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 .......

......."you can"t name all the ingredients, but once you've experienced it you'll never forget the taste"

One team in particular stuck in my mind - Father and Son pairing Mark and Josh Reynolds doing the Mille for the first time in a 1956 VW Beetle. Starting in 429th place they finished 223rd - a magnificant effort for a private entrant with a small non- sponsered  backup team - very well done chaps!!

This years Mille was won by well known Brescia couple Andrea Vesco and Andrea Guerini in a 1930 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Gran Sport Zagato

An Italian win in an Italian car in Italy!!

A full collection of pictures from 2017 can be found on my Flikr site by accessing -

Roll on 2018!!!