THE MOST BEAUTIFUL RACE IN THE WORLD COMES TO THE U.S.
Brescia, Italy (October 21, 2019) – For the first time, 1000 Miglia S.r.l. is organizing a car rally abroad. Patterned after the world-renowned open-road, motorsport endurance race established in 1927, the 1000 Miglia Warm Up 2019 will take place in and around Washington D.C. from October 23 through October 26, 2019.
The event will feature one day of regularity rally training followed by a three-day race of over 500 miles. The competitive race will be staged in full 1000 Miglia style, finishing on Italian soil at Villa Firenze, the Italian Ambassador’s residence in Washington D.C.
The event features 22 cars in two classes: the 1000 Miglia Era Class and the Post-1000 Miglia Era Class. The first will be represented by 1000 Miglia eligible cars, built between 1927 and 1957, as well as significant sports and grand touring cars built during the same time period; the second will be open to sports, grand touring and supercars built from 1958 to present.
The winner of the 1000 Miglia Era Class will be awarded the inaugural Coppa USA (USA Cup) “1000 Miglia S.r.l. is making important and strategic organizational changes that are intended to broaden our brand awareness and excite a new generation of enthusiasts. The logical next step towards reaching this goal is 1000 Miglia Warm USA,” said Alberto Piantoni, CEO of 1000 Miglia S.r.l. “The U.S. has the largest number of classic car and supercar owners in the world so we’re here to introduce them to The Most Beautiful Race in
Crews will be divided into two classes: veteran and novice. Veteran competitors are the crews with at least one driver with experience in two or more 1000 Miglia between 2013 and 2019. Novice competitors are those with less or no experience in the 1000 Miglia. In addition, crews will compete for eight guaranteed entries to the thirty-eighth edition of the 1000 Miglia race in Italy from May 13-16, 2020.
For more details about 1000 Miglia Warm Up USA, please visit: www.1000miglia.it/warmupusa