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This is your potted Mille Miglia guide - hope you find it helpful.....

Buona lettura!

 A BRIEF HISTORY

The Mille Miglia is an open road race between the town of Brescia in Lombardy, and Rome - and back again, a distance of approximately 1000 miles.  Enzo Ferrari famously called it “the most beautiful race in the world”It originally ran between 1927 and 1957 but following two fatal crashes in 1957 it was banned until, in 1977 the name was revived and the original route was adopted again

Today, the Mille MIglia is a regularity race run on open roads attracting entrants from across the world

 Taking place each May, the entry is limited to marques that took part in the race between 1927 and 1957

 Attracting approximately 450 cars each year it is one of Italy’s premier classic car events

 Tazio Nuvolari, Italy’s racing legend is said to have compared the Mille Miglia to an exotic cocktail - “you can’t name all the ingredients, but once you've experienced it you’ll never forget the taste”

So, Alora.....

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Limited Edition Mille Miglia Prints

I am delighted to announce that a limited edition series ( run of 25 )  black and white images capturing the atmosphere and style of the Italy's famous Mille Miglia are now available through the Forrest Gallery -  https://www.forestgallery.com/artist-works/joe-devanny 

Each image is signed and numbered, hand printed on Hahnemuhle PhotoRag 308gsm paper, with options for either plain mounting or bespoke framing

Further details are available by clicking on the gallery link above 

I do hope you enjoy them

 

Goodwood Revival 2017

Well, as I write this I can see rain pouring off the window......and that was pretty much what I and a host of others saw at this years Revival. The weather was probably the worst I had experienced over the last 18 years - but I'm sure that others might disagree!!

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Mille Miglia 2017

Well, Mille Miglia 2017 was certainly one to remember  - the 90th anniversary of the Mille Miglia and glorious weather, well, in Brescia at least - (those of you in Rome got very wet indeed!!) and a bumper entry of cars this year - in total 460!!. No matter how many times I attend the Mille I'm always enthused, excited, passionate and of course sad when it's all over and can't wait for May to come around again.

I cant really explain the reason behind those feelings - it must be a combinations things all coming together over 4 days in may - I think Tazio Nuvolari summed it up well when he compared the Mille Miglia to an exotic cocktail .......

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Mille Miglia Prints - The Exhibition!

Well, its happened! - The Exhibtion is about to go live! - For 8 weeks a limited edition series of prints capturing some of the charecter of the legendary Italian road race - The Mille Miglia will be on display at the Vittle & Swig - www.vittleandswig.co.uk  a new restuarant/gallery on the Camden Road in Royal Tunbridge Wells

A private viewing is scheduled for Thursday May 5th between 6pm and 9pm

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