Coppa d’Oro delle Dolomiti

International regularity competition for classic cars




In the first ten editions, from 1947 to 1956, Coppa d’Oro has been a race of pure speed. It was competed in one day, starting and ending in Cortina d’Ampezzo. The race became a myth thanks to the prestige of pilots, automobiles and to the unique beauty of the route, which has always been the same: 303,800 km in the middle of the Dolomiti Bellunesi.
This classic regularity race is the first appointment of the Italian Great Events Championship by ACI Sport, and will evolve inside the beautiful frame of the Dolomites, Unesco World Heritage Site.
The competition traditionally admits vehicles produced until 1971, although, this year, two additional classifications have been introduced: the Coppa d’Oro delle Dolomiti Legend, for cars produced from 1972 to 1990, and the Tributo Coppa d’Oro, for drivers of Grand Tourism cars produced from 1991.



A jury of experts, presided by famous names such as collector Corrado Lo Presto, will be called to evaluate the competing cars. At the end of the examination 3 winning cars will be chosen and an award will be assigned to them during the prize giving ceremony on Sunday.



The Pearl of the Dolomites, Cortina d’Ampezzo, is confirmed as the start and arrival location of the competition: all the participants will start from Corso Italia, going towards Alto Adige, through Falzarego, Sella Group tour on to the passes Pordoi, Sella and Gardena
The crews will move to Valle Isarco, going through Passo delle Erbe and Rodella. Then the journey will go through Val Pusteria, pointing towards Misurina and Passo Tre Croci, coming to its end in Cortina.
Second stage will be take place in Belluno, with Pocol, Passo Giau, Selva di Cadore and Forcella Staulanza, which are the first points on the map. Then, Passo Duran, going through the valleys Agordina and Mis, until reaching Belluno, to get then back to Cadore.
Comeback and the conclusion of the race again in Corso Italia, Cortina, reached this time through the Alpine pass Cimabianche, between the massifs Croda Rossa d’Ampezzo and Cristallo.
Images: courtesy of Coppa d’Oro delle Dolomiti