At the starting blocks the organization of the international event in honour of the great “Nivola”


Mantova, 13th of April 2022 – The organizational machine of Gran Premio Nuvolari 2022 is working at full capacity,  the international regularity event reserved to the historic cars promoted by Mantova Corse, that from 32 years pays tribute to the greatest driver of all time, the legendary Tazio Nuvolari.

This year, in the 130th anniversary of the birth of the Mantuan champion, a unique and exclusive event will be  created, a “traveling musuem” of historic cars with the aim of thrilling and passionate the general public and to  celebrate at the same time the legend of the driver who made the history of international motoring. 

From 15th to 18th of September 2022 the crews will face a 3 steps route: 1.100 km across the beauties of Nord and  Centre Italy, passing through Lombardy, Emilia Romagna, Marche, Tuscany and Veneto.  The event, conceived and organised since 1991 by Mantova Corse, will take place in compliance of F.I.A., F.I.V.A. and A.C.I. Sport.

Red Bull, Tag Heuer and Finservice are confirmed, together with the return of Banca Generali, thanks to which the  “Nuvolari” will propose to the 300 participants coming from the 5 continents an exciting and unique experience,  aimed at merging the pleasure of the most traveling tourism with the sporting competition, discovering evocative  and particularly valuable places.

Also, this year GPN Green continues: new greening initiative. The environmental impact in terms of CO2 emissions  caused by the circulation of the historic cars participating in the event will be balanced by the planting of tall trees in  selected areas of the town of Mantua. 

Gran Premio Nuvolari 2022: The route 2022 
The itinerary of Gran Premio Nuvolari represents the synthesis of the Italian excellences. 

It starts with something new: on Thursday 15th of September, after the pre-race checks, it will take place a nighty  prologue, a city route of 7,5 km across the streets of Mantua. It will be a special greeting to the city of Mantua reserved to the foreigner participants coming from all over the world.

On Friday 16th of September the historic cars will start from Piazza Sordello, the heart of the Lombard city. We’ll  cross the suggestive streets of Emilia, until coming to Modena Circuit: break for the lunch and timed trials. We’ll  continue then across the Apennines and then to the Imola Circuit, in the famous ”Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari”  of Formula 1, finally on the Romagna hills towards the Adriatic Sea with arrival in Cesenatico. The first evening will open in the superb location of the Grand Hotel Da Vinci. Later, the overnight stay in Rimini.

On Saturday 17th of September, the second step, we’ll see a completely new itinerary: from Rimini to Florence,  crossing through Passo La Calla, from Stia, until Passo della Consuma, then the Chianti countryside, the break at  Borgo Scopeto among the tall and narrow cypresses of the Sienese. In the afternoon the crews will run across the  streets of Arezzo, with the stamp control of Montevarchi and Pieve Santo Stefano, towards the Viamaggio pass.

The Republic of San Marino will welcome the event with the last group of timed trials of the day and the stamp check  in Piazza della Libertà, on the top of Monte Titano.  
The arrival of the second step will be Rimini, on the walkway of Piazza Tre Martiri. The evening will reserve to the  participants the traditional Gala Dinner in honour of Tazio Nuvolari, in the wonderful Fellinian setting of the Grand Hotel di Rimini.

On Sunday 18th of September the crews will come back to Mantua. The route will reserve them the last challenges,  the crucial ones to decree the winner. Starting from Rimini, they will compete with the dreaded Meldola timed trials,  passing from Faenza, guests of the Formula 1 Alpha Tauri team. The Piazza Ariostea arena will be the glance that  Ferrara reserve to the participants coming from all over the world. It is the turn to return to Mantua, crossing through  the Bondeno and Revere stamp checks. The lunch break will be served at the millenary castle of Castel d’Ario, birth  place of Tazio Nuvolari, it could not be otherwise on the occasion of the 130th anniversary of the birth. Then finally  the arrival in Mantova, after 1.100 km, between the welcoming walls of Piazza Sordello.

The event in honour of Nuvolari is the fourth round of the Campionato Italiano Grandi Eventi of ACI Sport, which  also includes Coppa delle Alpi, Coppa Milano Sanremo, Coppa d’Oro delle Dolomiti and Targa Florio Classica.

Registration Requirements and Terms
Registration requests, to be carried out exclusively on the website, can be sent from the 1st of  March to the 31st of July 2022. At the Gran Premio Nuvolari all cars manufactured from 1919 to 1976 are admitted,  provided that they are equipped (alternatively) with a F.I.V.A. /F.I.A. Heritage/ ACI Sport / ACI Storico passport, or an  A.S.I. homologation, or a certificate of Registration in the A.A.V.S.
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