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Targa Tasmania Rookie Rallye 2018 Eligibility 


Eligibility Intention

 • To provide new competitors to Targa and Tarmac Rallying a cost effective competition to compete in at Targa Tasmania and compete against other like-minded new competitors.


Ineligible to Compete

 • Any previous Targa Tasmania FULL competition competitor, regardless of whether they were the driver, co-driver and/or navigator or which year/s they competed in. Full competition means any unrestricted speed competition held at Targa Tasmania, regardless of course length.


 Eligible to Compete

 • Any previous Targa Tasmania speed-limited competitor or Targa Tour Participant. Speed-Limited means the GT Sports, Thoroughbred & TSD Trophy Competitions.

• Any previous Targa competitor who has only competed in other Targa events, regardless of the competition competed in. Other Targa events means, Targa High Country, Targa North West, Targa Hellyer Gorge, Targa Wrest Point, Targa Adelaide, Targa Classic Adelaide.

 • Any previous Tarmac Rally competitor who has only competed in other tarmac rally events. Other tarmac rally events means, Targa West, Classic Adelaide, All Rallies conducted by Mountain Motorsports, Targa New Zealand, Adelaide Hills Tarmac Rally, Suncoast Rally, East Coast Classic


 Vehicle Eligibility

 • 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 GT2 or GT4 rules, depending on the amount of driver wheels of the vehicle entered.

• No exemptions will be given and no demonstration and/or all comers category will be run


Competition Status

 • The normal competition status rules apply to the Rookie Rallye, which is a minimum of ten cars. If any of the competitions has less than ten cars, the organisers reserve the right to merge any or all of the competitions together to achieve the minimum amount entries.


 Future Eligibility

 • Once a competitor has left the Ceremonial Start of Targa Tasmania, they will be listed as a Rookie Rallye competitor and will be ineligible to compete in any future Targa Tasmania Rookie Rallye competitions.

• Regardless if the competitor competes as a driver, co-driver or navigator, a Rookie Rallye competitor can only compete in one Targa Tasmania Rookie Rallye Competition.

• Regardless of team or vehicle changes, a Rookie Rallye competitor can only compete in one Targa Tasmania Rookie Rallye Competition.

If you have any questions, please contact our Competitors Manager, Pam Stables on 6221 8888 or pam@targa.com.au.

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