XXXI Targa Florio 1940
Circuito Parco delle Favorita, Palermo
Voiturette

 

Date: May 23 Fastest Practice Lap: Luigi Villoresi, 2'21.6"
Track Length: 5700 Fastest Lap: Luigi Villoresi, 2'19.4" = 147.202 km/h (lap 28)
Attendance:   Distance: 40 laps x 5700 m = 228 km
Entries:   Average Speed: 142.288 km/h
Practiced:   Track map  
Starters: 15    
Classified: 11    

 

Sources:
(1) Targa Florio, page 159 - W. F. Bradley, 1955
(2) Settant'anni di gare automobilistiche in Italia, page 111 - Emanuele Alberto Carli
(3) A Record of Grand Prix and Voiturette Racing, Volume 4, page 125 - 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
(9)
The Golden Era of Grand Prix Racing - http://www.kolumbus.fi/leif.snellman/

 

Pos Clas-
sific.
# Driver, Nationality Entrant Car Engine
type - volume
Time
Laps
Reason Out
1 1   Luigi Villoresi, I Officine Alfieri Maserati Maserati 4CL S4 - 1.5 1:36'08.6"  
2 2   Franco Cortese, I Officine Alfieri Maserati Maserati 4CL S4 - 1.5 1:37'23.6"  
3 3   Giovanni Rocco, I Giovanni Rocco Maserati 4CL S4 - 1.5 1:37'40.0"  
4 4   Ettore Bianco, I Ettore Bianco Maserati 4CL S4 - 1.5 1:38'45.0"  
5 5   Arialdo Ruggeri, I Scuderia Ambrosiana Maserati 6CM S6 - 1.5 1:39'30.4"  
6 6   Guido Barbieri, I Guido Barbieri Maserati 6CM S6 - 1.5 1:39'54.2"
38 laps
 
7 7   Gicomo Palmieri, I Giacomo Palmieri Maserati 6CM S6 - 1.5 1:39'29.0"
37 laps
 
8 8   "Pimpiricchio", I Scuderia Torino Maserati 6CM S6 - 1.5 1:40'28.2"
37 laps
 
9 9   Enrico Platé, CH Enrico Platé Maserati 6CM S6 - 1.5 1:40'29.4"
36 laps
 
10 10   Renato Balestrero, I Scuderia Torino Maserati 6CM S6 - 1.5 1:41'10.2"
36 laps
 
                 
11 DNF   Secondo Corsi, I Secondo Corsi Maserati 6CM S6 - 1.5    
12 DNF   Mario Moradei, I Mario Moradei Maserati 6CM S6 - 1.5   Engine
13 DNF   Alberto Ascari, I Scuderia Torino Maserati 6CM S6 - 1.5   Spin
14 DNF   Vico Pagliano, I Vico Pagliano Maserati 6CM S6 - 1.5    
15 DNF   Emilio Romano, I Emilio Romano Maserati 6CM S6 - 1.5   Fuel pipe
16 DNF   Andrea Brezzi, I Scuderia Torino Maserati 6CM S6 - 1.5   Accident

 

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