People with a strong vision can create something big – even under the worst conditions. In the mid-1920s, the difficult economic situation forced the major Italian car manufacturers, such as Bianchi, Fiat and Alfa Romeo, to rethink their commitment to motorsports. The town of Brescia, which had a long tradition of racing, came under additional pressure by the opening of the Monza course near Milan in 1922.
Concorso d’Eleganza di Villa d’Este
Cernobbio is a quiet village on Lake Como in Italy. Life here is relaxed but once a year, usually at the end of May it becomes the center of the classic car world. At its most prestigious hotel, Villa d’Este, since the 1920s of the last century, the most refined car show in the world has been held – the Concorso d’Eleganza.
Pebble Beach Concours of Elegance
Today Pebble Beach is home of the most important classic car concourse of elegance in the world. To enter a car in the Concours d’Elegance is already an achievement, to win a class a dream even for heavy players in the classic cars world. Following this, we can only imagine what do means, for both car and owner, to be declared best in show.
In the classic car world, you know that it is fall when you have to dress up to attend the Goodwood Revival. The event has been invented in 1998 by Lord March, the landlord of the country estate of Goodwood. His aim was to recreate the spirit and the races of the period when the race track was officially in use between 1948-1966.
Le Mans Classic
The Le Mans Classic is a biennial vintage sports car event held on the grounds of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. It began in 2002 and runs every two years in July on the full 13.65 km circuit also used for the annual modern day 24 Hours of Le Mans.