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 – Class Winners and Photos

Best of Show - Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A F. Ramseier & Cie Worblaufen Cabriolet, Jim Patterson

The Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance returned to the fairways of the Pebble Beach Golf Links in California on Sunday, August 16, 2015. Ferraris were featured in great numbers this year, along with classic era duPonts, antique Popes, British prewar sports cars and postwar Cunninghams. Special classes celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Shelby GT350 and the 75th anniversary of the Lincoln Continental, and Mercury … [Read more...]

Ferraris in the Pebble Beach Road Races – Photo Gallery

The trio of Spiders owned by Les Wexner

The Ferraris in the Pebble Beach Road Races event was held Friday, August 14, 2015 during Monterey Classic Car Week to celebrate the period races held in the 1950s. An all-Ferrari grid, the event honored the 1951 effort of Jim Kimberly in his 1949 Ferrari 166 MM Touring Barchetta (s/n 0010M), the first Ferrari to ever race in California. This very car was on site driven by Jon Shirley, in addition to six other … [Read more...]

Porsche Werks Reunion 2015 – Report and Photos

Porsche Werks Reunion 2015

The Porsche Werks Reunion 2015 was held Friday, August 14th at the Rancho Canada Golf Club in Carmel Valley, California. Hosted by the Porsche Club of America, the second edition of this single-marque event was met with an overwhelming amount of show goers and all told, over 700 Porsches in attendance from every generation. The 2015 Werks Reunion celebrated the 40th anniversary of the introduction of the 911 Turbo … [Read more...]

Pebble Beach Concours 2015 – Best of Show Winner

1924 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A F. Ramseier and Cie Worblaufern Cabriolet

A 1924 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A F. Ramseier and Cie Worblaufern Cabriolet owned by Jim Patterson of Louisville, Kentucky won Best of Show at the 65th Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, held Sunday, August 16, 2015 on the 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links in California. The winning car is built on a long 145-inch 1924 Tipo 8A chassis, which was acquired in the early 1930s by Swiss Carrosserie Worblaufen to be … [Read more...]

Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 2015 – Report and Photos

Ferraris in the Pebble Beach Road Races Class

The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 2015 was held Sunday, August 16th in Pebble Beach, California. More than 200 automotive treasures lined the 17th and 18th holes of the famed Pebble Beach Golf Links for the 65th annual Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, the pinnacle of Monterey Classic Car Week. Created in 1950 to demonstrate the virtues of the latest cars, the Pebble Beach Concours is the jewel in the crown of … [Read more...]

Concorso Italiano 2015 – Photo Gallery

Thomassima II

The Concorso Italiano 2015 was held Saturday, August 15th on the fairways of the Bayonet Black Horse Golf Course in Seaside, California. The Cars of Ferrari were featured at the 30th annual Concorso Italiano, which saw more than 300 cars and motorcycles of Italian origin on display. The 2015 Concorso Italiano honored the 60th anniversary of Ferrari in the United States by providing a special 'centerpiece' display … [Read more...]

Quail Motorsports Gathering 2015 – Report and Photos

1952 Ferrari 340 Mexico and 1959 Ferrari 410 Superamerica Series III

The Quail Motorsports Gathering 2015 was held Friday, August 14th at the Quail Lodge Golf Club in Carmel Valley, California. The 13th annual ‘Quail’ celebrated sports and racing automobiles and motorcycles, with participants and guests enjoying wonderful weather, food, drink and camaraderie among like-minded enthusiasts in a garden party setting. The 2015 Quail Motorsports Gathering honored Coachbuilt Ferraris, … [Read more...]

Carmel Concours on the Avenue 2015 – Photo Gallery

Ex-Monte Carlo Rally 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS

The Carmel Concours on the Avenue 2015 was held Tuesday, August 11th on the downtown streets of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. A field of more than 200 automobiles were on display at the eighth edition of the Carmel-by-the-Sea Concours on the Avenue, vying for 14 major awards and Best of Show. This year’s event presented multi-marques from 1940 to 1973, in addition to Porsche and Ferrari from the beginning … [Read more...]

Salon Prive Concours 2015 Information

Bentley Speed Six Old Number Three

The Salon Prive 2015 will be staged 3-5 September at Blenheim Palace in Woodstock, England. This year's three-day event moves from Syon Park to Blenheim Palace, a World Heritage Site built in the 18th century that served as the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. Classes for this year’s Chubb Insurance Concours d'Elegance incorporate the best of the classic car and motorcycle world, and range from ‘Pre-war Luxury … [Read more...]

Pegaso at Amelia Island Concours 2016

Pegaso

The Spanish Pegaso marque will be celebrated at the 2016 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, scheduled for March 11-13 at the Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island in Florida. Pegaso is Spanish for Pegasus, the winged stallion usually depicted as pure white on the Pegaso insignia. Pegasus' mythological role was to deliver thunderbolts to Zeus. Appropriate, because that was the effect the stunning Pegaso Thrill coupe had on … [Read more...]

Concours d’Elegance of America 2015 – Report and Photos

Best of Show Winners at the Concours d'Elegance of America 2015

The Concours d'Elegance of America 2015 was held on July 24-26 at the Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth, Michigan. The 37th annual event featured collector Bruce Meyer as the ‘Enthusiast of the Year.’ The Concours d'Elegance of America 2015 offered a pair of Best of Show awards, one for American and one for Foreign entrants. This year's Best of Show American was awarded to the 1929 Duesenberg Model J Dual Cowl Phaeton … [Read more...]

Monterey Classic Car Week 2015 – Preview

Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa Class at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2014

For one week each August, the Monterey Peninsula in California is transformed into the epicenter for the classic car community. Regardless of the name -- the Monterey Classic Car Week, Pebble Beach Automotive Week, Concours Week, Holy Car Week or just Car Heaven -- the events that make up the week are among the most important on the historic automotive calendar and 2015 will be no different. A celebration of the … [Read more...]

Mercedes-Benz at 2015 Pebble Beach Concours

Sir Stirling Moss at the wheel of the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR with starting number 722

Staged every year in August, the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance is a superlative meeting of the finest automobiles from all over the world. In honor of the racing driver Sir Stirling Moss, who will attend this year's event to be held August 13-16, 2015 in California, Mercedes-Benz Classic will be represented with the iconic 300 SLR and W 196 R from 1955, a historic year in the annals of motorsport. A rare … [Read more...]

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...]