The Tomaso party

More than a hundred copies of the famous Italian brand were present
ER Classics Desktop 2022

SpaItalia is known as one of the Italian car parties where you actually want to be present every year. The organization not only supports the beauty of Italian design, but also that of historic motorsport. That is why the circuit of Spa Francorchamps time and time again the center of all activity. On 4 and 5 June there was another such party, one for all car enthusiasts, but in particular for those of the brand De Tomaso. Jean-Pierre Magalhaes tells ...

“Ask everyone who was present. No one will mind a bigger gathering The Tomasos can remember if arriving at SpaItalia in the first weekend of June. All models for the road were present, sometimes very rare versions, but also the sports models were present: there was a remarkable collection of factoryPanteras Gr3, 4 and 5. They gave that to the eighty series models Francorchamps had come a special luster to the 40th birthday of the Panther, which was part of the tribute to Alejandro De Tomaso. Against this exceptional concentration, the main exhibition could count on, among other things, one of the three ever built 505 F1s, in addition to a Vallelunga with aluminum bodywork (only 3 copies), a P5000 and a P70!

The participation was international. Even from Scandinavia, Spain, France, Germany, Switzerland and Poland came the The Tomasos flowed in. Also Santiago De Tomaso (son of the great constructor) was present and his kindness and accessibility charmed everyone who had the opportunity to talk to him.

As a thank you to the effort that the participants had taken to be present, the slope was reserved for the Sunday morning The Tomasos.

Of course other Italian brands were also present. The paddock of Fiat was looking forward to great interest and is getting bigger and wider every year. The Fiatgroup took the opportunity to present the new Lancia Ypsilon. Alfa Romeo, Abarth, Ferrari en Maserati were familiar with the usual approach. Lamborghini was scattered over the Terrazza Martini in the F1 paddock and its usual place at the Uniroyal tower, but as a result realized a nice participation that was close to that of the jubilee years.

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