Vernasca Silver Flag
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16th-17th-18th June 2017 - Vernasca (Piacenza) - Italy
Programme

2° Vernasca Silver Flag Classic Track Day

For the second year the Silver Flag will have an important preview on the circuit of Varano de Melegari. For fans who want to try their cars on the track will be organized the second edition of "Vernasca Silver Flag Classic Track Day" The day is divided into non-competitive free track sessions without a safety car.

There are four sessions of approximately 15 minutes each for each session.

The various classes will be decided after registration have closed, but they will be based on the power of the cars.

Friday June 16

Day's Programme

8:00 AM- 9:00 AM  Meeting of participants and registration

9:00 AM- 12:30 AM Track sessions

12:30 AM- 2:30 PM Lunch break

2:30 PM- 5:00 PM Track sessions

 



22° Vernasca Silver Flag - Alfa Romeo

Vernasca Silver Flag "Dynamic Restoration and Conservation Concours for historic racing cars” that the Piacenza Vintage Automoto Club will organize on June 16 to 18 next

As usual  the event is open to pre 1972-1975 important racing cars and take place at CastellArquato one of the northern Italy’s most beautiful and picturesque medieval towns situated 120 Kms south of Milan in Emilia region  a country famous also for food and “bonne vivre…”

The demonstration hill climb will be run on the original 9Km course with three demonstration runs over the week end. Thanks to the splendid setting the proven organization, the friendly hospitality, the event has now become well known outside of Italy also and attracts ,many participants from abroad.

The event begins on early Friday afternoon: the paddock will be opened to welcome collectors’ cars and sign-on participants that are presented with local gastronomic specialities.  The dinner will be served in Castell’Arquato.

The sign-on process continues on Saturday morning until 10.30, when the first batch of cars will officially open the “Dynamic restoration and conservation concourse for competition cars”, better known as the Vernasca Silver Flag.

After a brief presentation to public and Contest judges the cars will begin the nine-kilometres run up to Vernasca (please, note that the road is closed to normal traffic. Vehicles will be divided into the traditional hillclimb groups, by types of participants: Touring, GT, Sports cars up to 1961, Prototype sport cars, Front engine Single-Seaters, Rear Engine Single-Seaters, Pre-war period cars.

The second batch will assemble in the afternoon at 15.30, thus ending the “sporty part” of the day.

During the evening, the “elegant” part begins, which is one of the most eagerly awaited moments of the weekend by many.  Dinner takes place in Castell’Arquato’s main square, an architectural gem considered to be one of the most beautiful amongst Medieval Italian piazzas. On Sunday, engines runs again in Val d’Arda, when the last hillclimb will take place at 10.30am.

A final buffet will be held in Vernasca, followed by the “Concourse” prize giving.

 

FRIDAY JUNE 16 2017

14,00  - Scrutineering in paddock area . Castell’Arquato

20,30     Dinner in Castell’Arquato

 

SATURDAY JUNE 17 2017

8,00 –   Scrutineering in paddock area, Castell’Arquato

10,30    Starting first run Castell’Arquato-Lugagnano-Vernasca (close road traffic)

13,00     Lunch in Castell’Arquato restaurant

15,30     Starting Second Run Castell’Arquato-Lugagnano-Vernasca (close road traffic)

20,30     Gala Dinner in Castell’Arquato medieval Square

 

SUNDAY JUNE 18 2017

10,30     Third and last Run Castell’Arquato-Lugagnano-Vernasca (close road traffic)

12,30     Buffet Lunch and “Concours”  Prize Giving in Vernasca

15,30      Cars downhill to Castell’Arquato


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