It’s time to plan your escape from the bitter cold and constant snow and head for Florida where the sun is shining on a variety of significant classic car events. Below, you will find a list of the events with a brief description and a link for more information.
Feb. 15 - Cars on 5th Ave – www.carsonfifth.com
Six blocks of the fashionable shopping area of Naples, Florida becomes a showcase for an eclectic collection of cars with an emphasis on Ferrari.
Feb. 23 - Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance – www.bocaratonconcours.com
This 8th annual event features Wayne Carini of “Chasing Classic Cars” fame.
Mar. 1-2 - SVRA Sebring – www.sebringraceway.com
The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association returns to the 3.74 mile Sebring International race course with the addition of an SCCA Trans-Am series race.
Mar. 7 - Gooding & Co. Auction – www.goodingco.com
Held at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Racquet Park. Up for auction: 1930 Voisin C14, 1906 American Tourist and a large collection of BMW automobiles.
Mar. 7 – Amelia Island Concours “Offenhauser Heros” Seminar
With Johnny Rutherford, Parnelli Jones, Al & Bobby Unser, David Hobbs, Louis "Sonny" Meyer, Jr. and others telling vintage race tales.
Mar. 8 – Amelia Island Concours “Merchants of Speed” Seminar
With Ray Evernham, Bobby Rahal, John Mecum, Tyler Alexander, Bob Tullius and other famed race car designers and owners.
Mar. 8 - RM Auction – www.rmauctions.com
Held in conjunction with the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance at the Ritz-Carlton and will feature classic such as: 1934 Duesenberg SJ, 1928 Bugatti Type 37A, 1965 Shelby 289 Cobra and a host of other classics.
Mar. 8 - Festivals of Speed - www.festivalsofspeed.com
An impressive collection of classic and exotic vehicles displayed at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort’s 9th fairway accompanied by luxury lifestyle displays.
Mar. 9 - Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance – www.ameliaconcours.org
Arguably, one of the top Concours events in the U.S. Jochen Mass is the featured Honoree. There will be a display of Packard concept cars, McLaren race cars and the Stirling Moss Maserati 450S LeMans Coupe.