TS 15 update

Tony Quinn and Brian Foster (Nissan GT-R) continue to be just over two minutes clear at the front of the field after cleaning the Malanda stage.

Seymour/Seymour are in second outright while Udy/Williams are in third, just 19 seconds ahead of Andrew Horn and Sally Coning.

Class leaders:

GT Outright: Quinn/Foster lead by 2:03s

Classic Handicap: Gluskie/Winter lead by 1:31s

GT Production: Van der Brug/Rankine leads by 4:24s

Classic GT: Bowden/Hepburn  2:34.49s

Early Modern 2: Williams/Witteveen lead by 1:45.29s

Early Modern 4: Horn/Coning lead by 2:33s

GT Sports Trophy: Udy/Williams lead by 2:21s

Thoroughbred Trophy: Hall/Hall lead by 1:39.31s

TSD Trophy: Marshall/Marshall lead by 9 points

TS 14 update, #988 strikes trouble

Tony Quinn and Brian Foster have jumped to a commanding lead in their 2018 Nissan GT-R R35.

Luke Anear and Andy Sarandis (2019 AMG GT R) dropped out of second after going off road with all okay.

Seymour/Seymour has jumped into second outright while Udy/Williams are in third.

Class leaders:

GT Outright: Quinn/Foster lead by 2:03s

Classic Handicap: Gluskie/Winter lead by 1:31s

GT Production: Van der Brug/Rankine leads by 4:07s

Classic GT: Bowden/Hepburn  2:35.16s

Early Modern 2: Williams/Witteveen lead by 1:45.09s

Early Modern 4: Horn/Coning lead by 2:29s

GT Sports Trophy: Udy/Williams lead by 2:16s

Thoroughbred Trophy: Hall/Hall lead by 1:39.19s

TSD Trophy: Marshall/Marshall lead by 9 points

TS 13 completed, Quinn maintains edge

Tony Quinn and Brian Foster have extended their lead to 42 seconds In their 2018 Nissan GT-R R35.

Luke Anear and Andy Sarandis (2019 AMG GT R) maintain second outright with Tony and Sandra Seymour third.

Class leaders:

GT Outright: Quinn/Foster lead by 42s

Classic Handicap: Gluskie/Winter lead by 1:27s

GT Production: Van der Brug/Rankine leads by 3:56s

Classic GT: Bowden/Hepburn  2:35.23s

Early Modern 2: Williams/Witteveen lead by 1:44.48s

Early Modern 4: Horn/Coning lead by 2:23s

GT Sports Trophy: Udy/Williams lead by 2:14s

Thoroughbred Trophy: Hall/Hall lead by 1:39.04s

TSD Trophy: Marshall/Marshall lead by 9 points

Six stages ahead of the field

The field faces six stages ahead of the ceremonial finish back at the Cairns Showgrounds.

There is a total of 88km of competitive distance to complete.

Millaa Millaa (TS 16) is one of the most demanding runs of TGBR at 27.61km immediately followed by the reverse run of that stage, Palmerston at 28.15km.

This could be where the event is won or lost.

Almost set to blast off for final day

Good morning TARGA fans.

The first cars are starting to file out of headquarters at the Cairns Showgrounds en route to the opening stage of the final day.

Kuranda is the first test with the 10.71km blast on the mountain range commencing the deciding stages on Day 3.

Currently the weather around the Cairns region and the ranges is partly cloudly with a top temp of 28 degrees.

Stick with us for all the latest live updates as we countdown the stages of this wonderful event.

The first cars on Kuranda (TS 13) are scheduled for 7.46am.

Signing off from Day 2

The field is currently in regroup ahead of the TARGA Cavalcade through the heart of Cairns which starts officially at 3.40pm.

Here is the list of street names the route will follow:

Walker Road
Timberlea Drive
Robert Road
Hardy Road
Foster Road
Forest Gardens Blvd
Treetop Drive
Currawong Street
Anderson Road
Fairview Street
Toogood Road
Yara Street
De Jarlais Street
Henley Street
Gordon Street
Balaclava Road
Irene Street
McGregor Street
Moody Street
Pease Street
Collins Avenue
Mclean Street
Short Street
McLeod Street
Arthur Street
Captain Cook Highway
Lilly Street
Esplanade
Abbott Street
Florence Street
Mulgrave Road
Severin Street

Thanks for tuning in.

We will be back bright and early tomorrow for the deciding day.

The first competition cars are expected to stage from 7.24am.

Have a fabulous night TARGA fans.

Quinn completes Day 2 on top

Tony Quinn and Brian Foster (2018 Nissan GT-R R35) hold a 37 second lead after the TS 12 Innisfail stage on Day 2 of TARGA Great Barrier Reef.

Class leaders:

GT Outright: Quinn/Foster lead by 37s

Classic Handicap: Gluskie/Winter lead by 1:23s

GT Production: Van der Brug/Rankine leads by 3:48s

Classic GT: Genocchio/Horsfall 13.26s

Early Modern 2: Williams/Witteveen lead by 1:04.22s

Early Modern 4: Horn/Coning lead by 2:01s

GT Sports Trophy: Udy/Williams lead by 2:08s

Thoroughbred Trophy: Hall/Hall lead by 1:23.48s

TSD Trophy: Marshall/Marshall lead by 9 points

Quinn holds firm after TS 11

Tony Quinn and Brian Foster protected their 40 second outright lead with the key runners cleaning the Paronella stage.

Big change in Classic GT with Siddins/Siddins out with mechanical and not starting TS 11, handing Genocchio/Horsfall a huge lead.

Class leaders:

GT Outright: Quinn/Foster lead by 40s

Classic Handicap: Gluskie/Winter lead by 1:24s

GT Production: Van der Brug/Rankine leads by 3:49s

Classic GT: Genocchio/Horsfall 13:07s

Early Modern 2: Williams/Witteveen lead by 1:04.42s

Early Modern 4: Horn/Coning lead by 1:55s

GT Sports Trophy: Udy/Williams lead by 2:06s

Thoroughbred Trophy: Hall/Hall lead by 1:23.44s

TSD Trophy: Marshall/Marshall lead by 9 points

Quinn drops 8 seconds on TS 10

Tony Quinn and Brian Foster are clinging to a 40 second outright lead after Luke Anear and Andy Sarandis cleaned TS 10 (Silkwood).

Class leaders:

GT Outright: Quinn/Foster lead by 40s

Classic Handicap: Gluskie/Winter lead by 1:24s

GT Production: Van der Brug/Rankine leads by 3:49s

Classic GT: Genocchio/Horsfall 15s

Early Modern 2: Williams/Witteveen lead by 1:04.35s

Early Modern 4: Horn/Coning lead by 1:55s

GT Sports Trophy: Udy/Williams lead by 2:06s

Thoroughbred Trophy: Hall/Hall lead by 1:23.39s

TSD Trophy: Marshall/Marshall lead by 10 points