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Targa Tasmania 2017 Course

16-Dec-2016  Alice McKenzie


The 2017 Targa Tasmania course will go down in the events history as the most unique course ever run due to the presence of Anzac Day falling on Day 2, instead of the traditional opening day of the event, as it did in 2006. With the change to a Monday to Saturday format in 2015, that was welcomed by all competitors, the course needs to be configured around this and the obvious need to respect the Tasmanian public on this important day of remembrance, by not closing a myriad of roads normally associated with a full day of Targa Tasmania.

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Photo packages now available for pre-purchase for Targa Tasmania 2017

09-Mar-2017  Brittany Smith

Jarrod Leonard and his team at Angryman photography will be back once again at Targa Tasmania as the official photographer.

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Video packages now available for pre-purchase for Targa Tasmania 2017

09-Mar-2017  Brittany Smith

Other Side Productions will be at Targa Tasmania 2017 with a team of team of 6 videographers and two editing support staff specifically capturing footage of your car. Their team are motorsport video specialists who’ve covered Targa events multiple times and know how to get footage that demonstrates the speed and sound of competition; while also capturing the majestic scenery of the stages. All videos can be used for promotion purposes and supplied complete with sponsor logos upon request.

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Targa Tasmania Passion Piece

06-Mar-2017  Brittany Smith

Be inspired by a quarter of a century of Targa Tasmania.
Check out the Passion piece video which highlights the beautiful Island of Tasmania.
With its rugged good looks, and fast unique road where legends are made.

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CAMS Apparel changes reminder

02-Mar-2017  Alice McKenzie

Remember to double check your apparel including suits, helmets, balaclava's and shoes and make sure they are in line with the CAMS Manual Schedule D Apparel.

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Targa Tasmania 2017 – Officials wanted

01-Mar-2017  Brittany Smith

With only 6 weeks to go until the next Targa Tasmania, we still require more volunteers to assist in the success of the event. With a multitude of road closure duties, this is without a doubt one of the best ways to spectate the rally and be close to the action whilst also being an integral part of the event.
 
Click here if you would like to register to be a part of the Ultimate Tarmac Rally > https://targa.com.au/tc/page_OfficialsRegistration.asp?asset_id=2327
Or for further information, contact Carly on 03 6221 8810 or carly@targa.com.au

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Macleod and Hunter set winning pace at Targa North West

19-Feb-2017  Alice McKenzie

The Launceston team of Trevor Macleod and Scott Hunter have taken the overall win at the inaugural running of the of the Burnie-based Targa North West, which provides a key lead up event to the annual Targa Tasmania. 

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Dedicated volunteer honoured in Burnie

02-Feb-2017  Alice McKenzie

The Targa Tasmania community were humbled to hear that one of our very own volunteers has been honoured at this year’s Burnie Australia Day ceremony. Terrance (or as he is known in the Targa community,) Terry Ferguson was named the 2017 City of Burnie Australia Day Citizen of the year with recognition for being one of the region’s most hard-working and hands-on community members. As most of you know, he has dedicated his time to every single Targa Tasmania since its inception in 1992, being only 1 of 11 people that have completed all 25 years of Targa Tasmania. We would like to join in the congratulations and extend our thanks to Terry for all of his hard work, dedication and support of the event.

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Growing field as three more of Targa’s big guns head to Targa North West

01-Feb-2017  Alice McKenzie


Respected local and Targa Hall of Famer, David Ayers joins the Targa North West line up in the immaculately prepared Just Jap GTR35. With Navigator Stuart Benson sitting beside him, these two will not only give Kennard’s GTR-35 a major shake-up, but they will have their eyes fixed on the top spot in the hotly contested GT4 competition.

 A cross-country journey will see yet another Targa Hall of Famer join the Classic GT competition. Mike Moylan and long term Navigator Don Behets will be travelling from WA to compete in the mighty muscle of his 1964 Ford Thunderbolt coupe. They will be looking to both improve on their 3rd placing in Classic at Targa Hellyer Gorge in 2016 and get their eye in before the massive 6 day charge at Targa Tasmania in April.

 It wouldn’t be an Early Modern competition without the sound of a rotary engine tearing up the tarmac. Welcomed addition, Queenslander Mark Balcombe in his 1995 Mazda RX-7 SP will be making the journey down with his ever study navigator Brian Foster. After finishing in second place at Targa Tasmania 2016, followed by a disappointing retirement at Targa High Country, these boys will be looking to re-position themselves as the Early Modern team to beat in 2017 by starting the year off with a podium finish.

 Welcome to the Targa North West entry list, and Best of luck.

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Targa North West attracts strong field

01-Feb-2017  Alice McKenzie


The new 2017 Targa North West will host a top field of competitors when the field gathers in Burnie on February 18, enticed by the opportunity to take on the famous Savage River stage, a compelling test of driver and car.

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Targa High Country 2016 - Modern Feature Video

07-Dec-2016  Brittany Smith

Check out our event feature video which showcases the great battles in the GT2, GT4, Early Modern, Sports GT and TSD classes at Targa High Country 2016

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Targa High Country 2016 - Classic Feature Video

30-Nov-2016  Alice McKenzie

Check out the Classic Feature Video from Targa High Country 2016

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Targa High Country 2016 Competitor video packages

17-Nov-2016  Benjamin Sale

See all the footage of your car at Targa Tasmania 2016 captured from 60 different stage angles!

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In-car footage from the quickest time around Mansfield!

10-Nov-2016  Brittany Smith

Ever wondered what it is like to drive around Mansfield in 2 minutes and 31 seconds? Here is some in-car footage from Car 911 - the quickest time from this year's street stage!

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Targa High Country 2016 Day 3 Highlights

10-Nov-2016  Brittany Smith

Check out the Highlights from Day 3 of Targa High Country 2016

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Winners celebrate at Targa High Country

06-Nov-2016  Ian Chesterman

Victorian Matt Close has taken his Porsche GT3 to outright victory and GT2 competition honours at Targa High Country, which finished at the top of Mt Buller late today.

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Targa High Country Day 2 Highlights

05-Nov-2016  Benjamin Sale

Check out the Highlights from Day 2 of Targa High Country 2016

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Targa High Country 2016 - Day 1 Highlights

05-Nov-2016  Benjamin Sale

Check out the Highlights from Day 1 of Targa High Country 2016

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Targa High Country kicks off

04-Nov-2016  Ian Chesterman

Reigning Champion, Matt Close, is the outright leader of Targa High Country after the opening day of competition of the three-day rally in Victoria’s North East.

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Targa Tasmania to stay in George Town for at least the next three years

17-Aug-2016  Alice McKenzie


The George Town Council voted unanimously today to host a street stage until at least the end of 2019 in yet another great news story for the Ultimate Tarmac Rally. Here is the breaking news from the Examiner;

http://www.examiner.com.au/story/4102664/targa-decision-overturned/?cs=531


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