The Mille Miglia was an open-road endurance race which took place in Italy twenty-four times from 1927 to 1957 (thirteen before the war, eleven from 1947). Like the older Targa Florio and later the Carrera Panamericana, the Mille Miglia made Gran Turismo (Grand Touring) sports cars like Alfa Romeo, Ferrari, Maserati and Porsche famous.
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Modena, a city on the south side of the Po valley in the Emilia-Romagna, is the seat of an archbishop, but is now best known as the “capital of engines”, since the factories of the famous Italian sports car makers Ferrari, De Tomaso, Lamborghini,…
Mulhouse is the chief city of an arrondissement of the Haut-Rhin department. Although the city is by far the most populous in Haut-Rhin, its capital is Colmar. Two rivers run through Mulhouse, the Doller and the Ill, both tributaries of the Rhine.