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Des Moines Concours d'Elegance Announces Winners

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Large field of cars, beautiful location provide excellent show for large audience Des Moines, Iowa (September 20, 2015) - The Des Moines Concours d'Elegance today announced its winners of its annual Concours held September 12-13. Best of Show honors went to a 1930 Cord L-29 Cabriolet owned by Jeff Schriener of Mondovi, Wisconsin. Mr. Schriener's L-29, which also won First in Class in the Auburn-Cord-Duesenberg Class, has undergonean exhaustive and fully documented restoration that was completed in 2014.
The Auburn-Cord-Duesenberg class featured a dozen examples from the three manufacturers, including two Duesenberg Model Js, a very recent "barn find" 1936 Cord Westchester Sedan, and a Mason Model 12Touring and Truck. Fred and August Duesenberg got their start building automobiles with Mason in DesMoines, and later began building race cars in the city.Class Winners
The complete list of class winners for the 2015 Des Moines Concours includes:

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  • Auburn-Cord-Duesenberg Class: 1930 Cord L-29 Cabriolet, Jeff Schriener, Mondovi,
  • WI Antiques Class: 1904 Sandusky Courier, Vicky Anderson, Kanawha, IA
  • Classics Class: 1937 Lincoln K Coupe body by LeBaron, Tom Brace, St. Paul, MN
  • Collectibles Class (Early): 1954 Kaiser Darrin Convertible, Dennis Koch, Quincy, IL
  • Collectibles Class (Late): 1956 Cadillac Biarritz Convertible, Les Pederson, Dakota Dunes, SD
  • Exotics Class: 2013 Ferrari 458 Spyder, Stephen Grubb, Des Moines, IA
  • Factory-Built Performance Automobiles Class: 1968 AMC AMX 390,
    Jerry and Barb Hollom, Minneapolis, MN
  • Vintage Motorcycles: 1946 Indian Chief Roadmaster, Gary and Jane Dodge, Des Moines, IA
  • Survivor Cars Class: 1932 Chevrolet Special Sedan, David and Carol Baker, Kenyon, MN
  • Race Cars Class: 1917 Hudson Super Six Dirt Track Speedster,
    Thomas and Victoria Knight, Hiawatha, IA
  • The Little Cars Class: 1939 American Bantam Model 60 Deluxe Roadster,
    David and Connie Schreurs, Oostburg, WI
  • Honorable Mention: 1909 Mason Model 12 Touring and Truck, Richard Lichtfeld, Monona, WI
  • People's Choice: 1976 Porsche Turbo Carrera Coupe, Douglas and Darcey Schulte, Cumming, IA
  • Hagerty Youth Judging: 2013 Ferrari 458 Italia, John Burgeson, Des Moines, IA
  • In addition to the judged showfield, the Des Moines Concours included a display of Iowa State Patrol vehicles from 1935 to 2014, and three "Star Cars". The Star Cars including a 1912 Packard Touring Bus
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