Palermo-Favorita Park 788

Palermo-Favorita Park

The Targa Florio was run on the Madonie circuits before it was was organised on an unsuitable 3.

Country
Italy
Location
Palermo, Sicily
Co-ordinates
38.152070, 13.345245
Latest Race
First Race

The Targa Florio was run on the Madonie circuits before it was was organised on an unsuitable 3.554-mile circuit in Palmero's Parco della Favorita from 1938-40. Overtaking was banned on much of the circuit because it was too narrow. Giovanni Rocco's works Maserati 6CM won in 1938 after the leaders collided. Luigi Villoresi won the next two editions of the race before Italy joined World War II.

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Type

Temporary road course

Length

3.554 (Miles)

Fastest Race Lap

Luigi Villoresi (Maserati 4CL), 2m19.4, 91.782 mph, Voiturette, 1940

Fastest Qualifying Lap

Luigi Villoresi (Maserati 4CL), 2m21.6, 90.356 mph, Voiturette, 1940

Type

Temporary road course

Length

3.268 (Miles)

Type

Temporary road course

Length

0.932 (Miles)

Latest Races

3,223

Championships

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18,271

Results

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16,953

Drivers

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10,279

Teams

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875

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