XIX Targa Florio 1928
Circuito Medio delle Madonie (Circuito Polizzi)
Formula Libre

 

Date: May 6 Fastest Practice Lap:  
Track Length: 108 km Fastest Lap: Louis Chiron, 1'26.29" or Minoia 1.25.17"
Attendance:   Distance: 5 laps = 540 km
Entries:   Average Speed: Over 1100cc: 73.478 km/h
Practiced:   * Class 1100-1500cc  
Starters: 30    
Classified: 12    

 

Sources:
(1) Targa Florio, page 156 - W. F. Bradley, 1955
(2) Settant'anni di gare automobilistiche in Italia, page 107 - Emanuele Alberto Carli 1967
(3) A Record of Grand Prix and Voiturette Racing, Volume 2, page 124 - Paul Sheldon 1990
(4) Data collected by Alessandro Silva
(5) Data collected by Hans Etzrodt
(6)
La Targa Florio - http://www.targaflorio.it/index1.htm
(7) La Targa Florio - http://aldolg.freeweb.supereva.it/index.htm?p
(8) Automobile Quarterly Volume II No. 4 - Cullen Thomas / David Owen 1973

 

Pos Clas-
sific.
# Driver, Nationality Entrant Car Engine
type - volume
Time
Laps
Reason Out
1 1 56 Albert Divo, F Usines Bugatti Bugatti Type 35B S8 - 2.3 (3)
S8 - 3.0 (2)
7:20'56.6"  
2 2 *16 Giuseppe Campari, I Alfa Corse Alfa Romeo 6C-1500 SS S6 - 1.5 7:22'33.6"  
3 3 *24 Caberto Conelli, I Caberto Conelli Bugatti Type 37A S4 - 1.5 7:22'50.0"  
4 4 40 Louis Chiron, MC Usines Bugatti Bugatti Type 35C S8 - 2.0 7:27'22.8"  
5 5 58 Elisabeth Junek, CS Mme Elisabeth Junek Bugatti Type 35B S8 - 3.0 7:29'40.2"  
6 6 *32 Ferdinando Minoia, I Usines Bugatti Bugatti Type 37A S4 - 1.5 7:40'21.6"  
7 7 *8 Luigi Fagioli, I Officine Alfieri Maserati Maserati 26 MM S8 - 1.5 7:43'25.0"  
8 8 *12 René Dreyfus, F René Dreyfus Bugatti Type 37A S4 - 1.5 7:53'53.6"  
9 9 52 Mario Lepori, CH Mario Lepori Bugatti Type 35B S8 - 2.3 7:54'05.0"  
10 10 42 Giulio Foresti, I Usines Bugatti Bugatti Type 35C S8 - 2.0 8:09'39.0"  
11 11 38 Ernesto Maserati, I Officine Alfieri Maserati Maserati 26B S8 - 2.0 8:21'12.4"  
12 12 *22 Margot Einsiedel Graffin Margot Einsiedel Bugatti Type 37 S4 - 1.5 8:21'25.6"  
                 
13 NC 48 Diego De Sterlich Officine Alfieri Maserati Maserati 26B S8 - 2.0 8:35'27.0"  
                 
14 DNF 54 Huldreich Heusser Huldreich Heusser Bugatti Type 35B S8 - 2.3 4  
15 DNF *30 Attilio Marinoni, I Alfa Corse Alfa Romeo 6C-1500 S6 - 1.5 4  
16 DNF *26 Giovanni Scianna, I Giovanni Scianna Bugatti Type 37 S4 - 1.5 4  
17 DNF 36 Emilio Materassi, I Scuderia Materassi Bugatti Type 35C S8 - 2.0 3 Engine
18 DNF 34 Baconin Borzacchini, I Officine Alfieri Maserati Maserati 26B S8 - 2.0 3 Brakes
19 DNF 60 Saverio Candrilli, I Saverio Candrilli Steyr   2  
20 DNF *14 Pietro Di Villarosa, I Conte Pietro Di Villarosa Bugatti Type 37 S4 - 1.5 2  
21 DNF 62 Amedeo Sillitti, I Amedeo Sillitti Alfa Romeo RL S6 - 3.0 2  
22 DNF *20 Salvatore Marano, I Salvatore Marano Maserati 26 S8 - 1.5 2  
23 DNF 50 Gastone Brilli-Peri, I Gastone Brilli-Peri Bugatti Type 35C S8 - 2.0 1 Mechanical
24 DNF 46 Tazio Nuvolari, I Scuderia Nuvolari Bugatti Type 35C S8 - 2.0 1 Piston
25 DNF *6 Vincenzo Verso Vincenzo Verso Bugatti Type 37 S4 - 1.5 1  
26 DNF *4 Cleto Nenzioni, I Cleto Nenzioni Bugatti Type 37 S4 - 1.5 1  
27 DNF *2 Giuseppe Inglese, I Giuseppe Inglese Bugatti Type 37 S4 - 1.5 1  
28 DNF 44 Cesare Pastore, I Scuderia Nuvolari Bugatti Type 35C S8 - 2.0 0  
29 DNF *10 Gioacchino Cocuzza, I Gioacchino Cocuzza Bugatti Type 37 S4 - 1.5 0  
30 DNF *18 Giuseppe Vittoria, I Giuseppe Vittoria Maserati 26 S8 - 1.5 0  
                 
31 DNA 28 - - Alfa Romeo      
32 DNA 38 Aymo Maggi, I Officine Alfieri Maserati Maserati 26B S8 - 2.0   Car driven by Maserati
33 DNA 56 Pietro Bordino, I Usines Bugatti Bugatti Type 35B S8 -   Driver diseased.
Car driven by Divo

 

IV Targa Florio Junior
Up to 1100cc (Cyclecars) - 3 laps = 324 km
10 starters - 2 finishers

 

Pos Clas-
sific.
# Driver, Nationality Entrant Car - Engine Engine
Vol. -
type
Time, Laps Start
order
Reason Out
1 1 70 Eugenio Riccioli, I   Fiat 509 S4 - 1.0 5:15'23.0"   61.639 km/h
2 2 78 Ezio (or Enzo) Rallo, I   Fiat 509 S4 - 1.0 5:58'35.8"    
                   
3 DNF 68 Francesco, Principe di Sirignano, I   Camen   2    
4 DNF 82 Giorgio Ciolini, I   San Giorgio   2    
5 DNF 74 Salvatore Casano, I   Salmson S4 - 1.1 1    
6 DNF 76 Clemente Biondetti, I   Salmson S4 - 1.1 1   Stub axle
3 DNF 64 Antonio Zanelli, I   Fiat 509 S4 - 1.0 0    
5 DNF 72 Mario Esposito, I   Camen   0    
9 DNF 66 Gioacchino Vigo, I   Fiat 509   0    
10 DNF 80 Enrico Faioli, I   Salmson S4 - 1.1 0    

 

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