|MARIO ANDRETTI'S CHAMPIONSHIP INDY CAR MAKES INTERNATIONAL CONCOURS DEBUT AT AMELIA ISLAND CONCOURS d'ELEGANCE 2016|
|Legendary NASCAR Crew Chief Ray Evernham has chosen the 21st annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance to debut this restoration of the car that took Mario Andretti to the 1965 USAC National Championship and Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year award.
After a painstakingly accurate restoration led by famed Indy 500 Crew Chief Jim McGee, Mario Andretti's Brawner Hawk Ford will appear at the 2016 Amelia Island Concours exactly as it did in May 1965 when Andretti won Indy's Rookie-of-the-Yea...[Read more...]|
|BOBBY UNSER INSPIRED INFINITI Q60 DEBUTS AT AMELIA ISLAND CONCOURS|
|The 19th annual Amelia Island Concours announced today that Infiniti will commemorate the event's Offenhauser celebration by wrapping a 2014 Infiniti Q60 Convertible in the same color scheme as Bobby Unser's 1968 Indianapolis 500 winning racecar. To accompany the inspired Q60 Convertible, Infiniti will also display Unser's Offenhauser-powered Indy winning car, courtesy of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum.
The unique Infiniti Q60 convertible's wrap was created by the company...[Read more...]|
|OFFENHAUSER HEROES AND MERCHANTS OF SPEED SEMINARS OFFER FANS A BACKSTAGE PASS TO AMERICAN MOTORSPORT|
|A pair ofthe Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance's popular seminars will offer 'backstage passes' to the history and the business of American motorsport.
On Friday March 7, 2014 the celebration of Offenhauser-powered vehicles will begin in the Talbot Ballroom of the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island at 3:00 PM with the Great Offy Drivers and David Hobbs Seminar.
Amelia's seminars are famous for their star power. On Friday Indy 500 winners Johnny Rutherford, Parnelli Jones and Al and Bo...[Read more...]|
|Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrows Celebrate Silver Anniversary Le Mans Victory At 2014 Amelia Island Concours D'elegance|
|From their glory days in the 1930s, the all-conquering racers from Mercedes-Benz were known with affection, respect and, occasionally, fear, as the 'Silver Arrows'.
The nickname has its roots in a clever solution to a weight restriction mandated by the grand prix rule book. During the 1930s, to save weight and meet the international regulation requiring grand prix cars to race under the maximum weight of 750 Kilograms (1650 lb.), Mercedes-Benz removed Germany's traditional racing white pain...[Read more...]|
|Gooding & Company Announces its Final Selection of Amelia Island Auction Cars|
|Star cars include a 1955 Porsche 550/ 1500 RS Spyder, 1967 Porsche 906E, Mike Hawthorn's 1951 Ferrari 212 Inter Coupe, George Reed's 1960 Chevrolet Corvette 'Race Rat,' 1988 Porsche 959, and the iconic 1948 Tucker #1034 featured in Coppola's Hollywood hit film
Gooding & Company, the acclaimed auction house celebrated for selling the world's most significant and valuable collector cars, is delighted to announce its latest group of star car consignments for the highly-anticipated Amelia ...[Read more...]|