Alfa Romeo celebrates centenary

Thousands of Alfa Romeo fans are expected to arrive in Milan to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the carmaker.

The Italian manufacturer, founded on June 24, 1910, chose its home city to hold the four day festivity, which is expected to draw in crowds from 45 countries.

A huge international rally will be held as part of the celebrations. The high-end sports carmaker said thousands of crews have put their names down to take part in the parade through Milan's city centre.

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