Tatts Finke Desert Race : Prologue

2019 Tatts Finke Desert Race Competitor’s must complete an 8.3km track in a race against the clock to determine their starting position for Race Day 1. The track is typical Red Centre terrain with long straights, tight corners and sandy creek beds. Racing is undertaken at the Start Finish Line Precinct and is This is a great bit of racing to watch before most spectators head down the track camping in preparation for Race Day 1.


The Tatts Finke Desert Race is an off road, multi terrain two-day race for bikes, cars, buggies and quads through desert country from Alice Springs to the small Aputula (Finke) community. The race is held each year on the Queen’s Birthday long weekend in June. “Finke” as it is commonly known, is one of the biggest annual sporting events in the Northern Territory and has the reputation of being one of the most difficult offroad courses in one of the most remote places in the world. Finke is unique and the most fun you can have with a helmet on.

Saturday, June 8, 2019 - 07:00 to 18:00
Major Event
Event Contact Details 
Finke Desert Race Inc - finkedesertrace.com.au
Entry Prices Apply
Event Location 
Start Finish Line Precinct - Lot 6333 South Stuart Highway Alice Springs NT 0870