Welcome to the 4th annual running of the Targa California. A 3 day back roads driving experience for classic cars 1975 and earlier * all makes and models.


This event is non competitive with no set start or completion times. You drive in a responsible manner enjoying the camaraderie of fellow sports car owners and the terrific scenery that Central California affords us. This event is sanctioned by NASA (click on their link to the left for more information and Registration for Targa California)

Thank you to everyone who drove in Targa California 2012. Check out the recently posted photos and videos, and come back soon for new updates!

Event outline:

Starts Wednesday evening, April 11, at the Best Western Thousand Oaks, 75 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks, 91360

Check in for the event from 7 pm till 10 pm. They have a special rate for the entrants. CALL them at (805) 497-3701 and mention Targa California. Park together in the adjacent lot.

Thursday April 12 7:00 am till 8:30 am. Final event check in at the Best Western Thousand Oaks

8:30 am (approximate) Drivers meeting and off we go!

Thursday April 12 7:00 pm till 9:00 Welcome Dinner at the Pioneer Museum in Paso Robles.

HQ Hotel #1 is the Adelaide Inn – there may be some smoking rooms left: (805) 238-2770

HQ Hotel #2 (right next door) Black Oak Paso Robles CALL them now to make your Targa reservations! (805) 238-4740 Mention Targa California for special rates

Other hotels close by if above sold out: Holiday Inn Express (877) 863-4780, La Quinta Paso Robles (805) 239-3004

Friday April 13 7:30 am Driver meeting Adelaide parking lot, then we are off!

Friday Lunch Baja Cantina Carmel Valley, Friday evening Taco Night Adelaide Inn

Saturday April 14: 8:30 am Driver meeting, more fun roads, then meet at the Estrella Warbird Museum/ Woodland Car Collection in Paso Robles. A fun car show will be held on the tarmac next to the warbirds. Following our tours of the museum, a Farewell Lunch is planned. Following our tours of the museum, a Farewell Lunch is planned.

Cost is $200 per entry. Each car will receive ONE event jacket, goodie bag, rally plaque, rally sticker, route book, one welcome and one farewell meal. Additional meals and items can be purchased at any time on the NASA site under the Targa California event page. One person per car needs to be a NASA member so we are covered by insurance.

Entry Deadline is March 15th or sooner if all spots fill up.

Apparel order deadline is March 15th Meal ordering deadline is April 5th
Sorry, no refunds after March 15th. This event runs rain, shine, snow, whatever. A handling charge will be assessed on refunds.

We are asking for donations to two very worthy foundations. Please read Remember Lisa and be generous! Our Porsche friend from down under left this world too soon. Lisa’s husband Mike is coming from Australia to join us and meet some of her friends in this event. Thank you!

Please visit this site often , so you can check for updates to the event.

Dave Bouzaglou
Chief Event Disorganizer


Contact: TargaCalifornia@gmail.com

* 1975 and older makes: If you have a continuation model that looks like that year (or older) , then you are welcome to join in. Have something unique ? Contact me and lets discuss. We are gearheads and love fun cars.