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Targa Tasmania 2017 
Monday 24 April - Saturday 29 April 2017

* Early Bird Entries now closed

Click here to enter Targa Tasmania 2017 



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 specifically for Targa Tasmania 2017 are 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 - www.discovertasmania.com

Major Partners:

Country Clubwww.countryclubtasmania.com.au
Wrest Pointwww.wrestpoint.com.au
Shannonswww.shannons.com.au
Spirit of Tasmania www.spiritoftasmania.com.au
CAMSwww.cams.com.au
Dutton Garage - www.duttongarage.com
George Town Council - www.georgetown.tas.gov.au


Event Partners:

RDA Brakes – www.rdabrakes.com.au
Cradle Mountain Hotelwww.cradlemountainhotel.com.au
Budget www.budget.com.au

Environmental Partner:

Greening Australiawww.greeningaustralia.org.au

  



Marshall finishes Day 3 well on top in TSD

The Ford Falcon Ute pairing of Darryl and Andrew Marshall have maintained their dominance of the TSD Trophy on day three of Targa Tasmania.


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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.
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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.
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Drivers quotes - Day 2

Here are quotes from some of our leading drivers after Day 2.
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