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South West Targa Rally 2024

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South West Targa

Phil Harris and James Aldridge

  • Sat. 8th July, 2023

  • Single venue - RRH Portreath

  • StreetCar, Clubman and Interclub classes

  • ASWMC and BTRDA Silver Star Targa Championships

  • £169 - to include 2 x dinners!

  • 60 miles approx.

  • No OS maps are required

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  • ONLINE entry service (opens 15th May / 20:00hrs) - Details at bottom of this page.


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Welcome!

Welcome to the 2023 Eco NRG Ltd South West Targa Road Rally organised by South Hams Motor Club on Saturday 8th July 2023.  We are very privileged to have a new sponsor to our sport Eco NRG Ltd and thank them very much for their support.

In the past we have held this event as the South West Endurance Rally using Forestry Commission Land and Military ground, to have about 90 miles of tests.  Perhaps in the future, but what we have done for 2023 is bring back the team who organised those remarkable rallies. So this year we are offering around 60 miles of Tests, with the roads and gravel tracks within the RRH Portreath complex which the club have used for their stage rallies for many a year.

The Start / Finish venue will be on the main run way, so this has plenty of parking and the Barcoda catering van will be on site which will be offering breakfast and lunch (at your own expense).  The evening meal will be served by them before you have to travel home hence a good days rallying and also well fed.  The Start will be at 10.26 hrs to allow more time for people to arrive if traveling from afar.

The Club is promoting the Motorsport UK StreetCar accredited scheme and have become a StreetCar - accredited club so we will be having a class for these type of cars.  The event is a round of the 2023 DL Motorsport Parts Ltd ASWMC Targa Rally and the 2023 BTRDA Silver Star Targa Rally Championships.  Contenders must enter one of the Interclub classes to score points. Registered contenders can also score points by marshalling. For the novices there will be a Clubman’s event open to any member of South Hams Motor Club Ltd.

The first car will leave MTC 1 at 09.56 am with a short run to Test 1 followed by 2 more Special Tests, a short break followed by 2 tests, then 1 test before lunch.  Similar Special Tests will be run in the afternoon before competitors finish for an evening meal, allowing competitors to socialise while waiting for the results and awards.

There is accommodation available in and around Camborne/Portreath areas. There is also plenty of accommodation in the area to suit every budget. See SR 27 for useful telephone numbers for accommodation.

Scrutineering will be available on Friday afternoon and Saturday morning.

The route will be defined by A3 Maps with diagrams of manoeuvres, of all competitive sections. No OS maps are required to complete the route. Competitors are not required to bring a marshal, but we encourage more marshals.

We all look forward to seeing you on 8th July, 2023.


Kevin and Roger and the South West Targa Team.

IMPORTANT!

This is a closed venue and NOT open to the public.

But you can still come for the day! --- If you wish to come to the rally you must do so as a Marshal. No experience - no problem, see below!

***No Photos or Videos to be taken at ANY TIME whilst at the venue. This includes mobile phones, cameras, drones, “Go Pro” style cameras, etc.

Marshals Wanted!  Register online - HERE

As always we need a lot of helpers to make sure the rally runs smoothly - no experience necessary - if you can offer any help on the day (or before) please get in touch at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

2023 EVENT INFORMATION: Updated when available / published
  • - Download Regs
  • - ONLINE ENTRY HERE - opens 15th May, 20:00hrs - pay via BACS or with a debit / credit card
  • - Update Your Entry HERE IMPORTANT! If you forget your password please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Please DO NOT submit a second entry, thank you.
  • - Entry List - HERE
  • - Download Finals - HERE
  • - Results - HERE

 

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CO2 and Climate change

As part of our commitment to:
•    The protection of the environment
•    Reducing the detrimental impact of events on the environment
•    Improving the sustainability of motorsport in the UK

We donate a small environmental levy from our events to offset the CO2 produced by all competing vehicles, and that of the South Hams Motor Club organisers on the event. We invest this in a local tree planting scheme to permanently offset the carbon produced and to achieve net-zero carbon for our events.

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Proposed timetable

Proposed Event Timetable

Friday 7th July

  • Scrutineering 15:30 - 17:45 hrs
  • Documentation from 16:00 to 18:00 hrs

 

Saturday 8th July - Venue access 07:00-08:30 hrs

  • Documentation from 07:15 to 09:00 hrs
  • Competitors briefing 09:30 hrs
  • Environmental Test from 09:45 hrs prior to Test 1
  • First car departs TC1 09:56 hrs
  • Leg 1: Special Tests 1-6 within RRH Portreath land
  • Lunch on the Main Runway 13:00 to 14:00 hrs
  • Leg 2: Special Tests 7-12 within RRH Portreath land
  • Finish at 17:45 hrs with Evening Meal from Barcoda Catering from 18:00 hrs
  • Prize giving ASAP after the end of the event.
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