Salviato's 3Tre Challenge
Margiotta wins the 25th edition. Success also in the TAG Heuer Barozzi trophy
Antonino Margiotta, co-drived by Bruno Perno on their Morris Mini Cooper S built in 1965, wins the 25th edition and succeed in the Roll of Honour at Ezio Salviato. Second place for the 1940 Lancia Aprilia of Aliverti-Maffi (F.M. Franciacorta Motori) and third place for another Lancia Aprilia, the one of Giuliano Canè and his wife Lucia Galliani racing for Loro Piana Classic. 4th place for 2012 winners Ezio and Francesca Salviato (1939 Lancia Aprilia) and 5th place for another FM crew: Franco Spagnoli and Giuseppe Parisi on a 1932 Fiat 508 S Balilla Sport. 36 over 40 were the precision time trials validated for the final classification. All streets have been cleaned and over higest passes (Pordoi, Gardena and Valparola) there were -15° degrees with snow only on sides. Success for the renewed dinner break at the Hotel Lupo Bianco on ther street for the Pordoi pass. 1st classified women crew the one of Emanuela Cinelli and Elena Scaramuzzi (Fiat 1500 Coupé, 1961), classified in 35th general position. 1st foreign crew Lange-Lange on their Invicta S-Type built in 1936; 7th place for the most dated car of this edition: the 1925 Bentley 3 Litre of Patron-Casale, for a total of 123 classifed crews. The event proceeded in the afternoon with MotorStorica trophy (won by Gennaro-Giacomello on a 1938 Jaguar SS100) and TAG Heuer Barozzi trophy (bis for Margiotta-Perno who beat Belometti-Cordioli in the final; third Fontanella-Malta) which were followed live in streaming by Nibla.tv on www.wintermarathon.it and on the official Facebook page. In the evening at PalaCampiglio the prize-giving ceremony at the presence of the Tullio Serafini from commun of Ragoli, the Deputy Major of Pinzolo Mr. Walter Vidi and the President of APT Tourist Office of Madonna di Campiglio Marco Masè who have awarded the firs three crew from Brescia with three week-end in Madonna di Campiglio.http://www.wintermarathon.it/classifiche_2013.php
Winter Marathon live on TV. All race moments on tablet smartphone and pc
In occasion of its 25th edition the Winter Marathon has given fans a special surprise: the event will be broadcasted for the first time live - without delay, without registration, without a long time of broadcast - and focus on key moments of the event from the start - with the characteristic precision time trial in Piazza Righi - continuing with the transit on the most characteristic mountain passes until the night arrival in the center of Madonna di Campiglio: live also the two trophies on the frozen lake on Saturday afternoon and the final prize-giving at PalaCampiglio on Saturday night. Winter Marathon over the network will increase its followers who are attending the event in motion: everything is possible thanks to the mobile unit specially set up by Nibla.tv with lightweight technologies and next generation wireless transmitters. All cameras will follow the historic cars on the roads directly live with interviews of Ezio Zermiani in the most spectacular way: everything will be transmitted both on Winter Marathon's website and Facebook, with the ability to leave comments and participate actively in the direct, creating a relationship with the interaction between the fans who follow the evidence on the streets and at home. Nibla.tv is specialized in live broadcast streaming in complex situations, even in the absence of internet connectivity: both we are in a refuge at 2.000 meters or in Sardinian inland nibla.tv is able to prepare a broadband internet connection and provide the necessary facilities to carry live broadcasts streaming video on the internet. In addition to live streaming nibla.tv will take care of the production of the contributions that will be edited and produced in a dynamic language suitable for the motoring world, experienced on other occasions both during International Rally Series (sponsored by Michelin) and Mendola Mendel-History, regularity race for vintage cars and alternative energy. In addition to direct, as usual, you can follow in real time race's rankings and GPS positioning of all competitors on the route due to the On Board Unit system mounted on each car. So stay tuned on www.wintermarathon.it for more updates!http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hiXajA_8V6c
Online the entry list, here are the details of the 160 crews at the start
Is available online by this afternoon the ENTRY LIST of the 25th edition. Among the 160 crews there will be 21 Top Driver and, with no. 1 at the start, the crew Patron-Casale who will drive the most dated car in absolute (Bentley 3 Litre, 1925) in their first experience in this difficult winter competition scheduled from 24 to 27 January in Madonna di Campiglio. There will be an intense sports battle between the three Fiat 508 S of Spagnoli-Parisi, Belometti-Cordioli and Aliverti-Maffi and the three Lancia Aprilia of Lorenzo and Mario Turelli, than those of Canè-Galliani (winners in 2009 and 2011) and Ezio and Francesca Salviato, winners of last year and the crew to beat. Among the other teams who will fight for the title there will be the crew Fontana-Adorni (Fiat 1100/103 E TV, 1957) that several times came close to success in recent years, as well as the duo of Alessandro Gamberini (winner in 2008) and Leonardo Fabbri on their Alfa Romeo Giulietta TI 1962, official tema of the Alfa Romeo Historical Museum in Arese as well as the crew Salvinelli-Valentini (Alfa Romeo Giulia TI Super, 1964), respectively in 2nd and 3rd place overall in 2012. Welcome return, after his third place in 2009, the strong sicilian driver Antonio Margiotta who will compete with Bruno Perno on a Morris Mini Cooper S built in 1965. The other favorites: Fontanella-Malta (Porsche 356 Coupe, 1955), Mozzi-Biacca (Fiat 1100/103, 1957), Cibaldi-Costa (second place for them in 2010 and always with their 1963 Porsche 356 SC Coupé), Aiolfi-Bigoni (Fiat 1500 Coupé, 1960), the Volvo crew composed by Rimondi-Fava (Volvo PV544, 1965) and last but not least the winner of the 2012 Franciacorta Historic Gianmaria Aghem, with his wife Rossella Conti, on the same Lancia Fulvia Coupé 1.2 built in 1967. Among VIPs we find Jimmy Ghione, a great passionate of historic motoring and correspondent for Striscia la Notizia, a famous broadcast of italian Channel 5: less than last minute work commitments he will join the race on a Jaguar E-Type 1965 with Cristiano Luzzago. There will be 24 car manufacturers represented: as tradition Porsche will be the most representative brand with 49 cars including the 1968 911 S drived by Biagio Capolupo and Beatrice Saottini of the Centro Porsche Brescia and also the 1956 356 A Speedster that will compete with Mauro Gentile and Pietro Innocenti, respectively PR Press Manager and General Manager of Porsche Italy. At the start also 14 pre-war cars, 5 ladies crews, 8 entirely foreign crews representing 11 countries. Among them the 1936 Invicta S-Type of Lange-Lange, the rare 1957 BMW 507 of Stoschek-Brasch and the 1950 Fiat Abarth 1400 Touring of Bertone-Bertolero. And yet, among the rarest car at the start, the 1938 Jaguar SS100 of Gennaro-Giacomello, the Fiat 1100/103 Zagato (1954) of Minussi-Mandelli, the Abarth 750 Zagato (1959) of Milesi-Bordogna, the 1960 Lancia Flaminia Sport Zagato drived by Lorini-Bossoni, the 1950 Alvis Sports of the crew composed by Andrea Comini and Walter Vidi, Pinzolo Deputy Mayor, the 1935 Fiat 508 S Morini-Fiumana, the two Citroën Traction Avant of Sandrolini-Venturi and Bonfante-Morellato, the Fiat 8V (1953) of Pratolesi-Barbarito, the Lancia Aurelia B24S Spider of Cappa-Bottini, the Jensen 541R (1960) of Squizzato-Benatti, the 1965 Ford Cortina GT of Luigi Orlandini, the 1964 Saab 96 of Miglioli-Guazzi as well as three 'Beetle'. The download of the entry list is possible by clicking on the link below.http://www.wintermarathon.it/2013/iscritti.pdf
25th edition: 160 at the start. Confirmed the impressive number of cars of 2012
While waiting CSAI 2013 seeding, necessary to obtain the entry list, we have to expect a very combactive race because of the presence of the best regularity specialist that never as this year, fascinated by the route an by many PRIZES planned by Organizers, have not given up the event. Among them over 20 Top Driver will try to succeed in the roll of honour at last edition's winner Ezio Salviato; there will be also more of 20 driver A, always ready to take high ranking positions. Noteworthy the presence of 15 pre war cars amongh them the impressive 1925 Bentley 3 Litre, which will also be the most dated car that will start from Madonna di Campiglio. There will be a battle also between the 5 female crews who will compete during the route of 450 km. and also for the numerous foreign crews and the CSAI Teams who will face for the prestigious Co.Fe.Mo. trophy. Stay tuned on the website where in a few days the entry list will be uploaded.
Presented the 2013 edition at the Centro Porsche Brescia in Desenzano
Desenzano del Garda (Bs). In the beautiful location of Saottini Porsche Brescia Center the 25th edition of the Winter Marathon have been presented to competitors, authorities and sponsors. There were about 150 passionates who joined the eveningto listen all event news showed by relators, starting from the born of the '3Tre Challenge' which will include 3 among the most famous historic cars race in Trentino (Winter Marathon, Coppa Città della Pace and Mendola-Mendel History). General Manager of Saottini Group Mr. Biagio Capolupo, Marco Masè president of APT Madonna di Campiglio, Mr. Maurizio Emer representing CSAI sports authorities of Trentino, the organizer of Coppa Città della Pace Luca Manera, the famous sports journalist Ezio Zermiani supported by Roberto Vesco president of the Organizing Committee of the Winter Marathon. At the end of the press conferencerganizers also wanted to thank all main sponsors by gave to their representatives one desk clock set. The evening finally ended with a cocktail party set up inside the dealership. Next appointment is from 24 to 27 January for 2013 Winter Marathon.http://www.wintermarathon.it/galleria_1.php?id_cat=37
The Expo of Record. Over 60.000 visitors at 'Auto e Moto d'Epoca'
Despite the cold and rain that marked the last day of Auto and Moto d'Epoca 2012, over 60.000 visitors stormed the 29th edition of the main european exhibition of historic motorsport which ended in Padova yesterday, Sunday 28 October 2012. Great success for the Winter Marathon's thematic stand that, inside hall 15, has received a lot of fans and many drivers who have never attended the event and have requested more information about the race. Among visitors also Walter Röhrl, one of the best rally driver in history and two times World Champion. The "King of Montecarlo" has expressed his admiration for the work done by the organizers of the race. Next step will be the official presentation held on Friday 16 November at the Saottini Porsche Brescia Centre in Desenzano del Garda (BS). Anyone interested can contact the organizers by clicking on 'Information' website menu button registering his accreditation for the evening.http://www.wintermarathon.it/galleria_1.php?id_cat=36
Here is the 2013 'Winter'! 450 km, 12 hour, 11 passes, 40 trials and 2 circuits
During the preview day of the 29th Auto and Moto d'Epoca Expo in Padova the main new aspects of the 25th Winter Marathon were revealed; the classic regularity event for historic cars included among the 'Great Events' in the CSAI calendar will take place from 24 to 27 January 2013 in Madonna di Campiglio. The Organizing Committee, counting on the presence of an average number of 190 crews taking part in each event in the last five years, has not spared the novelties. First of all a longer and more demanding route than the previous year (450 kilometres instead of the 410 of 2012), where the cars will face 11 dolomites passes, four of them over 2.000 meters (Pordoi, Falzarego, Valparola and Gardena). In addition to this, 40 precision time trials, all very technical and 'unforeseeable', 8 of them divided between the well-known and appreciated Safety Park driving centre in Vadena (Bz) and the new Snow Ice in Cortina d'Ampezzo, a track completely covered by snow near Cortina, which will offer all competitors 2 kilometers of pure fun with curves, reverse curves and skids. Another important change is the new location for the dinner of Friday: the crews will enjoy some local specialties at the Hotel Lupo Bianco on the road to Pordoi pass, hoping for a massive snowfall that would cover roads and make the driving difficult but at the same time funnier. The arrival at the final time control in Folgarida, scheduled at 2.30 hrs on Saturday 26 January after 12 hours of continuous race, will anticipate the usual final parade in Piazza Righi in Madonna di Campiglio; afterwards, the well-deserved rest until 13.30 hrs on the same Saturday, when the show will start again on the frozen lake in Madonna di Campiglio with traditionals MotorStorica and TAG Heuer Barozzi trophies. Next appointment on Friday 16 November at the Centro Porsche Brescia Saottini in Desenzano del Garda, where the event will be officially presented at the presence of Authorities and Sponsors.http://www.wintermarathon.it/percorso.php
29th Auto e Moto d'Epoca from 25 to 28 October at Padova Expo
Winter Marathon confirm its presence at the most important european show of vintage cars and motorcycles in Italy which will take place in Padua next 26, 27 and 28 October (also this year also at the preview on Thursday 25 October). Our Organization will be particularly pleased to welcome visitors to its stand located inside the pavilion number 15, where the official poster and brochure will be available with all necessary information for those who wish to attend the event. For information about reaching "PadovaFiere" location, you must visit the Expo's official website which is indicated below.http://www.autoemotodepoca.com
Entries have opened for the 25th edition of the Winter Marathon
Entries are open for the 25th edition of the Winter Marathon that will take place in Madonna di Campiglio from 24 to 27 January 2013 and taht is reserved for cars built until 1968 both front and rear wheel drive. Entries must be improved through this website's online form and then sent to the Organizing Committee, accompanied by a copy of the car's identity fiche (HTP/HRCP FIA or FIVA) and by the entry fee. Through the form you can also choose about the crew's arrival on Thursday and add to share one or more person other than the crew. Entries close Sunday 25 November 2012.
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