Targa Tasmania 2018: Pictures from day one

About 300 cars will cruise through Tasmania’s streets for the 27th Targa Tasmania. 

Engines will roar from April 16 to 21, with drivers and their navigators travelling more than 2000 kilometres over almost 40 competitive stages. 

Targa Tasmania will head to the state’s North-West on Tuesday. Cars and crews will depart Launceston for the six-stage second leg bound for High Plains before moving on to and through Sheffield, Nook, Moriarty, Paloona and Mount Roland.


  1. Jason White/John White 2016 Dodge Viper ACR Extreme
  2. Paul Stokell/Erin Kelly 2014 Lotus Exige S +5s
  3. Matt Close/Cameron Reeves 2017 Porsche GT3 RS +7s
  4. Steve Glenney/Andy Sarandis 2015 Subaru WRX STI +8s
  5. Michael Pritchard/Gary Mourant Porsche 911 GT3 RS +9s
  6. Jon Siddins/Gina Siddins 1970 Datsun 240Z +10s
  7. Angus Kennard/Ian Wheeler 2015 Nissan GT-R R35 +10s
  8. Jeff Morton/Steve Fisher 2017 Lotus Exige +11s
  9. Liam Howarth/Larry Howarth 1995 Nissan Skyline GTR V-Spec +13s
  10. Joshua Hilton/Rodney Vanderpoel 2016 Nissan Skyline GT-R R35 +13s


Tuesday | Leg 2: High Plains-Sheffield-Nook-Moriarty-Paloona-Mount Roland.

Wednesday | Leg 3: The Sideling-Moorina-Weldborough Pass-Pyengana-Elephant Pass-Rossarden.

Thursday | Leg 4: Cethana-Castra-Gunns Plains-Riana-Burnie-Hellyer Gorge-Rosebery original.

Friday | Leg 5: Strahan-Queenstown-Mount Arrowsmith-Tarraleah-Molesworth-Grasstree Hill.

Saturday | Leg 6: Tinderbox-Pelverata-Gardners Bay-Oyster Cove-Cygnet-Longley-Hobart.