Grand Prix History in Scale Models

1906, Alessandro Cagno, Itala, Rio Models

1906 Itala 20/40 HP Cagno

1906Targa FlorioTarga Florio
Driver No.Entrant
Alessandro Cagno3Fab Auto Itala SA
Scale ManufacturerCollection
1:43Rio Models
Cat. No.QualityRarity

Italian racing driver, aviation pioneer and powerboat racer  Alessandro Cagno won the inaugural Targa Florio race in 1906 driving this Itala 20/40 hp. The race on Grande Madonie loop in Sicily lasted for 3 laps and 446.4 km. Cagno covered the distance in 3 hours 33 minutes, with the average speed of 46.79 kph and finished 32 minutes ahead of his teammate Ettore Graziani.

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