ST. JOHN'S (July 17, 2013) – A single car shared by three drivers, entered as a lark in Targa Newfoundland 2009, has blossomed in 2013 into a serious four-car team -- and a mild obsession -- for team principal John Hume.
Wednesday, 17 July 2013 12:43 Published in Press Releases
Wednesday, 10 July 2013 15:13 Published in Breaking News
ST. JOHN'S (May 10, 2013) – When Dan Aweida first heard about the Targa Newfoundland international rally, he was immediately interested in competing. There was one problem: He wasn't sure where Newfoundland was.
Friday, 10 May 2013 16:21 Published in Breaking News
TORONTO, ON - Annually since 2002, the residents of eastern and central Newfoundland have hosted and witnessed the Targa Newfoundland, a week-long, 2,000-kilometre road race that winds its way through 72 communities and the open roads of Canada's ruggedly beautiful ocean province.
Wednesday, 30 January 2013 14:57 Published in Breaking News
ST. JOHN’S, NFLD – The dust had barely settled on Targa Newfoundland 2012 when organizers announced the dates of the next edition of Canada’s longest and toughest motorsport event.
Thursday, 27 September 2012 18:33 Published in Breaking News
ST. JOHN'S, NF - With nearly 50 cars on the start line, the 11th running of Targa Newfoundland got off to a roaring start under sunny skies. Drivers, co-drivers, and throngs of spectators enjoyed excellent driving conditions in three non-competitive stages through Flatrock and Torbay. Targa organizer Robert Giannou says," Today was an exciting day with huge crowds and wonderful entertainment. With the help of the people of Flatrock and Torbay, it was one of the most successful prologues ever. Tomorrow we're off to Central and Western Avalon which will feature the new Sunnyside stage finishing off the evening in Gander."
Monday, 10 September 2012 11:39 Published in Breaking News
Monday, 10 September 2012 11:35 Published in Press Releases
A decade after they took a big chance on a brand new motorsport event with a foreign-sounding name in a distant corner of Canada, the adventurous souls who made up the field of the very first Targa Newfoundland will be welcomed back to a reunion of Targa pioneers at the 11th annual Targa Newfoundland this September.
"Something like 34 teams turned up in St. John's for the first event," recalls Targa organizer Robert Giannou, "and most of them had no idea what kind of adventure they were about to enjoy. I'm certain none of them would have guessed that they'd be welcomed back 10 years later as the pioneers who helped establish an iconic Canadian motorsport."
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 09:30 Published in Breaking News
CALGARY (January 2, 2011) – He became famous overnight as the driver who sailed his million dollar Ferrari Enzo into the river, and now Zahir Rana is eager to get back to Targa Newfoundland to put his "little miscalculation" behind him and finish what he calls one of the most amazing motoring events in the world.
Tuesday, 03 January 2012 12:42 Published in Press Releases