Concorso Italiano 2006
As the final part of our 2006 Monterey week coverage we look at the Concorso Italiana, held at the Bayonet Black Horse Golf Course. Best of Show, sponsored by Girard-Perregaux was the green 1967 Bizzarrini Strada owned by Gerd Eckstein.
As always, the event has various classes and themes, one such being the Centennial of the Coppa Milano-Sanremo Award, this going to the wonderful red 1950 Abarth 205 owned by Scott Emsley. Other winners included the 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4, owned by Ned Tanen awarded the Shell V-Power Qualita Unica Award, and the Motor Trend Highway 1 Classic Award going to Adan Figueroa's 1970 Lancia Fulvia. Owned by
The Ferrari Club of America Pacific Region also held its Vintage Concours at Concorso, their Best of Show was the yellow 1973 365 GTB/4 Daytona of Bruce and Ellen Miller who also won Best of Marque overall.
For further information please visit www.concorso.com.
Photographer Tim Scott was there to record all the action. Classic Driver has also published his photos from this year's Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance and the Rolex Monterey Historic Automobile Races Presented by Chrysler at the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
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Photo Gallery: Tim Scott - Strictly Copyright
Tim Scott of Fluid Images is a professional photographer based in London. As a lifelong classic car enthusiast and avid owner (currently a Porsche RS 2.7), he has spent the last two years chronicling the burgeoning classic car race and show scenes both here and in the USA.
A selection of these images can be seen at Tim's website www.fluidimages.co.uk or for the very latest images visit his portfolio on http://bonneville-speed-week.smugmug.com
Tim has recently invested in state-of-the-art printing facilities, and, in addition to commissions from private collectors and the trade, can provide enlargements up to 1 x 1.5 metres. Images can even be printed onto high-quality canvas and then stretched over a wooden frame, thereby creating a worthy addition to the walls of any discerning collector's motor house or study! Please see his dedicated website for more information. or email [email protected].
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