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Targa Truck constantly improving performance - even during Motorama!

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Targa Truck constantly improving performance - even during Motorama!

The 2019 version of Performance Improvements Motorama booth will feature Mark Bovey’s Targa Truck, the first truck to ever race in Targa Newfoundland. Mark along with his co-driver Miles Markovic took Mark’s 1971 GMC farm truck (much modified since his dad bought it for him at age 14, for $100.00.) to Newfoundland, raced for five segments  in one of the most difficult endurance races in North America astounded the locals and the other racers who could not believe that a truck could be successful in such a gruelling event. Successful they were, taking home Rookie of the Year and a...

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Targa Truck

Posted by Alan MacDonald on

Targa Truck

Targa Truck "Haters" Video   The first truck in Targa Newfoundland Targa Truck  Mark Bovey is a car guy to the bone. Not only does his 6-Speed 600 HP LSX 1971 GMC, the “Targa Truck,” have a child seat inside — up until 3 weeks ago it was his family’s only vehicle! This is the truck he built with his father at 14 years old, and has been working on it ever since. Targa Newfoundland is a seven day, 2,200km (1,367 mile) road rally across public roads on the island of Newfoundland. When Mark heard there had never been a...

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