Poggibonsi: launch of the fourth edition of The Alcide Race
by Nadia Fondelli – Launch of the fourth edition of this competition regularity for historic cars which takes place between Siena and Florence, in the Chianti Classico region to the Argentario also including the Maremma 13 to 15 June 2014.
The Alcide Race has become a classic regularity of competitions for historic cars nationwide. Now in its fourth edition, it increasingly attracting the interest of the most qualified top drivers of the specialty, both for the excellent organization of the previous editions, both for the indisputable quality of the landscape in which the race takes place, and that is the Chianti Classico Maremma, the Argentario up.
A journey of over 650 km, divided into three days, running through that part of Tuscany that has made the history of the region, entering into areas unknown to most people and along the historic centers of the most important towns of San Gimignano, Greve in Chianti, Monteriggioni, Porto Ercole, Castelnuovo Berardenga.
The formula of three days, which was launched last year, has meant that the demonstrations would put it to the attention of an audience more demanding and more skilled in this type of competition: in fact this year we have the presence of well-known personalities from the world of motorsport Vintage usual to investments in the Mille Miglia and other events super titrated.
Outstanding among these: Giordano Mozzi, top-drivers of excellence as well as winning the Mille Miglia in 2011, finished second and fourth editions of 2012 and 2013, winning a countless number of other competitions.
Hubs has, among other things honored with his presence at the official presentation of the event which was held in April in the New Center AUDI Poggibonsi, where he also presented the car with which he ran the Mille Miglia 2014: a beautiful Lancia Lambda Spider Casaro 1928, except cars which participated at the very MM 1928.
The Alcidde Race 2014 entered a path that addentrerà in the area of Brunello di Montalcino and touching the city of Buonconvento, you may also enjoy doing the Crete Senesi area, along the road of Radi and Ville di Corsano, thus expanding the overview of extraordinary landscapes that have already been crossed in the past editions.
The adrenaline of the stopwatch will rise in the Time Controls 6 and 74 well-timed at 100 / sec. scattered along the route, testing traits studied in very particular where it will test the skill and cunning of equuipaggi.
Three additional competitions within the race with relative rankings and awards:
– Grand Prix of Chianti, which will be played on timed tests of Villarosa, Our Lady of Brolio and Montefiridolfi.
– Trophy Macchi the last 9 trials to 1000/sec. in honor of the well-known collector and pilot Val d’Elsa Bruno Macchi, whose winner will be up to 91 bottles of wine excellence.
– MG CUP – exclusive ranking for the cars of the famous British brand MG which will be held on all 74 tests.
The event for its social value, and great public promotion of Tuscany was sponsored by the Region of Tuscany, Province of Florence Siena and Grosseto and all 31 municipalities crossed.
For more information: www.lacorsadialcide.it.