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Australian Tarmac Challenge

The Australian Tarmac Challenge ('ATC') is a unique form of motorsport that is accessible to all-comers; young and old, experienced and inexperienced.

ATC offers an affordable, safe and controlled racing environment that provides participants with peace of mind through a range of professionally run, exciting and fun events.

ATC's events create opportunities for as many people as possible to participate:

  • The Championship is held in several different states including Victoria, New South Wales and Western Australia, with new events and locations to be announced in the near future
  • Entry costs are kept to a minimum and are all inclusive – no hidden surprises
  • Events are held over one, two or three days, providing flexibility for competitors according to their individual requirements
  • ATC welcomes standard road cars through to purpose built rally cars
  • There is a choice of three different championships in which to compete; commensurate with experience
  • ATC provides a variety of event types including circuit sprints, autotests, hill climbs, motorkhanas and quarter mile drags

Most importantly, ATC is about having fun, meeting new people, networking and having fun - it's worth saying twice!

If you have any questions regarding ATC check out the FAQ section or contact ATC for further details.

ATC - Are you up for the Challenge ?

The most accessible form of motorsport around!

The Australian Tarmac Challenge is the most accessible form of motorsport around!

  • You can enter one or two drivers per car
  • There is no navigation
  • You don't need racing tyres - only standard tyres allowed in the Street Championship
  • You can get the CAMS licence required on the day
  • You do not need a terratrip, roll cage, race suit or rally car
  • Yes, you can bring the family car
  • You won't be the only person making their track debut
  • You can purchase the required license on the day

Read more frequenty asked questions (FAQ)!

What our entrants think of the ATC

"Just a note to thank you for the fantastic Mt Buller  event. We have done many of the Dutton’s / ATC events over the last 10 years or so but this ranked right up there with the best of them."


Paul Jeffery Car 47

"We really enjoyed the Buller event and hope it can be a regular on the ATC calendar. All the guys we spoke to said that it was a great two days of fun. Just want to say thanks to all of the staff  at ATC for organizing another great event."


Denis Vidovic, Mascot Homes – Mitsubishi Evo 8 Car 72

"Had a great time at the Mt Buller event,  See you next year and we'll drag some more boys along this time!!"


John Malkovich – Mitsubishi Evo 6 Car 77