Thirty-eight vehicles took to the closed-off streets around Pemberton and Manjimup on the weekend for the 2015 Targa South West rally.
Organisers hailed the event as a success with no withdrawals due to accident damage and a large percentage of first-timers expressing interest to continue rallying.
“Out of 76 competitors we had 30 rookies. Their feedback reinforced Targa South West as an ideal event for people to try tarmac rallying in a relaxed social atmosphere,” said Targa South West Events representative David Smith.
“We also had a number of return entrants competing in their fifth Targa South West event, which was good to see.
“Targa South West has been an exciting prelude to Quit Targa West, which will take place in mid-August.”
The Targa South West is a two-day non-competitive event on closed tarmac roads, making it the perfect first event for rally newcomers, as well as a solid testing ground for those preparing for a competitive rally. Read more...