Targa California 2018

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  1. HB Chris

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    4E4F8A0D-B0A0-4B4A-805C-46B9E33D4762.jpeg 72D7F180-55D0-4444-A627-45FA672B718F.jpeg 2DDF1867-2B33-4D84-B81A-EDADE51C514C.jpeg C0460F4E-E1E1-41D0-BA00-BAF39A457A2A.jpeg Tenth anniversary of this event, we will cover over 1100 miles in four days, we started Thursday in Lancaster. We did Willow Springs and Buttonwillow tracks and spent night in Paso Robles. Friday was backroads to Carmel/Monterey and then Laguna Seca for a few laps. Today we are back in Paso after more two lane rural roads. Stan is driving our 2800, Mike is in his Nachtblau, here are a few pics.
     
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    I would love to join you next year. Where do I find Info?
     
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    About 100 hairpin turns, 3 days of twisties, hundreds of miles of open road, much barely 2 lane. High speed driving through ranch land, vineyards, and ocean view. This is my second Targa thanks to Chris who graciously let me use his Neue Klasse 2000 (5 years ago) and the 2800. To say this is a bucket list event is an understatement. The last part of my bucket list will be to bring my own coupe out here to drive the Targa!!
     
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    OK, Stan, let's do that. Get our cars out there and do the Targa!

    Does Chris's car have city lights?
     
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    Yes but my headlights were on, roads are scary narrow.
     
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    Andrew, you had to ask? Where do you think I get most of my inspiration!
     
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    An East Coast truck full of coupes, perhaps?
     
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    getting the band back together...
     
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    Willow Springs Raceway

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    Photo courtesy of Doug Park.
     
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    looks great Chris ... and at the same time, having fun
     
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    I'd drive 3K miles to drive 1K miles then drive 3K miles home, LOL! ;)
     
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    Man these are great photos. Sounds like next year may have quite a contingent of Coupes! Thanks for posting Chris. Mike
     
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    Photos courtesy of Fred Larimer.
     
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    great photos..
     
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    ...and it would be worth it!
     
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    Video by Paul Kramer

     
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    Was that the Naciemento-Ferguson Road then onto CA 1 heading to Monterey & Laguna Seca?
     
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    Yes

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    Photo courtesy Doug Park
     
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    Really great video!
    That must have taken a lot of time and work to produce.
     
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    Just back from a solo spin in my coupe to find this!!!!! I want to be the guy driving the machine that passes on double yellow lined, blind curved, lane and half roads.
     

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