THE TARGA FLORIO.
THE TARGA FLORIO. Albert Divo wins Sicilian Classic on a Bugatti.
N May 5th last the twentieth Targa Florio road race was run on the famous Sicilian Circuit. This is the oldest and most strenuous race in the world and tests the driver’s strength and skill to the utmost since it is run over the treacherous Sicilian mountains. The course consisted of five circuits of the island each of 64 miles, 320 miles in all.
There were twenty starters, the first away being Campari driving an Alfa Romeo. During the third lap Divo, who was driving a Bugatti, passed Campari and took the lead which he managed to maintain until the end. Only six of the twenty starters managed to finish the course, and all cars of 1,100 c.c. retired. Of the six finishers two were disqualified. RESULTS :— I. Albert Divo (Bugatti) 46.27
2. Minora. (Bugatti) 45.7.
3. Brilli Pen i (Alfa Romeo).
4. Campari (Alfa Romeo).