Since 1988, Chopard is main sponsor and official timekeeper of the « Corsa più bella del Mondo » ! This year again, Chopard celebrated this milestone in the year in the most beautiful way.

On May 16th, a gala dinner imagined by famous italien Chef Carlo Cracco took place at Hotel Palazzo Arzaga, near Brescia. After enjoying a cocktail in the court of the hotel entirely redecorated for the occasion with trees and flowers under a « Chopard Moon », 120 guest were treated with the most rafinated italien dishes, before enjoying themselves on the music of the Gypsy Queens. Among the guests were famous spanish tenor José Carreras, close friend of Chopard and Jacky Ickx and his wife, singer Khadja Nin.

The next morning Karl-Friedrich Scheufele and Christine Scheufele roared away to Brescia under a bright sun in their Ferrari 750 Monza followed by Karl Scheufele and Albert Carreras in a Mercedes-Benz 300 SL.

In the evening, 385 cars took of for the 1000 miles leading them to Rome and back to Brescia, in the presence of Sir Stirling Moss, living legend of the Mille Miglia !
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