Welcome 2022… and welcome back car events! The new year begins with the resumption of some automotive happenings which any enthusiast would like to attend. The Winter Marathon gets the party started, this year in its 34th edition with a program more exciting than ever. An intercontinental flight then takes us to the 31st edition of the Palm Beach Cavallino Classic, reserved only for Ferraris. Finally, unmissable in January, comes the Rallye Monte-Carlo Historique, which this year will start from 3 different European cities, including Milan.
Winter Marathon • January 20-23 • Madonna di Campiglio, I
The majestic setting of the Dolomites and 130 crews ready to challenge ice and snow with cars built by 1968 and cars of particular interest built by 1976: these are the ingredients of the Winter Marathon.
The 2022 edition will be one of the longest and most exciting of all-time, covering over 500 kilometers with 65 precision time trials, 6 regularity tests over 16 hours driving with the climbing of 15 dolomite passes through the most beautiful streets of Trentino-Alto Adige. Without forgetting the grand finale on the frozen lake of Campiglio, the setting for the two classic non-ranked show-trophies.
Cavallino Classic • January 20-23 • Palm Beach, USA
Considered by many to be the largest event dedicated solely to Ferraris in the United States, the Cavallino Classic is the apotheosis of exclusivity: the 150 cars admitted, the gardens of the The Breakers luxury hotel and the participants themselves are characterized by the most absolute refinement.
The 2022 edition will be an unmissable event for fans and collectors of the Prancing Horse, as it will include two extraordinary celebrations: one for the 75th anniversary of Ferrari and the other for the 60th birthday of the Ferrari 250 GTO, an iconic car who has competed and won everywhere, including three consecutive world titles from 1962 to 1964.
Rallye Monte-Carlo Historique • January 27 - February 2 • Monte Carlo, MC
“Back to roots” is the slogan chosen for the 24th edition of the Rallye Monte-Carlo Historique, which this year the return of concentration legs, with three emblematic cities on the starting list - Bad Homburg, Milan and Reims - and three different routes to the same destination: Monte-Carlo.
Historically organized by the Automobile Club de Monaco, the event challenges its drivers by proposing a record number of 17 regularity stages (SR) and demanding routes that retrace the roads and passes where entire pages of a legendary event have been written.
Photo credits: Federico Bajetti, Cavallino Inc.
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