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

DANA POINT, CA – January 15, 2010 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – 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

SOURCE: Dana Point Concours d’Elegance

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