32 Alfas in the 2013 Mille Miglia

Mille Miglia

Mille Miglia

The Mille Miglia, la corsa più bella del mondo, the world’s most beautiful race, has 422 cars on the starting list of 2013. No less than 32 of them are Alfa Romeos, dating from 1928 (85 years old!) to 1957.

Thursday, May 16 at 6:45 the first car will roll down from the starting platform in the Viale Venezia in Brescia, heading for Ferrara. The next day  the first departure is at 8 AM, the first car to arrive in Rome is expected around 9 PM. Saturday 18th the long drive back to Brescia begins at 6:30 AM for the first participant. The cars will pass Viterbo, Radicofani (my favorite spot), Siena, Florence, the Futa pass (3 PM), the Raticosa pass, Bologna and Cremona before the first arrives in the Viale Venezia in Brescia around 10 PM.

The Mille Miglia has been praised and glorified countless times by innumerable people, what could I add? I guess everything has been said over and over. So: see for yourself. Hear for yourself. Feel for yourself. Experience four yourself! Join the crowd in the streets, along the roads, on the piazze, or drive along for some time in your classic car, preferably an older Alfa Romeo of course. It will be unforgettable…

Visit the official Mille Miglia website or the Wikipedia page if you like to learn more.

The Alfa Romeos in the 2013 edition (the cars marked with MM participated in the original Mille Miglia from 1927 to 1957):

  • 6c 1500 MMS (1928) MM
  • 6c 1500 Super Sport (1928)
  • 6c 1500 Sport (1928)
  • 6c 1750 Sport (1929)
  • 6c 1750 Gran Sport (1930)
  • 6c 1750 GT Cabriolet (1930)
  • 6c 1750 Gran Sport (1931) MM
  • 8c 2300 (1932)
  • 6c 1750 GTC (1932)
  • 6c 1750 Gran Sport (1932)
  • 6c 1500 Gran Sport (1933) MM
  • 8c 2300 Le Mans (1932)
  • 8c 2300 Le Mans (1933)
  • 6c 2300 Pescara Sport Spider (1935) MM
  • 6c 2300B MM Spider Touring (1938) MM
  • 6c 2300 Mille Miglia (1938)
  • 6c 2500 Super Sport Cabriolet(1940)
  • 6c 2500 Super Sport Cabriolet (1948)
  • 1900 Sprint Touring (1951)
  • 1900 C Gara (1952)
  • 1900 (1952)
  • AR51 ‘Matta’ 1900M (1952)
  • 1900 (1953), 1900 Sprint Cabriolet Pinin Farina (1953)
  • 2000 Sportiva (1954)
  • 1900 SS Zagato (1955)
  • 1900 Super Sprint Touring (1955)
  • 1900 Super Sprint (1956)
  • 1900 Super Sprint Touring (1956)
  • Giulietta Sport 750G (1956)
  • 1900 SS Zagato (1957)
  • Giulietta Sprint Veloce (1957)
  • Giulietta Sprint Veloce (1957)
Mille Miglia 2006, Arezzo

Mille Miglia 2006, Arezzo

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