Mille Miglia

Photos, event coverage, news and information on the Mille Miglia road rally, held each May in Brescia, Italy.

Mille Miglia 2014 – Picture Gallery

1951 HW Alta 2000 Sport

The 2014 running of the famed Mille Miglia rally took place 15-18 May in Italy on the historic roads from Brescia, through Padova, Rome, Siena, Pisa and Bologna, before returning to cross the finish line in Brescia. A field of 435 historic automobiles built between 1927 and 1957 challenged each other and themselves in the modern revival that celebrates the "finest race in the world", as Enzo Ferrari famously called … [Read more...]

Mille Miglia 2014 – Report and Photos

1921 Alfa Romeo G1

The Mille Miglia 2014 was held 15-18 May over 1,600 km of Italy’s most beautiful regions, starting and ending in Brescia. This year's 1000 Miglia took participants along a breathtaking ride between historic villages, following an itinerary which although featuring some variations with respect to the previous editions, kept with the tracks of the twenty-four editions held from 1927 to 1957. The field of 435 cars … [Read more...]

California Mille 2014 – Report and Photos

Tom and Gwen Price in their 1953 Jaguar C-Type.

Report by Dennis Gray | Photos by author and Bob Ross The 2014 California Mille was staged April 27th to May 1st on the challenging back roads of Northern California. The four-day, 1,000-mile rally continued its long tradition of spirited driving in historic sports cars on the twisty and picturesque roads for which they were intended. The rally celebrates Italy’s Mille Miglia race that ran from Brescia to Rome to … [Read more...]

BMW Classic at 1000 Millas Sport 2013

BMW 328 Kamm Coupe

The 25th edition of the 1000 Millas Sport was held November 14-16, 2013, starting and finishing in Bariloche, Argentina. South America’s foremost classic car rally consisted of more than 130 historic sports cars -- spanning eight decades of automotive history -- that challenged over 1000 miles of some of the most stunning roads in the world. … [Read more...]

Mille Miglia 2014 Taking Shape

1927 BNC 527 Monza

The 2014 Mille Miglia will be held 15-18 May on the historic secondary roads of Italy, running from Brescia to Rome and then back again. Next year's race will see more than 400 historical automobiles celebrating the legendary Mille Miglia endurance road race and the beautiful Italian way of living. Several changes will be implemented for the 32nd annual retrospective, aimed at enhancing the race and offering new … [Read more...]

La Festa Mille Miglia 2013 – Report and Photos

1951 Bandini 750 Sport, La Festa Mille Miglia 2013

La Festa Mille Miglia - What's in a name? Report and photos by Len Clarke Japan's premier historic rally, La Festa Mille Miglia reverted to its original name in 2013, having run under the La Festa Autunno banner in 2011 and 2012. This year's running took in more than 1,100kms (700 miles) of competitive stages traversing the Kanto plain, west of Tokyo, held 18-21 October. As can be expected, the quality of … [Read more...]

Ferrari Tribute to Mille Miglia 2013 – Report and Photos

F40 on Ferrari Mille Miglia Tribute

The 2013 running of the Ferrari Tribute to Mille Miglia was staged May 16-19, starting and ending in Brescia, Italy. After three days of competition, nearly 115 of the 140 post-1957 Ferraris entered crossed the finish line in Brescia on the night of Saturday, May 19th. Historical cars like the 330 GT 2+2 and modern GTs like the latest F12 drove through Italy on the rally. The original Mille Miglia race was last … [Read more...]

BMW 328 Featured at 2013 Mille Miglia

1939 BMW 328 Mille Miglia Roadster

Seventy five years after its debut in the legendary Mille Miglia endurance road race, the BMW 328 completed the 2013 running of this tradition-steeped reliability trial in similarly impressive style. BMW Group Classic fielded a team of nine BMW 328 models for this year’s event, with all making it to the finish, displaying the same reliability that helped the BMW 328 on its way to class victory in its premiere … [Read more...]

Blower Bentley Team Car Featured at 2013 Mille Miglia

Bentley 4.5 Litre Supercharged

Bentley Motors competed in the 2013 Mille Miglia with two unique 4 1/2 Litre Supercharged "Blowers" - a 1930 Le Mans race car belonging to perhaps the most famous and daring of the Bentley Boys and a company demonstrator that is still going strong even after nine decades on the road. The No. 2 Team Car – raced at Le Mans by Captain Tim Birkin – was brought by Bentley Motors in 2000 and has been regularly campaigned … [Read more...]

Mille Miglia 2013 – Photo Gallery

1955 Porsche 550 Spyder 1500 RS

The 2013 running of the famed Mille Miglia rally took place 16-19 May in Italy on the historic roads from Brescia to Rome and back to Brescia. A field of 415 classic cars built between 1927 and 1957 challenged each other and themselves in the modern revival. Far more than a historic automotive rally, the Mille Miglia Storica is a virtual step back to the era of 1927 to 1957 when these racing cars roared across the … [Read more...]

Mille Miglia 2013 – Report and Photos

1953 Osca MT4 2AD 1450

Report and photos by Dirk de Jager Italy in the spring and 420 classic cars making their journey around the country for a 1000 mile drive. It sounds almost like a fairy tale and perhaps this year it slightly was. In the days preceding the 2013 running of the Mille Miglia, the weather was nice and warm with clear blue skies, yet on Wednesday, when everybody arrived for technical scrutineering, the clear blue skies … [Read more...]

Mille Miglia 2013 – Results and Pictures

1951 Ferrari 340 America

Report and photos by Julien Mahiels The Mille Miglia 2013 was held 16-19 May on the scenic roads of Italy. This year’s route traveled clockwise from Brescia to Rome and back, on the fabled Mille Miglia roads to cross through Vincenza, Ferrara, San Marino, Roma, Firenze, Siena, Maranello, among others. Of the 415 crews that embarked on the 31st running of the retrospective Mille Miglia, 340 successfully … [Read more...]

Mille Miglia Concorso 2013 – Report and Photos

1948 Fiat Zanussi Sport MM

Lo Stile Mille Miglia Concorso 2013 Report and photos by Dirk de Jager The middle of May always stands for the Mille Miglia, yet in 2013 there was a small surprise waiting. Held in honour of Aymo Maggi, the creator of the Mille Miglia, there was for the first time a Concorso d'Eleganza held out the outskirts of Brescia. Located in an old palazzo that used to belong to the Maggi family and now houses a … [Read more...]

Mille Miglia Partners with Mercedes-Benz

The 1931 Mille Miglia was won by Rudolf Caracciola and his co-driver Wilhelm Sebastian in a Mercedes-Benz SSKL, the first time a foreigner was the overall winner of this famous Italian race.

Mercedes-Benz has signed on as the main automotive sponsor of Mille Miglia. An agreement was reached between Mercedes-Benz Classic and 1000 Miglia S.R.L. in Brescia (Italy), with the aim of establishing a long-term collaboration. Mercedes-Benz Classic will be represented at the 2013 event with a number of vehicles, as well as five famous faces taking up their position at the starting line. … [Read more...]

California Mille 2013 – Report and Photos

1960 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider

Report by Dennis Gray | Photos by author and Bob Ross The 2013 California Mille was held April 28th to May 2nd on the challenging back roads of Northern California. The four-day, 1,000-mile rally continued its long tradition of spirited driving in historic sports cars on the twisty and picturesque roads for which they were intended. The rally celebrates Italy’s famous Mille Miglia (thousand mile) race that ran … [Read more...]