There was simply nothing quite like racing exotic sports cars around narrow island roads lined with over half a million race crazy Italians who, together with Sicily's spectacular backdrop and the circuit's challenging characteristics, created the magical ambiance that made the Targa one of the most famous races in the sport's history. And no other car won this grueling event more times than Porsche. Racing Demons - Porsche and the Targa Florio for the first time brings together the many Porsches that raced in the Targa Florio, from the lone privately entered 356 Cabriolet that started the race in 1953, to the works Martini 911 RSR, which won the last ever Targa twenty years later, marking Porsche's eleventh victory in Sicily. At the wheel of the Porsches raced in the Targa were some of the top drivers of the 50s, '60s and '70s, such as Umberto Maglioli, Stirling Moss, Graham Hill, Jo Bonnier, Gerhard Mitter, Rolf Stommelen, Gijs van Lennep, Jo Sifferd, and Vic Elford who won the most epic race "coming back from behind" in 1968
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Book Description 2013. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0615804403