Targa Newfoundland Rally on TV

Mini Cooper at Targa Newfoundland RallySet your TiVo or DVR – The 2007 Targa Newfoundland Rally will air on SpeedTV this Sunday, April 13th at 12:00pm ET, and again Saturday, April 19th at 11:00am ET. It is typically a must-see event.

Held over seven days every September, Targa Newfoundland is the first event of its kind to be held in North America. It is an annual event and forms a 2200 km long, high quality automotive adventure on the paved roads of the eastern and central parts of the island of Newfoundland.

The event allows the owners of historic, classic and modern sporting motor vehicles to drive them the way they were designed to be driven in a rally competition. In the event each vehicle competes against itself on a handicap basis as well as against other vehicles. The competition is for Targa plates which every competitor can win.

For a first-hand account of the 2007 event, click here for NaroEscape Motorsport’s very exciting (and troubling) race diary and pictures. SpeedTV’s coverage will apparently show in-car video of their harrowing race.

[Source: Targa Newfoundland]

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