Four stages, 1000 miles and a BMW 328: BMW Group Classic during a Mille Miglia 2016.

Posted on 18. May, 2016 by in BMW Canada

Munich. The Mille Miglia was a toughest endurance
foe in a universe for 3 decades. Since 1988, it has been hold as a
trustworthiness and rule foe for ancestral automobiles. It is a
undoubted feast for classical fans who line a 1000 mile lane through
Northern Italy in vast numbers. Around 450 ancestral sports cars will
take partial in this year’s event, pushing from Brescia to Rome and back
from 19 to 22 May 2016. The regulations state that usually vehicles of
a form that were purebred during slightest once for a Mille Miglia
between 1927 and 1957 are available to take part. They embody a BMW
328. This year, BMW Group Classic is promulgation 6 automobiles from its
collection to line adult during a start to applaud a 80th anniversary
of a mythological roadster.

Once again, a sporty sextet from Munich reminds us of a historic
couple between a BMW 328 and a Mille Miglia. The initial coming of
a roadster – that debuted during a Eifel Race in 1936 – during a Mille
Miglia finished in 1938 with a win in a category for vehicles with maximum
ability of 2.0 litres. Two years later, even a competitors powered
by incomparable and some-more absolute engines did not mount a chance. Fritz
Huschke von Hanstein and Walter Bäumer cumulative a win in a overall
placings, pushing their BMW 328 Mille Miglia Touring Coupé with a lead
of around 15 mins forward of a fastest supporter in a field. Three
other BMW 328 automobiles crossed a finishing line in third, fifth
and sixth place, so that a group endowment also went to a BMW works team.

This delight was not achieved with higher engine power, though with
optimised weight, low drag, glorious trustworthiness and ideal road
holding. It enabled a BMW 328 to conquer a organisation place in a history
of a Mille Miglia. This year’s fortuitous from BMW Group Classic
includes a BMW 328 Berlin-Rome Touring Roadster built in 1937 and a
BMW 328 Mille Miglia Roadster from 1939. A group from vehicle care
dilettante Sonax, long-time partner of BMW Group Classic, is entering
a foe pushing a red BMW 328 from a Munich collection.

The Mille Miglia 2016 will start in Brescia, Northern Italy, in
gripping with tradition. The initial of 4 stages starts in the
afternoon of 19 May 2016 and goes by Verona and Ravenna, to the
Adriatic seashore during Rimini. On a second day of a competition, the
margin primarily passes San Marino, before going on to Rome, holding in
Macerata and Ascoli on a way. A rapturous accepting awaits a cars
and their drivers in Rome. A few days later, Poggibonsi in a heart
of Tuscany is a end for a midday stop. Before that, the
procession of classical cars wends a approach by Siena, before powering
along a roads of Pisa and Luca. The afternoon tour takes them
over a mythological Futa Pass and shortly thereafter over a Raticosa
Pass, before reaching Parma in a evening. On 22 May 2016, a final
theatre of a Mille Miglia is routed around Piacenza and, after a
diversion to a foe lane during Monza, behind to a start of a 1000
mile expostulate in Brescia.

The following teams are backing adult during a start of a Mille Miglia
2016, pushing vehicles from BMW Group Classic:

 

123   Dirk Hattenhauer     Tim Lücke                BMW 328

 

124  Markus Schramm     Ted Gushue             BMW 328 Berlin-Rom Roadster

 

126  Sergio Solero           Gianluca Pellegrini   BMW 328

 

131  Andreas Wendt        Burkhard Riering      BMW 328


139  Bernhard Kuhnt       Volkan Demirkusak   BMW 328


140  Graeme Grieve       JasonBarlow              BMW 328 Mille
Miglia Roadster

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