90th Anniversary for Mille Miglia
Huge enthusiasm and vastly increased participation requests. 695 participation requests from 41 Countries in 5 Continents. In the year of its ninetieth anniversary, the thirty-fifth edition of the re-evocation of the Mille Miglia created in 1927 was presented n Brescia. A race that Enzo Ferrari called “a unique travelling museum”.
From Thursday 18 to Sunday 21 May, the race will travel through more than 200 municipalities and 7 regions in Italy, as well as the Republic of San Marino.
Among the novelties, worthy of mention are the “showcase trials” to be held in some historic squares, by the 440 accepted cars.
For the fifth year running, 1000 Miglia Srl will be running the great automobile event. The company is a subsidiary of Automobile Club Brescia.
Beside the celebratory trademark of this ninetieth anniversary, the main novelties of the 2017 edition will concern the competitive aspect with a considerable increase in the number of time trials, which increase to 112, plus 18 readings in 7 set average tests. The final classification, after the application of coefficients (unchanged following the changes done last year) will comprise a total of 130 timed stages.
Among these, for the first time, Mille Miglia will hold a few “showcase trials” in the squares of Verona, Castelfranco Veneto, Ferrara, Pistoia, Busseto, and Canneto sull’Oglio.
The last timed trials of Mille Miglia 2017, decisive for the ranking, takes place in an extraordinary setting. The runways of the 6th Squadron Tornadoes at Ghedi Military Airport.