1000 Miglia Warm-Up USA
(Graphic courtesy of Ryan Danger, PoppFusion)
Iconic Italian Car Rally Comes to Middleburg!
The Town of Middleburg is once again hosting the 1000 Miglia Warm-Up USA event. This iconic event has a storied history in Italy, representing sport, culture, and community. Event participants are hosted at Salamander Middleburg depart each day from The Woolley Fox (formerly The Pink Box) at 12 N. Madison Street in downtown Middleburg.
Thursday, November 2nd - Green Flag Send-Off
Come cheer on the drivers for the 1000 Miglia Warm-Up USA 2023 as they kickoff the beginning of their 500 mile race! We will have giveaways, swag, and photo opportunities.
9:30am - Cars Line Up at The Woolley Fox (formerly The Pink Box) - 12 North Madison Street.
10:00am - Green Flag Send-Off!
Friday, November 3rd - Send-Off & Middleburg Cup
Day two of the Warm-Up will start with the morning send-off as the drivers will start their second leg of the race. They'll come back to Middleburg in the afternoon for the 2nd Annual Middleburg Cup where they will compete in a head-to-head knockout race from North to South Madison Street.
8:00am - Cars Line Up at The Woolley Fox (formerly The Pink Box) - 12 North Madison Street
8:30am - Send-Off for the day's events
Cars Return to Middleburg:
4:00pm - Mini Miglia (for kids!)
We’re excited to kickoff our Inaugural “Mini Miglia” on Friday, November 3rd at 4pm before the Middleburg Cup begins.
Thanks to our local toy store, the PLAYroom, we will have 2 heats for ages 6 and under where we’ll have future Mille Miglia racers show off their skills as they zoom down South Madison Street. Each “driver” will require two navigators to help send them off and then receive them at the finish line.
Interested in participating? Spots are limited, so sign up now!
- Amboss Scooters for the race are provided by the PLAYroom
- All scooters will be sold at a 20% discount for race participants FRIDAY ONLY
- All participants are requireed to:
- provide their own helmet
- sign the liability waiver
- have (2) navigators present for the START and FINISH line
*Once registered you will be contacted with more details by Tuesday, October 31st with race details*
4:30pm - Middleburg Cup begins.
5:30-8:00pm - Car show, street festival, food, drinks, and merchandise!
Saturday, November 4th
Come to enjoy the final day of the race starting in the Town of Middleburg for the send-off at 9:00am OR head over to Morven Park to cheer them on as they get their stamps around 10:00am before heading to the Italian Embassy in Washington D.C.
8:00am - Cars Line Up at The Woolley Fox - 12 North Madison Street
9:00am - Send Off
9:45am-11:00am - Cars drive through Morven Park in Leesburg; come for food trucks, fun, great photo opportunities, and a wonderful time at the beautiful Morven Park.
They will conclude the Warm-Up USA that evening with a private awards dinner at Salamander Middleburg for drivers and sponsors.
The Town of Middleburg is looking for volunteers who love cars and community events. Please visit this link to read more about the opportunities and to sign up!
Those willing to serve on the technical team for four days get extra benefits: volunteer stipend, custom gear (shirt), certain meals provided, and invitation to the Awarding Ceremony/Closing Reception!
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The 1000 Miglia has a worldwide reputation, with hundreds of thousands of followers. The Warm Up USA, hosted in Middleburg, Virginia, is their only sanctioned event in the United States!
In 2022, our social media success included:
- Over 79,000 impressions
- Over 4,000 engagements
- 4.22% engagement rate
Reach out to us by email or phone at 540-687-5152 and ask for Danny or Ali.
Check out some amazing photos below:
The official 1000 Miglia Warm-Up USA 2022 Recap Video is below!
Take a look at the incredible journey through the countryside of Virginia, leading to the Italian Embassy in Washington, D.C. We hope you can join us next year!
Thank you to all of our sponsors from 2023!
- Salamander Middleburg
- Italian Embassy
- D&V Auto Body Masters
- Moss Building and Design
(poster credit: Ryan Danger)