|Thousands upon thousands will arrive in Rome for the
Vadis al Maximo celebration in October of 2009. The
Legions will march again through the city streets.
Gladiators will compete before the cheering crowds. The
ancient arts will flourish on the squares. The aroma of
ancient foods will fill the air. And everywhere, scented
garlands will dress Rome again.
Restoration of the monumental Circus Maximus can be
accomplished within a five-year time frame. Efforts
should resolve in a completed Circus Maximus to host for
the world the "Great Games". The Games will arrive
between Olympics and mark the great beginning and
renewal at the Circus and show-case all the
entertainments. These Great Games will create the "Big
Bang" for big sponsorship - much as the Olympics does.
The Great games will be a week-long festival.
1): In preparation, the Vadis Group will organize a
completely functional international Chariot Racing
League - where in the five years, an ongoing and heady
competition will culminate at the first opening of the
new Circus Maximus stadium. This league will have the
Four Factions. The chariot-races will high-light the
2): The greatest modern circus acts will perform -
3): The greatest music, from symphony to the top rock
bands will perform. Perhaps we will adopt an
international theme where the world-wide televised event
addresses imperative themes of global-warming and
|4): There should be Equestrian
5): World title boxing.
6): Olympic running and track competition. We
shall solicit sanctioned meets.
7): There might also be a temporary water set-up
for sea battle scenes.
8): There shall be X-games competition.
9): Various martial arts can be featured.
|World Chariot Racing
Sponsored teams could compete under
one of the flag banners - Ferrari
under the Reds, for instance.
The Vadis group will make a list of
an historical set of accouterments
from which a set of Racing Chariot
Standards will be created.
|We invite separate chariot racing clubs for
input on the chariot racing standards where such
standards will be created by agreement. From these
Racing Standards, new and advanced versions can be
made. Instead of the wicker of the ancient
chariots, perhaps Graphite and Kevlar.
While any chariot type can race in specified
heats, high-level racing resolves to the light
In ancient Rome, a
Circus was conducted and paid for by a particular group.
“Republican Circus on Wednesday, Democrat Circus on
There are many possible modern sponsors of
Chariot races at the Circus. - Along with the many
more normal large venue
Original Open Style
|These will be:
and motorcycle racing.