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.
To conduct unique, competitive,International motor rallies as ultimate tourist attractions.
- 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’s 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.
Marshall finishes Day 3 well on top in TSD
Falcon Ute pairing of Darryl and Andrew Marshall have maintained their
dominance of the TSD Trophy on day three of Targa Tasmania.
Day Two heads to George Town
Day two of Targa Tasmania heads to George Town this afternoon for the Super Stage, one of the most popular stages of the event.
White remains on top after Day 2
After a hectic opening day that took the Targa Tasmania field from Launceston to St Helens and back, day two of the epic rally was the event’s shortest, with just a quick sprint around the streets of George Town in the state’s north.
Drivers quotes - Day 2
Here are quotes from some of our leading drivers after Day 2.