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.

Goodwood Breakfast Club 2015 Information

Goodwood Breakfast Club 2010

The 2015 season of the Goodwood Breakfast Club events will see a diverse mix of themes when Goodwood stages on five occasions from May to November. The 10th annual series for car and motorcycle enthusiasts will continue to be entry free for everyone. Five Breakfast Clubs will be held in 2015, each one taking place on the opening Sunday of the month. As in 2014, due to the close proximity of major Goodwood events, … [Read more...]

Arizona Concours d’Elegance 2015 – Report

Rooftop view of the 2015 Arizona Concours d'Elegance (photo: Ken Bryant)

The Arizona Concours d'Elegance 2015 was held Sunday, January 11th at the Arizona Biltmore Resort in Phoenix. The 2nd annual event built on the strong success of its inaugural Concours, with the historic Arizona Biltmore again providing the Art Deco backdrop. Attendance was a sellout for the 2015 Arizona Concours, and the two Saturday seminars – the Phoenix Automotive Press Association auction preview and the … [Read more...]

London Classic Car Show 2015 – Report and Photos

Lamborghini Miura on The Grand Avenue

The inaugural London Classic Car Show was staged 8-11 January 2015 at the ExCeL Centre in London’s Docklands. A strong crowd of more than 25,000 visitors attended the show over its three full days. “Our first London Classic Car Show has exceeded our wildest dreams,” said Event Director Bas Bungish. “The feedback from visitors and exhibitors has been universally positive. And the great news is not just that we’ll … [Read more...]

Brooklands New Year’s Day 2015 – Report

Bentley looked right at home at the Brooklands Museum New Year's Day Classic Gathering 2015 (photo: Jason Dodd)

The Brooklands New Year's Day 2015 Gathering was held 1st January at the Brooklands Museum in Surrey, England. More than 5,000 people made the annual pilgrimage to the Birthplace of British Motorsport and Aviation along with 1,240 classics in a bewildering variety of age and type. The attendance figures at the UK's largest New Year’s Day classic vehicle gathering handsomely beat the previous New Year's Day record and … [Read more...]

Pebble Beach Concours 2015 to Celebrate Ferrari

1954 Ferrari 500 Mondial Pinin Farina Spider

Ferrari will be among the featured marques at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2015, scheduled for August 16th in Pebble Beach, California. The Prancing Horse will no doubt take center stage at the 65th annual event held on the 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links. "Our plans to feature Ferrari have been many years in the making," said Concours Chairman Sandra Button. "But it seems particularly appropriate … [Read more...]

Cavallino Classic 2015 Information

Cavallino Classic 2015

The Palm Beach Cavallino Classic 2015 will be held January 21-25 at the Breakers Resort Hotel in Palm Beach, Florida. Celebrating its 24th anniversary in 2015, this five-day gathering for Ferrari owners and enthusiasts will see participants and their 400 exotic and classic cars attending from the United States and Europe. The first major event of the convention is the 4th Annual Cavallino Classic Competition, a … [Read more...]

Top 20 Most Popular Stories of 2014

1952 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL W 194 Carrera Panamericana

This was another powerful year for Sports Car Digest. There was rarely a dull moment in 2014 as we covered hundreds of historic rallies, vintage races, classic car auctions and events around the world. And we offer sincere thanks to our audience of historic car enthusiasts for actually reading them! Leading the way in popularity for 2014 was the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, followed by the photo galleries … [Read more...]

London Classic Car Show 2015 Information

Citroen DS

A new classic car event will kick-off London's 2015 automotive calendar. To be held at the ExCeL Centre in London's Docklands from 8-11 January 2015, the inaugural London Classic Car Show will highlight examples of classic and collector cars. A centrepiece to the debut London Classic Car Show will be a special ‘street’ feature – called the Grand Avenue – up and down which the show’s 100 top cars will be driven. … [Read more...]

Pinehurst Concours 2015 Information

1931 Cadillac 452A

The Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance 2015 will be held Saturday, May 2nd on the fairways of the Pinehurst Resort in Pinehurst, North Carolina. The third annual event will move from the more traditional Sunday date to a Saturday. In its first two years, the Pinehurst Concours became an innovator in the industry by implementing an electronic judging component, creating a student judging program for local high school … [Read more...]

Art Center Car Classic 2014 – Report and Photos

Porsche 906 Team Holland

Cars of Character and Art Center Car Classic 2014 - It's All In The Presentation Report and photos by Lizett Bond Why is Southern California the Land of the Automobile, its masses searching for individuality through their rides of choice, with status and image riding shotgun whenever their pricey wheels roll out of the garage? Perhaps it’s because we spend so much time inching along L.A.’s vast network of … [Read more...]

Record Giving at 2014 Pebble Concours

1958 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa Scaglietti Spider

Charities were the big winner at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2014, as this year's event raised $1.9 million -- a record amount of giving -- for charity. This was the ninth year in a row charitable donations have topped $1 million. "We're proud to host an event that strives to set the bar for excellence in the automotive world while also doing all that it can to help people in need in our local community," … [Read more...]

Concours of Elegance UK 2015 Announced

1938 Bugatti Type 57S Atalante

The organisers of the first three Concours of Elegance events -- held at Windsor Castle in 2012, at St James’s Palace in 2013 and Hampton Court Palace in 2014 -- announced the Royal venue and dates for the 2015 edition of the event. With the permission of Her Majesty The Queen, the 2015 Concours of Elegance will be held at the Royal Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh, Scotland, from 4-6 September, with a … [Read more...]

Hilton Head Concours 2014 – Report and Photos

Winners at the 2014 Hilton Head Concours d'Elegance

The Hilton Head Island Concours d'Elegance 2014 was held Sunday, November 2nd at the Port Royal Golf Club on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. More than 500 automobiles made their way to the South Carolina Lowcountry to participate in the 13th Annual Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival and Concours d'Elegance. Phil Capossela, the Festival’s chairman emeritus, commented, "We again reached our maximum of … [Read more...]

BMW 328 at Amelia Island Concours 2015

1937 BMW 328

The BMW 328 will be featured at the 2015 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, scheduled for March 12-15 at the Golf Club of Amelia Island in Florida. The 20th annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance will showcase the legend and legacy of the car that set BMW on its path to become known as the "ultimate driving machine." Eight decades ago BMW responded to a national call that Germany should build not only the … [Read more...]