The Mille Autunno sports cars to cruise through Tahoe City | SierraSun.com

The Mille Autunno sports cars to cruise through Tahoe City

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TAHOE CITY, Calif. andamp;#8212; Some 40 historic race cars that could have qualified for Italyandamp;#8217;s most famous race, the Mille Miglia or Thousand Mile, will focus a 1,000-mile weekend in Tahoe, Oct. 15-17. The Mille Autunno, or Autumn Thousand, sports cars from 1927-1957, which were the Mille Miglia years. Check out the cars and meet the drivers at the River Ranch Lodge andamp; Restaurant, corner of Highway 89 and Alpine Meadows Road, Friday, Oct. 15, from 5 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 16, from 4 p.m. The Mille Autunno, a nonprofit event, is the yearly sequel to the California Mille, a four-day, 1,000-mile drive that begins on Nob Hill, San Francisco, in April and concludes in Sonoma. Visit http://www.californiamille.com. The Mille cars will depart Oct. 16, 8:30 a.m., north on Highway 89 to Truckee, over old Highway 40 to Donner Pass then travel to Nevada City. Returning to Truckee on Highways 49 and 89 and arriving River Ranch about 3 p.m.andamp;#8212; Submitted to aedgett@sierrasun.com