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The Make Smoking History Targa West is set to rev up Perth for the 15th time over the 8th & 11th August 2019. The competitors will compete on closed road special stages in and around Perth, Whiteman Park, Kalamunda (including the infamous Zig Zag), Toodyay, Chittering and Bullsbrook along with Malaga prior to the finalé at the City of Perth Special Stage along Riveride Drive next to the spectacular Swan River.

A Tarmac Rally is a unique form of motorsport where Tarmac Rally Cars compete on roads closed for competition. Cars start at 30 second intervals and race against the clock with the winner being the car that is fastest over all stages. Cars are grouped into classes and there are categories for Competition, Challenge and new for 2018 there is even an Electric Vehicle category.

There is a wide variety of cars competing including Classics like Ford Escorts and Mustangs, Toranas and Commodores to more modern turbocharged Mitsubishi Evos, Subaru WRXs and Nissan GTRs and even a range of Electric Vehicles like the Tesla Roadster and the ‘gull winged’ Tesla Model X.  And what event would be complete without an exotic or two. What about a Ferrari 488 Spider or Porsche GT3 RS?

Spectating is FREE!!

Targa West is a unique Motorsport event that brings all the action to you.  Unlike traditional motorsport, where you have to go to a race track to watch, competitors in the Make Smoking History Targa West visits cities, towns and shires from Kalamunda to Perth to Toodyay to Chittering to Bullsbrook to Malaga.

You get to spectate for FREE…in fact you may not even need to leave your own property!!  Maps of the stages are available here.  There are many vantage points for Spectating, for further details see our Spectators info here.

The Make Smoking History Targa West is a SMOKE FREE EVENT.

 

Competitors

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Held over 4 days competitors will travel over 900km in total which includes almost 250km of flat out competition on 31 closed road Special Stages that each range in distance from Zig Zag’s 2.76km up to 16.59km at Maryville Downs.  The event is based in Perth and visits Whiteman Park, Kalamunda, Northbridge, Toodyay, Chittering, Bullsbrook and Malaga prior to the spectacular grand finalé alonside Riverside Drive & Langley Park at the City of Perth Special Stage.

2018 ENTRY FEES
(per car i.e. include BOTH Driver & Co-Driver):

  • $1790 – 2 Day Targa Tour
  • $2650 – 2 Day Rallye
  • $4550 Challenge Category
  • $4550 Competition Category

All entry fees are per car (i.e. includes BOTH Driver and Co-Driver) are inclusive of:

  • Competition start in all the Event’s Special Stages, all Categories
  • Set of all Official Maps and/or Road Book route instructions
  • One Service Vehicle and up to eight Service Crew Registrations
  • Two door panels with car numbers, rally signage and any additional event sponsor decals as issued
  • RallySafe vehicle tracking system (mounting kit must be purchased separately.
  • 2 x Lanyards/name tags for the Driver and Co-Driver
  • 2 x Finishers Medallions, presented to all finishers
  • 2 x tickets to the City of Perth Tickets Gala Dinner and Presentation Awards Night at the Hyatt Grand Ballroom
  • CAMS Public Liability and Personal Accident insurance for all crew members. (Refer Appendix I of the CAMS Manual of Motor Sport)

The Make Smoking History Targa West is a national level Tarmac Rally as defined by the Confederation of Australian Motorsport (CAMS).

The event is open to Drivers and Co-Drivers who hold a minimum of a CAMS Level 2 Speed licence (Challenge & Tour Categories) or a National Rally (Competition Category). All cars must meet minimum safety standards, be registered, or hold an Over 48 Hour Permit, and whilst a ‘roll cage’ and ‘harnesses’ and driving suits & frontal head restraints are mandatory for the Competition Category they are optional, albeit very strongly recommended in both Challenge and Tour.

On the Official Noticeboard page is further information including the Supplementary Regulations.  We encourage any  prospective competitors to get in touch with us if you have any queries.

Entry is limited to only 80 cars, so don’t delay get your Entry Form completed online now.

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2018 Archive: Meet Points & Other Info

ARCHIVE: 2018 Meet Points & Other Info Please ensure you are familiar with the Officials Induction Notes Information relating to the Meet Points appear below.  If you have any queries please contact your Stage Commander. Meet Point Locations Meet Point Maps (combined maps) Whiteman Park Kalamuda Zig Zag Racecourse / Toodyay Coondle West Coondle Highlands …