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Amelia Island

Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance moves to Saturday March 11th

THE AMELIA ISLAND CONCOURS d’ELEGANCE MOVES TO SATURDAY MARCH 11 DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER Even in the best case scenario, the forecast for Sunday’s scheduled Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance includes rain and lots of it. With a 100% chance of heavy precipitation forecast for Sunday and a sunshine-filled Saturday in the mix, Bill Warner...

A 1952 Pegaso Z-102 and 1930 Rolls-Royce Phantom II were the Best of Show winners at last year’s 2016 Amelia Island Concours. Nathan Deremer photo/Amelia Island Concours ’Elegance

Amelia Island Week Preview

The Best in the East Now in its second decade, Florida’s Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance has become one of the country’s top automotive happenings. It is perhaps the closest thing to Pebble Beach week east of the Mississippi. Held the second full weekend in March, “Amelia” draws nearly 250 rare vehicles from collections from...

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Only surviving Lemans-winning Jaguar D-Type at Amelia Island

The 22nd annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance will honor the immortal Jaguar D-type on the 60th anniversary of its third consecutive and final victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the race it was created to win. Jaguar Chairman William Lyons considered the 24 Hours of Le Mans the most important race on...

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‘Rarest of Rare Corvette’ at Amelia Island Concours

It is the rarest Corvette ever built. The 1957 Corvette Super Sport prototype built for GM’s famous Motorama shows of the 1950s will, after six decades hidden from view, break cover in a special exhibit at the 22nd annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance on March 12, 2017. After its Motorama duties it was sold...

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Carlisle to salute 50 years of the Camaro and Firebird

CARLISLE, Pa. _ Carlisle Events and the Carlisle Chevrolet Nationals will host a dual 50th anniversary celebration for the Chevrolet Camaro and Pontiac Firebird at the Carlisle Fairgrounds June 23-25. Among the highlights will be a timeline display showcasing preserved and restored Camaros and Firebirds throughout the years, including the first Camaro. Also showcased...

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2017 Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance recap

  BOCA RATON, FL – The annual Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance presented by Mercedes-Benz and AutoNation has raised nearly $10 million to date for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County. Hosted for the 11th consecutive year at the Boca Raton Resort & Club, the event took place February 10-12, 2017 and attracted...

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2017 Concours d’Elegance of Texas

Arlington, TX – The Concours d’Elegance of Texas announced that it will hold its annual three-day vintage car celebration event in the Arlington Entertainment District (previously hosted in the Houston area). The Concours d’Elegance of Texas is one of the largest vintage motoring and luxury lifestyle events in the state, a world-class gathering of collector...

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Royal Cadillac Limousine ‘Duchess’ at Amelia Concours

Edward VIII’s unique Cadillac limousine will take center stage at the 22nd annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. Royal tradition holds that the British Sovereign’s car is a Daimler, but the man who abdicated the throne of England in 1936 for the love of an American girl became a Cadillac man in 1941. King Edward VIII...

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AACA & CCCA announce ‘Triple Crown’ meet

HERSHEY, Pennsylvania – In what can only be described as an historic event, two of the world’s oldest and grandest car clubs, The Antique Automobile Club of America and the Classic Car Club of America, will join together this Spring to host a combined national meet. Scheduled May 11-13 in the Classic Car Capital...

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Amelia 2017: Homecoming for an Italian World Champion

A World Championship endurance racer will make its international concours debut at the 22nd annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance on Sunday March 12, 2017. That championship quest began in Florida 36 years ago. The 24 Hours of Daytona — the Rolex 24 — is a harsh and unforgiving place to begin a World Championship...