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26 .10 .2019
:: Confirmed route for the 1000 Millas Sport



Based in San Carlos de Bariloche, the traditional competition comprises three stages in the provinces of Rio and Neuquén. Route is almost 1300 km long, including six totally new special stage sections. There are almost 100 crews entered. Closing of entries is scheduled for next week.

Thirty days before the start of the 31st edition of the 1000 Millas Sport, the organization confirmed the itinerary of the event, which will be based in the city of San Carlos de Bariloche, with three legs along roads in the provinces of Río Negro and Neuquén, visiting the most beautiful cities of the Patagonian Andes. The competition will be disputed under the modality of regularity sprint from Wednesday 27 to Saturday 30 November, along a route of 1260 km.

The competition is organised by the Club de Automóviles Sport and is open to the participation of classic sports cars of all times, with almost a hundred crews already confirmed from both Argentina and abroad. The 1000 Millas Sport are valid for the Historic Sport Championship supervised by the CDA of the Automóvil Club Argentino  (ACA) and also for the Triple Crown, a contest that also comprises the Rally de las Bodegas and the Rally de la Montaña.

The Club de Automóviles Sport works closely with the provincial governments and municipalities involved, following a new trend of bringing competition much closer to the public, in key places such as the Centro Cívico of Bariloche, where children and adults will enjoy at all times the party of the classic cars.

Daniel Claramunt summed up the changes in the route: “On a sporting level there will be six totally new special stage sections for the crews. There are also new hospitality locations, that is to say the stops the caravan makes between the special stages. The Elegance Contest venue will also be new for the 1000 Millas Sport.”

The competition will take participants to the most touristic cities of the southern Andes, from San Carlos de Bariloche, to Villa La Angostura, San Martín de los Andes, Junín de los Andes and El Bolsón, along the scenic “Camino de los 7 Lagos”.

2019 1000 Millas Sport –Program

Wednesday 27 November

Arrival to San Carlos de Bariloche- Welcome of the crews at Llao-Llao Hotel
Technical and administrative scrutineering at the Centro Cívico- Start Ceremony
Drivers’ Briefing
Elegance Contest

Thursday 28 First Stage
Start of Leg 1 from Llao-Llao Hotel
Route: Llao-Llao- Dina Huapi- Villa La Angostura- 7 Lakes Route- Cardenal Samoré custom crossing- Villa La Angostura- Dos Valles.- Llao- Llao Total: 370 km

Friday 29 Second Stage
Start of Leg 2 from Llao-Llao Hotel
Route: Llao-Llao- Villa La Angostura- San Martín de los Andes -Junín de los Andes- Alicurá- Bariloche- Llao-Llao. Total: 550 km

Saturday 30 Third Stage
Start of Leg 3 from Llao-Llao Hotel
Route: Llao- Llao- Cerro Catedral- El Foyel- El Bolsón-Centro Cívico San Carlos de Bariloche- Total: 340 km

Classic cars of all times
The 1000 Millas Sport are open to participation of homologated vehicles from the list “Historic Sport Cars” in the following categories: Category C: vehicles manufactured up to 31-12-1930; Category D: vehicles manufactured from 1-01-1931 up to 31-12-1945; Category E: vehicles manufactured from 1-01-1946 up to 31-12-1960; Category F1: vehicles manufactured from 1-01-1961 up to 31-12-1965; Category F2: vehicles manufactured from 1-01-1966 up to 31-12-1970; Category G1: vehicles manufactured from 1-01-1971 up to 31-12-1975 and Category G2: vehicles manufactured from  January 1, 1976 and up to the limit set by the FIVA.

Interest in the competition is also shown in the sponsorship of major companies such as Audi, UBS, Gulf, Chopard, Llao Llao Resort & Spa, Jack Green, La Meridional, Bodegas Bianchi, Havanna, Warsteiner and Assist Card. The event will also have a supporting purpose through donations to the Food Bank and local non-governmental organisations, working together with the Challenge Argentina Foundation.

From Bodegas Bianchi, one of those outstanding sponsors, they explain what this permanent alliance with 1000 Millas Sport means: “We are an Argentine winery with a family heritage that represents the history, traditions and values of Argentinian winemaking. Leader of the most representative events of our country, for 15 years we have accompanied the motor racing fanatics at exciting moments of the 1000 Millas Sport, with the incredible landscapes of our mountain range. Linked to our roots, the homeland and the mountain, we do realize the meaning of enjoying the journey, of marking a path, where the relevant goal is not to arrive but to travel. As they do during this race, our wines accompany a journey, a moment, specially that one of pleasure of enjoyment. That is why, for this new edition of the event that gather the largest collection of antique cars in South America, our best wines accompany the crews in moments of celebration to create great memories.“

Entries are open until October 31 and there are nearly 100 crews already entered from Europe, the United States and Latin America.