Greenwich Concours Founder Bruce Wennerstrom Has Died

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Bruce Wennerstrom, Co-founder and Chairman of the Greenwich Concours d’Elegance, died on Wednesday, September 30, 2015. Bruce and his wife Genia, who died in 2011, were the owners and directors of the Madison Avenue Sports Car Driving and Chowder Society, a club of automobile enthusiasts established in 1957 that meets monthly at Sardi’s Restaurant in New York City. The couple founded the Greenwich Concours d’Elegance in 1996.

The family will announce plans for a memorial tribute in the near future. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to AmeriCares, the charitable beneficiary of the Greenwich Concours.

For more information, visit www.greenwichconcours.com

 

Tony Piff

SCM Auctions Editor and Photographer

Tony has long trumpeted the virtues of collecting Japanese cars. His daily driver is a 1970 Toyota Hilux — the one with the turn signals on top of the fenders. His popular “Rising Sun” column keeps a pulse on the J-tin market.

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