Reggio Emilia (Italy) 18e October 2021 – Canossa Events, part of Motorsport Network, LLC, and GPS Classic announced the creation of Canossa Race, a joint venture focused on organizing circuit activities for drivers and vintage car enthusiasts. Canossa Race will combine the expertise and extensive network of Canossa Events with GPS Classic’s in-depth knowledge of vintage car racing.
As part of the new joint venture, Canossa Race also acquired the Alfa Revival Cup, the famous Italian racing series dedicated to all Alfa Romeo GT and Touring cars built from 1947 to 1981 and sanctioned by the Automobile Club of Italy (ACI).
The creation of Canossa Race will complement the many sporting and classic car events organized by Canossa Events, allowing them to further expand their unique event offering for drivers, car collectors and enthusiasts and to create new synergies within the Driven division Motorsport Network Lifestyle.
Luigi Orlandini, CEO of Canossa Events said: “I am delighted to announce this new joint venture – Canossa Race, another exciting step towards our strategy of continued growth. Together we will create new opportunities for all those who like to spend their time on a racetrack, and the acquisition of the Alfa Revival Cup is a perfect example of an incredible racing series, dedicated to all “Alfisti”. eager to relive new emotions on board. an authentic Alfa Romeo.
Tommaso Gelmini, Founder and CEO of GPS Classic said, “I am delighted to partner with Canossa Events, a global leader in the Motorsport and Motorsport events and experiences industry, to create Canossa Race. For over 15 years, GPS Classic has been organizing events for vintage racing cars and this is the perfect opportunity to share our expertise with the Canossa team. This new joint venture, as well as the acquisition of the Alfa Revival Cup, offers a fantastic opportunity to further develop the racing series to a wider and more international audience. “