The Italian pair Filippo Sole and Daniele Turrisi aboard a LANCIA DILAMBDA of 1930 won the third edition of the 1000 Miglia Warm UP USA, which finished on Italian soil at the Italian Embassy in Washington, D.C., after passing through Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia.
The overall winners also won the U.S. Cup and guaranteed acceptance to the 2023 edition of 1000 Miglia. In keeping with tradition, the pair were presented with two limited edition Chopard watches.
In second place in the 1000 Miglia Era Class was crew Shawn and Leanne Till on Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 GS Spider of 1931 and in third place were Axel Marx and Emanuele Tiozzo on Austin Healey 100 M of 1956.
Jeffry Gault and Kent Jones on Jaguar MK 1 of 1959 finished in the lead in the Post 1000 Miglia ERA Class. In second place were Nicole Wakelin and Eileen Falkenberg-Hull on Alfa Stelvio of 2022 and in third was Wilbur Strickland with Cynthia Strickland with a Porsche Boxter of 2022.
In all, six highly sought-after guarantees of acceptance to 1000 Miglia 2023, to be held from 13-17 June 2023, were handed out. The winners were the best 2 crews in the Veteran Class and the best 2 crews in the Novice Class in the 1000 Miglia Era Class and the winning crews in the Novice Class and Veteran Class in the Post 1000 Miglia Era Class.
The Micro 1000 Miglia Trophy, held after the training day on the Summit Point circuit, was won by Filippo Sole and Daniele Turrisi aboard a LANCIA DILAMBDA of 1930.
The Middleburg Trophy, presented to the winner of the 1-on-1 challenge held in the center of the town co-organizing the event, went to Axel Marx and Emanuele Tiozzo on Austin Healey 100 M of 1956.
The Creighton Farms Special Trials Trophy went to Filippo Sole and Daniele Turrisi out of Lancia Dilambda of 1930.
Partners in the event, in addition to Chopard, the Italian Embassy and the town Middleburg, were Vredestein Tires, Salamander Resort & Spa, Creighton Farms, Beverly Equestrian and Competizione Sport Car.