May 20, 2019

1000 Miglia: A Race with the most Incredible Cars of the Automotive History

In partnership with DriversHall

On May 15th, I had my first experience at the 1000 Miglia – and it was amazing! There were some of the most incredible cars of the automotive history on the road today and I think 1000 Miglia is an ode to the golden times of the automobile.

For this opportunity, I was invited by the team of DriversHall to take photos and join them for the Ferrari Tribute. DriversHall is a community of people who are connected by a passion for supercars, as well as an exclusive members club for car aficionados that own and know how to drive a supercar and want to connect and pursue their hobby with like-minded awesome people.

Starting on the streets of Desenzano the race took two days and featured an exquisite selection of some classic and contemporary Ferraris. The DriversHall team participated with a stunning red F40, and we were lucky to follow them until Milano Maritima capturing the race with the camera.

Following the strict standards of the 1000 Miglia, every car that is being part of it must have an impeccable provenance. You will get to see some of the finest, most exclusive and rare classic cars that exist.

On the second day of the race, I woke up very early at around 5 am to have the chance to see all the cars on the streets in front of the hotels just sitting there for your enjoyment. It also gave me the chance to see all the other cars that were part of the main 1000 Miglia race, besides the Ferrari Tribute.

It was an amazing sensation to be surrounded by all these beautiful masterpieces when the race took off – and to hear all the engines roaring is quite an unforgettable impression.

Here is my selection of photos that capture the magical moments of the race. Enjoy!

 

 

Thanks a lot to the DriversHall team!

0 Comments

Trackbacks/Pingbacks

  1. DriversHall - […] Words and images by Alexberlinetta from Carphiles […]

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

Related Articles

A Photo Gallery From Classic Days At Schloss Dyck 2018

Two weeks ago, I was kindly invited by Michelin to attend the Classic Days in Schloss Dyck, a very traditional German event in the surroundings of a pristine castle in the west of Germany, which bears some similarities to the Goodwood Festival.

A True Italian Gran Turismo in Berlin: Dirk And His Maserati Indy America

by Alexberlinetta Spring/Summer in Berlin could have a very special weather. One of those special days, Dirk invited me to meet and go on a ride in his FANTASTIC 1971 Gran Turismo Maserati Indy America 4.7. Dirk was one of the first Carphiles that I met in Berlin,...

A Photo Gallery From One Of The Coolest Porsche Events: Luftgekühlt 5

One of the remarkable things about Luftgekühlt was the set design of it, which let you admire and photograph every car from different perspectives with changing lighting conditions.

Our Very First “Carphiles & Coffee” in Berlin

Last Sunday we had the absolute joy of celebrating our very first Carphiles & Coffee #instameet in Berlin. Despite the bad weather, we managed to make the best of it and we had a great time sharing our passion for classic cars. The Han Coffee Roasters team was with us, serving their exceptional Vietnamese coffee, that the guests enjoyed surrounded by a variety of selected, French, British, Swedish, Italian and German cars.

The Masterpieces of Automotive History in one Place: The Grand Basel 2018

On September 6, 2018, the very first edition of Grand Basel took place, a brand new and exciting happening for car enthusiasts. I was invited by the makers to participate and photograph their event that took place in a stunning venue.

A Classic German Car Taking Over The Streets of Bangkok Day by Day!

by Alexberlinetta While I was in Bangkok, Thailand, I had the great opportunity to meet Tamm and his 1964 Mercedes-Benz  220S. Tamm named the 220S “Frank” after a very well known singer: “This W111 has that subtle charm for him, like Mr.Sinatra himself.” Tamm told me....

Visiting Malaysia’s Premier Classic Car Dealer Jags Classic

by Alexberlinetta In order to escape the cold and grey February days in Germany, I’ve decided to travel around Southeast Asia. As with every trip that I go on, I couldn’t have missed the chance to visit places and meet people related to classic cars. This time, I had...

One Of The Rarest Mercedes-AMG Ever Made: Henri And His 1996 SL60 AMG

A couple of months ago during my visit in Paris, a Carphiles friend from there, Alex, kindly introduced me to Henri, who owns a timeless piece of the design, a very rare SL60 AMG Mercedes-Benz in a Special Edition. I remember this car was ‘’the thing’’ back in the 90’s and everyone had a scale model of it, it also appeared on posters and even was featured in a music video. Personally, I’m a big fan of SL’s.

Goodwood Festival Of Speed 2017 – The Most Intense Car Event In The World!

by Henry Lundt You cannot describe Goodwood Festival of Speed in just one sentence it deserves numerous paragraphs filled with superlatives. That’s why I explain what the makers of FOS mean by the claim: “Motorsport’s ultimate summer garden party”: We arrived on early...

80’s Fashion Meets German Function: Gregory And His 944

    by Alexberlinetta     A few months ago, while in Brooklyn, NY, I stumbled upon a magnificent 944 driven by a very young guy- the fact that in such a young age he drove a car like that made me curious about his story and I knew immediately I wanted him on...

Passion Connects People: The very first MeilenMacher Rally 2019

A few days ago, I was part of the first MeilenMacher Rally organized by good friends of mine from Munich. Something I really liked about the whole experience was the relaxed, passionate and charismatic group of guys that took part. Cars were always the first topic without it ever getting boring and we also shared a lot of laughs.

read more

PART OF:

SOCIAL MEDIA

WRITE US