Racing at Targa Newfoundland has been a family and friends adventure for the last 3 years. My wife supports the time and money that goes into this hobby. My father has been in charge of shipping and receiving as car parts are delivered to him in Newfoundland. And my aunt and uncle have graciously hosted us for the overnight stays each trip.
But the biggest supporters have been my cousin, Adam, and his wife, Megan. They have been our dedicated support crew from the beginning, following us through rural Newfoundland and ensuring the car is ready for each stage.
Adam runs his small business - Penney's Mobile Repair - on top of his day job. And he's also done all the preparation for Targa 2017 - refreshed head, upgraded cooling system, and custom air intake. We're in better shape this year than we've ever been before!
While Megan will get dirty helping Adam with the car, her camera equipment is never out of reach. She runs Megan Marie Photography in addition to her 9-5, and she's been responsible for capturing spectacular images from Targa for the last two years.
We wouldn't be starting our 3rd Targa Newfoundland without all their great support - thank you!
With another work-related relocation imminent - this time from the USA to the United Kingdom - an interesting opportunity has presented itself.
Our proposed race schedule for the remainder of 2017 is:
That's 3 events in 3 countries in 30 days!
It will take a lot of work and a little bit of luck to get this organized. Movers have to be scheduled, a medical exam and a driving test are required for a UK competition license, and an increasingly busy day job still needs to get done.
Bryan Bursey, driver, founded Underbite Racing in 2015.