Every year Brescia turns red and cheerful with the 1000 Miglia, the historic vintage car race defined by Enzo Ferrari as "the most beautiful race in the world".
. 1000 Miglia was a road car race of marathon held in Italy for 24 editions between 1927 and 1957. It was a speed race, with start and finish line in Brescia, travelling the country as far as Rome through Central and Northern
The name of the race comes from the actual length of the itinerary; in fact, despite various variations of the route over the years, it remained 1600 kilometers long, equivalent to about 1000 imperial miles.