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2023 Tarmac West Sponsors

2023 Tarmac West Sponsors


Over four days in 2023, the September Tarmac Sprints will showcase the best rally sprint drivers in WA from 7 – 10 September, culminating in the spectacular grand finalé alongside Riverside Drive & Langley Park at the City of Perth Special Stage.

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

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

  • Competition starts 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 Finishers Medallions, presented to all finishers
  • 2 x tickets to the City of Perth Gala Dinner and Presentation Awards Night at the Hyatt Grand Ballroom
  • Motorsport Australia Public Liability and Personal Accident insurance for all crew members. (Refer to Appendix I of the Motorsport Manual of Motor Sport)

The Make Smoking History Tarmac West is a national-level Tarmac Rally defined by Motorsport Australia.

The event is open to Drivers and Co-Drivers who hold a minimum of a Motorsport Australia Speed licence (Targa 130 & Tour Categories) or a Rally (Targa 165 & Competition Categories). All cars must meet minimum safety standards, be registered, or hold an Over 48 Hour RALLY Permit, and whilst a ‘roll cage’ and ‘harnesses’ and driving suits are mandatory for Targa 165 and the Competition Categories, they are optional, albeit very strongly recommended in both Targa 130 and Tour.

Note: Frontal Head Restraints (FHR) are now MANDATORY for all categories (except 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 they have any queries.

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

Click here for Targa City Sprint info



Ross Tapper from Targa West Events is proud to announce and welcomes Schlam, a company with strong ties to the community, as the official sponsor of the 2023 Celebration of Motorsport on Sunday, 10 September.

The iconic event, a cornerstone of Perth’s motorsport calendar, will make a thrilling return to Langley Park in the Perth CBD, concluding the exhilarating four-day Targa West Rally, running from 7-10 September.

Schlam’s sponsorship of the Celebration of Motorsport is a testament to their dedication to the motorsport community. By sponsoring this event, Schlam recognises the hard work, commitment, and precision of competitors, volunteers, and enthusiasts.

“We are proud to support the remarkable skill and passion of the drivers at the Targa West Rally,” stated Schlam’s General Manager, Mathew Rigby. “These individuals push their limits to achieve greatness, providing a thrilling spectacle for all motorsport enthusiasts.”

With 25 years of experience, Schlam is a leading provider of diversified mining and engineering services. With a dynamic team of specialists, Schlam excels in maintaining, repairing, and rebuilding heavy mobile equipment and fixed plants. The company’s innovative mindset and commitment to solving complex maintenance challenges have helped unlock productivity opportunities for their mining partners. Whether it’s for a one-off problem or a planned maintenance shutdown, Schlam delivers reliable, value-adding services that empower clients to achieve more with less, always aiming higher.

The Schlam Celebration of Motorsport promises a day brimming with excitement. Spectators can look forward to an atmosphere of vibrant carnival set against the backdrop of the Targa Rally Sprint, Targa City Sprint, and Shannons Classics on the Swan. The event will showcase Perth’s largest collection of Motorsport vehicles and various interactive workshops, including a demonstration of Radio Rally Club’s remote-control cars, Motorcycling WA’s workshop for young riders, with opportunities to ride the Viper Wheelie Machine, helicopter rides, food vans and much more.

Join us for the Schlam Celebration of Motorsport on Sunday, 10 September, at Langley Park, Perth. Admission is FREE, ensuring a memorable day that encapsulates the spirit of motorsport for all attendees.

For more information about Schlam, please visit the official website at

Official Noticeboard

Entry Information and Links will be updated regularly. Bulletins and regulations will be added to this page as they are available. Please check back to ensure you are up-to-date with all the latest information.



The links below will become live as information becomes available closer to the event.

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  • Sporting Regulations – Targa South West & Targa West
  • Start Order – Leg 4, Sunday
  • Start Order – Leg 3, Saturday
  • Start  Order v2 – Leg 2, Friday (updated @2155hrs)
  • Start Order – Leg 1, Thursday
  • Running Schedule/Itinerary
  • Scrutiny Schedule
  • Scrutiny Map
  • Entry List
  • First on Scene Medical Support for Rally Competitors – FREE Sessions
  • Motorsport Australia Disclaimer – all competitors must complete
  • Self Scrutiny Checklist – all entrants must complete
  • Statement of Vehicle Compliance – all entrants must complete
  • LIVE RESULTS – link will be live during the event
  • MOBILE FRIENDLY LIVE RESULTS – link will be live during the event
  • Itinerary
  • Road Books
    • Legs 1 & 2 – Thursday & Friday
    • Shannons Leg 3 – Saturday
    • Go Gear Leg 4 – Sunday


  • Start Control Locations
  • Service Park Locations
  • Spectator Point Locations


  • Rally Guide
  • Service Crew Instructions

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