• David Peters

TARGA FLORIO Australian tribute

Saturday December 2 2017 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

2017 will celebrate the 101 Anniversary of the Targa Florio and the first time the event has left Italy, an amazing attraction for Victoria and all car enthusiasts.

The event, which is set to tour Victoria’s coast and countryside this November/December will feature over 150 of the world’s most admirable cars and is expected to attract fans, celebrities and media from across the globe.

The Targa Florio Australian Tribute (TFAT) is a regularity event for classic cars produced in the years between 1907 and 1976. Cars will be competing over 4 days on Victoria’s open roads at regulated speed. As part of the event there will be 56 trials across the 4 days.


Participants will travel through the Mornington Peninsula and follow the coastline down to San Remo for lunch on the spectacular foreshore. The afternoon will see participants travel up through Gippsland and into the Yarra Valley before arriving at Rochford Winery for the evening and conclude the 375Km stage. Participants will enjoy a taste of all the local cuisine with vehicles in full view, making a truly memorable evening. Accommodation in the local region with shuttle transfers looking after all participants.

A regularity race, also called time-speed-distance or TSD race, is a type of motorsport race with the object of driving each segment of a Course in a specified time at a specified average speed. The race is usually conducted on public roads, but sometimes includes off-road and track sections. Participants compete in teams composed of a driver and navigator. Teams usually start a regularity race at fixed intervals, creating a field that is spread along the course.

The TFAT will also include the Ferrari Trophy; open to Ferrari’s produced from 1977 to present day. The Ferrari Trophy will follow exactly the same course and take in the same stages.