Let's start!

The race of the Campionato Italiano Grandi Eventi ACI Sport has begun, the Coppa d'Oro delle Dolomiti is halfway through the first stage

The two-day of competition organized by AC Belluno and ACI Sport begins. The opening with the parade in Cortina d'Ampezzo, before taking the 251 km route of day 1, of course full of tests. There will be in fact 41 time checks, and 5 average trials to face today for the regularists in the race.


Matteo Belotti, paired with Ingrid Plebani, opened the column of the historic cars with the magnificent 1927 Bugatti 37A; then the Lancia Lambda driven by Sergio Sisti and Anna Gualandi, another prewar one dating back to 1929; the Fiat 514 Mille Miglia 1930 driven by Alessandro Gamberini and Guido Ceccardi; followed by one of the home drivers, the Venetian Luca Patron, with Massimo Danilo Casale, racing with a 1933 MG L Type; then the 1934 Fiat 508 Balilla Coppa d'Oro owned by father and son, Osvaldo and Andrea Peli.


These are the first 5 intrepid crews towards Passo Giau, welcomed by an overcast but not rainy sky, the continuation of the route then towards Selva di Cadore and Cernadoi, then Falzarego pass and the thread to the masses of the Valparola pass in the first part of the morning.

Then Armentarola, Badia, Antermoia and the pass delle Erbe towards Bressanone for the triumphal entry to the Abbazia di Novacella, where the crew had the mid-day stop. Among these, there is the 1929 Lancia Lambda by Olindo Deserti, paired with Marco Torlasco, already 2020 Campionato Italiano Grandi Eventi ACI Sport Champion.


In the second part of the race, still to face the Furcia pass, Valdaora with the tests of Tre Cime and Tre Croci pass before the return to Cortina scheduled for 18:00, in which the crews will parade again on live TV in front of the cameras of ACI Sport TV, then parking at the Miramonti Majestic Grand Hotel headquarters to close the first day.


Again this year, the event sponsored by the Province of Belluno and the municipalities of Belluno and Cortina, will enjoy the support of ACI Global Servizi vehicles to guarantee safety along the route, official sponsor together with Sara Assicurazioni who completes the overview on safety by offering spaces dedicated to the discovery of insurance plans designed for vintage cars and the members of ACI Storico, and BPER Banca, parent company of the BPER Group, which brings together two territorial banks (BPER Banca and Banco di Sardegna) for over 1,800 branches. Official Partners are VerdeCorsa, OMR Automotive, Allemano, Tiemme, Camozzi and Rangers.