Sicily holidays, Italy: Racing through 2

When I was invited to drive around Sicily in a 1913 car to retrace the route of the notorious Targa Florio race, I thought it was too crazy, even for me.

The race was one of the most important in the motor-racing calendar in the Twenties, but by 1977 was abandoned after a series of deaths on its twisting mountain tracks.

So gallivanting around the island covering more than 600 miles, much of it along dirt roads, in a car that could only go as fast as a tractor did not seem like a smart idea!

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Amazing find: The Villa del Casale is home to the best preserved Roman mosaics on the planet  Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/article-2245378/Sicily-holidays-Italy-Racing-2000-years-ancient-history-classic-car.html#ixzz2EduYwCG3  Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook

Amazing find: The Villa del Casale is home to the best preserved Roman mosaics on the planet Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/article-2245378/Sicily-holidays-Italy-Racing-2000-years-ancient-history-classic-car.html#ixzz2EduYwCG3 Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook

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