Rally around History

La Mille Miglia, whose name translates from Italian as “1,000 Miles,” is one of Italy’s most celebrated road rallies. Held 24 times from 1927 to 1957, the Mille (as it is more affectionately known) was a flat-out race from Brescia to Rome and back that was forced to stop due to the perilous nature of high-speed driving on open roads—over 50 people lost their lives to the rally. But the Mille was also a place where legends where born; Sir Stirling Moss set a course record in 1955, achieving victory in an amazin…

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