The Shannons Classic Rallye is a unique opportunity to take part in a world-renowned Targa Australia tarmac event, purely as a motoring enthusiast. Participants will enjoy the freedom of driving on closed road Special Stages shared with the Targa Great Barrier Reef.
Rub shoulders with legends, feel the rush of the corners, brace for the g-forces and enjoy the exhilaration of the scenic mountain roads of the Atherton Tablelands.
- Posted speed limit
- Classic vehicle – minimum 25 years old
- Minimum CAMS Level 2 Non-Speed License
You do not need to be a Shannons member to enter this tour.
The tour adheres to signposted limits, although there will still be plenty of opportunity to enjoy your car in a spirited manner, just how the manufacturer intended. The Shannons Classic Rallye follows the same 16 courses as the competition vehicles, using both sides of the road during the closed stages. You will feel every twist and turn of the event and cross the hard-earned finish line, just like the competitors.
ITINERARY | 29 August – 01 September
Day 0 | Thursday 29 August:
Documentation and scrutineering
Day 1 | Friday 30 August:
Green Hill, Gilles Range & Little Mulgrave and Lake Morris 1 & Copperlode 1
Day 2 | Saturday 31 August:
Springmount, Mareeba, Upper Barron, North Johnstone and Yungaburra
Day 3 | Sunday 01 September:
Kuranda Range, Malanda, Moregatta, Theresa Creek and Millaa Millaa & Palmerstone
Day 4 | Monday 02 September (optional):
Targa Cruise to the Reef
- Road books for all stages and touring courses
- Competitor lanyards and official ‘Invitation to Compete’
- Non-competitive participation in each competitive stage of the event
- Complimentary entry ticket to the official Welcome Party for driver and co-driver
- Lunch across three days of competition for driver and co-driver
- Competitor briefing
- Finishers medallion for driver and co-driver upon completion of the event
$1990 including GST
Can’t enter but still want to check it out? See the Targa website for safe spectator viewing areas and make sure you come to the Cairns Esplanade on Saturday evening; get up close and personal with Targa participants and their amazing vehicles.
While you're there, visit the Shannons stand and check out the Jim Richards Tribute Porsche, a classic 911 driven by Jim, the record-breaking eight-times outright winner of Targa Tasmania.
Qualify for a quote on your special car, daily driver, motorcycle or home & contents insurance and receive a limited-edition Targa Great Barrier Reef Shannons cap.
To secure your spot on the
2019 SHANNONS CLASSIC RALLYE TOUR
Please contact Brittany Smith:
m: 0477 001 285
t: 03 6221 8800
Or visit the Targa website - targa.com.au/tc/