Events and Concours d'Elegance

From the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este in Italy to the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in California, we attend the world’s finest automotive events and concours d'elegance and cover them in dramatic fashion.

Pebble Beach Concours 2015 – Upholding a Shared Legacy

1931 duPont Model H Sport Phaeton (Photo: David Burton)

The duPont will be among the featured marques at the Pebble Beach Concours 2015, to be held August 16th at the Pebble Beach Golf Links in California. Richard "Dicky" Riegel III, a member of the duPont family, has a strong first memory of the only duPont Model H in existence. As he and friends emerged from their first grade classroom, his grinning father awaited him in the one-of-a-kind car. "Dad's enthusiasm … [Read more...]

Chantilly Concours 2015 Information

Lamborghini Miura P400

The Chantilly Arts and Elegance Concours d'Elegance 2015 will be staged 5-6 September in France on the grounds of the Domaine de Chantilly, located in the town of Chantilly between Calais and Paris. Similar to last year's event, the 2015 Chantilly Arts and Elegance will consist of three judged events – a Concours d'Etat for classic cars, a modern car Concours d'Elegance and a competition for the invited car clubs … [Read more...]

The Elegance at Hershey 2015 – Report and Photos

1964 James Bond Aston Martin DB5 movie car driven by Sean Connery in Goldfinger and Thunderball, and factory-fitted with the full complement of operational ‘Q-Branch’ gadgets

The Elegance at Hershey 2015 was held June 12-14 at the historic Hotel Hershey in Pennsylvania. The Elegance at Hershey comprised three days of charity, vintage and antique car events, including a revival of the Hershey Hill Climb and the Elegance Concours d’Elegance with more than 70 automobiles displayed throughout the formal gardens of the Hotel Hershey. Record-breaking attendance and beautiful weather highlighted … [Read more...]

Rise and Drive Chicago 2015 Information

Ferrari 250 GT California Spider

After a successful inaugural year, Rise & Drive is back in 2015 giving Chicago-area car enthusiasts another season of events. Rise & Drive is downtown Chicago’s only monthly automotive gathering and takes place at the Soldier Field South Parking Lot in Chicago’s Museum Campus. The views of Lake Michigan and the Soldier Field Stadium provide a backdrop for all different types of cars. … [Read more...]

Goodwood Festival of Speed 2015 – Style et Luxe Concours

1937 Talbot-Lago T150 C SS 'Goutte D'Eau'

The Cartier Style et Luxe Concours d'Elegance at the 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed was held 25-28 June on the lawns of Goodwood House in West Sussex, England. The 21st annual event was highlighted by five Figoni et Falaschi-bodied cars of the 1920s and '30s brought over for Festival of Speed from the Peter Mullin Automotive Museum in California. Best of Show at the 2015 Goodwood Cartier Style et Luxe Concours … [Read more...]

Rodeo Drive Concours 2015 – Report and Photos

Jaguar E-Type Lightweight on Santa Monica Blvd

The 2015 Rodeo Drive Concours d'Elegance was held Sunday, June 21st on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, California. This year marked the 22nd time the City of Beverly Hills staged its Concours on the famed thoroughfare. The Father’s Day tradition featured a superb selection of rare automobiles highlighting the past, present and future within a 3-block area between Wilshire and Santa Monica Boulevards. “The Rodeo … [Read more...]

Ferraris to Run Pebble Beach Road Course

2015 Pebble Beach Concours Poster Art by Peter Hearsey

A group of racing Ferraris will celebrate the Pebble Beach Road Races at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2015, scheduled for August 13-16 in Pebble Beach, California. Prior to this year's Concours, on the morning of Friday, August 14, a closed portion of the old Pebble Beach Road Race course will be reopened and these racing greats will be invited to relive history. The closed portion of the course was last … [Read more...]

Scottish Tributes at Concours of Elegance UK 2015

Jaguar D-Type ‘Long Nose’ Ecurie Ecosse racer, which finished second at Le Mans in 1957, just behind the winning Ecurie car.

The Concours of Elegance UK 2015 will be held 4-6 September at Edinburgh's Palace of Holyroodhouse, and organisers are planning a special feature for some of Scotland’s most famous racing drivers and their cars. In addition to the main Concours event, which will feature sixty cars, the grounds of the Palace of Holyroodhouse will also host iconic cars driven by Scottish legends like Jim Clark, Johnny Dumfries and … [Read more...]

San Marino Motor Classic 2015 – Report and Photos

Ferraris at the park

The San Marino Motor Classic: Design in Motion was staged on June 14, 2015 at Lacy Park in San Marino, California. Over 300 cars were displayed on the lawns of the beautiful 30-acre park, all gathered for the public to enjoy and share their beauty and history. The San Marino Motor Classic 2015 featured 34 classes of cars, which included examples from Ferrari, Porsche, Maserati, Mercedes-Benz, Packard, Cadillac, … [Read more...]

Friends of Steve McQueen 2015 – Report and Photos

Chad McQueen enjoying the cars and talking with fellow enthusiasts.

"On Any Sunday", the 1971 American documentary about the sport of motorcycle riding was the theme for this year’s Friends of Steve McQueen Car and Motorcycle Show, staged on Saturday, June 6, 2015 at the Boys Republic in Chino Hills, California. The 8th annual event was co-chaired by Chad McQueen and Ron Harris to raise funds for Boys Republic in memory of the legendary actor and racing enthusiast. Because of this … [Read more...]

Amelia Island Concours 2016 to Honor Hans Stuck

Hans Stuck in the BMW CSL

Race driver Hans-Joachim Stuck will be the honoree for the 2016 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, scheduled for March 11-13 at the Golf Club of Amelia Island at Summer Beach in Florida. The two-time Le Mans 24 Hour winner and 1985 World Sports Car Champion succeeds Sir Stirling Moss as the honoree for the 21st annual event. Stuck is the son of Hans Stuck Sr. who raced for the vaunted Auto-Union team in the … [Read more...]

Rodeo Drive Concours 2015 Information

1956 Maserati A6G/2000 by Zagato

The 2015 edition of the Rodeo Drive Concours d'Elegance will be staged Sunday, June 21st on famed Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, California. The Rodeo Drive Concours will display more than 100 outstanding automobiles and motorcycles highlighting the past, present and future, set against the backdrop of world-class Rodeo Drive boutiques. Celebrating the unique relationship between the automotive, fashion and … [Read more...]

Greenwich Concours 2015 – Report and Photos

2015 Greenwich Concours Best of Show, 1951 Cisitalia 202C Cabriolet of Andrew Benenson. People's Choice Award. 1954 MG TF Roadster Keith and Brenda Murphy.

The Greenwich Concours d'Elegance 2015 was held June 4-5 at the Roger Sherman Baldwin Park in Greenwich, Connecticut. The waterfront park situated on the Greenwich Harbor once again provided an excellent setting for the more than 10,000 spectators that enjoyed the 20th annual event. Since its founding in 1996, the two-day Greenwich Concours is actually two Concours, back-to-back. Saturday’s Concours Americana is … [Read more...]

Greystone Mansion Concours 2015 – Report and Photos

Post-War European cars on display.

The 6th annual Greystone Mansion Concours d'Elegance was staged Sunday, May 3rd in Beverly Hills, California. Situated on a hill overlooking the city, the Tudor Revival Greystone Mansion, with its landscaped and distinctive formal English gardens, served as the unique and elegant host to approximately 150 automobiles and motorcycles. The 15 classes were well represented during the event, with most vehicles being … [Read more...]

Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2015 – Report and Photos

1932 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Zagato Spider, 1931 OM Superba 665 SSM, 1930 Mercedes-Benz 710 SS Tourer and

The Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este 2015 took place May 22-24 on the grounds of the Grand Hotel Villa d’Este and Villa Erba on Lake Como in Cernobbio, Italy. Set against the breathtaking backdrop of Lake Como, the 2015 Villa d’Este Concours presented the chance to not only admire about 50 historic cars, but also take in the myriad of sights off the show field. First held at the same location in 1929, the Villa … [Read more...]