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Targa Tasmania Supplementary Regulations V1

19-Sep-2014  Alice McKenzie

We are excited to let you know that the Supplementary Regulations for the `new’ Targa Tasmania in 2015 are now available on the website. We committed having these regulations out to you much earlier than in recent years to give you a suitable amount of time to prepare for the `Ultimate Tarmac Rally’

Click Here to download yourself a copy.  

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11-Sep-2014  Alice McKenzie

Chevrolet Camaro RHD

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Targa 2014 DVD + back copies of other years!

03-Jul-2014  Tracey Button

Yes, our stock has arrived and you are now able to purchase the 2014 Targa Tasmania DVD - just $29.95.

Included is the recently screened television documentary along with additional footage AND of course the PARTY TAPE!

We are also offering past DVDs at super cheap prices when you purchase the current one.  Simply download the order form HERE, visit our Shop page, or contact Tracey (e: or 0447 770 812).

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Wrest Point Spring Special

18-Sep-2014  Tracey Button

Take the break you know you deserve with our Lazy Breakfast Package.

Enjoy an overnight stay in a Tower room along with a relaxed start to the day over buffet breakfast for two in the Coffee Shop Restaurant.  Don’t forget the complimentary in-room WiFi and newspaper delivered to your door.

From $165 per room, per night for two people - Click Here to book

With nightly entertainment and a range of restaurants and bars, Wrest Point is the ideal city break destination and a great base to explore Hobart.

Book now – as offer is available until 22 October for accommodation stays until 23 December 2014.

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09-Sep-2014  Tracey Button

For all your brake requirements check out all the new RDA EBC products at or visit here to find your nearest distributor.

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FOR SALE - Tarmac Rally Car

03-Sep-2014  Alice McKenzie

BMW E36 M3 

- reluctant sale…as too many cars in the garage - $32,000.

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Win a trip to The Great American Race – Daytona 500!

01-Sep-2014  Tracey Button

Shannons is offering motoring enthusiasts the chance to win a 12 day USA trip, attending the biggest and most prestigious NASCAR race in the USA – the Daytona 500!

The trip starts in New Orleans, a unique melting pot of culture, food and music.  Then travel to Nashville, country music capital of the world and home to American Pickers.  Then take an excursion to Bowling Green, Kentucky to visit the National Corvette Museum and the Corvette assembly plant.  Then, it’s onto Orlando Florida, home of the Daytona 500. Finish up by cruising down to Miami, home of Walt Disney World, Sea World and NASA’s Kennedy Space Center.

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Targa Tas waterfront finish celebrations at Mac 2

01-Sep-2014  Tracey Button

Continuing the revamp of the Targa Tasmania course for 2015, the official finish of the classic tarmac rally has been moved to Hobart’s waterfront, maximising crowd engagement with a new Saturday afternoon finish.

For the past 21 years the event has concluded at Wrest Point on the Sunday, but will now be at the Macquarie 2 terminal, right in the historic heart of the city.

Event Director, Mark Perry, is excited by what the new arrangements will mean to the event, and the city.

“This is a real win-win situation,” Perry said. “Our event and all the participants will enjoy a finish in the brilliantly refurbished venue, and I believe it is great for the city to be able to bring the cars and the excitement to the people in this major tourism precinct.”

In it’s 24th running, Targa Tasmania will undergo the biggest changes for a decade, including the re-introduction of stages south of Hobart not used since 2007.

The event will now start in Launceston on a Monday (April 27) and run for six days, finishing on a Saturday afternoon (May 2) for the first time. The southern loop stages in the Huon Valley were part of every Targa Tasmania course for the event’s first 16 years, and will precede the finish at Macquarie 2 on the Saturday.

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Last chance for Hellyer Gorge Early Bird rates

25-Aug-2014  Tracey Button

Early Bird entry fees close at the end of August for Targa Australia’s newest event – Targa Hellyer Gorge (6-7 February, 2015).  Competitors who register and pay can lock in the discount rates and then pay the remainder closer to the event.

Targa Hellyer Gorge is Targa Australia’s newest event, aimed at first time drivers who wish to have a taste of Targa prior to competing in the Ultimate Tarmac Rally.

For the early bird rate of just $795, entrants will have a chance to learn what it takes to compete in Targa Tasmania whilst rubbing shoulders with experienced competitors. 

The big drawcard however has to be the prize for Rookie competition winners (Modern, Early Modern and Classic) - free entry to the 2015 Targa Tasmania as the prize for each!

Enter NOW, or for more information visit the Targa Hellyer Gorge page here

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Events Tas Grants Program released

25-Aug-2014  Tracey Button

Events Tasmania has recently released details of their 2015 Grants Program.

Of the three grant categories available – Touring, Championships and Marketing Tasmania – the Touring Grants could be of particular interest to those who enjoy a spot of motoring! 

Touring grants of up to $15 000 are available to eligible organisers of auto, motorbike, cycle or walking tours in Tasmania during the winter and shoulder season.  Funding is based on the number of interstate or international participants staying in paid commercial accommodation for 5 nights or more, with 40 per cent or more of the tour being held in regional areas.

Check out the 2015 Grants Program, or go straight to info about the Touring Grants.

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