World Sponsor & Official Timekeeper
Alongside the 1000 Miglia since 1988, Chopard annually produces the race’s official watch. Today, the Maison boasts a collection of more than 35 years of models adorning the wrists of the gentlemen drivers.
Founded in 1860, Chopard, The Artisan of Emotions, perpetuates a heritage of traditional know-how and ancestral crafts through ethical contemporary creations.
Cultivating boundless creativity, the Maison takes craftsmanship to peak levels through the work of passionate artisans. Committed to Sustainable Luxury, Chopard uses 100% Ethical Gold for the production of its gold watches and jewellery, and Lucent Steel™, made with a recycling rate of at least 80%, for its steel timepieces.
Today, Chopard is run by the Scheufele family and masters more than 50 crafts, while particular attention is paid to internal training and the transmission of know-how.
Official Tyre Partner
Vredestein is a leading European manufacturer of first-class tyres and is proud to be among the oldest manufacturers in the world. With a history dating back more than 110 years, Vredestein Tyres contain a great deal of technology and innovation. A Vredestein tyre doesn’t only perform well, it looks very stunning too; in fact, the design of the ultra-high-performance range comes from the hands of world-class Italian designer company Italdesign Giugiaro.
With 1000 Miglia, Vredestein shares a unique legacy and passion for driving. Thanks to the Vredestein Classic programme, the brand occupies a unique position in this segment and its own tyre selector makes sure the right tyre can be quickly found for any vintage car or modern classic.
Main Automotive Partner
Mercedes-Benz is the world’s oldest luxury car manufacturer and inventor of the automobile. The brand has been reinventing the automobile time and again since 1886 and is now introducing the sustainable luxury of the future.
Heritage is extremely important to the brand and the Mercedes-Benz Group since the future is strengthened by its innovation-driven origins. Mercedes-Benz Classic, the brand’s heritage branch, makes the company’s fascinating history come alive.
Mercedes-Benz has been supporting the 1000 Miglia for many years – a commitment in keeping with the brand’s great history of motor sports and sporty luxury.
Official Red&White Wine
Villa Trasqua is a world without time. A temple where the classic becomes contemporary and the value of the future is the result of what has been learned from the past. 1000 years of viticulture situated in the most historic area of Chianti Classico which has determined the very shape of the earth, creating a wine microcosm capable of educating man himself to respect and value its fruits. 54 hectares of vineyards that give life to timeless wines, which exude with Tuscan spirit and express themselves in an elegant longevity. Villa Trasqua has harvested the labour of past generations and, in turn, is cultivating the future of those to come, the custodian of a wine heritage that goes back to the threshold of the year 1000.