XXII Targa Florio 1931
Circuito Grande delle Madonie
Formula Libre

 

Date: May 10, heavy rain. Fastest Practice Lap:  
Track Length: 146.0 km Fastest Lap: Achille Varzi, 2:03'54.8" = 70.7 km/h (lap 1)
Attendance:   Distance: 4 laps x 146 km = 584 km
Entries: 22 Average Speed: 64.834 km/h
Practiced:      
Starters: 16    
Classified: 6    

 

Sources:
(1) Targa Florio, page 157 - W. F. Bradley, 1955
(2) Settant'anni di gare automobilistiche in Italia, page 108 - Emanuele Alberto Carli
(3) A Record of Grand Prix and Voiturette Racing, Volume 2, page 264-265 - 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 , page 368 - Cullen Thomas / David Owen 1973

 

Pos Clas-
sific.
# Driver, Nationality Entrant Car Engine
Type - Volume
Start
order
Time
Laps
Km
Reason Out
1 1 14 Tazio Nuvolari, I Alfa Corse Alfa Romeo 8C-2300 S8 - 2.3   9:00'27.0"  
2 2   Baconin Borzacchini, I Alfa Corse Alfa Romeo 6C-1750 S6 - 1.7   9:02'44.0"  
3 3   Achille Varzi, I Achille Varzi Bugatti Type 51 S8 - 2.3 1 9:07'53.8"  
4 4   Giuseppe Campari, I Alfa Corse Alfa Romeo 6C-1750 S6 - 1.7   9:08'11.0"  
5 5   Guido d'Ippolito, I Alfa Corse Alfa Romeo 6C-1750 S6 - 1.7   9:29'11.0"  
6 6   Luigi Arcangeli, I /
Goffredo Zehender, I
Alfa Corse Alfa Romeo 8C-2300 S8 - 2.3   9:45'13.0" Shared car
                   
7 DNF 12 René Dreyfus, F Officine Alfieri Maserati Maserati 26M S8 - 2.5   3 Withdrew / spark plugs
8 DNF   Mario Piccolo, I Mario Piccolo Bugatti Type 35 S8 - 2.0   2 Withdrew
9 DNF   Carlo Pellegrini, I Carlo Pellegrini Alfa Romeo 6C-1750 S6 - 1.7   2 Withdrew
10 DNF   Clemente Biondetti, I Officine Alfieri Maserati Maserati 26M S8 - 2.5   1 Accident
11 DNF 8 Luigi Fagioli, I Officine Alfieri Maserati Maserati 26M S8 - 2.5   0 Acccident
12 DNF   Costantino Magistri, I Costantino Magistri Alfa Romeo 6C-1750 S6 - 1.7   0 Timing gear / accident
13 DNF   Castagna, I   Salmson S4 - 1.1   0 Withdrew
14 DNF                
15 DNF                
16 DNF                
                   
14 DNS/
DNA
  Toia, I   Bugatti Type 35 S8 - 2.0      
15 DNS/
DNA
  Angelo Giusti, I Angelo Giusti Bugatti Type 35 S8 - 2.0      
16 DNS/
DNA
  Emilio Romano, I Emilio Romano Bugatti Type 35B S8 - 2.3      
17 DNS/
DNA
  Marco Pirandello, I Marco Pirandello Alfa Romeo 6C-1750 S6 - 1.7      
18 DNS/
DNA
  Landolino, I   Maserati        
19 DNS/
DNA
  Papillon   Maserati        
                   
20 DNA                
21 DNA                
22 DNA                

 

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