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Quinn and Tillet – with a little help from Billy Joel – take Targa New Zealand No.3!

2011 Targa New Zealand winners Tony Quinn and Naomi Tillet salute the Havelock North crowd at the finish.

Tony Quinn has won Targa New Zealand – with a little help from Billy Joel along the way!

While the Queensland pet food magnate was charging along the closed North Island public roads at 200km/h in his 350kW Nissan supercar, his South Australian navigator Naomi Tillet slipped a Billy Joel CD into the sound system and cranked up the volume.

"Sometimes there were three or four kilometres between route instructions, so we had fun rocking along to Billy all day!" she said.

Current SARC and SACS Point Scores - One round to go!


The South Australian Rally Championship and South Australian Clubman Series point scores have been released following Scouts Rally SA (SARC) and the Henry Lawson Memorial Rally (SACS). With 50% bonus points on offer at Kuitpo Rally both championships are both still very much alive! With any of the top 7 crews in the SARC in with a mathematical chance to win the state championship!

2011 asp Kuitpo Forest Rally Supplementary Regulations

2011 asp Kuitpo Forest Rally

Planning for the 2011 asp Kuitpo Forest Rally scheduled for the 29th and 30th October 2011, is now well under way.

The final round of the 2011 SA Rally Championship will be approximately 220km, including 9 Special Stages and 3 Super Special Stages which have a total competitive distance of approximately 140km and will be held in the Southern Hills area on a combination of Forestry SA and Lanac Park.

The SA Clubman Series will be approximately 150km, including 6 Special Stages which have a total competitive distance of approximately 90km.

Alexandrina sabotages local businesses with event ban


On Tuesday 4th October, Alexandrina Council voted in changes to their Festival and Events Policy to stop all motorsport requiring road closures running in their area. The largest of the affected events is the Adelaide Hills Tarmac Rally run by Ultimate Motorsport Events, which is a business registered in the Alexandrina Council, and the Southern Districts Car Club, whose home track is located in the Alexandrina Council.

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