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Kaplan leads Early Modern after Day 1

Adam Kaplan has opened up a lead of over a minute in the Duttons Garage Early Modern class after day one.
Kaplan, driving a BMW M3 made his move on the fourth stage at Weldborough Pass.

Starting the stage 19 seconds back from Jon Mitchell in a Subaru S204, Kaplan finished 38 seconds quicker than Mitchell, to move into outright first position.

“We’re delighted to be where we are at the end of day one,” Kaplan said.

“The stages were so slippery this morning, but as it dried up, the stages opened up and became more fun,” Kaplan added.

Guy Lilleyman in a Mitsubishi Lancer holds third place, 22 seonds back from Mitchell.

Duttons Garage Early Modern:
1. Adam Kaplan/Aleshia Penney, 2004 BMW M3 CSL
2. Jon Mitchell/Joshua Sutclife, 2006 Subaru S204, + 1m20s
3. Guy Lilleyman/John Lilleyman, 2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evo, +1m42s

Christmas Closure Dates

Targa Australia Offices will be closed from Friday 21st December, 2018 and re-opening Monday 7th January, 2019.

2018 was a very big year for the Targa family, a year that included our first brand new event since 2010 in Targa Great Barrier Reef, which was a massive success in its first year. 

We would like to wish all of our loyal customers, sponsors and officials a very joyous and safe Christmas and New Year period.

We look forward to seeing you all at a Targa Australia event in 2019.


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Plenty of Surprises in 2018 CAMS Australian Targa Championship

With more competitors than any other national motorsport championship, the CAMS Australian Targa Championship is tough to win, no matter which competition you take part in.

The recent running of Targa High Country saw the winners crowned and a fun filled casual dinner on top of Mt. Buller, where MC, Glenn Ridge had the capacity crowd in stitches of laughter.


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Targa North West Tour 2019

For the first time, a Targa Tour will be held at Targa North West. It is a fantastic way to take part in a Targa event without all the preparation and pressure of competing. 


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Here Are The Top Five Reasons To Not Do A Targa Rally

5. You will become addicted

This is another big gap in the documentation from Targa Australia, nowhere does it warn you about this and it will be hard for many to avoid. Although, once you get a taste for the amazing twisty closed roads, being part of a large motorsport event, drooling over lots of cars, getting sore cheeks from smiling too much and getting that little taste of what race drivers get to enjoy….you will most likely become addicted and want to do it again. You’ve been warned!
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