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1965 Targa Florio

Sunday, May 9, 1965
Round:
5
Laps:
10
Fastest Lap:
Vaccarella, 39m21.0
Country:
Italy
Circuit:
1965 season:
Report

From the Motor Sport archive.

Ferrari Untouchable

CLUDA, SICILY, May 9th.

There are many ways of reporting the Targa Florio, and there are many ways of getting to Sicily. These days, the simple way is to fly direct to Palermo from London, Paris or wherever you may be, or you can drive to Naples on the autostrada and take an overnight boat to Palermo, with your car on the deck or in the hold, depending on its size, or you can drive on from Naples, through the 300 miles of the Calabrian mountains, to Villa S. Giovanni and take your car across the Straits of Messina on the very efficient ferry-boat service, and then drive a further 150 miles of coastal road, along the edge of mountains or along the edge of the Mediterranean. The variety of going on this road is something that has to be experienced to be appreciated.

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