The winner received celebrates it trophy of the gold Plate (Italian plaque=Targa) engraved by the artist of reputation Rene Lalique and showing a racing car racing on bottom of sicilian landscape.
It is in 1951 that Targa found its glare on the traditional course with Mercedes duels, Porsche, Ferrari. In 1955, the race is registered with the official calendar of the Championnat of the World, as well as the 24:00 of Mans or the 1.000 km of Monza. The average of the turn reached 122,5 km/h in 1972.
With final, during its 3/4 of century of existence, run by more the automobile famous brands, it became one of the legendary races of the automobile competition.
Before the First World War
Between the 2 world wars
After the second world war
Tests cash for the championship of the world of sport scars WSC
Tests not counting more for the championship of the world of sport scars WSC
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