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Major holds off competition to claim back to back wins

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Latest Action: Quit Targa West: Sunday – Update 2

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Major holds off competition to claim back to back wins

Photo: Outright podium L - R, Matt Thompson, Will White, Peter Major, Greg Flood, Stewart Liddle, Michael Lloyd. Credit: Tim Allott]   Thousands of motorsport fans lined Riverside Drive to cheer on Quit Targa West competitors as they crossed the finish line on the final stage of the four day tarmac rally.   Competitors started their final day on Sunday by tackling the 9 kilometre Malaga Shamrock Stage three times, before moving into the city to complete the 2.2 kilometre Targa City Sprint Stage. The city stage began with a superkhana-style course that commanded precision driving, before testing the full extent of their power along the long straight of Riverside Drive.   There was back to back wins on the line for both Peter Major… ...Read More

Quit Targa West Day 3

Quit Targa West Day 3 Drama filled day serves up highs and lows   It was a rollercoaster of a day for the Quit Targa West tarmac rally field, with the Toodyay and Chittering stages serving up plenty of highs and lows.   Day 3 of the event featured fourteen stages with a combined total of 118 kilometres, but after a serious incident where Car 54, a Mitsubishi Evo driven by Kerry Wade and Mike Kennedy, rolled early on in the Marysville stage the event was shortened.   Wade and Kennedy were transported to hospital immediately following the accident where they are currently being treated for non-life threatening injuries.   Modern Competition   It helped to have grunt on today’s course, with many of the… ...Read More

Quit Targa West: Friday – Update 2

Friday see competitors start in Whiteman Park before heading up to the Perth Hills for the iconic stages of Zig Zag and Kalamunda before the service park in Haynes Street, Kalamunda. ...Read More

DAY 2 – mechanical issues surface for some

Quit Targa West Day 2 sees mechanical issues surfacing for some   Nine stages awaited competitors when they headed into the scenic Perth Hills region on the second day of the Quit Targa West tarmac rally. The 65 competitive kilometres of comprised of both long, fast park roads, and the tricky technical corners of Kostera’s Zig Zag.   After a wet night previous in Malaga, competitors were thankful for a dry run. However, the rally still saw its fair share of drama, with mechanical problems surfacing for some.   Modern competition   From the first stage, Peter Major quickly set about working on closing the 18 second gap between himself and the Subaru WRX STI of Dean Herridge and Bill Hayes, but fell two seconds… ...Read More

DAY 1 REVIEW

It was only four timed stages and just less than 20 competitive kilometres, but the first day of competition saw the Quit Targa West tarmac rally’s leaderboard undergo many changes as competitors tackled the two very different courses   The 62 vehicles entered in this year’s event started the day at Forrest Place in the Perth CBD, where they gathered to form a colourful display for the lunchtime crowd to peruse, while they awaited the event to officially start.  After The Right Honourable Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffadi opened the rally by giving her well wishes, competitors were waved off from the Ceremonial Start and headed to Barbagallo Raceway to launch into competition   Modern Competition The Wanneroo Special Stages featured plenty of variety from the… ...Read More

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  • Major holds off competition to claim back to back wins

    Major holds off competition to claim back to back wins

    Photo: Outright podium L - R, Matt Thompson, Will White, Peter Major, Greg Flood, Stewart…

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  • Quit Targa West Day 3

    Quit Targa West Day 3

    Quit Targa West Day 3 Drama filled day serves up highs and lows   It…

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  • DAY 2 – mechanical issues surface for some

    DAY 2 – mechanical issues surface for some

    Quit Targa West Day 2 sees mechanical issues surfacing for some   Nine stages awaited…

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  • DAY 1 REVIEW

    DAY 1 REVIEW

    It was only four timed stages and just less than 20 competitive kilometres, but the…

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  • One week until tarmac rally elite battle it out in Quit Targa West

    One week until tarmac rally elite battle it out in Quit Targa West

    There is one week to go until Forrest Place fills with performance, exotic and classic…

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