The Most Beautiful Race In The World – Italy

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The 1000 Miglia begins its engines for the second year in a succession as summer approaches. From Wednesday, June 15 to Saturday, June 18, 425 remarkable cars will resurrect the legend of the Red Arrow on Italian highways, covering over 2,000 kilometers in four days and crossing 250 localities. After legs in Cervia-Milano Marittima, Rome, and Parma, the 1000 Miglia 2022 will return to traverse clockwise across Italy, starting and finishing in Brescia.

Crews will depart Brescia on Wednesday, June 15 for Lake Garda before traveling south and descending to the Adriatic Sea. Dinner in the Teatro Comunale in Ferrara during the race, and the end of the leg in Cervia-Milano Marittima. The cars will climb the hairpin turns leading to San Marino on Thursday, June 16, then descend to Urbino before continuing on to Rome, where they will join the parade in Via Veneto.

The Race will span four regions on Friday, June 17: Lazio, Tuscany, with a lunch stop in Siena’s Piazza del Campo, Liguria, and Emilia Romagna, and finally Parma. The race will pass through the Autodromo di Monza and Bergamo on Saturday, August 18, before finishing in Brescia. On the sports front, all eyes are on Andrea Vesco, the defending champion who won in 2020 and 2021.

ROUTE

  • Nearly 2,000 km
  • 257 locations
  • 115 Time Trials
  • 17 Time Controls
  • 8 Average Trials

1000 MIGLIA CARS

  • 425 cars
  • 71 cars took part in the historic 1000 Miglia 1927-57
  • The first 10 starting cars will be “665 SUPERBA” OM (winner car of the 1927 1000 Miglia)
  • Two examples of ALFA 8c 2003 return to Brescia after participating in the 1932 1000 Miglia
  • 9 examples of OSCA (7 of these participated in 1000 Miglia 1927-57) will leave grouped together to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the House
  • 19 Ferrari and 6 Maserati racing cars
  • Most represented automaker: Alfa Romeo with 50 cars

source prenewswire

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