1000 Miglia Experience UAE Receives Award for Successful Prologue Event

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  • First-ever 1000 Miglia Experience UAE set for December 4th-8th, 2022
  • 100 participating teams – the largest classic car regularity rally ever held in the GCC

12 July 2022, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: 1000 Miglia Srl – organisers of the 1000 Miglia – also known as “The Most Beautiful Race in the World”, has bestowed to Octanium Experiences LLC – exclusive organisers of the 1000 Miglia Experience UAE – with a special award for its successful Prologue event in February.

This special award was presented to Octanium CEO and founder Martin Halder at the closing ceremony of the 1000 Miglia 2022, recognizing the UAE-based company’s efforts in organizing the first 1000 Miglia Experience UAE Prologue held from February 18-20. The prize-giving ceremony took place at the Drivers Evening of  the 1000 Miglia in Italy 2022 in front of 400 assembled drivers, local dignitaries, media, sponsors and partners.

The Prologue provided Middle East and selected international participants with a preview of the full December event, covering 700km over three days with 43 participating teams – the largest regularity rally ever held on the Arabian Peninsula.

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Of special note is the awarding medal itself; designed by award-winning Dutch designer Sabine Marcelis, it brings to life the history, colors and values of the 1000 Miglia in sparkling glass and resin. Her creative process is based on blending research and experimentation with materials to obtain new and surprising visual effects.

Octanium CEO Martin Halder said: “We feel very honored to have received this prestigious award. It recognises our efforts over the past year to bring the world’s most beautiful race to the world’s most exciting city. The Prologue was an enormous success – and with an overbooked entry list already, we look forward to even greater heights with the 1000 Miglia Experience UAE in December 2022.”