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April 2018 - Expressions of Interest

Because of an increased level of interest in the Cheetah recently, we have added an Expressions of Interest page for those wanting to be kept up to date of developments.

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Targa NZ 2017

DNF - Car 315 Anthony Butler/Joanne Butler Holden Cheetah
Unfortunately due to mechanical issues in SS20 (Whangamomona out) on the Friday, the car was retired from the event.

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Targa Rotorua 2017 - Classic 2WD Competition

Class 3
1st
Car 315 Anthony Butler/Joanne Jensen Holden Cheetah

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Targa NZ 2016 - Classic 2WD Competition

Class 3
1st Car 303 Chris Hawkes / Dianne Follows 1955 Chevrolet Belair Truck
2nd Car 315 Anthony Butler / Jo Butler 1972 Holden Cheetah

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Targa Bambina 2016 - Modern 2WD (Category 7)

1st Car 757 Clark Proctor / Sue O'Neill 1973 Escort MK1
2nd Car 777 Ross Graham / Matthew Merwood 1998 Toyota Altessa
3rd Car 715 Anthony Butler / Jo Butler 1972 Holden Cheetah

Because the Butler's were running a fuel injected engine, they were put into the Modern 2WD class.  They have since reinstalled a carburetted engine and returned to the Classic class.

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2015 Targa Bambina 

Global Security Matrimonial Trophy (highest placed husband and wife team overall)
Car 315 Tony Butler/Jo Butler Holden Cheetah.

Tony and Jo were 10th out of a field of 50 cars and only 27 seconds from a 3rd placing in the Metalman Classic 2WD category.

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2014 Ecolight Targa Sprint 

Metalman 2WD Classic Competition 
1st Car 279 Barry Hare/Craig Simpson 1980 Rover SD1 
2nd Car 315 Tony Butler/Jo Butler Holden Cheetah 

Tony and Jo were 11th out of a field of 45 cars. With only 750km on a new engine, the 13 second difference between 1st and 2nd was an excellent result.
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2013 Targa NZ Rallysprint 

 
Group 4 4200cc - plus Winner 
Car 315 - Anthony and Joanne Butler - Holden Cheetah.
Not a bad effort considering only two runs out of six were made due to a rocker coming adrift!

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2010 Dunlop Targa Results

Car 478 - Keith and Grant Loch - 3rd in class


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2009 Dunlop Targa Trophy Results
 
Peter Hanna Memorial - highest placed V8 powered vehicle overall.
Car 463 - Anthony and Joanne Butler - Holden Cheetah.
 
Nulon Matrimonial Trophy - highest placed husband and wife team overall. 
Car 463 - Anthony and Joanne Butler - Holden Cheetah. 

Classic Class 4 winner 
Car 463 - Anthony and Joanne Butler - Holden Cheetah.

Seria Campione series Classic section winner 
Car 463 - Anthony and Joanne Butler - Holden Cheetah.
 
2009 Dunlop Targa - Classic Class Overall 
1st - Car 393 - Mark and Chris Kirk-Burnnand - BMW M3 
2nd - Car 463 - Anthony and Joanne Butler - Holden Cheetah.
 
Well done Jo and Tony!