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F. Gordon Crosby - The First Targa Florio

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In 1906, Cavalieri Florio organized the first Targa Florio, run over a wild, mountainous, 93-mile circuit in Sicily. The first race attracted little attention, which was a great pity because Florio had conceived the excellent feature of confining the cars to a specific maximum price.

Peter Garnier in the Art of Gordon Crosby