UAE will host Italian Classic Car Race — 1000 Miglia Experience 2021

One of Stirling Moss’ iconic racing cars that competed in the famous Italian road race “Eldorado Ice Cream” Maserati Tipo 420/M/58 on view in Modena at the Maserati motorsport museum. The Mille Miglia classic car race will take place in the UAE in December. Nicholas Webster / The National

An integral part of the history of northern Italy will grace the UAE this year as the Mille Miglia race marks 50th anniversary celebrations of the UAE.

An integral part of the history of northern Italy will grace the UAE this year as the Mille Miglia race marks 50th anniversary celebrations of the UAE.

Mille Miglia is described by motorsport aficionados as the most beautiful race in the world.

Marwan Al Sarkal, chief executive of Shurooq Investments said the tour will be more than a race.

“It is about stories and legends, and discovering the UAE. We want to showcase our country to the world in a different way. It is more than just cars driving around cities,” he said.

He added, “This is bringing Italy closer to the UAE.”

A maximum of 100 participants from all over the world will take part in the race, where three classes of vehicles may be accepted: -1000 Miglia Era Class: This exclusive class for cars took part, or completed the entry, in one of the editions held from 1927 to 1957.

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