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About Targa Australia

Targa Australia run the world's largest, longest and hardest tarmac rally event- Targa Tasmania. The concept of the Targa is drawn directly from the best features of the Targa Florio, Mille Miglia, the Coupe des Alpes and the Tour de Corse. However, Targa Tasmania is not a slow motion re-run; it is a genuine "red-blooded" motorsport competition.


Mission Statement 

To conduct unique, competitive,International motor rallies as ultimate tourist attractions.

Principles 

  • To organise and conduct unique, world standard and seriously challenging international motor sport competition on bitumen roads throughout Australia.
  • To bring together an exclusive field of Sports Cars, Grand Touring Cars and other cars of distinction, representing the evolution of the sporting automobile from 1900 to the present.
  • To use the competition as a focal point for a festival of functions, entertainment and associated activity to create an overall event attractive to all audiences.
  • To ensure that Targa Tasmania continues to be a high prestige occasion recognised throughout the world of automobile competition as an essential annual activity for owners and serious collectors of sporting automobiles.
  • To increase international awareness of Australia and in particular, to enhance Australia‚Äôs status as a quality tourist destination.
  • To ensure the continuing enthusiasm and support for the events from the local communities.
  • To generate sufficient revenue to meet the expenditure needed to stage an event in accordance with these principles, and sufficient accumulated surplus to secure its long-term financial viability.
  • To ensure that all involved in staging the event derive optimum satisfaction and enjoyment from their involvement.


Close takes back-to-back Targa High Country wins

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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Last chance to purchase Targa Tasmania 2017 DVDS

Last chance to purchase a Targa Tasmania 2017 DVD with limited stock left! Once they are gone, they are gone! Purchase here
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Targa High Country 2017 - Day 2 Highlights

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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Targa High Country 2017 - Day 1 Highlights

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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