September 20, 2006
1979 Porsche wins Targa Newfoundland
The 1979 Porsche 911 that was piloted to an overall victory at the 2006 Targa Newfoundland rally by Glen Clarke and Evan Gamblin; photo courtesy of TargaNewfoundland.com.
St. John’s, Newfoundland – A 1979 Porsche 911 piloted by Glen Clarke and Evan Gamblin took overall honours at the Targa Newfoundland road rally, which wrapped up last week. The seven-day event covers 2,200 km of paved roads on Newfoundland’s eastern side.
Second place overall went to Jud Buchanan and Jim Adams in a 1967 Acadian Canso, while third went to Keith Townsend and Jen Horsey in a 2005 Subaru WRX STI.
In the individual categories, Grand Touring Equipped went to Bruce Terris and Andrew Proudfoot in a 1991 Subaru Legacy Turbo, while Grand Touring Unequipped was won by Alan Townsley and David Fuhrmann in a 2006 Factory Five Cobra. Targa Open Division was won by Jim Kenzie and Brian Bourbonniere in a 2004 John Cooper Works Mini Cooper S; Targa Modern Division was won by Keith Townsend and Jen Horsey in a 2005 Subaru WRX STI; and Targa Classic Division went to Glen Clarke and Evan Gamblin in their 1979 Porsche 911.
Complete scoring and results can be found at www.targanewfoundland.com.