Mille Miglia 2014
Brescia, May 18th, 2014 – An organizational machine involving more than 3,000 people. 9000 meals served, about 4,000 rooms booked, with a peak of 1,400 in Brescia (pre and post-race).
These are some of the numbers regarding this 2014 Mille Miglia. On 435 entrants, 358 were classified, more than 400 made it to Brescia and 18 were withdrawn. There were over 1,500 accredited media present from all over the world. The support vehicles following the race were over 90: 8 pathfinders, 7 pace cars, 4 staff responsible for competitor-liaison, 4 press cars, 6 medical cars, 6 route support vehicles, 14 vehicles, between cars and vans, with the job of supporting the marshals en route, 3 in the advanced party, 2 sweepers, 6 cars looking after organizational matters and 2 cars dedicated to shooting video footage.
Among the merchandising curiosities of the Mille Miglia are the 200,000 flags, given away throughout the course and most welcome, especially among the children.
But the Mille Miglia is a competition and the most important numbers are those relating to the ranking.
Winner of the Mille Miglia is the team made up by Mozzi-Biacca in the Lancia Lambda type 221 Spider Ca.Sa.Ro. The winner of the Ladies Cup are Grimaldi-Fanti, in their Jaguar XK 120 OTS.