McLaren, Revs Institute Cars Coming to Brian Redman’s Targa Event

The Revs Institute’s Porsche 917/PA. Photo: Brian Redman Collection

Palm Beach, FL — Brian Redman will celebrate the 30th anniversary of his Club Targa Sixty Six Feb. 19-21 at Palm Beach International Raceway, and event participants will share the track with five BMW Classic Rahal Letterman cars, as well as four legendary cars from The Revs Institute/Collier Collection.

Among the BMW Classics is the 1996 McLaren F1 GTR with IMSA driver Bill Aurberlen at the wheel.

By PSParrot – 1998 Goodwood Festival of Speed, CC BY 2.0

Coming from The Revs Institute/Collier Collection are a 1966 Ford GT40 MkllB, a 1961 Porsche RS61, 1970 Porsche 914-6 and a car that Redman knows all too well — the 1969 Porsche 917/PA.

Conceived by Redman and a few friends back in 1991, Targa caters to motorsports enthusiasts who want to get on track with their cars, but not necessarily race them. It’s now one of the oldest private track day clubs in North America, and is open to both classic road and race cars, as well as their modern counterparts.

Targa entrants get ample track time — complete with full safety crews and corner workers — with cars assigned to one of three groups based on each driver’s skill level and car performance. Drivers can change run groups if needed throughout the weekend.

For the health and safety of all involved, this year’s Targa will not be open to spectators.