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    Video: Stream the one-hour SPEED Targa Newfoundland special
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    If you've got an hour to kill and an itch to watch some exciting Targa Newfoundland action, we've got good news for you. SPEED has been kind enough to stream the network's one-hour special free online. The episode spends plenty of time following both the Modern and Classic divisions with barely a ...

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    Video: MotoMan gives Targa Newfoundland the documentary treatment
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    It's been seven months since I crammed into a supercharged Mazda Miata with the Flyin' Miata crew and fought tooth and nail for a fifth-place finish in the Grand Touring class of the 2011 Targa Newfoundland. That amount of time has done nothing to dull my desire to head right back into the fray ...

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    Quick Spin: Flyin' Miata V8 Targa MX-5 Miata
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    Point. Shoot. Grin. Wedging myself into the cockpit of Keith Tanner's 1994 Mazda MX-5 Miata turned Targa Newfoundland podium finisher, I'm struck with the realization that most race cars are the automotive equivalent of a pet electric eel. They look fantastic lounging around, and you may even be ...

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    Submarine Ferrari Enzo heads to Edo Competion by air mail
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    If, like the rest of us, you were wondering exactly what would become of the bright yellow Ferrari Enzo that took a dive into the bay at the 2011 Targa Newfoundland, wonder no more. According to the owner's Facebook page, the carbon-fiber beast will ride again courtesy of the good people at Edo ...

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    Exclusive: Flyin' Miata at Targa Newfoundland, Part 6: The final days
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    Two mistakes. After six days of late nights bent over the route book with calculator in hand, long days of non-stop rallying and lengthy transits, we've covered over 2,200 kilometers, raced 41 stages and made two penalty-worthy mistakes. There simply aren't words to convey the spectrum of ...

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    Exclusive: How to fish a Ferrari Enzo out of the ocean
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    We reported earlier today that a rare Ferrari Enzo went off course yesterday while running the 2011 Targa Newfoundland and wound up swimming with the fishes in the Atlantic. We even had a video showing what happened leading up to the Ferrari's off-road and then underwater excursion. We didn't, ...

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    Video: Watch this Ferrari Enzo splash into the Atlantic at 2011 Targa Newfoundland
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    Many of you have been following the 2011 Targa Newfoundland here on Autoblog, what with our own Zach Bowman competing. Perhaps you were surprised to find out that rare supercars like a Maserati MC12 and a Ferrari Enzo had entered the demanding race. Unfortunately, the Enzo has bowed out early ...

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    Exclusive: Flyin' Miata at Targa Newfoundland, Part 5: Stay on target
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    It's a good day to be in the Flyin' Miata camp. As of the conclusion of Day 3 of competition, both the Targa Miata and the Supercharged 2006 MX-5 hold the top position in their respective classes. While Keith and Janel Tanner have managed to sling their 430-horsepower machine through Wednesday's ...

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    Exclusive: Flyin' Miata at Targa Newfoundland, Part 4: Off to Gander
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    While I thought that I grasped just how unique and amazing the Targa Newfoundland is in the world of motorsports, the breadth of this event's character didn't hit home until I got here. We spent the majority of yesterday's morning and afternoon tackling stages in and around Gander, a small town ...

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    Featured: Flyin' Miata at Targa Newfoundland, Part 3: Welcome to the jungle
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    The 2011 Targa Newfoundland is officially underway after three prologue stages on Sunday. As our first real taste of targa competition, the day was instrumental in alerting Brandon Fitch, driver of the number 1680 Flyin' Miata Supercharged Mazda Miata, and myself to the fact that we had no holy ...

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    Exclusive: Flyin' Miata at Targa Newfoundland, Part 2: Technical difficulties
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    While Keith and Janel Tanner took Friday to hash out setting the odometer on the Targa Miata, Brandon Fitch and I continued on with our education with the Open Road Motorsports Targa School in our trusty Supercharged NC. The day's instruction orbited around two simulated stages on Bell Island ...

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    Featured: Flyin' Miata at Targa Newfoundland, Part 1: Meet your classmates
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    While the 2011 Targa Newfoundland doesn't officially kick off until Monday, a handful of competitors have already arrived in St. John's to take advantage of the Open Road Motorsports Targa School. Operated by veterans of the event, the school gives novice competitors a little taste of the days to ...

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    The Road to Targa Newfoundland, Part 3: Homework and gearing up
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    We're officially less than five days from the first stage of the 2011 Targa Newfoundland, and I'm frantically busy trying to cram as much information into my brain before arriving in St. John's as I possibly can. Having never navigated in a rally, there's a slew of symbols, terminology and theory ...

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    Video: The Road to Targa Newfoundland, Part 2: Flyin' Miata gets the documentary treatment [w/video]
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    We're pretty smitten with the Flyin' Miata story at Targa Newfoundland, and not just because they offered us a seat in their supercharged Grand Touring Class entry. Husband and wife team Keith and Janel Tanner managed a 16th place finish in their 1994 Mazda MX-5 Miata in the event back in 2008, ...

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    The Road to Targa Newfoundland, Part 1: Bill breaks an arm
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    Racing is built on a foundation of tired sayings packed with monumental truths. Recently, few have been more poignant for the crew of the supercharged NC Miata we're set to co-pilot in the 2011 Targa Newfoundland than, "You have to start before you can win." Last week, Bill Cardell, our valiant ...

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    Exclusive: Autoblog to compete in Targa Newfoundland with Flyin' Miata
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    No matter what part of the world you hail from, there's really nothing quite like the Targa Newfoundland. Held on a beautiful island off the Eastern coast of Canada, the course is over 1,350 miles long and winds through small towns, open spaces and deep forests for some of the most challenging ...

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