1000 Miglia: 5 legs over 2,200 kilometres from Brescia to Rome and back

1000 Miglia: 5 legs over 2,200 kilometres from Brescia to Rome and back

The Most Beautiful Race in the World returns from 11 to 15 June in 2200-kilometres that the magnificent cars built between 1927 and 1957 will cover in five legs, as per the format inaugurated last year. The unusual anti-clockwise route will add epic flavour to the tour de force of the classic gems, evoking the legend of the first 1000 Miglia speed race editions.

 

The first historic leg finish In Turin: after the 1947 and 1948 passages, the convoy will stop for the first time in the Savoy city and, greeted by the Red Arrow projected on the Mole Antonelliana, will parade through the city centre streets until the welcoming in Piazza San Carlo. Another novelty will be Genoa, where the first race lunch will be held. Viareggio, Rome and San Lazzaro di Savena the other city legs.

 

From the morning of Sunday 9 June, the pre-race will start with the opening of the Technical and Administrative Checks at the Brixia Forum Paddock, followed at 4:30 p.m. by the inauguration of the 1000 Miglia Village in Piazza Vittoria. Here, two hours later, the engines will be switched on for the seventh edition of the Trofeo Gaburri, with cars competing between Corso Zanardelli and the Brescia Castle, with the finish line in Piazza Paolo VI.

 

The city centre is also ready to welcome the 1000 Miglia: on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Saturday the cars will park in the centre’s squares and streets, where restaurants, bars and shops will remain open until late at night. From 6.30 p.m. on Saturday, the White Night festival stage in Piazza Loggia will host the prize-giving ceremony.

 

Preceding the classic car convoy will be the Ferraris of the Tribute 1000 Miglia and the 1000 Miglia Green Full-Electric cars, followed by the Supercars and Hypercars entered in the 1000 Miglia Experience. The 1000 Miglia Autonomous Drive project with the Politecnico University of Milan continues: the car with the robo-driver will be presented at the inauguration of the Village and, driven again this year by Matteo Marzotto, aims to complete a large part of the route in Autonomous Drive mode.

 

The Pink Car of the 1000 Miglia Charity also returns in support of IEO – WOMEN’S CANCER CENTER, in which various show business personalities will take turns.

 

ENTRIES ARE OPEN FOR THE BRUNO BONI PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION

For the twelfth consecutive year the Bruno Boni Association is organizing the traditional Digital photography competition linked to the 1000 Miglia, in collaboration with 1000 Miglia Srl and the Club Mille Miglia Franco Mazzotti.

 

Online entries, as always free, will be open until 30 June 2024, following the final evaluation by the competition jury who will judge all the photographs available in the online gallery from 1 July. They will subsequently be republished with the author’s name.

 

The awards ceremony will take place at 11 am on Saturday 21 September in the Salone Vanvitelliano of Palazzo Loggia and the 20 winning photographs will be exhibited at Ma.Co.f, Palazzo Colleoni in via Moretto, from 4 to 9 October 2024.

 

The theme of the competition is free, it can be set along the entire route of the 1000 Miglia 2024, during the race and the collateral events which will take place from 11 to 15 June 2024.

 

All the images, taken during the days of the 1000 Miglia 2024 and entered into the Competition, will be evaluated according to the criteria that the Jury deems necessary to apply in compliance with the theme and the regulation which provides for a single category of competitors regardless of any shooting technique and /or subsequent graphic processing.

 

First prize is the usual and appreciated bronze Winged Victory and a digital Nikon Z fc with relative zoom. All prizes are listed on the Association website. In addition to those determined by the ranking, there will also be special prizes.


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