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MADONIE (TARGA FLORIO)
Not to be confused with Cerda
Description  
Location Cerda
PA - Palermo - Sicilia
Location  
Latitude - Longitude (approx) + 37°54'00"     + 13°49'00"     (approx)
37.9     13.816667     (approx)
UTM Coordinates (approx) X = 395963.771  -  Y = 4195379.907  -  Zone 33S     (approx)
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Portale Cartografico Nazionale  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Visual Pagine Gialle
Altitude AMSL  
Inauguration 1906
Closing 1977
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English Google Earth
(2) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database
(3) Italian English www.targaflorio.info/circuiti.htm
(4) Italian Autosprint 5/1967 (page 11)Map
(5) Italian Autosprint 17/1969 (page 22)Vaccarella describes a lap
(6) Italian Autosprint 18/1969 (page 18)1969 news
(7) Italian Autosprint 41/1969
(8) Italian Autosprint 19/1971 (page 26)How to drive on 72 km circuit
(9) Italian Autosprint 19/1973 (page 5)Circuit will be used in 1974 too
(10) Italian Autosprint 2/2012Poster Story: Le Grandi Corse Dimenticate [Forgotten Great Races]
(11) Italian Quattroruote 720/2015 (page 62)Actual situation (photos and description in brief) [Publishing date: September 2015]

(*) NOTE: a complete and detailed view of the circuit can be found (if available) on Street View by Google Maps and/or Bird's Eye and 3D views by Bing Maps for Enterprise (former Microsoft Virtual Earth): both can be reached using their own link in Aerial photo / Map cell.

(**) For on-line not-English speaking sources, click on each small flag and you open the corresponding Google Translator page with automatic translation.

Grande Circuito delle Madonie

Targa Florio
Description  
Years 1906÷1911, 1931
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Road course
Inauguration 1906
Closing 1931
Last update of this page October 16th 2011
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 148.05  km    91.997  mi   (2)
length 148.823  km    92.477  mi   (3)

Medio Circuito delle Madonie

Targa Florio
Description  
Years 1919÷1930
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Road course
Inauguration 1919
Closing 1930
Last update of this page October 16th 2011
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 107.8  km    66.986  mi   (2)
length 108  km    67.11  mi   (3)
length 103.377  km    64.237  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (1)

Piccolo Circuito delle Madonie

Targa Florio
Description In 1969 before Targa Florio some crumbled bends were rebuilt, probably track lenght was slightly reduced
Years 1932÷1936, 1951÷1977
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Road course
Inauguration 1932
Closing 1977
Last update of this page October 16th 2011
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 71.8  km    44.616  mi   (2)
length 72  km    44.74  mi   (3)
length 72  km    44.74  mi   (4)
length 70.799  km    43.994  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (1)

Madonie (Targa Florio)

Targa Florio
Description  
Years 1970
Direction  
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Road course
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page April 13th 2006
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 22000  m 72178  ft 13.671  mi   (7)

Comparison between Madonie circuits

Due to technical problems, temporarily it’s no longer possible to see the circuits on Google Maps embedded in the current page.
This feature will be restored as soon as I figure out how to do (any help would be appreciated!)

See this track layout with Google Earth
(milermeter.com can be used in your browser, without installing anything; Google Earth is a program that must be installed in your computer)
(Map shown here above can show at the same time all eventual layouts drawn. If you want to see only some of them, please go to Google Maps or Google Earth, by clicking on its own link)


Medio Circuito delle Madonie

Due to technical problems, temporarily it’s no longer possible to see the circuits on Google Maps embedded in the current page.
This feature will be restored as soon as I figure out how to do (any help would be appreciated!)

See this track layout with Google Earth
(milermeter.com can be used in your browser, without installing anything; Google Earth is a program that must be installed in your computer)
(Map shown here above can show at the same time all eventual layouts drawn. If you want to see only some of them, please go to Google Maps or Google Earth, by clicking on its own link)


Piccolo Circuito delle Madonie

Due to technical problems, temporarily it’s no longer possible to see the circuits on Google Maps embedded in the current page.
This feature will be restored as soon as I figure out how to do (any help would be appreciated!)

See this track layout with Google Earth
(milermeter.com can be used in your browser, without installing anything; Google Earth is a program that must be installed in your computer)
(Map shown here above can show at the same time all eventual layouts drawn. If you want to see only some of them, please go to Google Maps or Google Earth, by clicking on its own link)



Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
September 3rd 2015     Guido de Carli     Update Description
January 19th 2012     Guido de Carli     Update Description
October 16th 2011     Guido de Carli Mazimloyola Mazimloyola Update Description with map
May 21st 2003     Guido de Carli     New Description without map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
 
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