Quinn on top in Targa Tasmania

Tony Quinn and Naomi Tillett hold a narrow lead after the first day of Targa Tasmania.

Quinn and Tillett, driving a McLaren 650S, are leading the Showroom class by nine seconds after the first of six days, ahead of Targa legends Jim Richards and Barry Oliver (Porsche Cayman).

TV personality Grant Denyer is third, he and Alex Gelsomino just a second behind Richards/Oliver in their Renault Megane.

In the modern class, Eddie Maquire and Michael Potter lead in their Mitsubishi Lancer Evo, with a slender two second lead over Jason and John White’s Lamborghini Gallardo.

The Classic Outright class has joint leaders in the form of Peter and Sara Ullrich (Jensen CV8) and Pete Nunn and Keith Johnstone (Porsche 944 Turbo).

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Series Other rally
Event Targa Tasmania
Drivers Tony Quinn
Article type Race report