Watch our progress Live throughout Targa Tasmania 2014

Watch our progress Live throughout Targa Tasmania 2014

During Targa Tasmania you can watch our progress through each stage LIVE

Web :

Visit the rallysafe website by clicking here. At the top of the page you can select both the Redback Racing cars and during a stage it will show the car travelling through the stage. The redbackracing car numbers are 922 & 933.

Mobile :

IOS / Iphone / Ipad visit the app store and search for “Rallysafe”. Once you have the application open select the event, for example Targa Tasmania 2014.

Or click on the below to open in the Apple App Store

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Android users can also search for rallysafe in the Google play store.  Once you have the application open select the event, for example Targa Tasmania 2014.

Or click on the below to open in the Google Play Store

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Recce Time TT14!

Redback Racing Targa Tasmania Recce

Over the past two days the two Redback teams have been busy refining their pace notes ready for Targa Tasmania in just under 10 days time. Both crews have been been using the Hema HN7 sat navs to navigate the fastest way around the Tasmanian West Coast and have been very impressed with their performance. Tomorrow they will make their way to Hobart going over the leg 5 stages which includes the 60km Mount Arrowsmith stage.

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New Sponsor – Hema helping our Service Crew navigate Tasmania and beyond

Hema helping our Service Crew navigate Tasmania and beyond

Redback Racing are extremely excited to announce a new sponsor – Hema.

We have been supplied with Hema’s HN7 Navigator units, that will be fitted in our service vehicles. Known throughout Australia for their outdoor explorer and four wheel driver navigation units. Over and above street based navigation the units also come with directions across dirt tracks and in excess of 6000 points of interest across Australia.

Here’s a link to the units Redback Racing service crew will have installed in preparation for Targa Tasmania 2014 – https://www.hemamaps.com.au/Home/HN7/Hema-Navigator-HN7

As always Redback Racing would like to thank all of our sponsors and look forward to continuing on with the successes we have seen throughout 2013 / 2014.

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PRESS RELEASE – Redbackracing’s goal of clean sweep of category!

PRESS RELEASE – Redbackracing’s goal of clean sweep of category!

Read the article – https://rallysportmag.com/spence-on-track-for-targa-championship-victory/

Redbackracing set out at the beginning of the season with a very aggressive goal of winning the 2wd Showroom Category in the Australian Targa Championship.

What has been completed so far is three wins and three second placed at every round of the championship. Emphasizing not only pace but reliability.

Team principle Adam Spence “I am so happy with what the whole team have been able to achieve this year, its such a team effort and every single one of the team have made their own and unique contribution that has lead to this, Targa Tas is the most challenging and to be treated with care, the prep and testing has gone well so far”

Justin Hocevar CEO Renault Australia: “On behalf of Renault Australia, I would like to extend our best wishes to Adam Spence and the team from RedBack Racing for the upcoming Targa Tasmania round.  It has been fantastic to see the dominance of the award-winning Megane RS across the championship and we look forward to another podium finish for the team.”

The combination of Adam Spence and Erin Kelly will again be in car 922 and Andrew Bollom and Lee Challoner-Miles in car 933.

The team at Redback Racing would once again like to take this opportunity to thank all of their support team and our major sponsors RDA/EBC Brakes, Hi-Tec Batteries, Motul and Corporate Impressions Australia for supporting us and thus enabling us to compete. We would also like to thank Nuance Communications, Cyara, Dimension Data and PSS.

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Almost ready to go for Targa Tassie 2014!

Almost ready to go for Targa Tassie 2014!

With just over a month to go until Targa Tasmania 2014 the team have been busy preparing both cars for the gruelling 6 day event that is Targa Tasmania. The focus on preparation has been on the area of suspension tuning, with our KW Suspension setup as well as replacing all fluids and pads using products from Motul and EBC respectively.
We have also been upgrading our in car video setup on both cars (We will run a story on this shortly) – A big thank you to RaceRecall for all their assistance.
The team have a clear goal in mind with Targa to finish off the season just as they started it with a 1st and 2nd.  Targa is and will be the most difficult of the events to complete this ambitious goal, but if the team do so they will have finished first and 2nd in every round of the championship!!  Something which will exceed everybody in the teams goals and expectations!

We would like to thank all our support crew who have helped with the preparation of the cars and hope that the changes will bring us additional race speed.

 

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Melbourne F1 – More Laps of The GP Circuit

More Laps of The GP Circuit

As Adam got more familiar with the Albert Park circuit the lap times got faster, with the quickest times set on the Saturday session just before the rain set in.

The F1 GP for all of those who saw it was a great event for all Australian’s, it was a fantastic way to open the new F1 season with all of the challenges of the new F1 car configuration and here’s hoping that Daniel does get to keep his first podium.

Our car 922 performed faultlessly throughout and was driven back to Sydney at the completion of the event! A big thank you to some special people that helped drive the car back.

Efforts now turn to the preparation of both cars for the final round of the championship, Targa Tasmania 2014the ultimate tarmac rally!

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Over the past two days the team have been able to take two of the Cyara team around the Melbourne F1 track, Cyara have been a sponsor of the team for a number of years. Adam added “It has been an amazing experience to be able to drive around such an amazing track that is only available for 4 days a year.”

 

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Redback make it a hat trick of podium finishes

RedBack make it a hat trick of podium finishes

Redbackracing again made it a one two finish for the third event in a row in the 2013/2014 Targa Championship Series at Targa Wrest Point. The event which takes place around south Hobart and the Huon valley is a favorite for a number of the Redback racing team.

Adam Spence & Erin Kelly again led the Showroom category from the first stage, to the finish and with new team mate Andrew Bollom, whom replaced Bunj Noor in the driving seat, of the second Renault Megane.

With some adjustment to the suspension setup prior to this event the cars continued to dominate the Showroom category. Team manager Adam Spence “I am over the moon that as a team we have continued where we started this season. Andrew did an amazing job, the whole team did an amazing job!!!”

Andrew Bollom has returned to competing in Targa after taking 2 years out, in which time he was part of the Redback racing support crew, got grips with the Renault really quickly. Having spent the majority of his racing career in rear wheel drive rotary cars, the front wheel drive Renault would be a different challenge of which he is now looking forward to getting more experience and time behind the wheel.
The next championship event being Targa Tasmania in early the team are looking forward to carrying on their fantastic form into the biggest event of the Targa calendar.
The team at Redback Racing would once again like to take this opportunity to thank our major sponsors RDA/EBC Brakes, Hi-Tec Batteries, Motul and Corporate Impressions Australia for supporting us and thus enabling us to compete. We would also like to thank Nuance Communications, Cyara, Dimension Data and PSS for their continued support.

Redback Racing get another 1-2!

Redback Racing get another 1-2!

The Team of Adam Spence and Erin Kelly have won their second showroom 2WD win in a row and their second victory at Targa High Country. The even more exciting news is the Targa High Country event brought the team of Bunjamin Noor and Lee Challoner Miles onto the second step of the podium for the first time at this event but the second time in a row.

The team are now placed first and second in the Australian Targa Championship and are eagerly awaiting Targa Wrestpoint at the end of January in Hobart.

1-2 finish for Redback Racing at Targa Adelaide

1-2 finish for Redback Racing at Targa Adelaide

On August 25, the team at Redback Racing lined up for what was to be a brilliant result at the end of four days racing in Targa Adelaide. With their results of 1st and 2nd in Showroom 2WD category in their Renault Megane RS 250/265s and an outright finish in the top 12 for Adam Spence and Erin Kelly.

Redback Racing celebrate their 1-2 in Targa Adelaide"I would like to extend my sincere congratulations to Adam Spence, Erin Kelly, Bunjamin Noor and Lee Challoner Miles and the rest of the team at Redback Racing. What a fantastic result in the first Targa race of the season! A brilliant team effort and one that everyone involved should be very proud of," said Justin Hocevar, Managing Director Renault Australia.

The team now have four consecutive podium finishes and will again look to build on this success at Targa High Country in November and throughout the Championship in the lead up to the final event of the season Targa Tasmania in April 2014.

Adam Spence, team principle, said: “The conditions on the first two days of Targa Adelaide this year were the most challenging I have driven in with lots of standing water and heavy rain. I am very proud of the team, getting both cars to the finish of this event is quite an achievement. There was some very quick thinking and team collaboration needed to make this happen. “

The team at Redback Racing would once again like to take this opportunity to thank all of their support team and our major sponsors RDA/EBC Brakes, Hi-Tec Batteries, Motul and Corporate Impressions Australia for supporting us and thus enabling us to compete. We would also like to thank Nuance Communications, Cyara, Dimension Data and PSS.