Historical races

The passion for races makes a revival every year in great events as the Italian Grand Prix in Monza, and in the numerous traditional races that are held in every corner of the Peninsula.

A country in which passion for motors is so intense is a country in which, thanks to the passion of numerous operators, a heritage of historical races survives, attracting spectators of every generation year after year. From the Italian Grand Prix in Monza, among the longest-running races of the Formula 1 world, to rallies and to the memories of historical challenges around the bends of the Peninsula, Italy is crossed by competitive and amateur races of every kind, some of which boast a great tradition and have been the breeding ground of the greatest car and motorcycling racing champions.

"A country where the passion for engines is so intense is a country where, thanks to the passion of numerous operators, a heritage of historic races that every year attract spectators of every generation survives".

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Year by year, the dates and essential moments that have contributed to writing the Italian motor history.

From the creation of the first motors to the present day, Italian history has gone hand in hand with the technological development and the changes regarding design experienced by the motor, motorcycling and aeronautics industries. In the Motor Web Museum timeline, a year by year history develops of the passionate bond between the Italian Peninsula and the motors and production and industrial excellences it has generated. A unanimous and fascinating history, involving all the realities connected to the "National Network of Motor Cities".

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National Network of Motor Cities project

The National Network of Motor Cities was created to offer an innovative tourist experience to Italian motoring culture enthusiasts. The project aims at promoting Italy as the cradle of absolute excellence, recognised worldwide for technology, design and personalities and as protagonist of the technical and aesthetic development of one of the revolutionary cornerstones of the Twentieth century as the production of cars, motorcycles and more generally, motorised vehicles.