C.S.3 - The organization of the 34th Gran Premio Nuvolari continues in full swing


Milan, 13th May 2024 – The organization of the 34th edition of the Gran Premio Nuvolari, the international regularity event for historic cars scheduled from 19th to 22nd September 2024, continues at full speed: since 1991 it has been paying homage to the legendary Tazio, the greatest driver of all times. The 2024 edition will be full of new features, unique and spectacular. It will travel a new itinerary along breathtaking landscapes and some of the oldest and most evocative squares in Italy.

The 300 crews from all over the world will tackle a route divided into three stages, for a total of 1,100 km. They will cross the most fascinating landscapes of Lombardy, Veneto, Trentino, Emilia Romagna, Tuscany, Marche and the Republic of San Marino.

Considered as one of the most awaited events of the season, the Gran Premio Nuvolari will see the world of classic enthusiasts experience – and let the public experience, unique emotions, following the myth of the Mantuan legend Tazio Nuvolari, an icon of motor sport.

During the days of the event, the streets and squares involved, will be animated – for the benefit of enthusiasts and the curious, by the presence of the "old ladies", traveling witnesses of the refined industrial culture of the 20th century.

The event, conceived and organized since 1991 by Mantova Corse, will take place in compliance with F.I.A, F.I.V.A. and A.C.I. Sport regulations, with particular attention to the safety protocols of the National Sports Federation.
The presence of the partners Red Bull, Finservice Group, Locman, Penske Cars and Wannenes is confirmed, thanks to which the Gran Premio Nuvolari will offer competitors a unique experience, with the aim of combining the pleasure of driving between unique places, with the adrenaline of high-level sporting competition.

Gran Premio Nuvolari “Green”
The organization of the Gran Premio Nuvolari, sensitive to environmental sustainability, has been promoting an initiative aimed at safeguarding people and the territory since 2020. The GPN “Green” initiative involves the planting of trees in selected areas of the city, to offset the amount of carbon dioxide emitted by historic cars. From this year, a further activity is planned to limit the use of plastic bottles: ecological tritan water bottles will be distributed to each crew, all organizational staff and the media. During the departure phases of the Mantua, Modena and Rimini stages, drinking water dispensers will be available for use by all participants.

The 2024 path
The route of the Gran Premio Nuvolari represents the synthesis of many Italian excellences.

On Friday 20th September, as per tradition, the cars will depart from the historic Piazza Sordello, in the heart of Mantua. They will skirt Lake Garda, traveling along the roads of Monte Baldo, until reaching Riva del Garda, where they will stop for a lunch break at the Olivi beach. The stage will continue passing the Lessini Mountains and arriving in Verona for the stamp control in Piazza Bra. Then, they will continue towards Modena arriving in Piazza Grande. The evening will take place at the exclusive location of Villa Cavazza in Corte della Quadra, with an overnight stay in the emblematic city of the Motor Valley Fest.

On Saturday 21st September, the cars will face the second stage. Starting from the Novi Sad Park in Modena they will proceed towards Tuscany, Romagna and Marche. Stamp checks are scheduled in the center of Pistoia, in Piazza del Campo in Siena, in Piazza Grande in Arezzo. In the afternoon the crews will head towards the tests in Pieve Santo Stefano and the Viamaggio Pass. The Republic of San Marino will welcome the event with the last group of timed tests and stamp controls in Piazza della Libertà, on Monte Titano. The arrival of the second stage will be in Rimini, in Piazza Tre Martiri. The day will end with the traditional Gala Dinner in honor of Tazio Nuvolari, in the wonderful Felliniesque location of the Grand Hotel in Rimini.

On Sunday 22nd September, the crews will return to Mantua. The final stage will be challenging, offering decisive tests to decide the final winner. Starting from Rimini, the competitors will face the timed trials in Meldola, then passing through Faenza, as guests of the renovated Formula 1 team "Racing Bulls". The Estense Castle will be the venue for the Ferrara lunch break. It will then be the turn of the return to Mantua, through the stamp controls in Bondeno, Poggio Rusco and Revere. Finally, the arrival in Mantua, after 1,100 km, within the walls of Piazza Sordello.

Registration requirements and terms
Registration requests have to be made exclusively on the website www.gpnuvolari.it , and they can be sent until July 31st 2024. The Gran Premio Nuvolari admits cars manufactured from 1919 to 1981, equipped with a F.I.V.A. passport, or F.I.A. Heritage fiche, or ASI Homologation, or ACI Sport/Aci Storico Card, or certificate of registration in the A.A.V.S. historical register.

This year the range of admitted vehicles has been expanded. A special appendix called “Coppa Nuvolari GT 2024” will be organized, reserved for a maximum number of 35 "Gran Turismo" cars built from 1991 to 2024 and divided into three categories: “M1” (1991-2000) - “M2” (2001 -2010) - “M3” (2011-2024). The cars must have regular license plates and inspections. Tires must also be approved for road circulation. Cars set up for speed races are excluded. When drawing up the rankings, no coefficient based on the age of the car will be applied. 

Participants will be assigned race numbers from n. 401 onwards, based on the age of the cars themselves. Special category and overall rankings will be drawn up, which will lead to the awarding of category prizes and the "Coppa Nuvolari GT 2024".
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