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Targa Great Barrier Reef 2019 Spectator Guide

19-Jul-2019  Brittany Smith

The spectator guide for the second ever Targa event in Queensland is now available.

To ensure you get to see all the action as it unfolds, we have produced a special detailed guide where you will read how best to view all of the Targa action. 

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Targa fuels Tropical North Queensland tourism boost

13-Aug-2019  Ian Chesterman

Tourism leaders are predicting that future growth in the highly acclaimed Targa Great Barrier Reef tarmac rally will provide an economic boom for Tropical North Queensland.

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Targa takes the Reef

08-Aug-2019  Brittany Smith

Continue the excitement of Targa Great Barrier Reef by joining us on the reef. Relax and unwind at the official post rally event after party with Sunlover Reef Cruises for ‘Targa 2019 Rally at the Reef’

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VALE- Pontus Reutersward

05-Aug-2019  Mark Perry

It is with incredible sadness that we advise the Targa Family of the passing of Pontus Reutersward in the presence of his family on Friday 2nd August after a long and hard fought battle with cancer. 

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Passionate officials, volunteers bring Targa to life

02-Aug-2019  Ian Chesterman

By their very nature the business of tarmac rallies are logistically complicated events that take a colossal amount of planning and management.

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Kuranda Range Viewing

31-Jul-2019  Brittany Smith

We have once again, worked very closely with Rainforestation to provide the only official spectator location on this year's course.

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Extend Your Stay for TGBR and see the Great Barrier Reef

31-Jul-2019  Brittany Smith

With a bumper field of 250 cars already entered for the 2nd running of Targa Great Barrier Reef, we have been working hard with various stakeholders to make this year’s event even bigger and better.

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Wegners primed for second Targa outing

26-Jul-2019  Ian Chesterman

Clifton Beach enthusiast Norbert Wegner embodies the spirit of Targa. Wegner will again take the plunge in the second edition of Targa Great Barrier Reef from August 30-September 1 in his immaculately presented 1965 Ford Mustang.

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Targa driver supports cardiac unit

22-Jul-2019  Ian Chesterman

Tackling Tropical North Queensland’s picturesque roads at speeds of up to 130km per hour will be pure relaxation for Wongaling Beach resident Richard Giuliany when he drives in his first Targa Great Barrier Reef event.

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Targa Great Barrier Reef 2019 Course

16-Jul-2019  Brittany Smith

The route for the second edition of the highly anticipated Targa Great Barrier Reef has been revealed.

Again comprising three legs with the stunning backdrop of Tropical North Queensland around Cairns and the Atherton Tablelands, the event features an expanded route from that used in the inaugural Targa Great Barrier Reef in 2018.

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Who’s excited for Targa Great Barrier Reef?

28-Jun-2019  Brittany Smith

Are you excited for Targa Great Barrier Reef? Plan your trip with a little help from those in the know of what there is to see and do.

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Targa numbers surge in second year at Great Barrier Reef

18-Jun-2019  Ian Chesterman

Targa Great Barrier Reef, which made a highly acclaimed debut in 2018, is now entrenched in the tarmac rallying calendar with entries surging for the 2019 event.

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10th Anniversary Targa High Country Opens for Entries

10-May-2019  Brittany Smith

Targa High Country came to life on 5th November 2010, when 204 Targa cars descended on the streets of Mansfield for the first ever Mansfield Targa Stage.

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CAMS Australian Targa Championship Hots Up after Targa Tasmania

08-May-2019  Brittany Smith

At the half way point of this year’s CAMS Australian Targa Championship, it is anyone’s game across all of the ten competitions, especially the two Outright competitions for Modern and Classic cars. 

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Final day ... what the driver's said

04-May-2019  Gordon Lomas

Our reporter caught up with all the class winners and key competitors after a hugely successful 28th running of Targa Tasmania.

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Winners are grinners at Targa Tasmania

04-May-2019  Ian Chesterman

Highly decorated former circuit racer Paul Stokell has conquered Targa Tasmania. Stokell, 51, accomplished his first outright victory and Dutton Garage GT2 class win at the event after negotiating six days of some of the fiercest tarmac rally competition in the world.

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What the drivers said … Day 5

03-May-2019  Gordon Lomas

Our intrepid stage reporter caught up with some of the leading contenders after another intense day of competition ahead of the gripping conclusion to Targa Tasmania tomorrow.

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Strahan to Hobart a brutal test

03-May-2019  Ian Chesterman

Reigning CAMS Australian Targa champion Paul Stokell has increased his outright lead with one day to run at the showcase Targa Tasmania.

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What the drivers said … Day 4

02-May-2019  Gordon Lomas

Comments from some of the leading contenders across the classes after the fourth day of Targa Tasmania.

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Day 4 mayhem at Targa

02-May-2019  Ian Chesterman

Former Tasmanian Paul Stokell has survived a day of high drama to claim the outright lead of the 28th Targa Tasmania.

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What the drivers said ... Day 3

01-May-2019  Gordon Lomas

Our stage reporter caught up with some of the Targa Tasmania contenders after Day 3.

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Day 3 sees lead changes in many classes

01-May-2019  Ian Chesterman

Victorian Matt Close has jumped into the outright lead after pacesetter Steve Glenney crashed on the penultimate stage of Day 3 at Targa Tasmania.

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What the drivers said … Day 2

30-Apr-2019  Gordon Lomas

Our reporter caught up with all the class contenders following a highly eventful day after the second leg of Targa Tasmania.

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High drama on Day 2

30-Apr-2019  Ian Chesterman

Steve Glenney has seen his chief rival Jason White plunge out of contention on a day of fluctuating fortunes at Targa Tasmania.

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Targalive for your breaking news

30-Apr-2019  Ian Chesterman

Want to keep up with all the breaking news across Targa Tasmania - then follow targalive.com

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What the leaders said after Day 1

29-Apr-2019  Gordon Lomas

Our stage reporter talked to some of the leading contenders through the classes after the opening three stages.

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28th Targa Tasmania gets underway

29-Apr-2019  Ian Chesterman

The first competitive stages of Targa Tasmania has seen highly fancied Steve Glenney squeeze out the barest of leads after the opening day of competition.

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Colin Clark: Targa legend to strengthen

28-Apr-2019  Ian Chesterman

International commentator Colin Clark says Targa Tasmania is on the hit list for some of the world’s most prominent rallying stars.

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Targa Tasmania set for epic showdown

28-Apr-2019  Ian Chesterman

Another rich mix of marques will tackle Tasmania’s challenging ribbons of bitumen at the 28th running of the state’s showpiece Targa rally which gets underway on Monday.

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Outright win the target for Steve Glenney and Dennis Sims as Ravage heads to Targa Tasmania

26-Apr-2019  Brittany Smith

Nothing less than outright victory is the goal for Ravage Raceworks when they return to tackle the iconic Targa Tasmania rally next week.

The Melbourne-based team has entered a Lotus Exige Sport 350 in the iconic Apple Isle event and has secured 2008 Targa winner Steve Glenney to drive it.

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Reeves buoyed by Hyundai factory Targa debut

26-Apr-2019  Brittany Smith

Accomplished gravel rally driver Brendan Reeves is excited about returning to Targa Tasmania to spearhead Hyundai’s maiden Australian factory motorsport effort.

As announced last month, Reeves will take the wheel of a production-based i30 N hatch with sister Rhianon Gelsomino calling the pace notes.

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Porsche gun eyes Targa redemption

25-Apr-2019  Brittany Smith

Matt Close is primed to resume his arm wrestle with one of the most successful tarmac racers in Australia at Targa Tasmania from April 29-May 4.

While under no illusion of the gravity of stopping the all-conquering Dodge Viper of Jason and John White, Close is looking forward to another challenge.

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Bray primed for Shannons Classic GT fireworks

24-Apr-2019  Brittany Smith

Defending CAMS Australian Targa Classic outright champ Michael Bray is ready to return to winning form at Targa Tasmania from April 29-May 4.

Bray suffered a rare reliability issue in his 1975 Holden Torana in the dying kilometres of Targa High Country last November.

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Ferrari 488 Pista confirmed for Targa

23-Apr-2019  Brittany Smith

Targa Tasmania has pulled off a coup by securing Ferrari’s latest track weapon, the 488 Pista, for the ultimate tarmac rally from April 29-May 4.

The latest product to emerge from Maranello, the Pista (the Italian word for track) is a $650,000 competition-ready bullet.

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Targa Tasmania 2019 Spectator Guide

21-Apr-2019  Brittany Smith

With more than 33 competitive stages covering an overall total distance of 2000km, there are a veritable endless choice of spectator vantage points at Targa Tasmania from April 29 to May 4.

As the time-honoured tarmac rally sweeps the length and breadth of the state, we have compiled an exhaustive Spectator’s Guide that covers everything you need to know to help you safely enjoy the event.

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Siddins Datsun rebuilt, ready for Targa return

20-Apr-2019  Brittany Smith

After a crash in the 2018 event, the popular 1970 Datsun 240Z of Jon and Gina Siddins has been rebuilt and is ready for another tilt at Targa Tasmania from April 29-May 4.

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Targa Tasmania 2019 Official Event Poster

18-Apr-2019  Brittany Smith

2019 sees the first Targa Tasmania being run without two of its most iconic and record holding competitors taking part and whilst they will be at the event partaking in various other components, their absence from the results sheets will be obvious to the thousands of people who follow Targa Tasmania every year.

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A trip down Targa Tasmania’s memory lane

15-Apr-2019  Brittany Smith

With the 2019 edition of Targa Tasmania beckoning, its timely to delve into the archives to take a look back at the inaugural running of the ultimate tarmac challenge.

Since its inception in 1992, Targa Tasmania always promised to become one of the great tarmac rallies in the world.

And it has delivered on all fronts with the event held in the highest respect on the global stage.

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A look at Targa’s most successful marques

09-Apr-2019  Brittany Smith

A vast array of the world’s most exotic and rare machinery continues to tackle Targa Tasmania, with the 2019 edition of the tarmac classic taking place from April 29 to May 4 and attracting over 260 vehicles.

In what has become a competitive rolling museum that represents car manufacturing from the present to the dawn of the industry early last century, Targa is the essence all things automotive.

It is a window to the past, present and the future.

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Richards rallies round in the Shannon Classic

01-Apr-2019  Brittany Smith

While Jim Richards has stepped away from full-on competition on the tarmac, the eight-time Targa Tasmania winner will be involved in this year's 28th edition of the iconic event commencing on Monday April 29.

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Targa Great Barrier Reef 2019 Spectator Guide

The spectator guide for the second ever Targa event in Queensland is now available.

To ensure you get to see all the action as it unfolds, we have produced a special detailed guide where you will read how best to view all of the Targa action. 


read more

Targa fuels Tropical North Queensland tourism boost

Tourism leaders are predicting that future growth in the highly acclaimed Targa Great Barrier Reef tarmac rally will provide an economic boom for Tropical North Queensland.


read more

Targa takes the Reef

Continue the excitement of Targa Great Barrier Reef by joining us on the reef. Relax and unwind at the official post rally event after party with Sunlover Reef Cruises for ‘Targa 2019 Rally at the Reef’


read more

VALE- Pontus Reutersward

It is with incredible sadness that we advise the Targa Family of the passing of Pontus Reutersward in the presence of his family on Friday 2nd August after a long and hard fought battle with cancer. 


read more