Ferrari parade at Palermo
GT & Sport Cars
The spectacular Tribute to Targa Florio gets underway
Palermo, 15 October– A stunning parade of Prancing Horse cars converged on Palermo’s Teatro Massimo today as part of the Ferrari Tribute.
Piazza Verdi was quickly thronged by more than 80 Ferraris of different ages and types. Most notable amongst the fleet were 50-plus modern models spanning the spectrum from the formidable F40 to the California and the 458 Italia. Even the brand-new 488 GTB turned out! The Targa Florio continues between Friday and Sunday, covering three stages that will take participants through some of the most beautiful parts of Sicily.
Final preparations underway for Ferrari Tribute
Targa Florio Classica starts tomorrow
Palermo, 14 October – A fleet of over 50 Ferraris has converged on the island of Sicily for the Ferrari Tribute and today enjoyed a first warm-up exercise in the build-up to the event which gets underway tomorrow. Also starting in tandem with the celebratory parade reserved for the Maranello cars is the Targa Florio Classica in which another group of history-making Prancing Horse models will be competing.
The start ceremony takes place in the Teatro Massimo in the heart of Palermo tomorrow evening while the three stages of the Ferrari Tribute play out between Friday and Sunday. Participants will traverse some of the island’s most beautiful areas, including Marsala, the Temple of Segesta, Calatafimi, the Conca d’Oro and the Circuito delle Madonie, which once provided the backdrop to the spectacular feats of motoring audacity for which the world’s oldest endurance race was renowned.