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Targa Tasmania 2017 
Monday 24 April - Saturday 29 April 2017

* Early Bird Entries now closed

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Targa Tasmania is a world class international motorsport event about to enter its 26th Event. This is a tarmac rally that travels over 2000kms with over 40 competitive stages on closed roads for the true motoring enthusiast, catering for up to 300 selected cars approved by invitation.

Targa Tasmania's heritage comes from a passionate history dating back to 1906 in Sicily, where the inaugural "Targa Florio" was unveiled. Targa Florio took its name from organizer Vincenzo Florio. Each winner was presented with a plate bearing the Florio family crest. The Italian word for plate is "Targa", hence the name, "Targa". While Targa Florio is no longer a competitive race, every year a pilgrimage still takes place driving the Sicilian Course.

Our competition also draws concepts directly from the best features of the Mille Miglia, the Coupe des Alpes and the Tour de Corse to create the worlds largest Tarmac Rally with a cross section of marvelously restored classic vehicles as well as the latest in grand touring and sports vehicles.

While all competitors who cross the finish line receive a finishers medallion, those who qualify in completing each stage under a pre-set time will also receive a Targa Plate.

Competing in Targa is your opportunity to share in this unique history in the making, and experience some of the most exciting and challenging tarmac roads in the world the way your car was designed to be driven.

This is the ultimate experience - this is the Ultimate Tarmac Rally.

Event Entry Categories

To determine what competition you would like to run in, and importantly what regulations your vehicle needs to run to, read through the Event Categories, then download a copy of our Technical Regulations to read your chosen event category in detail.

Subsequent Supplementary Regulations will then be released specifically for Targa Tasmania 2017.  Once released, these will be available on the website as well as through your console once you have entered.

Targa Tasmania Itinerary

  24 April - 29 April 2017

Documentation and Scrutiny | Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 April
Welcome Party | Sunday 23 April (Overnight in Launceston)
Day 1 | Monday 24 April (Overnight in Launceston)
Day 2 | Tuesday 25 April (Overnight in Launceston)
Day 3 | Wednesday 26 April (Overnight in Burnie)
Day 4 | Thursday 27 April (Overnight in Strahan)
Day 5 | Friday 28 April (Overnight in Hobart)
Day 6 | Saturday 29 April |Official Finish | 
Presentation Dinner Sunday 30 April (Overnight in Hobart) 

Principle Partner:

Events Tasmania -

Major Partners:

Spirit of Tasmania
Dutton Garage -
George Town Council -

Event Partners:

RDA Brakes –
Cradle Mountain
Neil Buckby
Evan Evans -

Environmental Partner:



Targa High Country Road Closure Information

For all the 2016 Targa High Country road closure information, including Road Closure times, roads, the Mansfield Street Stage map and the Overall Course Map. 


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Targa High Country Reconnaissance Notes V1

Targa High Country Reconnaissance Notes V1 now available including Distance Summary and an Overall Course Map- click on the link below to download your copy now.  
Targa High Country Reconnaissance Notes V1

Also available on our website under the Targa High Country Tab and through your entry console under 'Event Information'

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For Sale

BMW E87 130i Targa/Race Car
Sydney, Australia

This vehicle is suitable as a Tarmac Rally or Circuit Car

Email or call for further information & pics.

Email -
Mobile - 0422 817 768

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Former F1 Drivers set for Classic Adelaide Rally

Classic Adelaide have recently received confirmation that Former F1 stars Stefan Johansson, Pierluigi Martini and Ivan Capelli will all be taking part in the Shannons Classic Adelaide Rally, November 17-20.

The trio, who all raced in the Australian Grand Prix when it was held in Adelaide between 1985 and 1995, will drive exotic supercars in stages of the rally. They will headline the field for the Classic Adelaide’s ‘Marque Tour’ section, which is the non-competitive aspect of the rally that includes all 21 stages and finishes with a run around the famous Adelaide Parklands circuit on Saturday night.

 “Having the three Formula 1 drivers join the Tour on the Friday adds to the experience for those taking part in the Tour, and those competing for the victory in the Classic Adelaide Rally,” said event spokesperson Tim Possingham.

For more information on the Tour aspect of the Classic Adelaide Rally, visit!classes/c1i2i

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