to the devastation of a car that let them down.

Friday, 16 August 2013 16:27 Published in Press Releases


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