Past Best of Show Winners Return for 70th Anniversary of Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

Past Best of Show Winners Return for 70th Anniversary of Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance


To celebrate its 70th anniversary, the Pebble Beach Concours is inviting its former Best of Show winners to return.

“Each of these cars is special in its own right,” said Concours Chairman Sandra Button. “Many were the epitome of elegance in their day, or they exhibited the latest technology. They made history when new — and they also made history right here, winning the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.

“In a way they define us. So a celebration of the Concours is, naturally, a celebration of these cars.”

Of course, the show field will be packed with other features as well. Cars with coachwork by Pininfarina, founded in 1930, will compete in multiple classes. Talbot-Lago Grand Sports will be on display. Porsche 917 racing greats will be showcased, as will Miller-powered cars and winners of the Carrera Panamericana. From the antique era, early electrics take to the field. And from the postwar era, there will be a special class for Iso Rivoltas.

Additional special classes are also in the works.

Entry applications have been sent to many regular participants, but anyone with a car they believe to be of concours quality and to fit in any of the featured or regular classes may ask for consideration; fully a third of the field each year consists of first-timers. Hopeful owners can begin by sending a simple description of their car to These submissions are quickly reviewed, and although some owners receive a gentle decline, those with automobiles that merit a more careful and complete look are sent the entry application, which is due January 6.

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SOURCE Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

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