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Targa North West 2018 Day One Highlights

18-Feb-2018  Brittany Smith

Check out the highlights from an action packed first day of Targa North West 2018

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Glenney Leads as White Suffers Mechanical Issues on Day One

17-Feb-2018  Brittany Smith

Day one of Targa North West has served up plenty of drama, with Jason and John White in their 2016 Dodge Viper ACR Extreme suffering mechanical problems on the Hellyer Gorge South stage.

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Targa North West 2018 Road Closures

14-Feb-2018  Brittany Smith

List of Targa North West 2018 Road Closures.

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Targa North West 2018 Course Map

14-Feb-2018  Brittany Smith

As part of the new CAMS Australian Targa Championship, Targa North West is to be doubled in days and length to ensure the event is worthy of Championship status.
The new event will see 200km of competitive distance, over 12 stages with seven of these, being more than 20km long.

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North West in Motor Racing Spotlight this Weekend

13-Feb-2018  Brittany Smith

The opening round of the highly anticipated CAMS Australian Targa Championship begins this weekend, with the two-day Targa North West event.

In previous years Targa North West was held over one day, but this year has been doubled in length, ensuring it will be not only a worthy Championship round, but an even
greater spectacle for fans.

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Targa Tasmania 2018 Course Map

10-Feb-2018  Brittany Smith

Targa Tasmania 2018 Course Map

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Targa Great Barrier Reef 2018 Information Kit

03-Feb-2018  Brittany Smith

As at the close of Early Bird entries a couple of days ago, no fewer than 163 crews had officially entered the first ever running of Targa Great Barrier Reef, with entries coming from every state and both territories. 

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VALE PAUL DARKO

24-Jan-2018  Brittany Smith

Paul Darko has played a key role in motorsport in Tasmania for well over 30 years. He was a regular attendee at the various tracks and events around Tasmania, as well as many on the mainland, and was always happy to take on any role or position asked of him. One of his main motorsport loves was Targa! 

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Freight Arrangements released for Targa Great Barrier Reef

22-Jan-2018  Brittany Smith

With a high number of southern state competitors looking to make the journey to Far North Queensland for the first running of Targa Great Barrier Reef, we are excited to announce a deal with national car freighter, CEVA to help get all of the amazing Targa cars to Cairns in time for the start on 31st August and home again post event.

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Targa’s Strong Future

19-Jan-2018  Brittany Smith

Targa Australia and the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS) can today confirm they have signed off on a new, five-year agreement.

The news means the CAMS Australian Targa Championship will continue for at least another five years, until 2022.

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Rookies Of The Year 2018 Award Announced

16-Jan-2018  Brittany Smith

Also forming an integral part of the new CAMS Australian Targa Championship, will be a Rookies of the Year Award, to be awarded at the Championship Dinner at Targa High Country.

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Manufacturers Championship Announced For 2018

15-Jan-2018  Brittany Smith

As part of the new CAMS Australian Targa Championship, there will also be a manufacturers title on the line with the highest two placed vehicles from each competing manufacturer in the Overall Modern section, being awarded allocated points towards a manufacturers total points.

Who can beat the might of Porsche when it comes to being the best Targa cars in the country?  Only time will tell.

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CAMS Australian Targa Championship to be Broadcast Nationally on Channel 9

11-Jan-2018  Brittany Smith

After the success of the Targa Tasmania broadcast on Channel 9 last year, the large ‘Free to Air’ network has agreed to broadcast all four rounds of this year’s CAMS Australian Targa Championship, starting with the inaugural round at Targa North West to be held on 17th & 18th February.

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Wogs & a Charger

11-Jan-2018  Brittany Smith

The team at FAT 265 Valiant Charger Street 6 pack. produced this video of Targa Tasmania 2016 - the 25th Anniversary and it has just finished completion. Yes you read right, this started in 2016!

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New Sporting Regulations Released

04-Jan-2018  Brittany Smith

2018 sees the dawning of a new era in Targa’s illustrious history with the first ever running of a fully endorsed CAMS Australian Targa Championship.  This combined with the first ever Targa event run in Queensland will ensure that Targa reaches its widest audience ever and will also see many new people joining the Targa family.

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Thinking of experiencing our brand new event?

11-Dec-2017  Brittany Smith

The Targa Tour is a unique opportunity to take part in the world renowned ‘Targa Australia’ Tarmac events as a motoring enthusiast.  No modifications needed to your car, bring your road car, a friend and you are set to go!

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Targa High Country 2017 Highlights

20-Nov-2017  Brittany Smith

Catch up on all the highlights from Targa High Country 2017!


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Close takes back-to-back Targa High Country wins

12-Nov-2017  Peter Whitten

Matt Close and Cameron Reeves have won the overall title at Targa High Country for the second time, after a dominant drive over three days and 18 tarmac stages.

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Targa High Country 2017 - Day 2 Highlights

11-Nov-2017  Brittany Smith

Check out the Highlights from the action packed second day of Targa High Country 2017! The day included six stages culminating in the hugely popular Mansfield street stage and Targa Fest.

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Leaders make their mark at Targa High Country

11-Nov-2017  Peter Whitten

Matt Close and Cameron Reeves, driving a Porsche GT3 RS, have extended their overall lead on day two of Targa High Country in north east Victoria.

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Targa High Country 2017 - Day 1 Highlights

10-Nov-2017  Brittany Smith

Check out the highlights from Day One of Targa High Country 2017! The field was greeted by beautiful blue sky from the offical start at Mt Buller with close competition featuring across all the classes in an action packed day.

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Close sets hot pace in Targa High Country

10-Nov-2017  Peter Whitten

Reigning champions Matt Close and Cameron Reeves have set the pace on the opening day of Targa High Country, based at Mount Buller in north east Victoria.

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Targa High Country ready to roar

06-Nov-2017  Peter Whitten

The annual Targa High Country returns to the north east this weekend for three days of fast-paced rally action.

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Targa Great Barrier Reef Promotional Video

19-Oct-2017  Brittany Smith

Targa Great Barrier Reef will be the first ever Targa event held in Queensland and the event name joins two iconic brands under the one banner. The new event will be based in one of Australia’s iconic tourism locations, Cairns and will reach out to all of the surrounding regions including Port Douglas and the Atherton Tablelands. 

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Targa Great Barrier Reef – Iconic car rally is coming to Tropical North Queensland

12-Oct-2017  Brittany Smith

Tropical North Queensland will host a new major tourism event for the next three years with the launch of Targa Great Barrier Reef, a three-day car rally that will see the field of around 200 cars visit all key regions, including Port Douglas, Innisfail and the Atherton Tablelands. 
The new event, to be based in Cairns from 31 August to 2 September next year, is modelled on the world’s largest tarmac rally, Targa Tasmania, which has been held annually on the Apple Isle since making its debut in 1992. 

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Targa Tasmania 2017 Classic TV Show

03-Jul-2017  Brittany Smith

Check out all the action from the Classic. Classic GT & Tour fields at Targa Tasmania 2017 as Broadcast on Channel Nine. Show produced by Other Side Productions.

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Targa Tasmania 2017 Modern TV Show

03-Jul-2017  Brittany Smith

Check out all the action from the GT2, GT4, Early Modern, Sports GT & TSD fields at Targa Tasmania 2017 as Broadcast on Channel Nine. Show produced by Other Side Productions.

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CAMS Australian Targa Championship Technical Regulations 2018-2019- V1- 23 06 17

23-Jun-2017  Alice McKenzie



Version one of the CAMS Australian Targa Championship Technical Regulations 2018-2019 are now available under Technical Regulations on our website, or through your console if you have entered for Targa Tasmania 2018 or Targa North West 2018. 


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Rookie Rallye returns to Targa Tasmania in 2018 bigger than ever

05-May-2017  Brittany Smith

As a major part of our long term vision for Targa Tasmania, 2018 will see the re-introduction of a Rookie Rallye.  This time though, it will be contested over the FULL COURSE DISTANCE, yes, all six days will need to be conquered to win the Rookie Rallye.

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CAMS Australian Targa Championship returns in 2018

05-May-2017  Brittany Smith

THE LARGEST motor sport championship in the country returns in 2018 with all eight Targa competitions being included to give all Targa competitors a championship to compete in.  Another major first will see the introduction of two OVERALLChampionships that will be recognised as CAMS National Championships.  

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Ullrich the run-away handicap winner in Classic

29-Apr-2017  Peter Whitten

The 1963 Jansen CV8 of Peter and Sari Ullrich have taken the Shannons Classic title at the 2017 Targa Tasmania, beating all others home in the handicap competition.

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Early Modern win to Kaplan

29-Apr-2017  Peter Whitten

The 2004 BMW M3 CSL of Adam Kaplan and co-driver Aleshia Penny have crossed the line first in the the Duttons Garage Early Modern competition.

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Lotus pair take GT Sports

29-Apr-2017  Peter Whitten

The Country Club GT Sports Trophy is a recent edition to the Targa Tasmania competition, but it is already attracting a loyal following and developing some interesting rivalries.

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Back-to-back TSD wins for Marshall

29-Apr-2017  Peter Whitten

Brothers Darryl and Peter Marshall have completely dominated the TSD Trophy competition at Targa Tasmania, winning the 2017 event by a margin on 106 points.

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White wins his sixth Targa Tasmania

29-Apr-2017  Peter Whitten

Jason and John White have driven the perfect event to win the Overall competition at Targa Tasmania, their sixth victory at the rally classic, and they are now just two titles shy of all-time Targa greats Jim Richards and Barry Oliver.

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Vipers battle it out for Wrest Point GT2 honours

29-Apr-2017  Peter Whitten

They didn’t quite lead from start to finish, but it was pretty close to the perfect Targa Tasmania for Wrest Point GT2 winners Jason and John White.

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Kennard too good in GT4 competition

29-Apr-2017  Peter Whitten

The RDA Brakes GT4 competition at Targa Tasmania has proven to be a Nissan GTR benefit, with a pair of the Japanese cars finishing in first and second place.

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Siddins wins fans with Classic GT win

29-Apr-2017  Peter Whitten

Many have called it the drive of Targa Tasmania 2017.

 

Jon and Gina Siddins have been brilliant in their 1970 Datsun 240Z, easily setting the pace amongst the classic cars to secure the Shannons Classic GT title, but also finishing ninth overall, wringing the most out of their car against all-comers.

 

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Drivers Quotes - Day 5

28-Apr-2017  Ian Chesterman

Here are a selection of quotes from some of our drivers following Day 5 of Targa Tasmania.

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Targa North West 2018 Day One Highlights

Check out the highlights from an action packed first day of Targa North West 2018
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Glenney Leads as White Suffers Mechanical Issues on Day One

Day one of Targa North West has served up plenty of drama, with Jason and John White in their 2016 Dodge Viper ACR Extreme suffering mechanical problems on the Hellyer Gorge South stage.

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Targa North West 2018 Road Closures

List of Targa North West 2018 Road Closures.
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Targa North West 2018 Course Map

As part of the new CAMS Australian Targa Championship, Targa North West is to be doubled in days and length to ensure the event is worthy of Championship status.
The new event will see 200km of competitive distance, over 12 stages with seven of these, being more than 20km long.

read more