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  • Targa Tasmania: Tue, 15 Apr, 2008 - Sat, 19 Apr, 2008
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Offline fivesix


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skelta for the win!  :D

go toowoomba!



Offline AshSimmonds

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Day one results - make of the website what you can :eek:

http://www.targa.org.au/


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Tues April 15, 2008 3.43 PM
     PROLOGUE
SHANNONS LATE CLASSIC
1 - 531Pye/Geelan - 3:22.12
2 - 577Broadbent/Lilleyman - 3:25.98
3 - 736James/McLeod - 3:27.58
     Tues April 15, 2008 3.41 PM
     PROLOGUE
SHANNONS EARLY CLASSIC
1 - 413Coad/Coad - 3:29.52
2 - 457Park/Copeland - 3:33.41
3 - 383Ullrich/Ullrich - 3:33.76
     Tues April 15, 2008 3.39 PM
     PROLOGUE
PURETASMANIA SHOWROOM 4WD
1 - 950Burrowes/Burrowes - 3:37.60
2 - 904Millar/Dean - 3:37.83
3 - 907Klopp/Pearce - 3:38.34
     Tues April 15, 2008 3.36 PM
     PROLOGUE
ROOKIE CLASSIC
1 - 115Griffiths/Griffiths - 3:43.98
2 - 109Woodman/Kastelic - 3:48.14
3 - 101Kingston/Jones - 3:49.81
     Tues April 15, 2008 3.32 PM
     PROLOGUE
PURETASMANIA SHOWROOM 2WD
1 - 988SBates/Smyth - 3:32.58
2 - 989McRae/Stewart - 3:37.05
3 - 929Evans/Evans - 3:39.85
     Tues April 15, 2008 3.25 PM
     PROLOGUE
ROOKIE RALLYE MODERN
1 - 137Scott/Berardo - 3:24.92
2 - 130Summers/Anesbury - 3:28.64
3 - 127Bradford/Huggins - 3:30.12
     Tues April 15, 2008 3.09 PM
     PROLOGUE
PURETASMANIA MODERN
1 - 913Close/Close - 3:12.72
2 - 991Weeks/Crunkhorn - 3:14.92
3 - 919Richards/Oliver - 3:16.64
     Tues April 15, 2008 3.04 PM
     Bill Pye and Phil Bluden have been spotted on the side of the road with the cars up on jack stands. - Maybe just precautionary checks?
     Tues April 15, 2008 2.46 PM
     PROLOGUE
SHANNONS CLASSIC OUTRIGHT
1 - 531Pye/Geelan - 3:22.12
2 - 577Broadbent/Lilleyman - 3:25.98
3 - 736James/McLeod - 3:27.58
     Tues April 15, 2008 2.35 PM
     919 has now completed the Prologue which is the last car in the field. 258 Competition cars left the Silverdome this morning and 256 completed the Prologue. The cars are now heading back to Launceston for the Expo this evening at the Silverdome. 7pm - 10.30pm.
     Tues April 15, 2008 2.31 PM
     PROLOGUE
SHANNONS VINTAGE
1 - 1Griffiths/Griffiths - 5:02.39
2 - 152Hipkins/Utber - 5:08.03
3 - 151Felder/deSomerville - 5:09.26
     Tues April 15, 2008 2.12 PM
     Car 929 Simon & Sue Evans are currently tackling the Prolgue course and are the 240th crew through
     Tues April 15, 2008 2.12 PM
     Car 966 is the 220th car to complete the prologue
     Tues April 15, 2008 2.00 PM
     

Griffiths/Taylor appear to be leading the Vintage Rallye
Griffiths/Griffiths appear to be leading Rookie Classic with Woodman/Kastelic close on their heals
Scott/Berardo appear to have a narrow lead over Summers/Anesbury in the Rookie Modern
Coad/Coad appear to be leading the Early Classic over Park/Copeland
Pye/Geelan appear to have a small lead over James/McLeod in the Late Classic

All positions are UNOFFICIAL
     Tues April 15, 2008 1.56 PM
     Car 939 spun out and lost some time, but has now cleared the course. The 200th car has begun Prologue being car 944
     Tues April 15, 2008 1.54 PM
     Car 933 has been reported for hitting the chicane
     Tues April 15, 2008 1.49 PM
     Car 921 has been reported for hitting the chicane
     Tues April 15, 2008 1.44 PM
     Car 409 did not complete Prologue, mechanical issues on corner #2
     Tues April 15, 2008 1.42 PM
     160 Cars hve now completed the Prologue - car 856 is on the course at the moment.
     Tues April 15, 2008 1.03 PM
     100 Cars have now completed the Prologue - car 571 is on the course at the moment.
     Tues April 15, 2008 1.03 PM
     The Launceston Expo is on tonight at the Silverdome, Prospect. Doors open at 7pm. See over 300 Targa Cars including the Zonda. Meet the drivers, see the promo girls and get some great giveaways! Entry is $10
     Tues April 15, 2008 12.42 PM
     The Rookie Rallye has gone through without incident
     Tues April 15, 2008 12.21 PM
     0 Car has completed the stage and we're off and running!!

   Tues April 15, 2008 12.19 PM
     

000 Car - is the police car that closes the road to the public. It will pass through the stage with lights and sirens.
00 Car - Checks that all spectators are behind the right coloured tape and not in any danager and that the road is clear.
0 Car - Clears the stage and indicates that the first competition vehicle is about to start.
999 - Is the sweep car (Zonda). This car checks to see how many competitors have broken down/stopped and warns officials that he is the last vehicle to come through at speed with lights and sirens.
A police vehicle will come through after the 999 vehicle which is the "Police Road re open Vehicle". This car reopens the road to the general public.

   Tues April 15, 2008 10:45 AM
     The streets of George Town will be closed from 11.00am to 3.30pm. The first Tour Group vehicle is due at 12noon and the first competition car due at 12.15pm. STAGE MAP

   Tues April 15, 2008 10:39 AM
     George Town is one of the larger towns in north-east Tasmania on the eastern bank of the mouth of the Tamar River. The town has a population of approx 4123. George Town is the third oldest settlement in Australia after Sydney and Hobart. (wikipedia)

   Tues April 15, 2008 10:14 AM
     The cars are now leaving the Silverdome and heading for GeorgeTown to do the Temco George Town Prologue. The Prologue is used to seed the cars from slowest to fastest for tomorrow and the following days.



Offline beama

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Sadly, one of the 2 308's had a prang today. Could only see the back of them as we went past. The front hit a rock wall but I think they are ok.



Offline Aircon

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Sadly, one of the 2 308's had a prang today. Could only see the back of them as we went past. The front hit a rock wall but I think they are ok.

uhoh...that doesn't sound good.

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Offline Aircon

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Wed April 16, 2008 2.25PM 
  508 Gambino/Hibberd have had mechanical issues on Frankford. 


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Offline RS


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sounds like the Weeks Gallardo hit a road sign aswell

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Wed April 16, 2008 2.00PM

991 Weeks/Crunkhorn hit a stop sign at the Flying Finish o Paradise. Both crew are OK
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Offline scud

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sounds like the Weeks Gallardo hit a road sign aswell

they are running 4th , so no issue i guess. weird to hit something at the flying finish, some of them are in tricky parts, not all along straights



Offline mhh

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Hit a stop sign?  From what I've heard, the top end of the Targa field are happy to take out any road signs - it helps them find the racing line.  :p



Offline AshSimmonds

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Phil's apparently on his way over to hand deliver an alternator for the 308





























With luggage



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