|Horch 853 And Scarab Win The 19Th Annual Amelia Island Concours D'Elegance|
|Nearly 29,000 Automotive Enthusiasts and More Than 325 Automobiles Attend The World's Most Innovative Concours Weekend
Jacksonville, FL (March 11, 2014) – A 1937 Horch 853 and 1958 Scarab won the Best In Show honors on Sunday, March 9, at the 19th annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, which attracted approximately 29,000 spectators throughout the weekend.
The Horch 853, owned by Bob and Anne Brockinton Lee of Sparks, Nevada, took home one of the most sought-after trophies...[Read more...]|
|BEACH CARS STORM THE 2014 AMELIA CONCOURS d'ELEGANCE|
|'For an event like 'The Amelia' a class of beach cars is appropriate and ideal,' said Warner. 'After all, when you take a break from the concours field and sit on the veranda at the Ritz-Carlton with a cool drink in front of you, you stare at the ocean and the beach. I just wish we could find a way to make the beach part of the concours field just this once.'
During the La Dolce Vita epoch, the ultimate European playboy's car was neither a Maserati nor a Ferrari. It arrived on sun splashed ...[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...]|
|STARS, STRIPES AND VICTORY FOR 'THE AMELIA'S' AUSTIN KIMBERLY IN BRITISH ROAD RACING CHAMPIOSNHIP|
|American teenager Austin Kimberly scored his first victory in the 2013 Avon Tyres National FF1600 Championship season at the 2.1 mile Anglesey road racing circuit in Wales (UK) last weekend (May 12). After qualifying third, the young American racer led every lap of the 25.1 mile championship race for 1600cc Formula Ford racers.
A go-kart racer since the age of nine, Austin opened the British Racing Sports Car Club's 2013 national Formula Ford Championship season with two podium appearances...[Read more...]|
|The Final Alfa-Romeo Zagato Stradale TZ3 To Debut At The Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance|
|The last of only nine custom built ALFA Romeo Stradale TZ3s will make its debut on the 18th annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance field on Sunday, March 10, 2013 at the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island. Known as the Italian sports car with 'the heart of a Viper and the soul of an ALFA', this stunning automobile is sure to please car fans.
Just nine Stradale TZ3s have been constructed to celebrate the centenary of Carrozzeria Zagato in 2010. The Azzurro California hued example slated to appear ...[Read more...]|