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The roar of 150 rally cars will reverberate around North East Victoria again from November 8 to 10 when Targa High Country returns to the region.
As round two of the 2013-14 CAMS Australian Targa Championship, this will be the fourth running of Targa High Country, which starts in Mansfield and is centred around the Mount Buller Resort.
Australia’s best tarmac rally drivers and their magnificent machines will be involved, headed by the reigning champion, Jason White, in his super-sleek Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera.
Starting with the now traditional closed-road stage around the streets of Mansfield on the Friday night, Targa High Country will put competitors to the test over 16 stages.
A 5pm start to the street stage will allow Targa fans to come and watch the action after work, with the stage to be immediately followed by the popular Targa Fest in the town’s main street.
On the Saturday the first four stages will see competitors head down Mount Buller, then up and over Tolmie and Whitlands to Whitfield, before a lunch break at Lake William Hovell.
Cars will return to Mount Buller after the same four stages, run in the reverse direction on Saturday afternoon.
Sunday’s route heads to and from Eildon over a further eight closed road stages, before the official champagne finish on Mount Buller on Sunday afternoon.
The field will be made up of competitors in 10 different Targa categories, headed by the outright contending Modern section, and with classes for classics, showroom cars and muscle cars.
For Targa High Country spectator information, visit the official event website at www.targa.com.au.