Ferrari Cavalcade 2012
Over 100 clients from the Prancing Horse from all over the world discovering the Emilia region on the roads of the legendary races of the past
Maranello, 26 June 2012 - More than 100 Ferrari clients from all over the world will discover places in Emilia Romagna and Tuscany, connected to the birth of the manufacturer from Maranello, with their own cars from the recent production from Thursday, 28 to Saturday, 30 June on the legendary roads of these Italian regions. They will drive on the roads of the Mille Miglia and on the Savio circuit, but also on the tracks where Ferrari has raced and won several times, such as Imola and Mugello as well as Fiorano, where the cars from the Prancing Horse are developed.
The Ferrari Cavalcade will start in Bologna in the direction of Imola and the "Dino e Enzo Ferrari" race track at the Santerno river, where the participants will carry out ability tests for the regularity race. The first day will be dedicated to the roads of the plain in Emilia-Romagna: Lugo, home of the Baracca family, where the Prancing Horse will be celebrated, along the roads of the river Po delta to visit the Pomposa Abbey, coming back via Ferrara degli Estensi on wonderful roads through the so called Pianura Padana. Friday will be dedicated to the area around Modena and the places connected to Ferrari with a visit in Maranello and laps on the Fiorano track. On the conclusive day the cars will drive though the Apennine to arrive at the Mugello circuit and later on at the Piazza della Signoria in Florence. The final stage of the 600 kilometres will lead to Bologna on the roads of the Mille Miglia with the legendary Futa and Raticosa passes.
The list of the participants' countries underlines the internationality of the Ferrari brand: USA, China, Lebanon, Honk Kong, UAE, Mexico, South Africa and naturally Europe with France Germany, Belgium, the UK and Russia, just to name a few. The Cavalcade event is a way to introduce the clients of the Prancing Horse to the wonderful landscape, the artistic wonders and the exceptional cuisine of Italy. This will also be the philosophy of the upcoming Cavalcade events, which will bring the Ferrari clients to Italy's most important places to discover hidden gems of this marvellous country.
The final check of the route has been carried out by the official website Ferrari.com with a 458 Spider, the perfect open car for such an exciting tour, with its stunning engine sound of the 570 bhp V8, which won the "Best Performance Engine of the Year" Award.
The updates from the Ferrari Cavalcade stages will be available on Ferrari.com with exclusive photos and videos.