Targa Florio: a look at Golden Age of motor racing

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johnny comelately
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I am sure that was Nina Rindt in the pits, there was an entrant Ben Hur and the Tortoise!

johnny comelately
johnny comelately
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Compulsory viewing for Libertynot.....no, on second thoughts they should pack up and go home....no parity, no convergence, no delta racing here and the best race i have watched in ages.
current F1 (except for the odd few) sleepmakers in comparison.
check the refueling at about 24 minute mark. =D>
and the local schoolteacher (accounting?) wins with Lorenzo Bandini , whata hoot
https://www.forza-mag.com/issues/121/ar ... tap8Je-m00

g70
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To the dear Australian friend and to all car lovers, 2 beautiful movies of legendary cars and a fabulous land: Ferrari and Sicily
The Ferrari Tribute to Targa Florio 2015, , first held in 1906, is one of the world’s oldest car races , with more than 50 Ferraris participating in the restaging of Sicily’s most famous race. At the wheels of Prancing Horse models spanning all eras from the Dinos of 1970s to the 488 GTB unveiled just last spring at Geneve
https://youtu.be/OXq6hX7ckkI
Over the years it has seen the participation of a number of great drivers such as Juan Manuel Fangio, Graham Hill, Joakim Bonnier Helmut Marko. Arturo Merzario,Nino Vaccarella.........
This are movies of 2017 Tribute https://youtu.be/w4i4R3we2e8
This a brief tribute to Nino Vaccarella, sicilian gentelman (no prof) who wins at Sebring, Daytona, Le Mans, Nurburgring, Targa Florio etc. https://youtu.be/CVy9wRGtAMA

J.A.W.
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An Aussie built Leyland V8 sedan some 45-odd years ago - proudly carried the 'Targa Florio' suffix..

http://leylandp76.com/publications/pub-targainfo.html
Dr Moreau sez..
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