Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

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Amelia Island Concours wins worldwide award

LONDON _ For the second time in four years the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance has won Octane Magazine’s EFG International Historic Motoring Award for the Best Motoring Event of the Year. The award was presented in ceremonies in Guildhall on Nov. 17. As the only American event nominated for the, award the Amelia Island...

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Cord L-29 takes home FIVA Preservation Award

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – The Historic Vehicle Association (HVA) recently announded that the  Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens (FIVA), launched World Motoring Heritage Year with the presentation of a special preservation award at the 2016 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. The FIVA award for the Best Preserved Vehicle was presented for the circa 1930 Cord L-29...

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Variety is the spice of life for Amelia Island

By Rich Luckin va-ri-e-ty: The quality or state of having different forms or types (Webster’s New Ideal Dictionary). Well, that really sums up my experience, along with 32,000 other people, at the 21st annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance held at The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island, Florida. Pick a name and most likely that car would be represented....

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Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance winners

More than 32,000 enthusiasts attended the world’s most innovative concours weekend Jacksonville, FL – The 1952 Pegaso Z-102 Cupula Coupe and a 1930 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Town Car won the Best In Show honors on Sunday, March 13, at the 21st annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, which attracted more than 32,000 spectators throughout the...

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Lamborghini Miura to be honored at Amelia Island

JACKSONVILLE, Fla — The 21st annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the legendary Lamborghini Miura. The Miura was introduced as a rolling chassis at the 1965 Turin Auto Salon. The mid-engine Lamborghini was a huge hit and remarkably, even without coachwork, orders were placed during the show. That vindicated...

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Rare Bizzarrini Spyders headed to Amelia

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A special class of Italian exotics will become part of history on March 13 when three Bizzarrini 5300 SI Spyders take to Amelia’s 21st annual concours field, to honor and commemorate the rare and exotic breed’s 50th anniversary. The shapes that flowed from Giotto Bizzarrini’s mind were sumptuous, efficient and enduring....

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Formula 1 Brabham-Alfa Romeo at Amelia

Jacksonville, FL – Alfa Romeo has confirmed it will send Hans Stuck’s 1977 Watkins Glen Alfa Romeo-powered Brabham to Amelia from its museum in Arese near Milan, Italy as the centerpiece of the Cars of Hans Stuck Class for the 21st annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. The Brabham BT45B is the car that Stuck...

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SVRA scores another milestone

President/CEO Tony Parella secures SVRA’s new status as the largest vintage racing organization, and pioneers another landmark event with the inaugural Amelia Island Vintage Gran Prix. Three short years ago, SVRA, one of the industry’s oldest vintage racing organizations, was predominantly a regional South East organization with approximately 500 members who participated in 5...