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Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 2019 Recap

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An outstanding week of automotive events around the Monterey Peninsula culminated in the most important car show of the year. First, we would like to thank the Concours for allowing us to display on Peter Hay Hill. Secondly, we would like to show you the highlights of this year’s event.

Sunday morning had beautiful weather for the Dawn Patrol. This is a chance for spectators to see these amazing cars make their way onto the field.

For us, the most significant members of this group was a Nostalgia Motorcycle from NMOTO. They are the first bikes ever allowed onto the Concept Lawn. It was placed next to what inspired it, the 1934 BMW R7.

After the cars are in place, the judges waste no time and head into their respective classes. Once their results were tabulated, the awards ceremony began. Here are a few happy entrants that have achieved the highest award in the automotive world.

First In Class Winners:

American Antique

1910 Marmon 32 Five Passenger Touring Shown by Mike & Sharon Silvera
1910 Marmon 32 Five Passenger Touring Shown by Mike & Sharon Silvera

European Antique

 1907 Napier 60 HP Roi des Belges Shown by the Louwman Museum
1907 Napier 60 HP Roi des Belges Shown by the Louwman Museum

American Classic Open

 1936 Cadillac Series 90 Fleetwood Convertible Coupe Shown by John D. Groendyke
1936 Cadillac Series 90 Fleetwood Convertible Coupe Shown by John D. Groendyke

American Classic Closed

1933 Packard 1006 Twelve Dietrich Stationary Coupe Shown by Academy of Art University
1933 Packard 1006 Twelve Dietrich Stationary Coupe Shown by Academy of Art University

Packard Open

1934 Packard 1108 Twelve Dietrich Convertible Sedan Shown by Ralph Marano
1934 Packard 1108 Twelve Dietrich Convertible Sedan Shown by Ralph Marano

Bentley Centennial 3 Litre

1927 Bentley 3 Litre Speed Model Vanden Plas Open Sports Private Collection
1927 Bentley 3 Litre Speed Model Vanden Plas Open Sports Private Collection

Bentley Centennial 4½ Litre

1930 Bentley 4½ Litre Supercharged Vanden Plas Open Sports Private Collection
1930 Bentley 4½ Litre Supercharged Vanden Plas Open Sports Private Collection

Bentley Centennial 6½ Litre

1929 Bentley Speed Six H. J. Mulliner Open Two Seater Sports Private Collection
1929 Bentley Speed Six H. J. Mulliner Open Two Seater Sports Private Collection

Bentley Centennial Derby

1939 Bentley 4¼ Litre Vanvooren Drophead Coupé Shown by Michel Doret
1939 Bentley 4¼ Litre Vanvooren Drophead Coupé Shown by Michel Doret

Bentley Centennial Postwar

1952 Bentley R-Type Continental Mulliner Sports Saloon Shown by Anne Brockinton Lee & Robert M. Lee
1952 Bentley R-Type Continental Mulliner Sports Saloon Shown by Anne Brockinton Lee & Robert M. Lee

Duesenberg

1930 Duesenberg J Murphy Disappearing Top Roadster Shown by Paul & Cheryl Petrovich
1930 Duesenberg J Murphy Disappearing Top Roadster Shown by Paul & Cheryl Petrovich

Rolls-Royce Prewar

1937 Rolls-Royce Phantom III Inskip Special Henley Coupé Shown by Lord Bamford
1937 Rolls-Royce Phantom III Inskip Special Henley Coupé Shown by Lord Bamford

Mercedes-Benz Prewar

1936 Mercedes-Benz 540K Erdmann & Rossi Special Cabriolet Shown by The Keller Collection at The Pyramids
1936 Mercedes-Benz 540K Erdmann & Rossi Special Cabriolet Shown by The Keller Collection at The Pyramids

European Classic Open

1938 Talbot-Lago T150C-SS Figoni & Falaschi Teardrop Cabriolet Shown by Richard & Melanie Lundquist
1938 Talbot-Lago T150C-SS Figoni & Falaschi Teardrop Cabriolet Shown by Richard & Melanie Lundquist

European Classic Closed

1937 Delahaye 145 Chapron Coupé  Shown by Merle & Peter Mullin

Bugatti Type 57

1937 Bugatti Type 57SC Atalante Private Collection
1937 Bugatti Type 57SC Atalante Private Collection

Prewar Preservation

1907 Renault XB Labourdette Transformable Landaulet Shown by Steve & Marilee Hamilton
1907 Renault XB Labourdette Transformable Landaulet Shown by Steve & Marilee Hamilton

Postwar Preservation

1965 Aston Martin DB5 Vantage Coupé
Shown by William & Christopher Sharples
1965 Aston Martin DB5 Vantage Coupé Shown by William & Christopher Sharples

Ferrari Grand Touring

1960 Ferrari 250 GT Scaglietti Spyder California Shown by Lee & Joan Herrington/The Herrington Collection
1960 Ferrari 250 GT Scaglietti Spyder California Shown by Lee & Joan Herrington/The Herrington Collection

Ferrari Competition

1955 Ferrari 750 Monza Scaglietti Spyder Shown by Patrick & Carolyn Ottis
1955 Ferrari 750 Monza Scaglietti Spyder Shown by Patrick & Carolyn Ottis

Lamborghini Miura

1968 Lamborghini Miura SV Coupé Lamborghini Polo Storico Private Owner
1968 Lamborghini Miura SV Coupé Lamborghini Polo Storico Private Owner

Postwar Sports

1960 Porsche Carrera Abarth GTL Viarenzo & Filliponi Coupé Shown by Robert Ingram/The Ingram Collection
1960 Porsche Carrera Abarth GTL Viarenzo & Filliponi Coupé Shown by Robert Ingram/The Ingram Collection

Postwar Touring

1950 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Ghia Supergioiello Coupé Shown by Jonathan & Wendy Segal
1950 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Ghia Supergioiello Coupé Shown by Jonathan & Wendy Segal

Zagato Centennial Prewar

1932 Maserati V4 Zagato Spider Shown by Lawrence Auriana
1932 Maserati V4 Zagato Spider Shown by Lawrence Auriana

Zagato Centennial Postwar

1962 Aston Martin DB4GT Zagato Coupé Shown by David F. MacNeil
1962 Aston Martin DB4GT Zagato Coupé Shown by David F. MacNeil

Best In Show

1931 Bentley 8 Litre Gurney Nutting Sports Tourer Shown by The Hon. Sir Michael Kadoorie
1931 Bentley 8 Litre Gurney Nutting Sports Tourer Shown by The Hon. Sir Michael Kadoorie

If you are curious about the order in which the awards were given, we have a treat for you. Below is a birds-eye view of the entire show. We’ll see you there next year.

Image Source: Kimball Studios/Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

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