Bambina Celebrates Canada Day

For Immediate Release
MARYSTOWN, NL (June 27, 2019)

Bambina Celebrates Canada DaySenior Targa Officials arrived in Marystown today in the final preparation of Bambina Newfoundland.

Competitors from as far as Kansas, USA will be arriving tonight for the Competition & the Course Familiarization School in Marystown.

Registration will take place tomorrow afternoon from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM at the Marystown Hotel. Saturday morning, competitors will start in Spanish Room and Rock Harbour for the prologue, then heading down to Burin to start Leg 1. June 30 competitors will start Leg 2 in Mooring Cove, Frenchman’s Cove and the Marystown.

Canada Day July 1, competitors will venture off to Leg 3 of Bambina Newfoundland as they will be heading up the peninsula and heading to Rushoon and Parker’s Cove. The awards ceremony will take place at Parker’s Cove Community Centre.

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Be a smart spectator.
Stand at least 10 meters from the road.
Choose high ground.
Never stand on the outside of a turn.
Never stand behind red tape.
Always stand – Never sit down to watch.

Quick Facts:
• Participating vehicles have driven over 5,000,000 kilometres of NL roads
• Competing vehicles have driven 250,000 kilometres of closed road competitive stages
• Stages have been hosted by 120 different communities
• Those 120 communities have hosted 890 stages

Owned and operated by Newfoundland International Motorsports Limited, Targa Newfoundland is one of three internationally recognized Targa motorsports events in the world. The 2019 event starts with our two-day Driving School on September 12th & 13th. The Tech/Registration Day is September 14th. Prologue Stages occur on September 15th. The competition will start in St. John’s on September 16th and concludes back in the capital on September 20th. The annual rally will cover more than 1,500 kilometres of the challenging, twisty roads of the central and eastern portion of the island of Newfoundland, including over 440 kilometres of closed-road, high-velocity Targa stages.