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Owned and operated by Newfoundland International Motorsports Limited, Targa Newfoundland is one of three internationally recognized Targa motorsports events in the world. The 2016 event starts with our two day optional Driving School on September 8th and 9th. The Tech/Registration Day is September 10th. Prologue Stages occur on September 11th. Actual competition will start in St. John’s on September 12th and concludes back in the capital on September 16th. The Awards Gala will be held September 17th. The annual rally will cover more than 1,600 kilometers of the challenging, twisty roads of the central and eastern portion of the island of Newfoundland, including over 440 kilometers of closed-road, flat-out Targa stages.

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Targa is a week of pure escapism. For me the communities, the racing, the volunteers and the camaraderie have combined to make a bucket list event an annual ‘pilgrimage’. My advice to those thinking about this, who have petrol in their veins, is to find a way to get to Targa Newfoundland. If this isn’t fun, then you need to check your pulse.

Simon Tomlinson
Simon Tomlinson

After hearing stories of Targa Newfoundland from fellow racers, my dad and I competed in 2015 and the experience lived up to its prestige. We thoroughly enjoyed the race and meeting fellow race nuts from around the world. Beautifully rugged scenery, world class racing, extraordinary camaraderie and a top-notch organization have us looking forward to racing in Newfoundland again.

Lauren Scheller
Lauren Scheller