Italy’s Emilia Romagna region roars as Modena Cento Ore celebrates supercars

Classic supercars ready to race at the 17th annual Modena Cento Ore. (Photograph by Jacquie Kubin/Special to the Washington Times)

MODENA, Italy -Steve McQueen famously said: “Life is racing. Everything else is just waiting.” In June, more than 100 drivers and their crews of the Italian motoring club proved the actor right. The Modena Cento Ore, an annual road rally race through the Northern Italian “Motor Valley” that lies between the Adriatic Sea and the Mediterranean,…