Bugatti Bought for $1,850 is Concours Winner

Fifty years ago, a magazine ad offering a 1936 Bugatti Type 57 coupe for sale in California caught the attention of car collector Rick Grant of Dayton, Ohio. Now, the classic he bought sight unseen in 1968 for just $1,850 has caught the eyes of discerning car show judges. After decades … more

Double Wins for Bugatti Show Cars

Last Sunday, rare Bugatti Type 57 cars won Best of Show honors at two of the country’s premier car shows. At the 41st annual Cincinnati Concours d’Elegance, a striking 1936 Type 57 Coupe prevailed, while at the 8th annual Elegance at Hershey in Pennsylvania, it was a flowing 1937 Type 57S … more

Classic car shows need to rev up their social media

There’s concern among car lovers that early morning queues of anxious enthusiasts awaiting entry to classic car shows are gradually lessening in quantity, if not in fervor, due to the aging demographics of the hobby. While only some factions of the hobby are indeed experiencing negative growth, it would be advantageous … more

“Concours.news” features 1-click access to car show Facebook posts

Now with only a few keystrokes, you can see the latest Facebook posts from the top concours d’elegance car shows in one convenient place.  There’s no need to login or even have a Facebook account. Just enter “concours.news” on your computer, tablet or cell phone to see a combined Facebook feed … more

Four concours shows cancel in 2018, while two make their debut

The ninth annual Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance, scheduled for May 6 in Beverly Hills, California, was cancelled this week “due to unforeseen circumstances.”  The all-you-can-eat-and-drink extravaganza was a well-attended fundraiser for Friends of Greystone, a non-profit organization that helps to preserve and restore the historic 55-room mansion/estate, which is owned by … more