Concours d’Elegance Appearances

Concours d’Elegance Appearances


1947 Kurtis-Omohundro Comet at 2012 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

Over the past decade, Undiscovered Classics has been invited to more than 20 major concours events throughout North America.

These appearances have resulted in recognition in several areas including major awards, featured videos, TV show appearances and numerous magazine articles reflecting on these important unique automobiles and their contribution to automotive history.

We are proud to present just a few of our concours d’elegance
appearances here with you today.


2017

Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

1956 Bangert Manta Ray

Ray Evernham (left) Geoff Hacker (right)

In the video below, Ray Evernham of Velocity TV’s “AmeriCarna” views this car a few years before the restoration was started and finished.  Click on this 3 minute video below to learn more:

Click Here To View the 30 Minute “Forgotten Fiberglass” Episode on Ray Evernham’s “AmeriCarna” Show on Velocity TV


2016

Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance (Two Cars)

1950 Leo Lyons Custom Mercury

1961 Covington Porsche Tiburon Coupe

Award Won: “Award of Distinction

Click Here To View Article About Covington Porsche Tiburon
Posted After Concours Appearance


2015

Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

1955 Meteor SR1

Click Here To View Feature Article About Handcrafted Cars That Appeared in the 2015 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance Program

 

Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance

1946 Bill Burke Belly Tank Streamliner

Award Won: “Rolling Sculpture

Geoff Hacker (left) Wayne Carini (center) Rick D’Louhy (right)

Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

1950 Leo Lyons Custom Mercury

See Below For USA Today Video About 1950 Leo Lyons Custom Mercury

Click Here To Review Feature Article on “Mercury Lead Sleds” That Appeared in the 2015 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Program

Rick D’Louhy (left) George Barris (center) Geoff Hacker (right)

Rick D’Louhy (left) Graham Kozak (center) Geoff Hacker (right)

 

Click Here To View Feature Article on Leo Lyons Custom Mercury
After Pebble Beach Appearance

 


2014

Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance

1955 Californian Special (LeGene Roadster)

Award Won: “Chief Judge’s Award

Rick D’Louhy (passenger) Geoff Hacker (driver) Paul Sable (Chief Judge)


2013

Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

1962 Covington Shark Roadster

See Video Below By Autoweek Discussing Shark At Amelia.  Also Shared is another Video by Jay Leno Discussing the Shark at Amelia.

 

Milwaukee Masterpiece Concours d’Elegance (Two Cars)

1947 Kurtis-Omohundro Comet

Note: The Kurtis-Omohundro Comet was used at the Milwaukee Masterpiece Concours d’Elegance
as the Feature Car and Publicity for the “Handcrafted Specials” Class Which Was the
Featured Marque Here in 2013

Click Here To Read Feature Article on “Handcrafted Specials” That Appeared in the 2013 Milwaukee Masterpiece Concours d’Elegance Program

1946 Bill Burke Belly Tank Streamliner

Hershey Elegance Concours d’Elegance

1962 Covington Shark Roadster

Click Here To Read Feature Article on the 1962 Covington Shark That Appeared in the 2013 Hershey Elegance Concours d’Elegance Program


2012

Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

1947 Kurtis-Omohundro Comet

See Video Below With Jay Leno Discussing the Kurtis at Pebble

Click Here To Review Feature Article on “Sport Customs”
That Appeared in the 2012 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Program

Geoff Hacker (left) Jay Leno (right)

Click Here To View Article in Motor Trend Classic (2013) Featuring the
1947 Kurtis-Omohundro Comet

 

Kirkland Concours d’Elegance

1947 Kurtis-Omohundro Comet

Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

1957 LaDawri Conquest


2011

Milwaukee Masterpiece Concours d’Elegance

1961 Covington Porsche Tiburon Coupe

Click Here To Read Feature Article on Forgotten Fiberglass That Appeared in the 2011 Milwaukee Masterpiece Concours d’Elegance Program

 


2010

Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance (Two Cars)

1955 California Special (LeGene Roadster)

Click On Video Below To Learn More About This Car in a Short Video that appeared on Ray Evernham’s AmeriCarna TV Show Featured on the Velocity Channel

 

Click Here To View the 30 Minute “Forgotten Fiberglass” Episode on Ray Evernham’s “AmeriCarna” Show on Velocity TV

 

1947 Bill Burke Belly Tank Streamliner


2009

Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

1947 Kurtis-Omohundro Comet

 Award Won: “Most Elegant Sports Car”

Bonneville Speed Week

1947 Bill Burke Belly Tank Streamliner

Click Here To View Article That Appeared in The Rodder’s Journal
Featuring the Bill Burke Belly Tank at Bonneville in 2009

 


2008

Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

1961 Covington Porsche Tiburon Coupe

See Below For Video About History & Research into the
1961 Covington Porsche Tiburon Coupe

 

Click Here To View Article About 1961 Covington Porsche Tiburon Coupe That Appeared in Porsche Excellence Magazine

 

Palo Alto Concours d’Elegance

1956 Victress S1A Roadster

Click Here To Read Feature Article on Forgotten Fiberglass That Appeared in the 2008 Palo Alto Concours d’Elegance Program

 


2007

Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

1957 LaDawri Conquest

George Barris With 1957 LaDawri Conquest


Summary

2017:

Event: Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance
Class: Sports and GT Cars (1956-1958)
Car: 1956 Bangert Manta Ray Show Car

2016:

Event: Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance
Class: Concept Cars Beyond Detroit
Car: 1961 Porsche Covington Tiburon Coupe
Award: “Award of Distinction”

Event: Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance
Class: Concept Cars Beyond Detroit
Car: 1950 Leo Lyons Custom Mercury

2015:

Event: Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance
Class:  Forgotten Fiberglass
Car: 1955 Meteor SR1

Event: Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance
Class: Hot Rods
Car: 1946 Bill Burke Belly Tank Streamliner
Award: “Rolling Sculpture”

Event: Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance
Class: Historic Mercury Customs
Car: 1950 Leo Lyons Custom Mercury

2014:

Event: Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance
Class: One Off’s and Limited Production
Car: 1955 Californian Roadster (LeGene Roadster)
Award: “Chief Judge’s Award”

2013:

Event: Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance
Class: What Were They Thinking
Car: 1962 Covington Shark Roadster

Event: Milwaukee Masterpiece Concours d’Elegance
Class: Handcrafted Specials
Car: 1947 Kurtis-Omohundro Comet

Event: Milwaukee Masterpiece Concours d’Elegance
Class: Handcrafted Specials
Car: 1946 Bill Burke Belly Tank Streamliner

Event: Hershey Elegance Concours d’Elegance
Class: Special Display
Car: 1962 Covington Shark Roadster

2012:

Event: Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance
Class: Sport Customs
Car: 1947 Kurtis-Omohundro Comet

Event: Kirkland Concours d’Elegance
Class: American Post War Designs
Car: 1947 Kurtis-Omohundro Comet

Event: Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance
Class: Cover Cars of Road & Track Magazine
Car: 1957 LaDawri Conquest

2011:

Event: Milwaukee Masterpiece Concours d’Elegance
Class: Forgotten Fiberglass
Car: 1961 Covington Porsche Tiburon Coupe

2010:

Event: Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance
Class: Forgotten Fiberglass
Car: 1955 Californian Roadster (LeGene Roadster)

Event: Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance
Class: Race Cars (Postwar – 1955)
Car: 1946 Bill Burke Belly Tank Streamliner

2009:

Event: Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance
Class: Sports and GT Cars (Postwar – 1953)
Car: 1947 Kurtis-Omohundro Comet
Award: “Most Elegant Sports Car”

Event: Bonneville Speed Week
Class: Special Display
Car: 1946 Bill Burke Belly Tank Streamliner

2008:

Event: Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance
Class: Cars You Never Knew Existed
Car: 1961 Covington Porsche Tiburon Coupe

Event: Palo Alto Concours d’Elegance
Class: Fiberglass Sports Cars of the 50s
Car: 1956 Victress S1A (Dick Foster Special)

2007:

Event: Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance
Class: Fiberglass Sports Cars (1951-1960)
Car: 1957 LaDawri Conquest


Concours d’Elegance Events – Cars 

  • 1956 Bangert Manta Ray
  • 1955 Meteor SR1
  • 1950 Leo Lyons Custom Mercury
  • 1962 Covington Shark Roadster
  • 1955 Californian Roadster (LeGene Roadster)
  • 1946 Bill Burke Belly Tank Streamliner
  • 1947 Kurtis-Omohundro Comet
  • 1961 Covington Porsche Tiburon Coupe
  • 1956 Victress S1A (Dick Foster Special)
  • 1957 LaDawri Conquest

Concours d’Elegance Events – Attended 

  • Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance
  • Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance
  • Hershey “Elegance” 
  • Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance
  • Milwaukee Masterpiece Concours d’Elegance
  • Palo Alto Concours d’Elegance
  • Kirkland Concours d’Elegance

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