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Targa Florio

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Country or regionTour of Island of Sicily, Italy
First season1906
Last season1977
Last Drivers' championItaly Raffaele Restivo,
Italy Alfonso Merendino
Last Constructors' championUnited Kingdom  Chevron B36 BMW
Official websitewww.targa-florio.it
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.