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QUIT TARGA WEST READY TO TAKE ON PERTH

Spectators enjoying the rally cars of Quit Targa West - Photo: Gemma Lucas

Spectators enjoying the rally cars of Quit Targa West – Photo: Gemma Lucas

MOTORSPORT ACTION will roar into Perth with the Quit Targa West August 10-13 attracting 57 rally teams in a mix of performance, classic and exotic vehicles, ready to race the clock on some of Perth’s most iconic roads.

It kicks off with the Ceremonial Start in the heart of the CBD on Thursday August 10 from 11am to 1.30pm at Forrest Place before racing for the fastest time over 242 competitive kilometres.

Stages will be held at Barbagallo Raceway and in Malaga, Whiteman Park, Kalamunda and the Zig Zag as well as the picturesque open country roads of Toodyay, Lower Chittering and Bullsbrook, before the grand finale City of Perth Super Stage held at Langley Park on Sunday from 12pm.

“There’s plenty of opportunities to see the cars up close on display as well as dedicated spectator points along the stages to watch them race – and it’s all free,” said Quit Targa West event director Ross Tapper.

“The Malaga Stage on Sunday morning (August 13) will have increased entertainment for motorsport fans – drift cars will put on a smoking showcase of sideways action in between runs of the rally cars.

“We are delighted to welcome back a number of repeat competitors and to welcome the ever-increasing number of first-time ‘Rookie’ competitors. Almost 25 per cent of the field are first-timers spread across the new Targa Tour, Challenge category and Competition category.”

Spectating is free and all 34 stages feature many locations where the public can witness prime motorsport action.

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