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COMPETITIONS FROM 2020 

- Targa Tour
- TSD Trophy
- GT Sports Trophy
- Thoroughbred Trophy
- Rookie Rallye- Targa Tasmania only
- Classic
- Classic GT
- Early Modern 2
- Early Modern 4
- GT Production- GTP
- GT Outright- GTO

TARGA TOUR
The Targa Tour is a unique opportunity to take part in the world renowned ‘Targa Australia’ Tarmac events as a motoring enthusiast. You will enjoy the freedom of driving your pride and joy, your classic restoration, or your brand new GT on the ‘Special Stages’ of our events. You will rub shoulders with legends, feel the rush of the corners, the exhilaration of mountainous roads and enjoy a bonding journey like no other -. 

This is a team event, just as the main competition, each driver depends on their navigator to guide them though each stage and relies upon them to arrive at the next stage. This is the Ultimate driving experience.

 • Non Competitive
 • Speed Limited to 120 km/h
 • Minimum Level 2 Non Speed Licence

This Category is reserved for vehicles manufactured from 1 January 1900 up to the first day of competition. It will follow the same course and will include the same Targa stages as the entire field participating in the event and finishers medallions will be awarded to all finishers.
To learn more about our Targa Tours Click below 
Targa Tasmania and Targa High Country and Targa Great Barrier Reef 

 
TSD TROPHY 

This competition is reserved for vehicles manufactured from 1 January 1900 up to the first day of competition (Category 1).  Vehicles must have been commercially available in any number as a road registerable vehicle when manufactured or be a vehicle approved by Targa Australia.  Vehicles must be compliant for normal road registration and road usage including any modifications that have been made to the vehicle. A Safety Cage structure is not mandatory but is highly recommended.   Open vehicles are permitted in TSD provided they are fitted with a minimum of a CAMS Type 2 Safety Cage Structure. 

 GT SPORTS TROPHY
 

This competition is reserved for vehicles manufactured from 1 January 1990 up to the first day of competition (Category 1).  Vehicles must have been commercially available in any number as a road registerable vehicle when manufactured or be a vehicle approved by Targa Australia. A CAMS Type 2 Half Safety Cage Structure is mandatory. Open vehicles are permitted in GT Sports Trophy provided they are fitted with a minimum of a CAMS Type 3 Full Safety Cage Structure. This competition is run under the technical regulations applied to Early Modern or GTP/GTO competition category, as applicable to the make/model/year of the vehicle entered.   All vehicles will use the same base time to determine the winners.  Vehicle classes are based on engine capacity.   


THOROUGHBRED TROPHY

This competition is reserved for vehicles manufactured from 1 January 1900 up to 31 December 1989 as shown on the vehicle ID plate (Category 1). Vehicles must have been commercially available in any number as a road registerable vehicle when manufactured or be a vehicle approved by Targa Australia. A CAMS Type 2 Half Safety Cage Structure is mandatory. Open vehicles are permitted in Thoroughbred Trophy provided they are fitted with a minimum of a CAMS Type 3 Full Safety Cage Structure. This competition is run under the technical regulations applied to the Classic competition category, except for Classic GT. Potential performance variations will be managed by individually setting base times for each class to determine the winners.  Vehicle classes are based on engine capacity and modification level.


ROOKIE RALLYE
**TARGA TASMANIA ONLY**

To the first timer, Targa Tasmania can certainly be a daunting prospect. The Targa Tasmania Rookie Rallye offers the opportunity to be part of the worlds largest Tarmac rally, whilst competing against other Rookies. This experience will enable Rookies to develop their tarmac rally skills and understand the nature of a six day event, and driving amongst the best in the business. This is the ultimate Rookie experience.

Vehicles must meet the same technical regulations criteria as applied to the normal relevant full competition. i.e. Classic must meet the Classic GT rules as a minimum, Early Modern must meet the Early Modern rules and GT must meet either the GTO or GTP rules, depending on the amount on the vehicle entered. 
  • No Maximum speed
  • Full Roll Cage, full safety requirements and full race apparel 
  • Minimum CAMS National Rally Licence (Driver and Navigator)
  • Full Length Targa Tasmania Course 

CLASSIC

This competition is reserved for 2WD vehicles manufactured from 1 January 1900 up to 31 December 1989 as shown on the vehicle ID plate (Categories 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6).  Vehicles must have been commercially available in any number as a road registerable vehicle when manufactured or be a vehicle approved by Targa Australia.  Open vehicles are not permitted, except for approved Vintage vehicles. Potential performance variations will be managed by individually setting base times for each class to determine the winners. Vehicle classes are based on engine capacity and modification level. 

CLASSIC GT

This competition is reserved for 2WD & 4WD vehicles manufactured from 1 January 1900 up to 31 December 1989 as shown on the vehicle ID plate (Categories 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6). Vehicles must have been commercially available in any number as a road registerable vehicle when manufactured or be a vehicle approved by Targa Australia.  Open vehicles are not permitted. All vehicles will use the same base time to determine the winners. Vehicle classes are based on engine capacity.

EARLY MODERN 2

This competition is reserved for 2WD vehicles manufactured from 1 January 1990 up to 31 December 2009, as shown on the vehicle ID plate (Categories 7 & 8).  Vehicles built after this date, as shown on the vehicle ID plate, are not eligible, even if they are part of a model range that was produced before 31 December 2009.  Open vehicles are not permitted.  Vehicles must have been commercially available in any number as a road registerable vehicle when manufactured or be a vehicle approved by Targa Australia.  All vehicles will use the same base time to determine the winners.  Vehicle classes are based on engine capacity.

EARLY MODERN 4

This competition is reserved for 4WD and AWD vehicles manufactured from 1 January 1990 up to 31 December 2009, as shown on the vehicle ID plate (Categories 7 & 8).  Vehicles built after this date, as shown on the vehicle ID plate, are not eligible, even if they are part of a model range that was produced before 31 December 2009.  Open vehicles are not permitted. Vehicles must have been commercially available in any number as a road registerable vehicle when manufactured or be a vehicle approved by Targa Australia.    All vehicles will use the same base time to determine the winners.  Vehicle classes are based on engine capacity.

GT PRODUCTION- GTP

This competition is reserved for vehicles manufactured from 1 January 2010 up to the first day of competition (Category 9). Vehicles built before 1 January 2010, as shown on the vehicle ID plate, that are a part of a model range that continued to be manufactured after this date are also eligible.  Open vehicles are not permitted.   Vehicles must be (or have been) commercially available in any number as a road registerable vehicle when manufactured or be a vehicle approved by Targa Australia.  All vehicles shown on the GTP Vehicle list are automatically eligible for this competition AND the GT Outright (GTO) competition.  Vehicles not shown on the GTP list may be approved at any time by Targa Australia on application.  All vehicles will use the same base time to determine the winners.  Vehicle classes are based on engine capacity. 

   GT OUTRIGHT- GTO

This competition is reserved for vehicles manufactured from 1 January 2010 up to the first day of competition (Category 9). Vehicles built before 1 January 2010, as shown on the vehicle ID plate, that are a part of a model range that continued to be manufactured after this date are also eligible.  Open vehicles are not permitted.   Vehicles must be (or have been) commercially available in any number as a road registerable vehicle when manufactured or be a vehicle approved by Targa Australia. All vehicles shown on the GTO Vehicle list are automatically eligible for this competition only.  Vehicles not shown on the GTP or GTO list may be approved at any time by Targa Australia on application.   All vehicles will use the same base time to determine the winners.  Vehicle classes are based on engine capacity.

GT ELECTRIC - GTE (FROM 2021)

This competition is reserved for ELECTRIC ONLY vehicles manufactured from 1st January 2010 up to the first day of competition (Category 9).  Vehicles must be (or have been) commercially available in any number as a road registerable vehicle when manufactured or be a vehicle approved by Targa Australia.  All vehicles will use the same base time to determine the winners.  


Vehicle Third Party Property
Comprehensive Insurance Vehicle third party property insurance and / or comprehensive insurance is the sole responsibility of the entrant.


Targa Competition numbers
Targa competition numbers are based on the competition category.  The first number determines the category.   The category is determined by the year of your vehicle as described above. 

T1-T99 - Targa Tour 
1 - 99 - Corporate & Manufacturer Targa Tours
100-149 - TSD Trophy
150-199 - GT Sports  & Thoroughbred Trophy
201-299 - Category 2, Classic & Classic GT
301-399-  Category 3, Classic & Classic GT
401-499 - Category 4, Classic & Classic GT
501-599 - Category 5, Classic & Classic GT
601-699 - Category 6, Classic & Classic GT
701-799 - Category 7, Early Modern 2 & 4
801-899 - Category 8, Early Modern 2 & 4
901-999 - Category 9, GT Production, GT Outright & GT Electric

If you have any questions, please contact Megan Creese at (03) 6144 9504 or megan@targa.com.au

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