During the first day of the race, the crews covered approximately 360 km.
After completing the first Trials valid for the Cento Anni dell’Aeronautica Militare Italiana Trophy at the Aerobase Militare di Ghedi, the crews turned towards first Desenzano. Then on to Sirmione, parading at the foot of the Castello Scaligero. The cars proceeded into the heart of the Veneto region to Piazza Bra in Verona, with a Passage Control in front of the Arena.
Along the Veneto side of the Po, the crews tackled a block of 9 Time Trials. Following the course of the river, they arrived first at Ferrara and then there were Lugo and Imola, which hosted the last Time Trials of the day in its famous Autodromo. Leaving Imola, Forlì welcomed the race in Piazza Saffi for the second consecutive year. The Time Control at the end of the leg was held in Piazza Andrea Costa in Cervia-Milano Maritima.