The 23rd annual California Mille "Tribute to Martin Swig"
celebrates its founder and continues the motoring tradition
April 29 - May 2, 2013
What the press is saying about the California Mille 2013
California Mille Chronicles: Keeping up with the Swigs
Brothers take up the Mille's mantle
from Autoweek by Blake Z. Rong on 5/08/2013
When David Swig was 16, he drove a Jaguar E-Type in Pale Primrose yellow down San Francisco's famous Embarcadero. It was a real chick magnet, presumably, the sort of car a hopelessly romantic teenager would have killed to drive, if merely to wind up Abercrombie-clad jocks.
California Mille 2013
SportsCarDigest.com, Report by Dennis Gray | Photos by author and Bob Ross
The 2013 California Mille was held April 28th to May 2nd on the challenging back roads of Northern California.
The four-day, 1,000-mile rally continued its long tradition of spirited driving in historic sports cars on the twisty and picturesque roads for which they were intended.
California Mille celebrates 23 years of vintage automobile racing
Examiner.com by Karla Erovick on May 7, 2013
The California Mille celebrated its' 23rd anniversary this week in spectacular fashion. 70 vintage cars participated in the four-day, 1000 mile adventure through some of Northern California's best driving roads.
California Mille Chronicles: The little Lancias that could
Touring Northern California in Italian flivvers
from Autoweek by Blake Z. Rong on 5/07/2013
California Mille founder Martin Swig loved his modest Italian cars, and he loved driving them fast.
California Mille Miglia rides again
Sons take over vintage car event after the passing of founder Martin Swig
from Autoweek by Mark Vaughn on 4/24/2013
“It was never a matter of saying, 'Are we going to continue? Continuing was always the plan,”
according to David Swig, the son of California Mille Miglia founder Martin Swig, who passed away last year
after 22 years at the helm of the car rally. “My brother [Howard] and I grew up with the spirit of the Mille Miglia in our blood.
It is and always will remain a family event.”
Car lovers rev up for racer rally
from San Francisco Chronicle by Carolyn Joneson 4/29/201
Call it vroom with a view. That's what drivers and spectatours experienced Sunday on Nob Hill,
and what's soon be revving across Northern California's most pictouesque back roads.
The California Mille —
a Northern California rally based on Italy’s famed Mille Miglia
Hearst Newspapers National Cars Blog on SFGate by Michael Taylor 4/26/2013
The California Mille, a four-day, 1,000-mile homage to Italy’s historic Mille Miglia,
will start off from the plaza in front of San Francisco’s Fairmont Hotel Monday;
and this year’s event is particularly bittersweet because for the first time in ages,
its founder, Martin Swig, won’t be there. Mr. Swig died last July
at his home in Sausalito, Calif., at the age of 78.