Alfa Romeo Wins 1000 Miglia With Iconic 6c 1750 SS
Regarded as the ‘most beautiful race in the world’ by Enzo Ferrari, the 41st re-enactment edition of the 1000 Miglia competition for vintage cars is done and dusted.
With over 400 precious vintage cars participating in the race, 47 belonged to one of the undisputed icons of Italian motoring, the Alfa Romeo marque. The brand’s 6c 1750 SS emerged victorious with Andrea Vesco and Fabio Salvinelli at the helm.
The 1000 Miglia was a thrilling journey across Italy, spanning five days and 2,200 km of scenic roads and historic cities.
The crews faced the longest-ever edition of the race, driving through Rome, Alessandria, Cervia-Milano Marittima and Parma. The final night was a grand spectacle in Milan, where the cars paraded through the majestic Piazza Duomo and reached the modern City Life district.
Accompanying its classic siblings was the Giulia Quadriofoglio 100 Anniversario limited edition model built to celebrate 100 years of the Quadriofoglio performance nameplate.
Behind the winning Alfa Romeo 6c 1759 SS was the Lancia Lambda Spider Type 221 driven by Gianmario Fontanella and Annamaria Covelli and then preceded by Andrea Belometti and Gianluca Bergomi.
The 1929 Bugatti T-40 finished 27th overall and won the ladies’ cup with Silvia Marini and Irene Dei Tos at the helm.
As for the 1000 Miglia Green, it was won by Paolo Piva and Matteo Ferraglio in a Tesla Model Y ahead of Mirco Magni and Laura Confalonieri on Polestar 2 and Antonino Azzarello and Stefano Orlandini driving the Ford Mustang Mach-E.
Finally, Andrea Milesi and Giordano Mozzi won the Ferrari Tribute 1000 Miglia with an F8 Spider, with second-placed Fabrizio Macario and Giovanna Di Costanzo driving a 2019 488 Pista.
Alfa Romeo has consistently topped the charts, emerging as the leading brand in terms of victories in the 1000 Miglia race.