Car entries for the 2024 Tatts Finke Desert Race will open on Tuesday 27th Feb 2024 at 0930 NT time (0800 WA; 1000 QLD; 1030 SA; 1100 NSW/VIC/TAS)
Opens Tuesday 27th Feb 2024 at 9.30am NT Time
Have you read the Supplementary Regulations and Motorsport Australia Manual? Most questions can be answered from these.
What’s On the Entry Form
Driver, Co-Drive, Nav & Nav 2 Names
Car Make, Model, Year, CC
MSA Licence Details (optional)*
Valid Credit Card Details
*You do not need to have your MSA licence details when you initially enter, these can be entered after.
Confirmation of your entry and details to login and complete the online entry form will be emailed to you, this may take up to a week.
If you are unsure if you will meet the entry requirements contact Motorsport Australia to clarify.
Call 1300 883 959 or email
The Finke Desert Race track is an open and public road every day of the year and is only closed on the Sunday and Monday of event weekend. For the remaining time, only vehicles that are registered and able to be registered (ATV or UTVs with special registration in other states are NOT applicable in the Northern Territory). To check your registration is valid in the Northern Territory, please visit www.mvr.nt.gov.au or call 1300 654 628.
Prologue Track Access
Competitors may walk or ride pushbikes around the prologue track during designated times. These times will be published nearer the event.
Finke Camp Ground
Facilities at Apatula community (Finke) are extremely limited. There are toilets located in the camp ground but no showers are available. The General Store is open for business on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. There is basic food supplies, opal unleaded and diesel fuel available. This is very limited mobile service.
The entire race camp is a dry zone and consumption of alcohol is prohibited. This includes within the community and on both banks of the Finke River.