Iconic 1000 Miglia classic car race to come to the UAE in 2022
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Iconic 1000 Miglia classic car race to come to the UAE in 2022

Iconic 1000 Miglia classic car race to come to the UAE in 2022

The by-invitation race will cover all the seven emirates and will be held from February 18-22, 2022

1000 Miglia Experience UAE Jubilee Edition

The 1000 Miglia is widely recognised as the most beautiful race in the world with classic cars from around the world converging for the race.

1000 Miglia, the Italian company that organises the 1000 Miglia, has partnered with Octanium Experiences to celebrate the 50th founding anniversary of the UAE and announced that the first ever 1000 Miglia Experience UAE Jubilee Edition which will take place from February 18-22, 2022.

It is the first time this event has been staged outside of its homeland in Brescia, Italy.

At the invitation-only event, 100 classic cars will be part of the 1000 Miglia Experience UAE Jubilee Edition. Taking place over five days, participants will cross all seven emirates across the country.

The race will start from the Expo 2020 Dubai venue on February 18 where they will be on display for a day before the race begins. Once  the race begins, the cars will make their way from the Expo site to Al Ain on February 18. The next day, the cars will race from Al Ain to Fujairah, and on the following day they will race from Fujairah to Ras Al Khaimah.

1000 Miglia Experience UAE Jubilee Edition

On February 21, the cars will make their ways across Ras Al Khaimah, Umm Al Quwain, Ajman and Sharjah to Dubai. On February 22, the final day of the race, they will travel from Dubai to Abu Dhabi.

Octanium Experiences added that the 1000 Miglia Experience UAE Jubilee Edition is supported by brands including Chopard as the Official Timekeeper and Carrera as its Official Eyewear partner.

Three classes of vehicle can take part in the 1000 Miglia Experience UAE Jubilee Edition. The three classes are: 1000 Miglia Registry Class, for cars manufactured between 1927 and 1957 that have competed at least once in the original 1000 Miglia race, officially registered in the 1000 Miglia Registry and pertaining to the 1000 Miglia coefficient list; UAE Jubilee class for cars manufactured up to 1971 (the founding year of the UAE) and these vehicles should possess a valid FIVA card; Contemporary Icons, for distinctive or historic automobiles manufactured from 1971 onwards.

1000 Miglia Experience UAE Jubilee Edition

“The 1000 Miglia Experience UAE Jubilee Edition project allows us to bring the spirit that animates the Red Arrow to a territory that has not been explored until now, with the aim of transmitting the emotions, passion, experiences and sporting vocation of the race that only 1000 Miglia can give. An event such as the 1000 Miglia Experience UAE Jubilee Edition, in which crews from all over the world participate, represents a global showcase to give visibility and talk about the uniqueness of the places, just as 1000 Miglia does in Italy,” said Aldo Bonomi, president of the Automobile Club of Brescia, owner of the 1000 Miglia brand and sole shareholder of 1000 Miglia.

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