16th Annual Amelia Island Concours’ de Elegance

16th Annual Amelia Island Concours’ de Elegance

The 16th Annual Amelia Island Concours’ de Elegance will be held March 11 – 13, at The Golf Club of Amelia Island at Summer Beach, next door to their host hotel, the Amelia Island Ritz-Carlton. This year’s honoree will be legendary racer Bobby Rahal, 1986 Indy 500 winner (as a driver) and 2004 Indy 500 winner (as a team owner). The event’s featured marque makes will be Duesenberg, Allard and Kurtis, and they will also celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic Ferrari 250 GTO. Seminar speakers include, among others, automotive journalism and racing luminaries Lyn St. James, Janet Guthrie, and Denise McCluggage on “The Women of Racing”; as well as Brock Yates, on his legendary outlaw cross-country race, that ran four times in the 1970’s, the “Cannonball Baker Sea-To-Shining-Sea Memorial Trophy Dash”. Our reporter-on-assignment Cameron McNabb, will be at the event. Watch here for her guest post report when she returns.

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