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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.
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.
Targa Tasmania 2017 Course
The 2017 Targa Tasmania course will go down in the events history as the most unique course ever run due to the presence of Anzac Day falling on Day 2, instead of the traditional opening day of the event, as it did in 2006. With the change to a Monday to Saturday format in 2015, that was welcomed by all competitors, the course needs to be configured around this and the obvious need to respect the Tasmanian public on this important day of remembrance, by not closing a myriad of roads normally associated with a full day of Targa Tasmania.
Photo packages now available for pre-purchase for Targa Tasmania 2017
Jarrod Leonard and his team at Angryman photography will be back once again at Targa Tasmania as the official photographer.
Video packages now available for pre-purchase for Targa Tasmania 2017
Other Side Productions will be at Targa Tasmania 2017 with a team of team of 6 videographers and two editing support staff specifically capturing footage of your car. Their team are motorsport video specialists who’ve covered Targa events multiple times and know how to get footage that demonstrates the speed and sound of competition; while also capturing the majestic scenery of the stages. All videos can be used for promotion purposes and supplied complete with sponsor logos upon request.
Targa Tasmania Passion Piece
Be inspired by a quarter of a century of Targa Tasmania.
Check out the Passion piece video which highlights the beautiful Island of Tasmania.
With its rugged good looks, and fast unique road where legends are made.