Rallysprint: New name, new sponsor, new dates for next season
Targa West Events wishes to thank Alister McRae and Trisector for their support of the McRae Motorsport Rallysprint Series from its inception seven years ago. The championship will be now known as the Shannons Targa Rally Sprint Series in recognition of new sponsor, Shannons Insurance. Shannons Insurance Business Development Manager for WA Graham Powell said, “We’re proud of our continued association with grass roots motorsport and growing our partnership with Targa West Events.” Shannons Insurance also supports Quit Targa West, Quit Targa South West and the GT Fabrication Bunbury Targa Sprint. Event Director Ross Tapper said that Rallysprint was a great way to enjoy competitive motorsport without the time commitment and expense required in the traditional rally format. “Five of… ...Read More
Quit Targa South West 2016 – Review (TV)
This year the 2016 Quit Targa South West upgraded from a practice event to full competition with results and class winners. One of the wettest events in Targa South West history saw over 50 cars ranging from old classics to modern turbocharged 4 wheel drives battle not only the clock, but mother nature in a test of endurance over 2 days. Wind, rain, hail, flooded creeks being jumped, a lot of sideways action and even the odd roll over are all included in this review of the 2016 Quit Targa South West. ...Read More
Rally competitors battle Mother Nature in a wet and wild Quit Targa South West
Unfavourable weather conditions in the South West last weekend may have put the brakes on Quit Targa South West entrant’s competitive spirit, but not the enjoyment of tarmac rallying on some of Pemberton and Manjimup’s most picturesque roads. In a first for this year, sixteen out of the twenty one special stages were competitive and attracted points for the WA Targa Cup. Going into the event, Will White was leading the points table for the WA Targa Cup and was looking to further extend his lead. However, the weather conditions quickly shifted his and other competitors focus towards preservation mode, not wanting to risk any damage before the Quit Targa West event in August. It was a smart strategy as the slippery… ...Read More
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