Alfa nearly beat Ferrari in the early 70’s…

Alfa Romeo 33TT12

Alfa Romeo 33TT12

…in what’s been called the scariest race ever, the Targa Florio.

A short video examines the Targa Florio, and from the drivers seat, a better understanding of what is stilled called, “the scariest race ever”.  Notable quote, “Best ever documentary in motor sport. Captures the romantic era like no other”

Targa Florio 1970 

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Dave Miller drives the fastest, coolest, sexiest cars on the planet. He travels the world uncovering the hidden gems in luxury transportation, meeting the owners, and connecting with extraordinary car enthusiasts. Dave is a member of the Midwest Automotive Media Association and writes for various publications. In addition to, you can follow Dave's adventures via Drive With Dave Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and tune into the Drive with Dave Podcast via iTunes, Stitcher or Soundcloud.


  1. Carl John Sarro October 1, 2019 at 4:04 AM - Reply

    Hello Dave,
    Loved your video of the Targa Florio.
    Watch for an exclusive article in Lotus Notus by Anatoly Aruntunoff, who entered a Lotus Europa in the 1973 Targa.
    BTW… My grandparents came from Palermo. CJS

    • Dave Miller With Lotus GT
      Dave Miller October 8, 2019 at 3:00 PM - Reply

      Hi Carl, glad you liked the Targa Florio video. Amazing cars and amazing times. Can you let me know when the 73 Targa comes out? Many thanks and best to you.

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