Edition 2019


The new three-day format with an overnight stay away from home in Grosseto was a winner. It made it possible to lengthen the course, but at the same time make the race less stressful, avoiding the deadly ride of 430 km. Poggibonsi-Porto Ercole- Poggibonsi to do in one day, which even if beautiful and adrenaline, put a strain on the resistance of the crews.
 Edition characterized by a beautiful variant of route on the second day that gave extraordinary landscapes and emotions: the cities of Volterra, Massa Marittima, Castiglion della Pescaia, revived the second stage while in the third stage the stop / toast in the Piazza del Campo a Siena  was the master , (with champagne from our main Sponsor Champagne Encry), accompanied by flag wavers and drummers in period costumes.
The passages from San Gimignano, Monteriggioni, Montalcino, Radda in Chianti, Greve in Chianti, Porto Ercole, Magliano in Tuscany are inevitable.
With the victory of the Patron-Casale crew on the Fiat 514 MM of 1931, this extraordinary edition of the 2019 Alcide Race ended; Belometti-Vavassori (Brescia Corse) on the 1929 Lancia Lambda Spider in second place, who fought for the first place to the last (only 18 penalties, without coefficient, which distanced the winner from the second). In third place Rampello-Migliorati (Emmebi 70) on the 1956 Triumph TR3
Instead, the coveted prize of the Macchi Trophy (91 bottles of wine from the best Italian companies) was awarded to the Cristina – Baroli crew on the 1972 Porsche 911 T.
Chianti Grand Prix, Dievole wine sponsor, still won by the Patron-Casale crew, while the prize for the strongest team was won by the Scuderia Emmebi 70 in Lumezzane (Br). The best Guaita-Guaita female crew on the 1971 Lancia Fulvia coupè, while the Nausicaa- Corti crew on the 1969 MG Midget MKII won first place for the best female driver.
An extraordinary performance by the Mazzoleni-Gotti crew on the 1954 Triumph TR2 Club led the crew to victory in the Average Trials ranking (14 penalties out of 6 tests with two detections each).
A quote for the young crew under 30 Paturzo –Botarelli who, on their first experience at the Corsa, showed tenacity and enthusiasm.
A historic edition … to remember !!!