La Jolla Concours d’Elegance 2016 Winners

2016 La Jolla Concours d’Elegance Specialty Winners

San Diego Automotive Museum Director’s Choice Award

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1953 Estate Wagon, Russel Hook and Bruce Marquand

Honorary Judges Choice Award

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1929 Packard 645 Phaeton, Chris Collins

La Jolla Historical Society Preservation Award

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1960 Silver Cloud Saloon, Alan Tarkington

Aubrey Taylor Award of Excellence for Best Upholstery1930-Marmon-Sue-Marcione-Aubrey-Taylor-Award-of-Excellence-for-Best-Upholstery-300x200 car show

1930 Marmon, Sue Marcione

HVA Award for Best Preserved Vehicle1941-Ford-Model-II-A-Delux-Station-Wagon-Dr.-J.-Craig-Venter-HVA-Award-for-Best-Preserved-Vehicle-Copy-300x200 car show

1941 Ford Model II A Delux Station Wagon, Dr. J. Craig Venter

LPL Summit Most Elegant Award

1937-Bugatti-Type-57-Paul-Emple-LPL-Summit-Most-Elegant-Award-300x200 car show1937 Bugatti Type 57, Paul Emple

This Car Matters Award for a Well Preserved Car of Historical Significance

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1977 Volkswagen Sedan III Two Door, Dr. J. Craig Venter

Mercedes-Benz Star of Excellence Award

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1959 Mercedes-Benz 220SE Cabriolet, L. Philip Lutfy, M.D.

The Spirit of Motoring Award

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1951 Jaguar XK 120/LTI, Tom Krefetz

Most Outstanding Post-War

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1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL, Bill and Linda Feldhorn

People’s Choice Award

1939-Delahaye-Peter-and-Merle-Mullin-and-the-Mullin-Automotive-Museum-Peoples-Choice-Award-Philip-Wichard-Memorial-Trophy-300x200 car show

1939 Delahaye, Peter and Merle Mullin and the Mullin Automotive Museum

Most Outstanding Pre-War

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1931 Chrysler Phaeton, Aaron and Valerie Weiss

Phillip Wichard Memorial Trophy

1939-Delahaye-Peter-and-Merle-Mullin-and-the-Mullin-Automotive-Museum-Peoples-Choice-Award-Philip-Wichard-Memorial-Trophy-300x200 car show

1939 Delahaye 165 Cabriolet, Peter and Merle Mullin and the Mullin Automotive Museum

Best in Show

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1936 Delahaye, Ken and Ann Smith

Chairman’s Award

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1954 Plymouth Explorer, Petersen Automotive Museum

2016 La Jolla Concours d’Elegance Class Winners

2A – American Classics 1925-1935

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  1. 1931 Chrysler Imperial CG Dual-Cowl Phaeton, Aaron and Valerie Weiss
  2. 1929 Ruxton Model C Roadster, The Margieand Robert E. Petersen Collection
  3. 1934 Packard Dietrich Convertible, Tom O’Hara

8A –Italian Sports: Lancias

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  1. 1968 Lancia Flaminia SS, John Boccardo
  2. 1970 Lancia Fulvia 1.6 HF Coupe, Edward S. Levin
  3. 1959 Lancia Appia Berlina, Bill O’Sullivan

2B – American Classics 1936-1948

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  1. 1937 Lincoln Model K V-12 Limousine, John Ellison Jr.
  2. 1936 Packard V12 1408 Convertible Sedan, Carl Zeiger

8B – Italian Others: All Others Through 1975

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      1. 1975 Lamborghini Urraco Two Door Coupe, M. Gene Ondrusek

      2. 1962 Alfa Romeo Touring Spider, Richard and Kristin Markell

3A – European Classics 1925-1948

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  1. 1931 Bugatti T-40A Roadster, Jim and Sharon Stranberg
  2. 1934 Bugatti Type 57 Four Door Pillarless, John Adams

9A – British Sports: Aston Martin DB Models

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  1. 1967 Aston Martin DB6 Saloon, Judith A. Chappell
  2. 2003 Aston Martin DB7 GT Coupe, Jason Fisher
  3. 1957 Aston Martin DB MKIII Sports Saloon, Dr. J. Craig Venter

3B – French Curves

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  1. 1936 Delahaye 135 Competition Disappearing Top Convertible, Ken and Ann Smith
  2. 1931 Bugatti T-50 Roadster, Ivan Zaremba and Jon Feiber
  3. 1939 Delahaye 165 Cabriolet, Peter and Merle Mullin

9B – British Sports: All Others Through 1975

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  1. 1964 MGB Roadster, Charles Fulop
  2. 1964 Triumph Spitfire Convertible, Barry Connally
  3. 1972 Jaguar XJ6 Saloon, Mike Zavos and Jennifer Hanson

4 – Rolls-Royce and Bentleys Through 1966

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  1. 1954 Bentley R-Type Continental Lightweight, John R. Miller
  2. 1923 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Salamanca, John Ellison Jr.
  3. 1938 Rolls-Royce Wraith Convertible, Bill Habeger

9C – British Sports: Jaguar E-Types 1961-1974

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  1. 1961 Jaguar E-Type Roadster, Stephen Russell
  2. 1974 Jaguar XKE Roadster, Charles “Skeets” Dunn
  3. 1967 Jaguar XKE Roadster, Tom Krefetz

5 – Ferrari

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  1. 2003 Ferrari Enzo Coupe, Bill Ceno
  2. 1985 Ferrari 288 GTO Coupe, Bill Ceno
  3. 1987 Ferrari Testarossa Coupe, Barry Walker

10A – German Sports: Mercedes-Benz 300SL

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  1. 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster, Bill and Linda Feldhorn
  2. 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster, Lawrence Speidell
  3. 1962 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster, Helmut Reiss

6 – SoCal: Wagons, Woodies, and Campers

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  1. 1953 Buick Estate Wagon, Russel Hook and Bruce Marquand
  2. 1941 Ford Super Deluxe Woodie, Bill Roper
  3. 1967 VW Bus 13 Window Walk Thru Deluxe, Ron Bornstein

10B – German Sports: Mercedes-Benz Ponton 1953-1962

10B-1959-Mercedes-Benz-220SE-Cabriolet-L.-Philip-Lutfy-M.D.-300x201 car show

  1. 1959 Mercedes-Benz 220SE Cabriolet, L. Philip Lutfy M.D.
  2. 1960 Mercedes-Benz 220SE Cabriolet, Paul Colony
  3. 1960 Mercedes-Benz 220SE Sun Roof Coupe, L. Philip Lutfy M.D.

7A – American Sports and Muscle: Corvettes Through 1970

7A-1963-Chevrolet-Corvette-Coupe-Darwin-and-Patricia-Ludi-300x200 car show

  1. 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe, Darwin and Patricia Ludi
  2. 1969 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible, Jack Dyer
  3. 1957 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible, Stephen M. Hedrick

10C – German Sports: All Others Through 1975

10C-1977-Volkswagen-Sedan-III-Two-Door-Dr.-J.-Craig-Venter-300x200 car show

  1. 1977 Volkswagen Sedan III Two Door, Dr. J. Craig Venter
  2. 1976 Porsche 911 Ferry Signature Edition Coupe, Joseph DeMeo
  3. 1988 Porsche 911 Turbo, Gerardo Mancebo

7B – American Sports and Muscle: All Others Through 1975

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  1. 1968 American Motors AMX Two Door Hard Top, Mark Melvin
  2. 1958 Studebaker Golden Hawk Coupe, John Boccardo and Derek Esplin
  3. 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible, Daniel Miley and Emory Bishop

11 – Race Cars: SCCA Vintage Racers

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  1. 1964 Bobsy Porsche SR-3 Sports Racer, Donald Anderson
  2. 1960 Alfa Romeo Coupe, Kaid Marouf
  3. 1934 Ford Geisen Spl. Roadster, Gordon Wangers

2016 La Jolla Motor Car Classic Specialty Winners

Best Paint Color

2003 Nomad, Ray Hamel

Most Fun Car I Would Like To Drive

1977 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera Coupe, Anthony Barabas

Rolls-Royce Owners’ Club

1938 Derby Bentley Pillarless Saloon, Robb and Ivonne Webb

Inland Empire Jaguar Club

1959 Jaguar Mark 1 Four Door Sedan, Audrey & Domenic Valvano

Ferrari Owners’ Club

2001 Ferrari 550 Maranello, Ken Woolcott

Alfa Romeo Club

1966 Alfa Romeo 2600 Sprint, Edward and Nora Aenlle

2016 La Jolla Motor Car Classic Winners

A-U American Unmodified

  1. 1960 Chevrolet Impala Two Door Hardtop, Peter Wilde
  2. 2008 Callaway Corvette Roadster, Wayne Poe
  3. 1986 Chevrolet Corvette Pace Car Convertible, Steve Schulman and Troy Kahle

A-M American Modified

  1. 1963 Ford Falcon Sprint Convertible, Frank Rositani
  2. 2002 Corvette/Nomad, Ray Hamel
  3. 2003/1953 Corvette, Ray Hamel

F-U Foreign Unmodified

  1. 2001 BMW Z8 Roadster, Ted A. Lange Sr.
  2. 1977 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera Coupe, Anthony Barabas
  3. 2006 Spyker C8 Spyder Roadster, Rick Birkenstock

F-M Foreign Modified

  1. 1960 Austin Healey Sprite Roadster, William Mayer
  2. 1985 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL Sedan, Jonathan White

La Jolla Concours d’Elegance and La Jolla Motor Car Classic Motorcycle Winners

La Jolla Concours d’Elegance Preservation Award

1908 Indian Twin Board Track Racer, Dr. J. Craig Venter

La Jolla Concours d’Elegance Judges Choice Award

1973 Vincati 1200CC, Mitch Talcove

La Jolla Concours d’Elegance Motorcycles

  1. 1927 BMW R42, Mark Leonard
  2. 1967 BMW R695, Tom Armstrong
  3. 1952 BMW R 67/2, Phil and Mary Blackburn

La Jolla Motor Car Classic Motorcycles

  1. 1942 Cushman, Josh Riddell
  2. 1972 Honda CB 100, Don Stockett
  3. 1972 Honda CL350 Blue Flying Dragon, Don Stockett