Supercars Cantabria 2017: Everything you need to know

18 May, 2017
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18 May, 2017 Superdeportivos Cantabria

Countdown to the 10th edition of Superdeportivos Cantabria, the biggest supercar event in Spain, which will begin today and will consist of four days of speed, elegance and gastronomy across the city of Santander and the surrounding areas, with more than 125 cars coming from all over Spain and other European countries.

23 brands will be represented in Superdeportivos Cantabria. The most popular brand will be Ferrari, with 28 cars confirmed, among them five 599 GTB and one F12. There will be 12 Porsche and 15 Chevrolet Corvette. Among the beauties that will meet in Santander, there will be seven Aston Martin, two McLaren and one Mercedes SLS, among other cars of the German manufacturer. Classic cars will also be represented with six Renault 5 Turbo and Maxi Turbo. One De Tomaso Pantera GT5-S and an impressive Ferrari 512 BB will be the ambassadors of the supercars of the seventies.

The participants will meet today Thursday at 14:00 at Parque de las Llamas, the basecamp of the event for all the weekend. From there, they will go to the Restaurante VORS to have lunch. Dinner will be served at the Restaurant Hotel Santemar, with the presence of Santander’s mayor Gema Igual.

On Friday, the 125 cars will make their way from Santander to Santillana del Mar to visit the Caves of Altamira, where four lucky ones will be able to visit the original cave while the rest visit the Neocave. After having lunch at Parador de Santillana del Mar and a road route across the most precious lands of the Cantabrian region, the Tourism councillor Miriam Diaz will great Superdeportivos Cantabria at the Magdalena Palace for a gala dinner served by the Michelin-star awarded Restaurante El Serbal.

On Saturday, the supercars will wake up with an exposition at Parque de Las Llamas before moving on to a Great Parade by the city centre. Finally, on Sunday May 21st, Superdeportivos Cantabria will switch the road course for a ship tries across the Santoña Bay, to visit the city centre of Isla and have a farewell lunch to finish this festival that this year reaches its tenth anniversary consolidated as the biggest event of its kind in Spain.

Miguel Ángel Revilla Roiz, President of Cantabria:
“Cantabria can be proud of many things, and among them is having the biggest reunions of high-end cars in Spain. It is a opportunity to strengthen the public image of our region and to create economic activity, something necessary nowadays. I salute the organizers of this event for the success that is organizing it for ten years. I am sure there are still many things ahead if they keep the same illusion and effort they have put so far until now. I wish all the participants a pleasant stay in Cantabria. I hope they speak well of the many attractions of our land when they come back to their original territories”.

Gema Igual, Mayor of Santander:
“Santander is already waiting to hear the roar of the best supercars. The sound is a great spectacle both for the eyes to see and the ears to listen. The most luxurious cars will parade across the city, which for a few days will transform itself into a showroom of the most select cars. Superdeportivos Cantabria is back again, and it has been now for ten years. It is a birthday worth of a good celebration and their organizers have prepared a very attractive program. It is a opportunity for Santander to show its best version, to show the world its natural human beauty with an open and ambitious attitude, willing to claim his place in the global world without forgetting about its history and its tradition. The people of Santander welcome you with open arms, decided to join a party that promises to be spectacular and brilliant”.

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