Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance 2014 Awards Announced

2014 Best of Show Awards Announced at Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance

Beverly Hills, California – With a full complement of 145 automobiles on display in this year’s concours field, a 1912 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost was named Best of Show Concours d’Elegance and a 1965 Alfa Romeo TZ2 was named Best of Show Concours de Sport at the 5th annual Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance held Sunday, May 4, 2014.

A sold out crowd of thousands of auto aficionados and urban explorers gathered at Greystone Mansion for this elegant event where these exceptional automobiles and more than 30 unique motorcycles graced the historic 18-acre estate in Beverly Hills.

“The Greystone Mansion Concours is unlike most any other automotive event because it offers something for everyone. Each year the show highlights a variety of remarkable cars that are rarely seen by the public and features a completely new field of entries annually,” commented Concours Director Cindy Brynan. “Whether you’re a vintage car fan or interested in architecture, historical landmarks, fashion, or luxury items, the Greystone Mansion Concours provides a variety of elements for an unparalleled experience for a wide-range of people.”

Tiffany & Co. crystal awards were given in thirty categories at the event where entries are assessed per the “French” method of judging which emphasizes the overall impression of the given vehicle, taking into account such factors as originality, authenticity, design, styling, and elegance.

In addition to the Best of Show awards, other concours winners included a 1958 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider Veloce, which received the Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens (FIVA) Preservation Award; a 1932 Packard 903 Sport Phaeton received the HVA “Cars that Matter” Award; a 1957 Porsche Speedster was the Mayor’s Choice recipient; and, the Spirit of Greystone Award was presented to a 1937 Cord 812 SC Cabriolet.

The concours was once again honored to be selected by the Lee Iacocca Foundation to present its award for achievement in advancing the automobile collector hobby, with that award presented to Mr. David Gooding.

The 2014 Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance celebrated the 60th anniversary of the Porsche Speedster, the 50th anniversary of the Ford Mustang and a Centennial Class in honor of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the City of Beverly Hills. Other world class automobiles were featured in categories for Cobra, Ferrari, Rolls-Royce, British Sports, Italian Sports, Porsche, Corvette, Pre-War American and Mercedes-Benz, among others.

Guests of this premier Southern California concours event also enjoyed gourmet food, libations, expert-led lectures on the history of Beverly Hills and received a commemorative program and poster, along with viewing the estate’s grounds, the mansion’s interior, a fashion show sponsored by Revamp Vintage, as well as access to a discerning vendor marketplace, all included with admission to the concours.

The Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance is an annual fundraiser for the Friends of Greystone, a non-profit organization that sponsors the ongoing preservation of the estate, which is one of a handful of nationally registered historic landmarks in Southern California.

The event’s Founding Sponsors, Gooding & Company and the Petersen Automotive Museum were joined this year by Auto Gallery, Brooks Brothers, B.R.M. Watches, Chubb Personal Insurance, Infiniti of Beverly Hills, Meguiar’s, Sotheby’s International Realty, Hornburg Jaguar, Ferrari Financial Services and the Beverly Hills Conference and Visitors Bureau, among many others.

 

 Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance 2014 Awards

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WINDHAM VASE

Best of Show Concours d’Elegance …………. (Meguiars Kit) ……..1912 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost

Josh Resnick (Sugarfina Tower) David S. Morrison, M.D.

Best of Show Concours de Sport …………….. (Meguiars Kit)………1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia TZ

Josh Resnick (Sugarfina Tower) The William Lyon Family

Spirit of Greystone …………………………………………………………….1937 Cord 812

Christopher & Katrina Cord

Mayor’s Choice ………………………………………………………………….1957 Porsche Speedster

Mayor Bosse Rick Principe

People’s Choice …………………………………………………………………1935 Bugatti Type 575C

Jim Hull

Director’s Choice ……………………………………………………………….1920 Stutz Bearcat

Stanley Bauer

FOG Outstanding Restoration ……………………………………………..1965 Jensen CV-8

Susan Rosen, President Friends of Greystone Chris Ribbe

Petersen Automotive Museum Perfection …………………………….1940 Packard 180

Leslie Kendall Martin & Michelle Cousineau

Mequiars Outstanding Paint …………………… (Meguiars Kit)………1957 Dual Ghia Convertible

Tony Damato Irwin Thaler

Brooks Bros. Heritage Classic ………………………………………………1941 Lincoln Zephyr

Jim Jahant Jack Jones

SPECIAL AWARDS

BRM Outstanding Speedster ……… (Gulf Union Oil Watch)………1958 Porsche Speedster

Frederic Gasser Jay Patrick

FIVA Preservation Award ………………………. (Silver Trophy)………1958 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Veloce Spider

David Brynan Brandon Adrian

HVA Award ………………………………………… (Crystal Trophy)………1932 Packard 903 Sport Phaeton

Lauren Hurtz Joyce & Clifford Gooding

Jesse Alexander Outstanding Sports Car ….. (Photograph)………1955 Porsche Speedster

Jesse Alexander Ben Reiling

Lee Iacocca Award ………………………………………… (Plaque)………David Gooding

Norma Saken & Molly Hentz

HARMONY BOWL – BEST OF CAR CLASSES

Centennial ………………………………………………………………………..1904 Schacht Model K

Automobile Driving Museum

Classics …………………………………………………………………………….1934 Auburn V12 Phaeton Salon

Frederick Lax

Cobra ……………………………………………………………………………….1963 Shelby Cobra

William Heinecke

Corvette ……………………………………………………………………………1967 Chevrolet Corvette

Mark Berns

Ferrari ………………………………………………………………………………1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB

Ron Hein

Italian Sports …………………………………………………………………….1957 Abarth Zagato 750 GT Corsa

Carl Gustav Magnusson

Mercedes Benz ………………………………………………………………….1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL

Michael Harling

Mustang ………………………. (“50 Years of Mustang” Book)………1964 Ford Mustang

Robin Grove

Porsche …………………………………………………………………………….1964 Porsche 356C

Victor Preisler

Post-War American ……………………………………………………………1964 Buick Riviera

Dan Gregg

Post-War British ………………………………………………………………..1954 Jaguar XK120

James Gianopulos

Post-War European Touring ………………………………………………..1951 Talbot Type 26

Peter & Merle Mullin

Pre-War American ………………………………………………………………1939 Buick Roadmaster 81C

John & Leslie Milliken

Rolls-Royce ………………………………………………………………………..1952 Rolls-Royce Silver Dawn

Dick & Norma Stevenson

Special Interest…………………………………………………………………..1963 VW Beetle

Phil Nathans

Speedster ………………. (“Jimmy and Me” Author: Lew Bracker) .1956 Porsche Speedster

Tony Principe

HARMONY BOWL – MOTORCYCLE AWARDS

Best of Show ……………………………………………………………………..1969 BMW R60/2 w/Sidecar

Dan Reichel & Theresa Worsch

Best Antique ………………………………………………………………………1938 Brough Superior SS 100

Bob Mitchell

The 6th annual Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance is scheduled for Sunday, May 3, 2015 and occurs annually on the first Sunday of May

For more information, please call (310) 285-6830 or visit www.greystoneconcours.org.