Concept Carz Home Concepts and PrototypesAbout Follow ConceptCarz on Facebook Follow ConceptCarz on Twitter RSS News Feed
 
 Automotive NewsArrow PictureThe 32nd re-enactment STARTS IN California 
The 32nd re-enactment STARTS IN CaliforniaAddThis Social Bookmark Button
Company press release.

The 32nd re-enactment STARTS IN California  • 'A special prize given at the 'Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance'

• A project has been announced for the recognition of outstanding participants

• Registration for the 2014 edition will begin at the end of September

• Important changes are expected for the race route

• New coefficients of merit will be assigned to the participating vehicles

The Mille Miglia's international popularity and the friendship thatbinds motor racing to 'Stars and Stripes' enthusiasts has been demonstrated by the fact that the first step on the road to the 32nd re-enactment of the 'most beautiful race in the world' has been taken in California.

The beautiful Pebble Beach locationis home to the famous 'Concours d'Elegance', the legendary 'Concours Italiano', 'The Quail' and Laguna Seca, where the 'Monterey Historic Races' are staged.

During the 'Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance' a pair of Red Arrow trophies were awarded to two unique cars.

A special category was established within the competition, reserved for cars having the same characteristics as the Italian race. In other words, 'Sport' or 'Grand Touring' cars that were manufactured between 1927 and 1957.

This year, two special awards were dedicated to the Italian race, one for pre-war cars and another for post-war vehicles.

Since 2006, in addition to the prize awarded to the owners of the winning cars, the winners' names are engraved on another trophy with the Red Arrow that remains permanently at Pebble Beach.

The winners of the 2013 awards were of exceptional value: the prize in the prewar category went to a 2900 Alfa Romeo Type B 'P3' that Carlo Pintacuda brought to victory in the Mille Miglia of 1935. This vehicle, now owned by collector Gregory Whitten, was a single-seater. However, Enzo Ferrari, who then managed the Alfa Romeo racers, turned it into a two-seater in order to make it eligible for Mille Miglia participation. The cabin was so narrow that Baron 'Della Stufa' was chosen as co-pilot, due to his slight build.

The trophy for the post-war category was assigned to Jon Shirley's Ferrari 212 Berlinetta Vignale. Franco Cornacchia and Guido Mariani drove the very same car to victory in Mille Miglia's 1951 and 1952 races.

Marco Makaus, CEO of 1000 Miglia Srl (the company wholly owned by the Brescia Automobile Club that since 2013 organizes the historical reenactment of race) presented the awards on the famous walkway of Pebble Beach.

Makaus expressed 1000 Miglia Srl's keen interest in dedicating more and more attention to the original vehicles that competed in Mille Miglia historical editions from 1927 to 1957. These outstanding cars will undergo certification, verifying that they have taken part in one of the historical MM editions.

As for the next edition, the other CEO of 1000 Miglia Srl, Andrea Dalledonne, announced that registrations on www.1000miglia.itwill be opening in late September, at which time the 2014 edition will be presented.

There will be substantial changes to the race route and program, as well as a complete review of the coefficients of merit applied to the participating cars.

   Recent Articles
HONDA SWEEPS INDY FRONT ROW WITH TEQUILA PATRÓN DRIVERS DALZIEL, VAN OVERBEEK

• Braun Earns Third Prototype Challenge TOTAL Pole Award Of 2014 Season


INDIANAPOLIS (July 24, 2014)
– National Tequila Day took on more meaning at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Thursday when Tequila Patrón drivers Ryan Dalziel and Johannes van Overbeek swept the front row in qualifying for Friday's TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Brickyard Grand Prix (5:30 p.m. ET, Live, FOX Sports 1).

Defending Brickyard Grand Prix winner Dalziel piloted the No. 1 HPD ARX-03b/Honda to a b....
ONE-OF-A-KIND BMW I8 CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE EDITION TO BE AUCTIONED DURING PEBBLE BEACH CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE WEEKEND

BMW i8 Concours d'Elegance Edition to be sold at Pebble Beach Auctions presented by Gooding & Company with proceeds benefitting the Pebble Beach Company Foundation and the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – July 25, 2014… In celebration of the US arrival of the BMW i8, the world's most innovative sports car, a one-of-a-kind 2014 BMW i8 Concours d'Elegance Edition will be auctioned during the weekend of the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, ahead of the ....
JD CLASSICS AT THE COPPA D'ORO

◾JD Classics was privileged to be accepted for entry into one of the most exclusive historic events in the world – the Coppa d'Oro
◾JD Classics sent a very special 1950 Jaguar XK120 to Italy with a full support crew of expert on-event technicians
◾Car ran faultlessly over the two-day, 300km gruelling rally which took in the Italian Dolomite Mountains

IN DETAIL

Maldon, Essex, Thursday 24th July: With a select field of 51 pre-1961 classic cars and a two-day, 300km route that....
INAUGURAL SALUTE TO STYLE AT THE HURLINGHAM CLUB

Inaugural Salute to Style at The Hurlingham Club: three days of sun, classic sportscars, art, fashion and fine food and wines from France

As the first Salute to Style hosted by The Hurlingham Club has just drawn to a close, visitors, exhibitors, artists and classic car private collectors alike have hailed the three-day event as a successful and elegant nod to summer in London: even the sun was a permanent feature throughout the celebrations.

The event opened with a Bastille Day Bal....
THE CLASSIC CAR SHOW

ALL NEW 13 x ONE-HOUR GLOBAL TV SERIES CELEBRATING THE CULT OF CLASSIC CARS

IN BRIEF
◾A ground-breaking global TV series that provides unprecedented access to the iconic cars, personalities and glamorous events that underpin the classic car world
◾Distributed for broadcast globally by Sony Pictures Television
◾13 x one-hour episodes presented by Jodie Kidd and Quentin Willson with a supporting cast of global A-list celebrities
◾Tapping into a multi-billion dollar industry ....
TIRERACK.COM'S SECOND RESULT OF 19th ANNUAL TIRE TESTING SEASON

America's largest 'personal shoe shopper' for your vehicle publishes results from Grand Touring All-Season comparison test for drivers looking for longer tread life, better grip in wet weather and all-season capabilities

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (July 22, 2014)
— TireRack.com, America's largest independent tire tester and consumer-direct source for tires, wheels and performance accessories, released the second set of results from its 19th annual tire testing season. This Grand Touring All-Seas....
Classic Car Week Takes Hold of the Monterey Peninsula

Historic Race Cars Rev it up from Track to City Streets

MONTEREY, Calif., July 21, 2014 – The heart of historic downtown Monterey will be transformed into an outdoor motorsports museum when historic race cars line Alvarado Street between 5 and 7 p.m. on Friday, August 8 when Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca kicks of the 2014 Monterey Classic Car Week activities.

The race car show lines the street allowing visitors the chance to freely walk among the race cars, take pictures beside ....
2014 Bentley Continental GT Speed
2014 Bentley Continental GT Speed  2014 Bentley Continental GT Speed  2014 Bentley Continental GT Speed  2014 Bentley Continental GT Speed  2014 Bentley Continental GT Speed  
2014 Bentley Continental GT3-R
2014 Bentley Continental GT3-R  2014 Bentley Continental GT3-R  2014 Bentley Continental GT3-R  2014 Bentley Continental GT3-R  2014 Bentley Continental GT3-R  
2014 Bentley Flying Spur
2014 Bentley Flying Spur  2014 Bentley Flying Spur  2014 Bentley Flying Spur  2014 Bentley Flying Spur  2014 Bentley Flying Spur  
2014 BMW Z4
2014 BMW Z4  2014 BMW Z4  2014 BMW Z4  2014 BMW Z4  2014 BMW Z4  
2014 Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse Rembrandt
2014 Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse Rembrandt  2014 Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse Rembrandt  2014 Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse Rembrandt  2014 Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse Rembrandt  2014 Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse Rembrandt  
2014 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R
2014 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R  2014 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R  2014 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R  2014 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R  2014 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R  
2014 Dodge Viper SRT Stryker Green
2014 Dodge Viper SRT Stryker Green  2014 Dodge Viper SRT Stryker Green  2014 Dodge Viper SRT Stryker Green  2014 Dodge Viper SRT Stryker Green  2014 Dodge Viper SRT Stryker Green  
2014 Ferrari LaFerrari
2014 Ferrari LaFerrari  2014 Ferrari LaFerrari  2014 Ferrari LaFerrari  2014 Ferrari LaFerrari  2014 Ferrari LaFerrari  
2014 Ford George Follmer Edition Mustang
2014 Ford George Follmer Edition Mustang  2014 Ford George Follmer Edition Mustang  2014 Ford George Follmer Edition Mustang  2014 Ford George Follmer Edition Mustang  2014 Ford George Follmer Edition Mustang  
2014 Infiniti Q60 Bobby Unser Edition
2014 Infiniti Q60 Bobby Unser Edition  2014 Infiniti Q60 Bobby Unser Edition  2014 Infiniti Q60 Bobby Unser Edition  2014 Infiniti Q60 Bobby Unser Edition  2014 Infiniti Q60 Bobby Unser Edition