Dana Point Concours d'Elegance Announces Alfa Romeo and Pininfarina as Featured Marques for 2010 as Well as Class List

Jan 15, 2010, 12:34 ET from Dana Point Concours d'Elegance

DANA POINT, Calif., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dana Point Concours d'Elegance (www.DanaPointConcours.org) announced today that the 28th annual event slated for Sunday, June 27, 2010 will feature will feature 100 years of Alfa Romeo and celebrate 80 years of design from Pininfarina. The event will also welcome special classes of American Pony & Muscle Cars, Corvettes to 1967, Kustoms & Hot Rods, as well as the second annual exhibit of Supercars. Also, the event is celebrating the 20 year anniversary of the U.S. launch of the Ferrari F40. This year the event will be limiting judged entries to 215 vehicles. The classes may change depending upon the entries received. Entry applications are available online at www.DanaPointConcours.org and are due back to the Concours d'Elegance on May 7, 2010 for inclusion in the event program. The 2010 Class list is as follows:

Class 1a

Antique / Horseless Carriage to 1915

Class 1b

Vintage 1916 to 1924

Class 2a

American Classics (Open) 1925 – 1948

Class 2b

European Classics (Open) 1925 – 1948

Class 2c

American Classics (Closed) 1925 – 1948

Class 2d

European Classics (Closed) 1925 – 1948

Class 3

Prewar & Postwar Preservation (Including non-Classics)

Class 4

Luxury Touring (Postwar – 1970)

Class 5a

Sports Cars under 3.0 Liters (Postwar – 1972)

Class 5b

Sports Cars, American & European 3.0 liters and over (Postwar – 1972)

Class 6

Woodies & Wagons to 1960

Class 7

Auburn / Cord / Duesenberg

Class 8

Rolls Royce / Bentley Postwar to 1979

Class 9a

Mercedes-Benz Prewar

Class 9b

Mercedes-Benz Postwar to 1979

Class 10

Porsche to 1983

Class 11a  

Ferrari through 275 V-12

Class 11b  

Ferrari 330/365 V-12  

Class 11c

Ferrari Mid-engine to 1984

Class 11d

Ferrari 400 to 512

Class 11e

Ferrari F40 - 20 Year Anniversary (Exhibit Only)

Class 12

Aston Martin to 1979

Class 13

Jaguar to 1979

Class 14

Shelby Cars to 1974

Class 15a

Race Cars - Open Wheel (Prewar to 1979)

Class 15b

Race Cars - Sports and GT to 1979

Class 15c

Race Cars - Drag Racers to 1979

Class 15d

Race Cars - Stock Cars to 1971

Class 15e

Race Cars - Stock Cars (1972 to 2006)

Class 16a

Alfa Romeo Prewar – Featured Marque

Class 16b

Alfa Romeo Postwar to 1985 – Featured Marque

Class 17

Pininfarina (Non Alfa Romeo or Ferrari) – Featured Class

Class 18

American Pony & Muscle Cars (1960 – 1974) – Special Class

Class 19

Corvette (1953 – 1967) – Special Class

Class 20

Hot Rods – Special Class

Class 21

Kustoms – Special Class

Class 22

Supercars (Exhibit Only)

Class 23

Cars of Interest or Significance (Exhibit Only)

The 28th Annual Dana Point Concours d'Elegance will take place on Sunday, June 27, 2010 on the prestigious Monarch Beach Golf Links at the St. Regis Resort in Dana Point, California featuring 100 years of Alfa Romeo and celebrating 80 years of design from Pininfarina. The Dana Point Concours d'Elegance is a volunteer-run, 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization, with proceeds supporting the Ocean Institute, the Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center at Hoag Hospital and other Southern California youth charities. The event is operated primarily as a Classic Car Club of America (CCCA) Concours, with additional classes showcasing interesting and relevant automobiles. Southern California is the automotive culture capital of the world with a deep history in design, customization and motorsports. The Dana Point Concours d'Elegance organizing committee aspires to create a premier automotive event that showcases this rich heritage. For more information please visit www.DanaPointConcours.org

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