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Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance
• More than 32,000 People and 315 Automobiles and Motorcycles Attend •
• The 20th Anniversary of the World's Most Innovative Concours Weekend
JACKSONVILLE, FLA. (March 18, 2015)
– The Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance named a 1930 Cord and 1932 Alfa Romeo Best in Show winners on Sunday, March 15, during the 20th annual event which attracted a record-breaking crowd of 32,000 over the course of the weekend. 'The Amelia,' known for its innovative car classes, showcased more than 315 cars and motorcycles on Concours Sunday, with the stunning 1930 Cord L29 winning the prestigious Concours d'Elegance award and the Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 taking home the coveted Concours de Sport accolade.
The Concours d'Elegance award was given to the flawless 1930 Cord L29 Brooks Stevens Speedster, which is owned by Ed and Judy Schoenthaler from Oak Brook, IL. This black and white modern-classic was completely redesigned by renowned Wisconsin architect and car designer Stevens who acquired it in 1930. The Cord competed in many driving events including the Copperstate 1000 Rally and several hill climbs and races until Steven's death in 1995.
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