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Comparing Drivetrains

Thursday, May 31, 2012 by Tina Tbolt

When purchasing a car, the average person doesn’t normally consider which drivetrain they would prefer on their vehicle of choice — but to me, it’s a big deal. 

Targa Trophy Orange County Experience Event Recap

Thursday, May 24, 2012 by Tina Tbolt

On Saturday, May 19, 125 Targa Trophy rally cars hit the streets of Orange County and battled for 1st place. 

Targa Trophy San Diego Experience Event - Post Rally Recap

Monday, April 9, 2012 by Tina

In my opinion, the Targa Trophy Experience events have never been less than exciting and exhilarating. This most recent event, the San Diego Experience, was structured differently than those in the past, but it still held true to the to the Targa Trophy values  — go, go, go!!! 

Drivers License = Freedom?

Friday, March 16, 2012 by Tina Tbolt

A driver’s license is a source of teenage freedom and something that represents a rite of passage from childhood to adulthood. It gives us the ability to make our own rules (so we think), captain our own adventures, and the wheels to go anywhere we want to go.

What is Rallying?

Tuesday, February 28, 2012 by Tina Tbolt

Rallying is a sport that is growing in awareness and participation all over the world. What started off as just pure entertainment has evolved into a worldwide competitive event that takes place in many different forms and locations with varying objectives.

Where's Tina Tbolt Rally

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 by Tina Tbolt

What’s a girl to do when there are no car rallies scheduled for the next few weeks?  Create her own! 

Women in the Car World

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 by Tina Tbolt

People always tell me that I’m “different” because it’s not often that a woman enjoys being behind the wheel of a fast car. Although I do agree that it is not as common as it is with men, I usually pause for a second and consider my response. 

Targa Trophy NYE Post Rally Recap

Friday, January 13, 2012 by Access for Tina

In general, Targa Trophy puts on about three events each year. I show up expecting awesome and I leave knowing that what I experienced was nothing short of amazing! My compliments to the organizers at Targa Trophy -- they have a way of making every single one of these events more mind-blowing than the last. I don't know how they do it, but they're damn good at it.

Targa Trophy NYE Rally Pre-Event

Wednesday, December 14, 2011 by Tina Tbolt

Targa Trophy is back for its last rally of the year and this event is sure to be bigger than ever!

Canyon Carving

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 by Tina Tbolt

Everyone has their own way of relieving stress and getting away from the world. Some people work out, some take vacations, others play video games — I have fallen in love with an activity that involves my three loves: driving, speed and adventure. My escape is Canyon Carving.

Gas vs. Diesel

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 by Tina Tbolt

“Passion Pink” Bentley for a Great Cause

Friday, October 28, 2011 by Tina Tbolt

There’s nothing that I love more than hearing about the car community giving back. I recently caught wind of a great and inspirational event combining a beautiful, special edition, exotic car and the passion to put an end to breast cancer.  I was immediately taken aback by, not only the car, but also by the event itself.

Tina Tbolt - My Car of Choice

Monday, October 17, 2011 by Tina Tbolt

Since the day I realized I would own a car, I began to build expectations. Some people see something pretty or gas friendly and purchase it not knowing much about the engine or anything about the manufacturer. 

Tina Tbolt – AMG Driving Academy Day 1

Wednesday, October 5, 2011 by Tina Tbolt

This past weekend my dad and I flew to the Laguna Seca racetrack for the AMG Driving Academy — a world-renowned driver-training program that came to the United States from Germany in 2009. This was the first time I have had the opportunity to drive cars with this much horsepower, at these speeds and with this much aggression around a racetrack. 

Tina Tbolt – AMG Driving Academy Day 2

Wednesday, October 5, 2011 by Tina Tbolt

As soon as we arrived to the track, we were back in the C63 Coupes and went straight to autocross. The instructors wanted to make sure that we were implementing all the instructions they gave us on day one as well as teach us a few new lessons.

Tina Tbolt - AMG Academy is coming up!!

Friday, September 23, 2011 by Tina Tbolt

Racing is a passion of mine! Along with that, it seems that I always enjoy pushing my limits. I’m not saying that I’m an amazing driver; I’m just saying that I like to keep learning and pushing my boundaries. This is a passion that I share with my dad, and he understands how speed is something that can grow into an addiction.

 

Tina Tbolt - Rallying for Charity

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 by Tina Tbolt

At the recent Targa Trophy Experience in Los Angeles on August 27th, 2011, the rally route included three checkpoints along the course, and as proof of competition, each contestant had to take a picture of themselves at each checkpoint and upload it to the Targa Trophy Facebook page.  What we didn’t know then was that the pictures submitted for checkpoint #1 would turn into more than just proof of competition.

Tina Tbolt - Targa Trophy #3 - Post Event

Wednesday, August 31, 2011 by Tina Tbolt

Targa Trophy’s #3 Experience event invaded Los Angeles this past weekend! 150 super cars and 300 attendees took to the streets in hopes of coming in first place in the last Targa Trophy Experience event this year. The cars were gorgeous, the women were sexy and the weather was scorching!!!

Tina Tbolt - Targa Trophy #3 Pre-Event

Thursday, August 18, 2011 by Tina Tbolt

Targa Trophy Los Angeles is quickly approaching and I am getting more and more excited to attend the closer we get!! On August 27th, starting and ending at the Hollywood Roosevelt, 150 super cars will be ripping through the crazy streets of Los Angeles in an attempt to feed our need for speed.

Tina Tbolt - gR3 Day Three

Saturday, June 18, 2011 by Tina Tbolt

I woke up this morning wishing that today wasn’t the last day of my journey. Each day I have met so many amazing and positive people. I’m not ready for this trip to be over.

Tina Tbolt - gR3 Day Two

Friday, June 17, 2011 by Tina Tbolt

Today was so intense! So much crazy stuff went on, it’s hard to even know where to start!

Tina Tbolt - gR3 Day One

Thursday, June 16, 2011 by Tina Tbolt

Wow! Such a crazy day today and goldRush (gR3) hasn’t even officially started yet!

Tina Tbolt - Car Rallies Are My Passion

Wednesday, June 15, 2011 by Tina Tbolt

gr3 is a prestigious, exotic and supercar rally that consists of several stops and checkpoints over hundreds — and up to thousands — of miles testing stamina, desire and driving skills of the participants. It’s a showcase of lifestyle brands that attracts countless fans cheering on their favorite gr3 team.

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