LA to Vegas in an R8: Targa Trophy Rally

By  June 25, 2015
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Audi R8You’ve got your mid-level supercar, you want to feel the camaraderie of traveling with others on the open road. You’ve imagined doing road rallies because of all the cool and crazy things you have heard and want to feel like Burt Reynolds in The Cannonball Run. Reality sometimes sets in you just can’t afford to do the major cross country rallies and the inevitable outcome that follows with many legal issues and ticket problems. When my friend Chad approached me to participate in the Targa Trophy LA to Vegas Sports Car Festival in his 2008 Audi R8 4.2 6-Speed manual, I drew deeply on the goodness of my heart and agreed to aid in such an arduous undertaking. Joking aside, blasting through the desert in a mid-engined German missile was a blast, but in the end is it all fun and games? (more…)

Re-shared from Hooniverse, Text and Video by Jason Connor.