The CASTROL FILM LIBRARY and QUADRANT VIDEO present

MOUNTAIN LEGEND - TARGA FLORIO 1965

  racing as drivers lihe Hill, Bonnier, Scarfiotti, Whitemore, Bondurant, bandini and the local hero Vaccarella all chase victory over the 450 mile course beneath a blistering Sicilian sun. The colorful and nostalgic record of the 49th Targa echoes with the sounds of the classic sports prototypes of the day - Ferrari P2s and 275 LMs, GT40s, Porsche 904s, TZ Alfa Romeos - and captures forever the spirit of a bygone age in the history of motorsport. 43 minutes color

Last of the truly heroic road races was the legendary Targa Florio which until 1973 was run each Spring in the mountains of north west Sicily. This historic production, a classic from the Castrol Film Library, tells the story of the 1965 event and shows the tortuous mountain turns through the windscreen of a works Healey 3000 as Timo Makinen sets about learning the 45 miles circuit with its 295 corners.   The Targa Florio brings out the best in long-distance

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