After the success of the 1000 Miglia Warm Up USA 2018, this year the event expanded regarding both the number of participating cars and the number of days for the race. The event featured one day of regularity rally training followed by a three-day race in the true 1000 Miglia style and format.
A first day of training on the rules and techniques of regularity racing at Summit Point Motorsports Park was followed by three days of racing in true 1000 Miglia style. The three-day course, which covered over 500 miles, passed through some of the most picturesque and iconic areas of Virginia and Maryland, ending in the heart of Washington, D.C., on Italian soil, at Villa Firenze, the residence of the Italian Ambassador to the United States.
The event featured 22 cars in two classes: the 1000 Miglia Era Class which was represented by 1000 Miglia eligible cars, built between 1927 and 1957 and the Post-1000 Era Class represented by sports cars, grand touring and supercars built from 1958 to present. The crews has been divided into two categories: novice and veterans, based on the number of participations in the last seven editions of the 1000 Miglia. Veteran competitors were the crews with at least one driver with experience in two or more 1000 Miglia between 2013 and 2019 and novice competitors were those with less or no experience in the 1000 Miglia.