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Category Endurance
Country or region Tour of Island of Sicily, Italy
Inaugural season 1906
Folded 1977
Last Drivers' champion Italy Raffaele Restivo,
Italy Alfonso Merendino
Last Constructors' champion United Kingdom  Chevron B36 BMW
Official website www.targa-florio.it
1907 Targa Florio - Vittorio Gremo in Junior 8B
Vittorio Gremo in the 1907 race

Targa Florio (1906–77) was a road race for automobiles. It was on the island of Sicily in the south of Italy.

The distance in 1906 was 446 kilometers on narrow and dusty mountain roads. They started and ended near the city of Palermo.

It closed in 1977 after an accident where two people lost their lives.

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