World’s most beautiful car competition
Created by two aristocrats Mille Miglia was an open road speed race held in 24 editions from 1927 to 1957 in Italy.
Today, 1000 Miglia is a luxury brand, reviving the past, symbol of the Italian race of vintage cars par excellence, combining the heritage of the most beautiful race in Italy to bring along the world with a fun, sophisticated, inclusive and contemporary way of life.
An attitude of life, a way of being dynamic and elegant, where creativity and Italian taste meet experimentation and contamination with fashion, art, and design. It promotes the growth of a culture respectful of the environment, paying attention to communities, territories, and mobility. Yesterday as today, 1000 Miglia is a spokesman for technical, social and human progress. Participant actively in charity in 2018, the 1000 Miglia Charity project raised € 115,000 donated to the Ospedale dei Bambini di Brescia.
1000 Miglia draws on this lifestyle, with a brand that brings with it the inclination towards travel, elegance and good living
The History Interactive Gallery
The official website offers a virtual gallery of this Time Line with the individual editions of the race, in which you can access 360-degree settings, which show the posters, the cards on the competition, the images of the protagonists, the historical films and the map of the route of that year.
For each setting, enveloping videos have been created that reproduce the specimens that participated in the historical races.
Mille Miglia had been the World Sports Car championship through which brands became popular to the public like Alfa Romeo, Maserati, Ferrari, BMW in the aerodynamic form at that time, Mercedes and more.
The official website presents an interactive map to browse the reproduced in 3D route, as a real traveling museum of exceptional historical and sporting value, immersed in the extraordinary cities of art and evocative natural landscapes.
You can’t miss the eight victories of Ferrari.
The chilling History presented within this separate page will take you back in the field:
The race was paused by Mussolini due to an accident in 1938 which caused the death of people in the audience. When reborn in 1977, vintage or classic cars did participate in this elite race covering a vast race distance in Italy, under the name of Mille Miglia Storica.
Nowadays, the sports cars in sleek lines bring the sweet taste of the glorious past and still perform this classic route from Brescia to Rome and back, crossing the charming country roads and natural beauties of Italy.
The company 1000 Miglia srl is owned by Automobile CIub of Brescia, created in 2012 with the aim of organizing the re-enactment of the 1000 Miglia and enhancing the Freccia Rossa, the historic brand that distinguishes the legendary race all over the world.
A young and dynamic company, it is made up of professionals with specific experiences and skills who work daily in the pursuit of excellence. Today the 1000 Miglia is expanding rapidly and is experiencing a development that marks the crucial transition from a local event to a global brand, endowed with a bold and contemporary identity.
Thanks to its know-how, the company is in fact engaged in organizing international events in parallel with the Italian race par excellence and aims to become ambassadors of Made in Italy in the World.
The museum of Mille Miglia situated at Brescia Municipality, close by Sant’Eufemia della Fonte monastery, was brought to life by the Mille Miglia Museum Association in a property is of huge archaeological, historical and architectural value.
Dedicated to the ‘Red Arrow’ race, was established in December 1996 by a group of Brescian businessmen known as the “Friends of the Mille Miglia”. Open to the public since 2004, is also involved in restoring the Sant’Eufemia monastery complex, owned by the Brescia municipality.
A guardian of legendary history, a living testament, aims to reconstruct this famous cultural sporting event, within the context of Italy’s vast history. The Mille Miglia Museum has been able to establish a collection of rare, four-wheeled gems, which it exhibits in its museum.
This is all thanks to the devotion of private collectors and partnerships with other automobile museums, including a Cooperation Agreement the Mille Miglia has signed with the Mercedes-Benz Museum. The cars loaned to the Mille Miglia are arranged in the Museum before sets and backdrops that recall for visitors the various periods in which the race was alive.
The race archives are kept at the Mille Miglia Museum. They contain around 130,000 documents that Reno Castagneto and his staff held at the Brescia Automobile Club between 1927 and 1957.
The Archives are an excellent resource for researching and studying classic car races as they contain all sorts of materials pertaining to the organization of the races, including competitor registration cards, correspondence with the race teams and car manufacturers, standings, starting grids, tables, press clippings (including contemporary articles, newspapers, and magazines) and the famous “Numeri Unici” yearbooks. Everything has been scanned and digitized so that the digital archives at the Mille Miglia can be explored via a search engine.
Accompanied by our employees, researchers and professionals working in the automobile history and classic car racing sectors, as well as classic car owners and aficionados, can access the Archives’ contents. Thus, anyone with an interest in the matter may perform specific searches on their cars under the headings below:
T. +39 030 3365631 firstname.lastname@example.org
Forthcoming event 1000 MIGLIA 2019 in 15th – 18th May 2019
The 1000 Miglia, out to celebrate its thirty-seventh re-enactment, will start from Brescia on Wednesday 15th May.
The Red Arrow will cross “the heart” of Italy in direction of the Capital, before returning to Brescia on Saturday 18th, after having touched down in Cervia – Milano Marittima, Rome and Bologna
The protagonists of the 1000 Miglia 2019 will be 430 exceptional vehicles, testifying to the history of design and cars. Shall we view the race?
A poem from Artist Photographer Themis Veleris for Mille Miglia
There is no TIME without sound
The sound is strong and different
The sound is RED & shiny
TIME is slow & clear
Time is velvet
There is always a youth reminder
There is always yellow happiness
LIFE is blue as our childhood memories
Life passes through sunny green valleys
Escape through the routes of TIME…
“Mille Miglia stories”…
Gallery credits: https://www.vartcon.com/in-mille-miglia/
A Special Thank you so much, Themis!
Themis Veleris an Athens based artist, blogger, and photographer. His Photographic work is a contemporary view of Life. Dive in the colorful magic of a conceptual photo narration through the lens of Themis Veleris art photography, capturing the moment. Contact directly for any form of photo session or color tales: email@example.com Tel. +30 6944728517
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