Paul Ianuario Named Chief Judge of 2013 Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance
AddThis Social Bookmark Button
Company press release.

Paul Ianuario Named Chief Judge of 2013 Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance  The entrant experience takes a leap forward for the inaugural Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance with the naming of Paul Ianuario as Chief Judge for the event, slated for May 2 through 5, 2013. In this role, Ianuario will oversee the highly-competitive judging process, including selecting judges and assigning vehicle classes.

Ianuario's reputation as a Concours judge is unimpeachable. He is a Master Classic Car Club of America (CCCA) and Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) judge, and has judged at Concours in Pebble Beach, Amelia Island, Hilton Head, Louisville and many others.

'I am honored to be chosen as the Chief Judge for the inaugural Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance,' said Ianuario. 'It took a lot of discussion with Concours founder Dean Kessel and director of events Brian Barr for me to come to the decision to accept this position, but I am very confident that this event will be a success – it has all of the elements to make it so and I hope that my consultation and assistance will only enhance it further.'

Hailing from Duncan, SC, Ianuario is a retired engineer with more than 45 years of experience working for companies such as Michelin Tire and his own company, SLR Support Services, which provides consulting and support for museums and vehicle-related events. Ianuario is also Curator of the BMW Zentrum museum in Spartanburg, SC, a Director of the AACA Museum in Hershey, PA, and is on the steering committee of the newly-opened LaMay Museum in Tacoma, WA. He also works for a variety of additional museums around the world, as well as consulting on collector-vehicle events.

But Ianuario's not just a judge. He's also the owner of an eclectic collection of several dozen automobiles, many of which are award-winning thanks to his meticulous nature. He regularly exercises many of these cars, which include a 1910 Chalmers Detroit, a 1912 Hudson, a 1941 Lincoln Continental, and a 1948 Chrysler Town and Country, at a variety of vintage events.

Over the years, Ianuario has won a variety of awards for his contributions for preserving automotive history, including the prestigious Lee Iacocca Award in 2008, for demonstrating an 'extraordinary dedication to the classic car hobby through vehicle preservation, club participation, and is one who has unselfishly assisted and encouraged others in perpetuating an 'American Automotive Tradition.''

'To have Paul Ianuario as the Chief Judge of the Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance is an incredible accomplishment,' said Dean Kessel, founder and CEO of the Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance. 'His depth of knowledge, resources, and contacts in the industry will elevate our Concours to a true top-tier U.S. event.'

Entrants Continue to Roll Down the Road to Pinehurst


Trending News
  • Football Legends Team Up With Nissan And Habitat For Humanity To Build 'Heisman House'
  • Infiniti QX60 Wins U.S. News & World Report 2017 Best Luxury Three-Row SUV For Families Award
  • Three Mercedes-AMG Motorsport Customer Racing Teams Set For Pirelli World Challenge Sprintx Debut This Weekend
  • Ford Releases Marvel Studios' 'Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2' Commercial, Limited Run Comic Featuring All-New Ecosport
  • Sixty-Second 'Flying Pigs' Video Marks Arrival Of The All-New 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

    Entries continue to roll in for the 2013 Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance via the 'Entrants' tab on the event's website.

    'Word is getting out about the event and submissions are coming in on a daily basis,' said Brian Barr, Director of Events, Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance. 'There has been interest by owners and museums throughout the world, as well as car clubs and enthusiast groups offering to volunteer and submitting their own very interesting cars for this unique automotive experiential event.'

    Vehicle classifications will be announced within the next two weeks.

    About the Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance

    For more than 100 years, Pinehurst has crowned champions in some of the most prestigious golf events in the world. Now a new champion will be named on the storied links, this time for 'Best in Show' for automobiles at the Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance on Sunday, May 5, 2013.

    The Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance will combine the world-class amenities of Pinehurst Resort, special experiences for all attendees, some of the greatest vehicles ever created and an opportunity to benefit and honor the men and women of the military from nearby Fort Bragg, NC.

    Four days of events are planned for the Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance starting on Thursday, May 2nd. Highlights include the Iron Mike Rally, a collector car auction and 'The Pinehurst Concours Derby Party - A Celebration of Horsepower' gala event at Pinehurst Resort. The inaugural Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance, featuring more than 150 of the most historic automobiles and motorcycles from around the world, including significant military vehicles, takes place on Sunday, May 5th.

    Additional information about the Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance, including the latest news about the event, may be found at www.pinehurstconcours.com. Please also see the Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Vimeo, Instagram and Pinterest page, all accessible via the website.

  • posted on conceptcarz.com

       Recent Articles
    Atlanta Concours Celebrates American Brass Era

    – While only in its second year, the Atlanta Concours is already celebrating a reunion of sorts – a grouping of the rare, elegant, yet performance-oriented Lozier automobiles – which not only happen......
    1972 DATSUN PICKUP WINS ITS CLASS AT THE CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE OF TEXAS

    – This 1972 Datsun 521 (a pickup from Nissans Heritage Hall that is affectionately known as Sweet Pea) was honored as a Class Winner in the Truck Category at the recent Concours dElegance of Texas......
    Goodwood To Celebrate 70 Years Of Ferrari At The 2017 Festival Of Speed

    An absolute highlight of this summers Goodwood Festival of Speed Presented by Mastercard will be a glittering array of at least 70 significant Ferraris, as the legendary Maranello marque celebrates the......
    Lidsey To Contest Thruxton & Brands Hatch Gp Finale Ahead Of Full 2018 Renault UK Clio Cup Campaign

    Brett Lidsey (Northfleet) will become the latest driver to race in this years Renault UK Clio Cup when he makes his debut in the championship at its next rounds at Thruxton in Hampshire (Sat 6Sun 7......
    Ford Wins First Race Of The WEC Season

    – The Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team has dealt the first blow in the battle for the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship by taking victory at Silverstone. Briton Harry Tincknell was first past the chequered......
    Coates & Rivett Win At Donington Park As Bushell Takes Over Championship Lead

    Max Coates (Scorton) and Paul Rivett (Epsom Downs) shared the victories – albeit in unusual circumstances – in Donington Parks two Renault UK Clio Cup rounds while, for the second meeting in a row, both......
    BTCC Battle Set For Donington Park

    Competition in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship is as fierce as ever as the teams and drivers head to Leicestershires Donington Park next weekend (15-16 April) following an all-action......
    New Era Begins For McLaren Automotive As 720S, The Second-Generation McLaren Super Series, Commences Full Production

    McLaren Automotive is today celebrating the beginning of full production of the new 720S supercar, with the completion of the Job1 car. Finished in Glacier White, the car is ready to leave the......
    2018 Hyundai Sonata
    2018 Hyundai Sonata  2018 Hyundai Sonata  2018 Hyundai Sonata  2018 Hyundai Sonata  2018 Hyundai Sonata  
    2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT R
    2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT R  2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT R  2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT R  2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT R  2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT R  
    2017 Arrinera Hussarya GT
    2017 Arrinera Hussarya GT  2017 Arrinera Hussarya GT  2017 Arrinera Hussarya GT  2017 Arrinera Hussarya GT  
    2017 Aston Martin Rapide AMR
    2017 Aston Martin Rapide AMR  2017 Aston Martin Rapide AMR  2017 Aston Martin Rapide AMR  2017 Aston Martin Rapide AMR  2017 Aston Martin Rapide AMR  
    2017 Aston Martin Vantage AMR Pro
    2017 Aston Martin Vantage AMR Pro  2017 Aston Martin Vantage AMR Pro  2017 Aston Martin Vantage AMR Pro  2017 Aston Martin Vantage AMR Pro  2017 Aston Martin Vantage AMR Pro  
    2017 BMW 2 Series
    2017 BMW 2 Series  2017 BMW 2 Series  
    2017 Cadillac ATS-V
    2017 Cadillac ATS-V  2017 Cadillac ATS-V  2017 Cadillac ATS-V  2017 Cadillac ATS-V  2017 Cadillac ATS-V  
    2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport
    2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport  2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport  2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport  2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport  2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport  
    2017 Citroen C3 WRC
    2017 Citroen C3 WRC  2017 Citroen C3 WRC  2017 Citroen C3 WRC  2017 Citroen C3 WRC  2017 Citroen C3 WRC  
    2017 DS 7 Crossback
    2017 DS 7 Crossback  2017 DS 7 Crossback  2017 DS 7 Crossback  2017 DS 7 Crossback  2017 DS 7 Crossback