Magher shines in Narva’s off-road race
Narva Racing’s Mick Magher and Daniel Hose capped off the 2013 ARB Australian Off-Road Racing series in style, taking victory in the Extreme 4WD Class at the Teagle Excavations ARB Pines Enduro held at Millicent, South Australia recently.
Heading into the final round of the series sitting second in their class, the Geelong based team pulled out all stops and embraced a never-say-die attitude to take the class win, propelling them into equal first place in the Extreme 4WD category for the Series, alongside fellow Victorian Owen Ward in a GQ Patrol.
Magher and Hose qualified third in class during the prologue, then during the Dash for Cash launched the Narva GU high off the jumps in a close battle with Owen Ward for second place behind Luke Hall.
On Sunday morning Magher pointed the Narva Racing GU towards the Tantanoola pine forests for six laps of the 73km course.
While Magher soon grabbed the class lead from Hall and Ward, it would not all be smooth sailing for the team.
On lap 3 they tipped the Patrol on to its side, costing them a further 10 minutes by the time a broken steering damper was removed.
However, the team powered on, withstanding a late charge from Owen Ward during the final section to take the class win.
The Narva Racing team’s equal first place in the Extreme 4WD Class was built on some solid performances throughout the season.
After finishing third in class at the Sea Lake Mallee Rally in Victoria, the team’s season was turned upside down after a major hit with a tree at round 2 at Griffith.
Determined to make the Goondiwindi 400, the Narva Racing team finished the punishing 400km to be rewarded with third in class.
The Narva Racing team’s equal first place in the Extreme 4WD Class was built on some solid performances throughout the season
The Dash for Cash launched the Narva GU high off the jumps