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2017 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, a Day Early

2017 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, a Day Early

By Bob and Connie Schmitt Photos by Connie Schmitt So, where were you when you heard the news?  We were informed via an email on Thursday, just 3 days before the scheduled event, that the Concours was being moved to Saturday due to Sunday’s miserable rain forecast.  We immediately texted the news to friends who […] [...more]

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2016 Amelia Concours d’Elegance

2016 Amelia Concours d’Elegance

By Bob and Connie Schmitt, Photos by Connie Schmitt The 21th Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance on March 11-13 was an amazing event. On the days before the Concours, it is thrilling to watch the cars arriving at the Ritz, look through the many vendors, silent auction, book signings, test drives, and catch up with car […] [...more]

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2015 Amelia Island Concours D’ Elegance

2015 Amelia Island Concours D’ Elegance

2015 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance By Bob and Connie Schmitt The record crowds at the 20th Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance on March 13-15 were captivated by the breathtaking display of over 315 cars and motorcycles from around the world.   Event Founder and Chairman Bill Warner crafted an imaginative array of classes that ranged American Classics […] [...more]

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My Life As A Show Car: 1961 Mercedes 190SL

My Life As A Show Car: 1961 Mercedes 190SL

Written By: Larry Rotta I’m a pretender. In the show world of pristine category-one cars, I remain an aspirant. I am as my restorer intended me to be — reborn for the open road. But that open road continues to remain elusive. Somehow I have had my head turned by the allure of the Concours. […] [...more]

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