Day of of technical and sporting checks at Museo dei Motori e Meccanismi del Sistema Museale dell’Università di Palermo

15 October 2020 Classica

close to the official start

The start of the race is getting closer and closer, while the crews alternate at the headquarters of the Targa Florio Classica 2020, at the Museo dei Motori e Meccanismi del Sistema Museale dell’Università di Palermo, institutional and logistical partner of the event which hosts the race direction of the event organized by ACI and AC Palermo with the support of ACI Sport and ACI Storico. One at a time, in compliance with the regulations in force, the protagonists of this edition continue to register and check to receive the race number, then awaiting the briefing with the technical stewards.

"It is a particular emotion to return with the Targa Florio to the places of my childhood and crush the pipes, a test also in Campobello di Mazara, my country. As a child I looked at the Targa Florio as a speed race, as a regularity enthusiast I am happy to be able to experience it in this version" Mario Passanante, top driver flanked by Enrico Di Mauro at the wheel of the 1937 Fiat 508C. “The preparation is psychophysical, you have to stay fully concentrated for the entire duration of the competition”. The crew runs under the banner of Mafra, official sponsor and important ally on this occasion for the sanitation of the cars.

First time driving in this competition instead for Himara Bottini, after having participated in the past editions as a navigator "the expectation is great, as well as the desire to start!". It will be joined by Carlo Di Giusto inside the 1966 Porsche 911T in the colors of Tag Heuer, the official timekeeper of the event. Ready to face a journey to discover the places of Trinacria that certainly will not disappoint the expectations of the participants.

The service cars of ACI Global Servizi are already active and ready to guarantee road safety on the route, Sara Assicurazioni is also present to complete the overview on safety with plans designed to meet the particular needs of owners of vintage cars. The event is also supported by the technical partners Chin8 Neri, Acqua Fiuggi and Duca di Salaparuta.

Partner Istituzionali

  • Automobile Club Italia
  • ACI Storico
  • Ac Palermo
  • Regione Sicilia
  • Città di Palermo