Vesco – Guerini with FIAT 508 S Balilla Sport conquer the victory of the Gran Premio Nuvolari for the 4th year in a row


Closing press release and winner announcement - September 20st, 2015
For the fourth year in a row the Andrea Vesco and Andrea Guerini team is the winning team of the 25th edition of the Gran Premio Nuvolari, with a FIAT 508 S Balilla Sport and the number 53. The brescian crew, at its fifth victory in the history of the classic cars competition dedicated to the "Grande Nivola", commented: “We’re happy of this victory. This Nuvolari has been the most difficult even if, compared to the other years, our car hasn’t given us any technical problem. During these 3 days we have been fighting against 5 or 6 really strong and hardened teams”.
On the podium gaining the second position also Giovanni Moceri and Daniele Bonetti, with the number 86 on a Fiat 508 C of 1939 from the Loro Piana Racing Team, while on the third step we find Antonino Margiotta and Bruno Perno, team number 309, on Volvo PV 544 Sport of 1965. The "Coppa delle Dame" (dedicated to the ladies) has been won by the team 210 of Emanuela Cinelli and Elena Scaramuzzi, on a Renault 4CV of 1957.
Best Italian racing team award to Loro Piana, with 3 teams, and the Best Foreign Racing Team Award went to the 3 crews of the Houtkamp Collection.
The public of enthusiasts and curious welcomed in Piazza Sordello - Mantova, the 287 spectacular classic cars (out of the 330 participants) arrived from all over the world, that crossed the finish line after 1.060 kms “between the 2 seas”. 25 years of itinerary divided into 3 demanding stops, reaching some of the most beautiful Italian historical centres and landscapes, after average trials (5) and chronometrical trials (81), discovering places that are both touristically and culturally fascinating. From and to Mantova, through jewels of the Reinassence and unique views along the Tuscan countryside, the Apennines passes of Cisa and Bocca Serriola, together with the San Martino del Lago Circuit (Cremona) and the Riccardo Paletti Racetrack (Varano, Parma): extraordinary frames of a unique race.
“We’re proud to close this 25th edition receiving so many praises from the participants and the winners. The Gran Premio Nuvolari confirms to be a unique race in the world, concerning the classic cars word, with reference to the level of difficulty. The appointment is for the next year!” greeted Marco Marani, President of Mantova Corse, concluding the awarding ceremony that took place in the Teatro Bibiena in Mantova.
The Organization, Mantova Corse, ACI Mantova and the Tazio Nuvolari Museum thanks all the sponsors and partners of this 25th edition, starting from Audi, for 18 years next to the historical race, to Banca Generali, the latest great international reality that believed in the event, and that attended with 3 teams. “We’re glad to support the Gran Premio Nuvolari and to be partner of an initiative that, year after year, can make people dream, not only as fans of prestigious cars but all the ones that love their elegance and the emotions they can evoke”, explained the AD Piermario Motta.
Eberhard & co., official timekeeper, celebrated the 25 years of Gran Premio Nuvolari and partnership with two news: the Tazio Nuvolari 336 Dual Time, dedicated to the absolute speed record of the pilot and the Tazio Nuvolari Desk Clock, an unreleased table version. “Clocks have always beaten unforgettable moments of one’s life” declared Mario Peserico, AD of Eberhard Italia. “Two amazing Tazio Nuvolari watches have crowned today the champions of this memorable edition that for 25 has been maintaining an unchanged appeal and the extraordinary capability to involve participants and public”.
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