101st Targa Florio sparks interest in Germany

07 March 2017 Classic

Palermo (Italy), March 6, 2017. The 101st Targa Florio was in evidence in Stuttgart at Retro Classic, the important German expo dedicated to classic cars where the event organized by AC Palermo and Automobile Club d'Italia, to be held in Sicily from April 20 to 23, sparked interest in German and foreign clubs and fans.

From March 2 to 5, Retro Classic hosted the 101st Targa Florio stand in the "Italian Passion" pavilion. It was another significant step towards the Sicilian event which includes three different competitions; Targa Florio Rally and Targa Florio Historic Rally, both third round of their respective Italian Championship, Targa Florio Classic and Ferrari Tribute to Targa Florio, round of the Italian "Grandi Eventi" Historic Regularity Championship, dedicated to the specialists of this kind of competition, who often combine regularity racing with tourist point of views, that this year will take the competitors to discover the most evocative places of Sicily. Starting from Palermo on Thursday, April 20, Targa Florio Classic will touch the shores of the Ionian Sea in Taormina and then will be back on the Tyrrhenian Sea coast to end the first leg back in Palermo. The second leg is dedicated to the three versions of the classic Madonie Circuit, while the third will take the crews to the Province of Trapani, discovering different artistic and archaeological treasures. Then, finish line scheduled in the elegant heart of Palermo again.

Third round of the Italian and Italian Historic Rally Championship, the competition will start from Palermo, in front of the wonderful Teatro Massimo (Piazza Verdi), while service park will be in Campofelice di Roccella at the "Mare Luna Village". After the first and confirmed super special stage in Collesano and two very competitive legs through classic and new tests on the Madonie mountains, new in 2017 will be the arrival of both races in Palermo, in Piazza Verdi again during the afternoon of Saturday, April 22.

Partner Istituzionali

  • Automobile Club Italia
  • AC Palermo
  • Regione Sicilia
  • Città di Palermo
  • ACI Storico
  • ACI Sport