VERNASCA SILVER FLAGSPONSORING
Eberhard & Co. is Main Sponsor of the 27th edition of the Vernasca Silver Flag
A historic event for prototype enthusiasts now in its 27th edition, the Vernasca Silver Flag is a dynamic conservation and restoration competition for racing cars that parade at limited speed on the road closed to traffic.
From 9 to 11 June the participants came from all over Europe to meet during this historic event that saw 150 competition cars, built from the beginning of the last century to 1972 with a documented past in sports competitions of the period, parade through the Apennines of Piacenza.
Among the beautiful Alfa Romeo Cs from the early 1930s, Porsches, Maseratis, Mercedes and all the great car manufacturers that have made racing history, the public of enthusiasts has been able to admire also the beautiful Ferrari 308 GT Bertone Rainbow, a unique example from 1976 driven by the great champion Miki Biasion, Eberhard & Co.’s brand ambassador.
The event ended with the proclamation of the best preserved or better restored cars, awarded with the chronographs Champion of the Swiss Maison: the Fiat 508S of Claudio Montagni was awarded the « Best of Show pre-war cars » while Romeo Balli’s Porsche 904 Carrera GTS received the « Best of Show after-war cars » award. A Champion chronograph was also the protagonist of the Maserati Prize, the house of the Trident that the Club Piacentino Automotoveicoli d’Epoca, organizer of the event, wanted to celebrate in this year’s edition.