Milwaukee Concours d’Elegance

Car of the Week: 1967 Shelby GT350

Story by  John Gunnell – Photos Christa Haley   Lately there’s been a move afoot, on the part of Shelby-collectors, to add Bronco sport utility vehicles (SUVs) to their collections. Seth Burgett is one of the drivers of this movement. He is chief executive officer of Gateway Broncos (www.gatewaybroncos.com), a firm...

Milwaukee’s 2017 Show & Glow by the Lake shined bright

Sunny skies and perfect Wisconsin early August weather brought out nearly 400 vehicles for the 2017 Show & Glow by the Lake event on August 5th in Veterans Park, Milwaukee. While many had registered in advance, more than 150 people showed up on the day of the event to register. “We...

Historic Indy Cars to be featured at Milwaukee Concours

Both the 1923 and 1947 Indianapolis 500 winning cars will be on display at this year’s Milwaukee Concours, formerly known as the Milwaukee Masterpiece. The two cars actually achieved three wins. Mauri Rose won in both 1947 and ‘48 in the front drive Offy-powered Blue Crown Special. In addition, the Milwaukee...

Milwaukee Concours to include group of Jaguars XKs

When the new Jaguar roadster, the XK120, was shown at the Earls Court Motor Show in London in 1948, it stopped the hearts of all who saw it. Of course, Jaguar only planned to build a small batch of 242 aluminum roadsters for publicity and development of their new engine. But...

A doozy among doozies at the Milwaukee Concours

Milwaukee Concours d’Elegance – When it comes to being a real doozy, Gary Ornazian’s 1929 Duesenberg convertible coupe is about as real as it gets. “It has its original body, chassis, engine, transmission and interior,” the Troy, Michigan, businessman says. “It was repainted in the mid-1950s, but it’s always been black.” The Model...

Dates change for Milwaukee Concours

The Milwaukee Concours d’Elegance is moving to an earlier date in 2017 to avoid conflicts with other shows. The concours is set for the first weekend of August, a few weeks earlier than in the previous 12 years. The two-day event opens on Saturday, Aug. 5, with Show & Glow by...

Remembering a Legend – Wayne Obry

The Milwaukee Concours d’Elegance will pay tribute to Mr. Wayne Obry of Motion Products, Inc. on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. Motion Products, Inc., a major sponsor of the event, will provide a display of Ferraris that have won at the prestigious Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. “This display of vehicles was the...

Colin Comer named Chief Judge for Milwaukee Concours d’Elegance

Milwaukee, Wis.– Colin Comer, noted author, collector and collector car authority, has been named chief judge for the Milwaukee Concours d’Elegance. Comer succeeds John Ling who has been named chief judge emeritus. Ling served as chief judge since the inception of the event in 2005. Comer brings many years of concours...