The most beautiful race in the world continues its world renown legacy in May 2020. Starting in Brescia on May 13th, 2020 and returning on May 16th, the Mille Miglia 2020 will host 400 different types of vintage cars that are specifically and carefully commissioned to participate. This coincides with the thirty-eighth edition of the race which is to be a historical re-enactment of the race that was held from the years 1927 to 1957. Any car that took part in or completed any of the editions of the Miglia held during those years is likely to be seen during this very prestigious and thrilling race. Sadly, the entries for the race are now closed, but now the hype becomes more real as the days approach for the race! Below are the details for the route in which you are sure to catch racers passing through as well as discover why this race is deemed so beautiful.
Over the course of 4 days, the race will pass through areas of Italy that truly show why this is considered the most beautiful race in the world. Several stops happen along the route which give racers and spectators alike to take it all in. The route takes you to several corners and pockets of the Italian countryside which are nothing short of awe inspiring. Nothing comes close to how immersive this experience is and you’ll see why given the stops this race has.
Brescia: The starting point this year is centered in Brescia. After the race commences, it will make its way through the towns of Lake Garda, Desenzano, and Sirmione. The route will continue through Villafranca di Verona, Mantua and Ravenna. The exciting first day ends at Cervia-Milan Marittima.
Cervia-Milan Marittima: From here on the 2nd day, the cars will make their way through Urbino, Fabriano, Macerata, Fermo, and Ascoli Piceno. It is through these areas that still show prominent signs of the 2016 earthquake. Then from Rieti, the cars will arrive in Rome where they will partake in a parade before ending at the via Veneto catwalk.
Roma: The 3rd day makes for the longest stretch upon which departing Rome will take the racers through Ronciglione, Radicofani, Viterbo and Castiglione d’Orica. From here the racers will stop in Piazza II Campo di Siena. From Lucca heading through the Cisa Pass, the racers will find themselves finally stopping in Parma making this the last night of the race.
Parma: The final and home stretch of the race will usher racers from the Salsomaggiore Terme, the village of Castell’Arquato (Piacenza), and from Cernusco sul Naviglio which is a town in the province of Milan that recently named the European City of Sport 2020. Finally from Bergamo, the epic race will end on the arrival ramp of Viale Venezia in Brescia. This is the very spot where everything started 93 years ago in 1927 with the first Coppa delle 1000 Miglia.
Be sure to check back with us as the time gets closer for unfolding stories and details of the race to come! For the roadmap of the route itself, click here to see it! (Photo Credits: Ron Adams and Patrick Ernzen)