Alfa Romeo is once again the protagonist of the “1000 Miglia”. From 13 to 16 may, the next is scheduled for the 38th edition of the historical commemoration of the “most beautiful race in the world”, as defined in the “the drake”, Enzo Ferrari.
An unmissable event for all lovers of engines and not only on the traditional route Brescia-Rome-Brescia will be able to admire in action a real traveling museum of inestimable value.
This year Alfa Romeo is the Automotive Sponsor” of the event with a three-year sponsorship, which is valid until 2021, as a token of the deep link since 1928 joins the “Red Arrow” and the Italian brand.
The event will see the participation of some of the jewels of the Alfa Romeo of the era, the 6C 1500 SS, 6C 1750 GS, 2000 Sport and a 1900 Super Sprint, coming from the Alfa Romeo historical Museum of Arese “The Time machine” from the collection of Fca Heritage, the department of the Group dedicated to the protection and promotion of the historical heritage of the Italian brands of Fca.
To be in the company of these wonderful cars there will also be other historic cars from private collectors, so much so that the patrol Alfa Romeo turns out to be the most numerous in the race.
in Total there will be 53 specimens, of which 13 participated at least once at the 1000 Miles of speed between 1927 and 1957, the year in which the race took place for the last time.
The appointment will also have a fleet of thirty cars present, including the various models of the suv to the Stelvio and the sport sedan Giulia, as the official car of the event.
The 1000 Miles this year will also see the extraordinary initiatives to celebrate the 110 years of Alfa Romeo, whose long history is filled with victories, technological innovations and memorable creations on four wheels.
In evidence, including more than four hundred historic cars that will cross the Country, the presence of eleven Alfa Romeo vehicles built after 1957.
This special fleet, in competition with a ranking, dedicated, sees deployed some of the most important Alfa Romeo models made in the last sixty years, that will be able to participate in the competition, exceptionally, for this year alone.
A double homage to the brand is then represented by the number of cars selected: eleven in fact, are the decades of history of Alfa Romeo but also the triumphs that the house of the biscione has obtained in the various editions of the “most beautiful race in the world”, a race which, up to 1957 has enthralled millions of sports.
“One of the vicissitudes of the sport's most famous alfa romeo came in 1928 when, during the second edition of the “1000 Miglia”, the Alfa Romeo won the individual ranking and the team – point at the headquarters, – leading to the finish line all of the eight cars with which it was deployed at the start.
From then until 1957, the brand has won eleven times, a record unbeatable that confirms the indissoluble bond between the two brands, able to shine in the global car industry”.
lastly, the victory of the last year of Giovanni Moceri and Daniele Bonetti at the edge of the 6C 1500 SS (1928) in the collection Fca Heritage and coming from the Alfa Romeo historical Museum in Arese.
in Addition, in 2019, Alfa Romeo also won the coveted “Trophy Sponsor” Team", thanks to the good placings achieved by the cars belonging to the official team of the brand Biscione. (m.r.)
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