Acclaimed Artist Ed Mell Creating Trophies For Inaugural Arizona Concours d’Elegance

Ed Mell, the renowned Arizona landscape painter and sculptor, has agreed to create the trophies for the inaugural Arizona Concours d’Elegance. The concours will take place at the Arizona Biltmore Resort on Jan. 12, 2014.

An Arizona native whose distinctive modernist style and vision have made him one of the state’s most beloved artists, Mell is creating the trophies for the Arizona Concours using a Read More

RM and Sotheby’s Offer a Century of Automotive History and Design in New York City

Excitement is mounting for RM Auctions and Sotheby’s Art of the Automobile sale and exhibition, November 18–21, at Sotheby’s New York. This will be the first major collector car auction to be held in Manhattan in over a decade. The sale will lift the gavel on an elite roster of 34 of the world’s finest vehicles, 18 of which are expected to garner in excess of $1 million. The catalogue spans over a century of Read More

Announcing the 13th Modena Cento Ore Classic

The 13th Modena Cento Ore Classic will be held from June 3-8, 2014, in Italy.

The program includes circuit races in Mugello and Imola, a dozen hillclimbs and a 1,000-km route through the heart of the Italian “Motor Valley.” Participants will enjoy the best hotels of Modena and Florence, evening entertainment, lunches and dinners in unique locations, great chefs and the best Italian wines.

Entry is limited to 60 selected competitors. Read More

Register Now for the 2014 Orange Blossom Tour

Our friends Tim and Margie Suddard of Classic Motorsports magazine have organized another classic car tour in Florida.
 
The unusual driving tour starts and ends in Amelia Island, FL, as an official part of the 2014 Amelia Island Concours weekend. The tour runs March 2-6, with concours festivities taking place March 7-9. 
 
The route covers some great roads and charming sights. From a nature Read More

The Elegance At Hershey Names Lisa Leathery Executive Director

Lisa Leathery has been named the Executive Director of The Elegance At Hershey. The Elegance at Hershey Board chose Leathery because her event management skills will bring new dimensions to the three-day weekend of charitable events.

A lifelong car enthusiast, Leathery has an extensive background in the automotive industry. For 15 years, she led the event management and marketing for Carlisle Events, one of the largest car, truck, and motorcycle show production companies in Read More

Amelia Island Festivals of Speed Gets Bigger and Better

Registration is now open for the 2014 Amelia Island Festivals of Speed, happening Mach 5-8 at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort. All years, makes and models of cars, motorcycles, boats and aircraft are eligible. FOS has taken a second fairway this year, in order to accommodate more than 500 vehicles. 23,000 square feet of ballrooms and display lawns will feature memorabilia, automotive art, wine, collectables and other auction items.

The four-day event will feature cocktail receptions, lifestyle Read More

Arizona Concours Deadlines Approach

Time is running out to register your collector car for the Arizona Concours d’Elegance. The deadline for submission of automobile entries is November 15.

Tickets are now available for purchase online at the discounted price of $50. Tickets purchased onsite or online less than two weeks prior will be $75.

SCM Publisher Keith Martin will serve as host and emcee for this inaugural event.

Hurley Haywood to Receive Spirit of Competition Award at Simeone Museum

Three-time Le Mans winner Hurley Haywood will receive the sixth annual “Spirit of Competition” Award on November 20th, 2013, at a gala fundraising dinner at the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum, located in Philadelphia, PA.  Past recipients of the award include Mario Andretti, Janet Guthrie, John Fitch, Craig Breedlove and Sam Posey.
 
“Hurley Haywood has won more of the ‘big three’ sports car endurance races – Le Mans, Daytona and Sebring – than any driver in Read More

Amelia Island Concours Names David Schultz Chief Judge

Jacksonville, FL (October 21, 2013) – The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance announced today that David Schultz of Massillon, OH, has been named the new Chief Judge of the Concours.

Schultz is uniquely qualified as “The Amelia’s” Chief Judge. He is currently the President of the Classic Car Club of America (CCCA), a trustee of the Classic Car Club of America Museum, and of the Lincoln Motorcar Foundation, Hickory Corners, MI, and a Read More