The original Mille Miglia race that was held till 1957 was a truly legendary race, considered being the toughest race of its time, the race saw many a racers and spectators lose their lives in crashes. The Mille Miglia was the arena were legends were made, where racers became immortal through their achievements, where cars attained mythical godly status, Mille Miglia was one race the automotive world will forever remember. However, we no longer race at the iconic Mille Miglia circuit, but it spirit is kept alive in the modern times by the event by the same name that is held following the time-speed-distance rally format. The participating cars are all no younger than 1957 and every manufacturer that used to race in those times makes sure it arrives at Mille classic event every year as well. Among the greatest manufacturers that ever raced at Mille Miglia, no other manufacturer could come even close to what incredible feat Alfa Romeo had achieved at the original race, this is something we have discussed in detail in our feature on Epic History of Alfa Romeo at Mille Miglia. Now to celebrate the Mille Miglia 2016 Alfa Romeo was present in all its might and they have created a beautiful video so that we can all sit and adore the legends from the times gone by.
For the Mille Miglia 2016, Fiat Chrysler’s heritage collection sent vehicles from Fiat, Lancia and Alfa Romeo to participate at the classic rally. However, being the victory ground of Alfa Romeo, it stole the show by bringing out a collection of Alfa Romeo legends at the Mille Miglia 2016 in the form of 1956 1900 Super Sprint, 1954 1900 Sport Spider and the 1930 6C 1750 Gran Sport which is the same car that won the original Brescia-based endurance race.
The video below of the Alfa Romeo presence at the Mille Miglia 2016 clearly showcases how much Alfa Romeo treasures it iconic history at this famous venue and with 11 victories at the circuit Alfa Romeo has earned their right to showcase this achievement throughout the world, forever. And why not, such level of dominance is seldom seen in the world of motorsports that forever have been highly competitive in nature.
Watch this beautiful video below and Relive Mille Miglia 2016 with Alfa Romeo and let us know what you think of it in the comments section below.
For more information: Alfa Romeo Press