2017 Targa Season Launched
Kalamunda will host the launch of Western Australia’s premiere tarmac rallying series. The launch is kicking off what is set to be an exciting year for the series, which has grown its event portfolio from two events to eleven in recent years that includes Quit Targa South West, GT Fabrication Targa Bunbury Sprint, Quit Targa West, Targa City Sprint and the Shannons Targa Rallysprint Series. In the heart of Kalamunda during the popular night markets on Friday 17th February, the Targa season launch will include a free vehicle display on Haynes Street from 5.30pm to 8.30pm and an exclusive launch party in the evening to conclude the formalities. The vehicle display has something for both young and old motoring fans who can… ...Read More
Rallysprint: New name, new sponsor, new dates for next season
Targa West Events wishes to thank Alister McRae and Trisector for their support of the McRae Motorsport Rallysprint Series from its inception seven years ago. The championship will be now known as the Shannons Targa Rally Sprint Series in recognition of new sponsor, Shannons Insurance. Shannons Insurance Business Development Manager for WA Graham Powell said, “We’re proud of our continued association with grass roots motorsport and growing our partnership with Targa West Events.” Shannons Insurance also supports Quit Targa West, Quit Targa South West and the GT Fabrication Bunbury Targa Sprint. Event Director Ross Tapper said that Rallysprint was a great way to enjoy competitive motorsport without the time commitment and expense required in the traditional rally format. “Five of… ...Read More
Major holds off competition to claim back to back wins
Photo: Outright podium L - R, Matt Thompson, Will White, Peter Major, Greg Flood, Stewart Liddle, Michael Lloyd. Credit: Tim Allott] Thousands of motorsport fans lined Riverside Drive to cheer on Quit Targa West competitors as they crossed the finish line on the final stage of the four day tarmac rally. Competitors started their final day on Sunday by tackling the 9 kilometre Malaga Shamrock Stage three times, before moving into the city to complete the 2.2 kilometre Targa City Sprint Stage. The city stage began with a superkhana-style course that commanded precision driving, before testing the full extent of their power along the long straight of Riverside Drive. There was back to back wins on the line for both Peter Major… ...Read More
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