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.

New SVRA Race at Amelia Island Concours

Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance 2015

A new vintage car race will be held in association with the 2016 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance. Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) will stage a race the week following the Concours at the nearby Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport in Florida. The 2016 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, scheduled for March 11-13, will be followed by the inaugural SVRA Amelia Island Vintage Grand Prix on March 17-20. … [Read more...]

Pinehurst Concours d’Elegance 2015 – Report and Photos

Ferrari Class at Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance 2015

The Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance 2015 was held Saturday, May 2nd at the Pinehurst Resort and Golf Club in North Carolina. Warm spring weather and Carolina blue skies greeted the field of classic automobiles displayed on the first holes of courses #3 and #5 at the famed golf resort. In addition to the traditional Concours classes, the third annual event featured Ferrari; Mercedes-Benz; Porsche; Corvette; Orphan Cars; … [Read more...]

Concorso Ferrari 2015 – Report and Photos

1966 Ferrari 275 GTB

The Concorso Ferrari 2015 was held April 26th in Old Town Pasadena, California. The sports car gods couldn't have granted the organizers with a more perfect California day -- a beautiful Sunday morning without a cloud in the sky. This marked the 8th year that the Ferrari Club of America (FCA) Southwest Region organized and hosted their signature annual event in Old Town Pasadena. Also known as Ferraris on … [Read more...]

Carmel Concours on the Avenue 2015 – Information

Lots of attention on the race cars that drove over from Laguna Seca

The Carmel Concours on the Avenue 2015 will be held Tuesday, August 11th on the downtown streets of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. A kick-off event of the Monterey Classic Car Week, the ninth annual Carmel-By-The-Sea Concours on the Avenue will see more than 200 vehicles vying for first and second in class plus 14 major awards and, of course, Best of Show. Similar to prior years, the 2015 event will present … [Read more...]

Techno Classica Essen 2015 – Report and Photos

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR #722 W 196 S

The Techno Classica Essen 2015 was held 15-19 April at the Messe Essen exhibition centre in Essen, Germany. The 27th annual event for collector vehicles and motorcycles saw more than 1,250 exhibitors present their vehicles and products in the 20 halls and the open-air space at the Essen show grounds. Alfa Romeo presented vintage models that have inspired the current production cars of the Italian manufacturer, … [Read more...]

Quail Motorsports Gathering 2015 Information

Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider

The Quail Motorsports Gathering 2015 will be held Friday, August 14th at the Quail Lodge Golf Club in Carmel, California. Similar to previous years, the 13th annual event will offer interesting and important automobiles and motorcycles displayed in a garden-party setting. The 2015 edition of the Quail will honor Long Tail Cars of Le Mans, Coachbuilt Ferraris and Iconic Pre-1965 Porsches, in addition to the … [Read more...]

Concours in the Hills 2015 – Report and Results

2015 Concours in the Hills

The second annual Concours in the Hills, held on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at Fountain Park in Fountain Hills, Arizona, grew from 220 exhibitors in 2014 to over 440 exhibitors at this year’s event. The amount raised for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale rose from $25,500 at last year’s show to over $60,000 in 2015. Peter Volny, event founder and organizer said, “We had four lone sponsors in 2014, and … [Read more...]

Concours of America 2015 Information

Bruce Meyer with his Le Mans 1960 Chevrolet Corvette

The Concours d'Elegance of America 2015 will be held on July 24-26 at the Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth, Michigan. The 37th annual event will feature collector Bruce Meyer as the 'Enthusiast of the Year.' Meyer is a renowned collector of historic race cars from Le Mans to Indy to Bonneville. From Duesenbergs to dragsters, the best are represented in his stunning collection, many of which have won multiple awards … [Read more...]

Amelia Island Concours 2015 – Picture Gallery

1969 Porsche 908 Short-Tail Coupe

The 20th annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance was staged Sunday, March 15, 2015 at the Golf Club of Amelia Island in Florida. The 2014 edition of the event celebrated the Porsche 914; BMW 328; Cars of the Cowboys; Hot Rods: East Meets West; Orphan Concept Cars; World Rally Cars and much more. More than 315 cars and motorcycles from around the world participated in the Amelia Island Concours 2015, delighting … [Read more...]

Pinehurst Concours 2015 Update

1931 Cadillac 452A

The Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance 2015 will be held Saturday, May 2nd at the Pinehurst Resort and Golf Club in North Carolina. The 3rd annual event will see twelve classes judged for Best in Show with up to 300 cars and motorcycles displayed on the first holes of courses #3 and #5 at the famed golf resort. This year's Pinehurst Concours will feature the previous Best of Show winners – a 1938 Steyr 220 Glaser … [Read more...]

Flywheel Festival – New Motoring, Aviation and Military Event

Tiger Moths and GP Sunbeam

A new event aims to capture the spirit of all things great and British in the world of historic motoring, aviation and military endeavour. Scheduled for 20-21 June 2015, the 'Flywheel' festival will be the first major public event to be held at the UK’s best preserved Second World War bomber station - Bicester Heritage in Oxfordshire. “Flywheel will celebrate the three parallel themes of motoring, aviation and … [Read more...]

Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2015 Information

1936 Lancia Astura Type 233 Pinin Farina Cabriolet

The Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este 2015 will be staged on the weekend of 22-24 May on the grounds of the Grand Hotel Villa d'Este and neighboring Villa Erba on Lake Como in Cernobbio, Italy. The 2015 edition will again see an intimate selection of 50 historic automobiles displayed against the incomparable backdrop of Lake Como. First held at the same location in 1929, this year's Villa d'Este Concours d'Elegance … [Read more...]

Amelia Island Concours 2015 – Best of Show Winners

1932 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Zagato Spider and 1930 Cord L29 Brooks Stevens Speedster (photo: Neil Rashba)

The Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance 2015 was held Sunday, March 15th on the fairways of The Golf Club of Amelia Island next to the Ritz-Carlton on Amelia Island, Florida. With more than 315 cars and motorcycles in attendance, the judges at the 20th annual Amelia Island Concours were tasked with a difficult job of not only picking class winners, but also awarding the Best of Show Winners. The Concours awards Best of … [Read more...]

Amelia Island Concours 2015 – Report and Photos

The Legend with his Race Cars - Stirling Moss with a a selection of his finest race cars at the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance 2015

The Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance 2015 was held March 12-15th on the 10th and 18th fairways of the Golf Club of Amelia Island adjacent to the Ritz-Carlton in Amelia Island, Florida. The event attracted a crowd of over 32,000 and more than 315 cars and motorcycles on display. With fantastic weather and friendly Sports Car Digest fans at every turn the Amelia Island Concours weekend couldn’t have been better. This … [Read more...]

Cars and Coffee at Amelia Island Concours 2015 – Photos

Cars and Coffee at 2015 Amelia Island Concours

The Cars and Coffee at the 2015 Amelia Island Concours was held Saturday, March 14th on Amelia Island, Florida. Blue skies greeted the full field of more than 250 classic and exotic cars on display well before the official 9:00am start time. The 3rd annual event was staged on the 10th and 18th fairways of the Golf Club at the Ritz-Carlton, the same show field for the headline Concours d'Elegance. Similar to the … [Read more...]