Greystone Mansion Concours d'Elegance Honors 60 Years of Corvette

Greystone Mansion Beverly Hills CA,  May 2 2013 - 135 world-class automobiles will rev up historic Greystone Mansion on May 5, among them nearly two dozen Corvettes, a dozen Porsche RS models and a dozen Ferraris, including a 1951 212 Export. The City of Beverly Hills’ Community Services Department and the Friends of Greystone host the annual all-marque Greystone Mansion Concours d'Elegance, which this year will be held on Sunday, May 5, 2013. The event also features a full field of motorcycles and the rare opportunity to tour historic Greystone Mansion, which has served as the backdrop for countless motion picture and television productions. Ticket sales are online at www.greystoneconcours.org.

Greystone Mansion Concours d'Elegance

The event is an annual fundraiser for the ongoing restoration and preservation of Greystone, one of only a few nationally registered historic landmarks in Southern California. This year’s event will honor the 60th anniversary of the Corvette and the 40th anniversary of the 1973 Porsche 911 RS as well as present classes featuring pre-war European and American classics with groupings for Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz, Ford, Jaguar, Post-War American and British and Italian marques and more. Other cars of note? A stunning 1937 Jaguar SS100, a 1929 Bugatti Type 46 and 1933 Marmon, all classics, plus a 1956 Alfa Romeo, 1900 Zagato and 1961 Alfa Romeo Sprint Zagato in the Italian sports group.

Admission tickets are all-inclusive and provide admission to the Concours and lecture series along with gourmet food, soft and hard beverages, a commemorative program and poster, a fashion show, awards ceremony and access to the vendor marketplace, Estate grounds and Mansion. Each ticket also includes convenient, off-site parking, shuttle service and two-for-one entrance to the Peterson Automotive Museum. To enhance the atmosphere, ticket sales are strictly limited to 3000.

The Concours has been selected by the Lee Iacocca Foundation as the setting for the Foundation’s annual presentation of its coveted philanthropy award and the Greystone Concours is further honored to be one of the few car shows held in the United States that is endorsed by the Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens (FIVA) and the Historic Vehicle Association (HVA).

Gooding & Company and the Petersen Automotive Museum—Founding Sponsors of the Greystone Mansion Concours d'Elegance—are joined this year by gracious sponsors including Tiffany & Co., Auto Gallery, Chubb Insurance, Ferrari Financial Services and O’Gara Coach.

The Greystone Concours d’Elegance is produced by the City of Beverly Hills and the Event Director is Cindy Brynan. The 2013 Greystone Concours d’Elegance will take place Sunday, May 5, 2013. The deadline for exhibitor applications has passed and the Concours field is presently full. NEW! Hotel packages and deals are now available on the website. For more information, please call 310.285.6830 or visit www.greystoneconcours.org.

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Photo by Randy Berg: 1966 Chevrolet Corvette 427 Convertible

1966 Chevrolet Corvette 427 Convertible - Desert Classic Tour d'Elegance

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