[DX11] Driving at Targa Florio

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  1. DaVeX

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    You right, I mean next year...
    The cancelled one was the rally stage...
    Targa Florio is composed by 3 events:
    1) historical regularity race on old track (historical cars)
    2) pergusa race (historical and modern cars)
    3) rally stage (modern rally cars)
     
  2. vegaguy5555

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    Are there any events on the Targa Florio today? I know it was shut down by the authorities in 1976 I think it was?

    I read that in the day they (communities/towns in the area) would offer money to famous drivers to come and race to help the local economy.
     
  3. DaVeX

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    Yes it was shut down (not sure about year) now it still exist as non competitive race, sort of regularity race. Now we have Pergusa race and rally stage...
    I have a lot of photos of the cars since 1950 (but even older) to modern days...
     
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  4. vegaguy5555

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    Do you live there?
     
  5. DaVeX

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    Yep, I am from Palermo so yes
     
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  6. vegaguy5555

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    That is really cool!:)

    So how close is the mod to the real thing? Some of it seems a little generic to me.

    Now I got one more place on my bucket list to go to.:)

    How far are you from the Nordschleife?
     
  7. DaVeX

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    The mod is based on 1967 track, they built it thanks to old photos but it is pretty close (surroundings and buildings)
    Btw, here 2 pics just to give you an idea...
    20140503_115943.jpg IMG_20170428_174143.jpg
    Far from Nordschleife? A lot!
     
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  8. not_him_59

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    who didn't pay attention during his geography lessons? ;)
     
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  9. vegaguy5555

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    22.5 hour drive looks like.

    "Lots" is a good answer.:)
     

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