The third version of Motor Valley Fest will happen in Modena, Italy, on Thursday, July 1 by means of Sunday, July 4, 2021. The occasion pays homage to the “Made in Italy” excellence of Italian race vehicles and bikes, marvels of engineering and design.
Modena, the birthplace of the legendary Enzo Ferrari, is certainly one of three cities (together with Ravenna and Ferrara) within the Emilia Romagna area of northern Italy designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Emilia Romagna—residence to a number of the world’s best-known motor manufacturers,together with Ferrari, Maserati, Lamborghini, Pagani, Ducati, Dallara, and extra—is taken into account the epicenter of the Italian luxurious motor trade. As such, it has been a mecca for auto, bike, and racing fans from across the globe, drawn to its motor-themed museums, sights, and occasions.
Motor Valley Fest 2021
Motor Valley Fest 2021 is a partnership between the Emilia Romagna area and Made in Italy, an initiative of the Italian Ministry of International Affairs and Worldwide Cooperation and the Italian Commerce Company.
The hassle goals to advertise artwork, tradition, meals, wine, trend, jewellery, and different signature Italian merchandise overseas. The initiative may even be supporting different motorsport occasions.
This 12 months’s Motor Valley Fest will embrace a mixture of bodily and on-line occasions similar to info panels, discussions, spectator occasions, and test-drive experiences. After all, happening in Emilia Romagna, wine and gastronomy can be half and parcel of the occasion, showcasing the area’s best.
The town of Modena will host artwork exhibitions, pop-up occasions, and different themed conferences inside its magnificent squares, palaces, and museums. Scientific and expertise panels and in-depth spherical tables will function international leaders from the automotive trade in addition to a choose group of start-ups with illustration from worldwide universities.
Sustainability can be a big focus of the convention, too, with classes and actions on electrical mobility that includes worldwide automotive manufacturers. And for the primary time, this occasion will embrace all 4 of the area’s racetracks and speedways for auto races, motorcycle occasions, and go-kart racing.
*Go to the Motor Valley Association website for extra particulars on Motor Fest 2021 and streaming choices.
Talking of motor museums
Emilia Romagna boasts 13 museums alongside the Via Emilia (the outdated Roman highway that traverses the area from west to east), all of them centered on the motor trade alone.
Two different fan favorites: The Mudetec Lamborghini Museum and the Ferruccio Lamborghini Museum; each clarify the historical past of the car model by means of its historic vehicles and the lifetime of its founder.
Different museums embrace:
The ‘Platinum’ Motor Valley Expertise
A neighborhood tour firm is providing a Platinum Experience that features a 5-day, 4-night immersion within the Motor Valley.
Along with non-public museum visits, excursions, and dinner at a Michelin-starred restaurant, the expertise features a heart-pumping test-drive of a Ferrari F488 Problem on the Autodromo di Modena race observe and excursions of the Maserati, Pagani, Lamborghini, and Ducati factories.
*For up to date info on COVID-19 and journey to Italy, see the Italian Tourist Board web site.