Le Belle Macchine d’Italia is the largest third day Italian motoring event in North America. The 2008 edition will be the 22nd annual gathering of owners of Italian cars taking place in the beautiful Pocono Mountains of Eastern Pennsylvania. The dates are June 20 – 23, 2008.
The Concorso d’Eleganza at Le Belle Macchine d’Italia brings together the some of the finest examples of Italian “Macchine” in the world. The participants are categorized by marques representing Alfa Romeo, Bizzarrini, DeTomaso, Ferrari, Fiat, Iso, Lamborghini, Lancia, Maserati, Motorcycles and an Open Class.
The judging for awards is performed by clubs representing each marque. Each marque is divided into classes and evaluated under standards set by the individual clubs. The class winners within each marque are then judged against one another for the honor of “Best of Marque”.
The winners of the “Best of Marque” are then presented to the Board of Directors of Italian Cars and the Event Officials. From these finalist is chosen a winner of the Coppa d’Bella, Best of Show.
Judging for Motorcycles will be a combination of all Italian Marques. Judges will select a Best of Show, First and Second Place winner and Honorable Mention as well as the oldest Italian Motorcycle ridden to the Concorso.
The Concorso d’Eleganza is the only event during Le Belle Macchine d’Italia that is open to the public. The host hotel & Concorso site is The Skytop Lodge in Skytop, PA. The Driving Event will take place at Pocono International Raceway on June 22th & 23rd with Professional Instruction from the Stockcar Racing Experience.
[Source: Le Belle Macchine d’Italia]