|STIRLING MOSS' LE MANS COUPE HEADLINES AMELIA ISLAND CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE MASERATI CENTENARY|
|In celebration of Maserati's 100th anniversary, the unique and rarely seen Maserati 450S Le Mans 'Costin Coupe' will be the competition centerpiece at the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance.
Created as a secret weapon to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1957, the 450S's exterior design and brutish exhaust note made it the star of the French race 57 years ago. Maserati mechanics referred to it as 'Il Monstro,' Italian for 'the monster.'
Stirling Moss was assigned to race the V-8-...[Read more...]|
|Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours D'Elegance To Showcase World-Class Collections|
| ||HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. – The 2013 Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d'Elegance will include major international names in automotive collecting and racing when the event returns for its 12th annual celebration Oct. 25 – Nov. 3. Among those names are renowned collectors Sam and Emily Mann and Jim Schmidt, selected, respectively, as this year's Pinnacle and Honored Collectors. Mann and Schmidt, along with their award-winning collections, will be featured in this year's Motor...[Read more...]|
|Prince Heinrich Benz Racers Reunited at 'The Amelia'|
|In the early 1900's, at the dawn of the automotive motorsport age, one of the most significant race venues was the Prinz Heinrich Tour, named after Prince Albert Wilhelm Heinrich of Prussia, automotive enthusiast and brother of German Emperor Wilhelm II.
In 1907, the German Imperial Automobile Club organized the first annual Prinz Heinrich Tour which is often seen as a precursor to the German Grand Prix. Among the races' most notable winners were Fritz Erle who won the 1908 race in a 50 h...[Read more...]|
|18th Annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance Tickets Now Available Online|
|Tickets are now available on line for the 18th Annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance.
The three-day Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance is scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 8-10, 2013 at the Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island Resort, Amelia Island, Florida.
The centerpiece, Concours d'Elegance, is schedule for Sunday March 10, 2013 on the Golf Club of Amelia Island at Summer Beach. The field opens at 9:30 A.M., remaining open until 5:00 P.M.
Discounted advance sale tickets ...[Read more...]|
|Automotive Hall of Fame Inductees Named|
|Awards to be Presented in Conjunction with the Concours d'Elegance of America
The Automotive Hall of Fame will present its annual induction and awards ceremony on Thursday, July 26, 2012 as one of the week-long Concours d'Elegance of America events. It will be held at The Inn at St. John's in Plymouth, Michigan.
Both the Concours d'Elegance of America and the Automotive Hall of Fame celebrate the heritage and history of Detroit. The show highlights the evolution of the automobile's...[Read more...]|