Overall Winners of the 2018 Targa Bambina

For Immediate Release

Targa Newfoundland would like to congratulate all Tom Hollett Memorial Bambina race teams on their disciplined, professional, and well-executed rally driving during our second annual run.

We are pleased to announce the Overall Winners of the 2018 Targa Bambina – Darren Brake and Angela Gill of KSAB Racing, Corner Brook.  Darren and Angela had the highest rank in their Modern All-Wheel Drive class and will now have a free entry into Targa Newfoundland 2019.  Congratulations to the overall victors!

A quote from Darren and Angela:

2018 Tom Hollett Memorial Targa Bambina was an incredible experience and it is quite a thrill to win our first event.  We would like to thank the Targa NL volunteers and communities for their support and also mention our sponsors: Jungle Jim’s, Castle Carpet, Maple Leaf Homes, Harris & Roome, EMCO Waterworks, and Abe’s Mobile Welding. Especially the performance tires from Corner Brook Tire and the brakes and safety equipment from Speedy Automotive. We couldn’t have done it without their advice.’

 Targa Newfoundland would also like to congratulate all other individual class leaders and winners:

Daniel Aylward / Jeff Gorich, Andrew Warren / Jason Nolan, Justin Crant / Erin Crant

Thank you again to all the volunteers, communities, and others who make the Tom Hollett Memorial Bambina possible. We very much appreciate it and hope to see you again next year.

For now, see you all in September… Targa Newfoundland 2018 is just four short weeks away!

Review Targa Bambina Results

Owned and operated by Newfoundland International Motorsports Limited, Targa Newfoundland is one of three internationally recognized Targa motorsports events in the world. The 2018 competition will start in St. John’s on September 15th and concludes back in the capital on September 22nd. The annual rally will cover more than 1,600 kilometers of the challenging, twisty roads of the central and eastern portion of Newfoundland, including over 440 kilometers of closed-road, flat-out Targa stages.

Bambina Newfoundland gives the opportunity for people with an interest in motorsports to try their hand at stage rallying, without having to commit to the time and effort that the full Targa would involve. This mini version of the internationally acclaimed competition will be held from June 28th – July 1st, 2019 and will consist of three days of competition, offering 16 competitive stages on the lower Burin Peninsula. Entry for this event is a fraction of the cost of the Targa, and the overall winner will gain free admission to Targa’s 18th annual event in September 2019.

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Contact:

Robert Giannou               1-709-682-7900                            rgiannou@targanewfoundland.com

Mike Aylward                   1-709-330-5325                              mikea@targanl.com

David Noseworthy         1-709-222-2053                               david@targanl.com

Official Rental Vehicle of Targa Bambina and Targa Newfoundland

For immediate release

Centsible Car & Truck Rentals become the official rental vehicle of Targa Bambina and Targa Newfoundland for the fifth consecutive year.

ST.JOHN’S (June 4th, 2018) – Targa Newfoundland is proud to announce that Centsible will, for the 5th year in a row, be the chosen supplier of rental vehicles.  Centsible Car & Truck Rental vehicles will provide a significant number of vehicles to transport event officials and volunteers for both the 2nd Annual Tom Hollett Memorial Targa Bambina (June 29th to July 2nd) and for the 17th Annual Targa Newfoundland (September 15th to 22nd, 2018).

In addition to the sponsor agreement, this year will see the introduction of special rates for Targa competitors who wish to rent vehicles from Centsible. Competitors and their service crews would use these rentals to transport their people to and from car shows or for following the event as it travels throughout eastern and central Newfoundland in support of the competitors.

The partnership, which began in 2014, will continue to use a variety of makes of hatchbacks, sedans, and vans. Each of the vehicles will be assigned to a Targa team and will provide transportation to personnel as they perform their duties and assignments.

Derek Thomas, General Manager of Centsible Car & Truck Rentals, says he is extremely proud to have the Centsible logo on each rental vehicle that it provides to Targa’s volunteer teams and is excited about the special rates that the company is able to provide to competitors and their families.

David Noseworthy, Communications of Targa Newfoundland, says the event is very pleased with the service that Centsible has provided Targa Newfoundland over the previous events.  The fact they are locally owned and operated is an added bonus and Targa looks forward to another great year of working together.

Centsible Car & Truck Rentals is a 100% Newfoundland owned and operated a business and salutes Targa for partnering and supporting local business. Centsible is proud to be a part of this world-class motorsports event that has brought millions of dollars to the Newfoundland economy. The event through its competitors also supports many local, national, and international charities.

Centsible Car & Truck Rentals is a full-service rental firm with two locations in Newfoundland, St. John’s and Bay Robert’s. Both locations offer modern cars, trucks, and vans. For more information, please visit their website at http://www.centsible.ca.

Owned and operated by Newfoundland International Motorsports Limited, Targa Newfoundland is one of three internationally recognized Targa motorsports events in the world. The 2018 competition will start in St. John’s on September 15th and concludes back in the capital on September 22nd. The annual rally will cover more than 1,600 kilometers of the challenging, twisty roads of the central and eastern portion of Newfoundland, including over 440 kilometers of closed-road, flat-out Targa stages.

Bambina Newfoundland gives the opportunity for people with an interest in motorsports to try their hand at stage rallying, without having to commit to the time and effort that the full Targa would involve. This mini version of the internationally acclaimed competition will be held from June 29th – July 2nd and will consist of three days of competition, offering 16 competitive stages on the lower Burin Peninsula. Entry for this event is a fraction of the cost of the Targa, and the overall winner will gain free admission to Targa’s 17th annual event in September 2018.


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Contact:

Media:              Robert Giannou               1-709-682-7900                rgiannou@targanewfoundland.com

David Noseworthy          1-709-222-2053                 david@targanl.com

Websites:         targanfld.com  targabambinanl.com

 

 

The Ultimate Targa Bambina Entry

The Ultimate Targa Bambina Entry

ST. JOHN’S (May 31st, 2018) Bambina Newfoundland and Cars of Newfoundland partnered up to create a contest of a lifetime, “The Ultimate Targa Bambina Entry”.  The contest was created for people who want to enter Bambina Newfoundland for the very first time, chance to get their feet wet in motorsports.  The idea was to vote for the vehicle that most represents Targa Bambina.  Members of Cars of Newfoundland posted all different type of vehicles, some of the vehicles posted; 1992 Toyota MR2 GT-S, 1993 Nissan Skyline GTST, 1995 Toyota Supra. After three weeks of voting the top 10 vehicles were moved over to Bambina Newfoundland for the public to vote.  Over 11,300 viewers, 870 likes and 51 shares, we got our winner after one week of voting. Winner of the Ultimate Targa Bambina Entry was Mike Gulliver with 331 likes, Mike’s vehicle was a 1981 Honda Civic 1300 DX.

The Ultimate Targa Bambina Entry package Includes; Targa Bambina or Fast Tour Entry, Targa Competition Driving School (Driver/Codriver), Two Competition Licenses (Driver/Codriver), Bambina First Responder Class.

David Noseworthy, Communications of Targa Newfoundland spoke briefly to Mike Gulliver yesterday afternoon to tell him the news. “Thank you very Much! This is something I always wanted to do!”

Our runner-up of the Ultimate Targa Bambina Entry was Tyler Gould with 156 likes, His car is a 2010 Honda Civic Si. Tyler will receive a $500.00 credit towards a 2018 Bambina Newfoundland entry.

Thank-you to Cars of Newfoundland for letting us host this great contest on their Facebook group of 16,000 members and everyone who took part in liking there Ultimate Targa Bambina Entry.

Owned and operated by Newfoundland International Motorsports Limited, Targa Newfoundland is one of three internationally recognized Targa motorsports events in the world.  The 2018 competition will start in St. John’s on September 15th and concludes back in the capital on September 22nd. The annual rally will cover more than 1,600 kilometers of the challenging, twisty roads of the central and eastern portion of Newfoundland, including over 440 kilometers of closed-road, flat-out Targa stages.

Bambina Newfoundland gives the opportunity for people with an interest in motorsports to try their hand at stage rallying, without having to commit to the time and effort that the full Targa would involve. This mini version of the internationally acclaimed competition will be held from June 29th – July 2nd and will consist of three days of competition, offering 16 competitive stages on the lower Burin Peninsula. Entry for this event is a fraction of the cost of the Targa, and the overall winner will gain free admission to Targa’s 17th annual event in September 2018.

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*photos available upon request

Contact:

Media:           Robert Giannou        1-709-682-7900        rgiannou@targanewfoundland.com

David Noseworthy     1-709-222-2053        david@targanl.com

Websites:      www.targanfld.com      www.targabambinanl.com

Community Meeting Tonight

Community Meeting will be taking place tonight at Marystown Hotel Boardroom, a Community meeting will be starting at 7:00 PM, it is open to the public.

Find out information about Entering Bambina Newfoundland, Become a Special Volunteer, Safety Marshal or just ask general questions about the event.