Nissan GTR takes out Targa West again, beating runner up 911 turbo.. again

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  1. Mitchj

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    Nissan GT-R driver Steve Jones and co-driver Ruari Sauter-Dawson have taken out the 2009 Quit Targa West making it a back-to-back win for the hard working team.

    Driving their Fabcar sponsored Nissan GT-R, they edged out Tony Quinn, also driving a Nissan GT-R, who was eventually excluded from the Targa West results due to illegal modifications to his exhaust.

    After Quinn was disqualified, the teams of Dean Herridge/Chris Murphy and Alistair McRae/Bill Hayes joined Jones and Sauter-Dawson on the podium, in second and third place respectively.

    “There’s no way to explain this victory, it’s just hard work,” Jones said at the finish. “Those Queenslander’s (Quinn) they’re just like a dog with a bone, they don’t give up. We just had to keep out foot down all weekend and he kept us honest big time, but that’s what it’s all about you’ve got to have competition like that.”

    At the end of day one, Jones lost his inital lead to Quinn, but clawed his way back to the top spot through day two. Day three saw him 22 seconds in front, and from there he extended his lead to 58 seconds by the end. When Quinn was disqualified, the gap to Herridge was a staggering 2 minutes 29 seconds.

    Targa West 2009 also showcased the advantage of four wheel grip, with wet conditions meaning the top 13 placed cars all had all-wheel-drive.

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    they are good drivers

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