2016 Sunday in the Park Concours d’Elegance Results (scroll down for 2015, 2014 and 2013 results)
1959 Maserati Tipo 61 Birdcage #2452, Tony Wang, Lloyd Harbor, N.Y.
Though Wang has raced this Birdcage at the Lime Rock Historics previously – 2010 and 2012 – he’s not racing it this weekend, but did enter it into the Sunday in the Park Concours “Pick of the Paddock” class.
1912 Thomas Flyer 6-40, John F. & Carol A. Jones, Prospect, Conn.
This imposing machine wowed the spectators: It’s a 6-cylinder, 7-passenger Thomas that had previously won Most Outstanding Vintage Car 1912-1920 at Greenwich in 2008
Peter Brock Award
1968 Fiat 850 Spider, Jane & Jerome Roth, West Cornwall, Conn.
This was the car Honored Guest Peter Brock chose as the car he’d most like to own, telling the crowd he was so impressed with its lithe line when he first saw one in Europe years ago
John Morton Award
1938 Marchese Special Indy Roadster, Jerry Lettieri, Rocky Hill, Conn.
Honored Guest John Morton chose the Marchese as the car he would love to take home. Morton told the crowd he was stunned when he came across this Indy car on the concours line: it was the very car he saw win a race at Milwaukee when he was a boy
Wayne Carini Award
1935 Ford Deluxe 3-Window Coupe Hot Rod
Always a fan of the everyman's car, Honored Collector Wayne Carini loved this extremely well-executed rod with its worked flathead V8
Skip’s Sunday Best
Like a kid in a candy store, Historic Festival 34 Patron and Lime Rock President Skip Barber awards “Skip’s Sunday Best” trophies to machines he would like in his garage...
1951 Jaguar Mark V Cabriolet, Chris Owen, Stockbridge,
1964 Porsche 356C, Andrew Benenson, Darien, Conn.
1967 Gurney Eagle 67 (AAR #42) Indy car, Rob Dyson, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
1968 Corvette Sunray DX L88 race car, J.R. Amantea, Meriden, Conn.
1939 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Sport Touring Superleggera Berlinetta & 1931 Chrysler Imperial LeBaron Dual-Cowl Phaeton, Dragone Classic Motorcars, Bridgeport, Conn.
Russ Truelove Award
Waterbury’s Russ Truelove, one of the first NASCAR drivers, has for years been bringing his crowd-pulling, crowd-pleasing authentic 1949 NASCAR Mercury Monterey stock car to Lime Rock Park. Going forward, the Russ Truelove Award will be presented at Sunday in the Park to those demonstrating exceptional dedication to the car-showing hobby. Russ is delivering the Monterey to Daytona this fall, and he’ll fly down rather than drive down when the Frances ring him up...
The Word’s First Wheels
1931 Buick 56C, Allan & Pat Kehrley, New York, N.Y.
1930 Aston Martin International (Open Tourer), William King, Redding, Conn.
1967 Ford Fairlane 500XL Ranchero, Kevin Biebel, New Milford, Conn.
1965 Shelby G.T. 350 “Snoopy” drag car, Robert Walls, Rochdale, Mass.
1959 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint, Hans Abrahams, Riverside, Conn.
1947 Cisitalia 202SC Vignale Spyder, Henry Miller, Greenwich, Conn.
Between the Drops
1957 BMW 507 Hardtop Convertible, Jeffrey McAllister, Ridgefield, Conn.
Weekend’s Racers are Rewarded
1954 Lancia D50, Peter Giddings, Danville, Calif.
1965 Alfa Romeo Gran Sport Quattroruote Zagato, Joe Nastasi, Long Island City, N.Y.
Fun of the Drive
1969 Porsche 912 Targa, Jim & Wendy Petty, Weston, Conn.
1967 Ford Ranchero (390 V8 w/4-speed), William Kokko, Milford, Conn.
Sport & Spirit
1984 Chevrolet Corvette targa, David Dennis, Thomaston, Conn.
1966 Triumph TR4-A, Steve Francis, New Milford, Conn.
Historic Trans-Am Race Group
1968 Mark Donohue Sunoco Camaro, Tom McIntyre, Burbank, Calif.
Tin-Top Race Group
1973 Ford Escort, Ross Bremer, Jacksonville, Fla.
1954 Lancia Aurelia B20S, Chris Robins, Rye Brook, N.Y.
1967 Porsche 912, Pam & Peter Antosiewicz, New Milford, Conn.
1974 “Lincoln-Mercury” DeTomas Pantera, Robert DuQuette, East Hampton, Conn.
1963 Aston Martin DB4 Convertible, Tom Fuller, Lakewood, Ohio
Weird and/or Exceptional
1996 Porsche 996 GT3, Steven Harris, New York, N.Y.
1941 Packard Model 110 Robert Neubert, Amston, Conn.
Class and Wind in the Hair
1961 Oldsmobile Starfire Convertible, Jack Haverty, Pleasant Valley, N.Y.
the Top in Comfort & Style
1949 Cadillac Sedanette, Andrew Benenson, Darien, Conn.
We Found It
1910 Rover 8 h.p., Dirk Burrowes, Ashburnham, Mass.
1961 Jaguar Mark II (resto-mod), Scott Lyman, New Canaan, Conn.
1957 Chevrolet Corvette Hardtop Convertible, Howard Block, Plymouth, Conn.
1967 BMW R27, Rick Bell, Salisbury, Conn.
1970 Chevrolet Camaro Z28/RS, Tom Petrasek, Huntington, N.Y.
1954 Lancia D50 Recreation, Miles Collier, The Revs Institute, Naples, Fla.
Thanks to our Historic Festival 35 Event Sponsors:
Presenting Sponsor, Prestige Family of Fine Cars
Primary Sponsor of the Drivers Lounge, Wells Fargo Advisors
2015 Sunday in the Park Concours d’Elegance Results
At Lime Rock Park’s Historic Festival 33, its Sunday in the Park Concours d’Elegance saw 264 entrants in 29 classes vying for Best of Show honors. The not-surprising but certainly deserving 1930 Mercedes-Benz SSK “Count Trossi” was judged the winner. The custom-bodied SSK is owned by Ralph Lauren.
Originally built with a competition “spyder” body by Carrozzeria Touring, between 1931 and 1933 this SSK was campaigned in the Mille Miglia, various hill climbs and other local events by original owner Trossi and following owners. The Italian count re-purchased the car and commissioned new bodywork in 1934. Willy White, an unknown American coachbuilder, is presumed to be the designer of the spectacular coachwork but that’s never been confirmed.
“The Trossi SSK is truly a work of art,” said Festival organizer Murray Smith. “This car is so rarely seen in public, I can’t thank Ralph enough for entering it in our concours for everyone to enjoy." The Lauren SSK previously won Best of Show at the 1993 Pebble Beach concours and at Italy's Villa d'Este concours in 2007.
Appropriately, the SSK was shown alongside five other spectacularly important Mercedes competition cars; two from the Mercedes Classic Center in Germany (the 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR “722” and a 1955 Mercedes-Benz W196 Grand Prix Silver Arrow), two from The Revs Institute of Naples, Fla. (1939 Mercedes-Benz W154 and 1914 Mercedes Grand Prix car), and one from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum (1908 Mercedes Brooklands).
1966 Jaguar XKE OTS, Thomas V.G. Brown, Norwalk, Conn.
1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR “722,” Mercedes Classic, Stuttgart, Ger.
Class Winners, 2015 Sunday in the Park Concours d'Elegance at Historic Festival 33:
Group A, Our Distinguished Seniors
Class A1, “And So We Begin,” special class for the machines
that started it all, pre-1915
1911 Packard 30 7-Passenger Touring, Michael DeAngelis, Stamford, Conn.
Class A2, “The World’s First Wheels,” basic
transportation 1915 to 1939, open and closed cars
1932 Plymouth PB Sport Roadster, Kevin Biebel , Stamford, Conn.
Class A3, “Gatsby’s Delights pres. by Castle Cadillacs,”
luxury and speed; coachbuilt and special cars from an elegant era, pre-WWII
1938 Lincoln Model K LeBaron Convertible , John Winslett & Sheri St. Germain, Bristol, R.I.
Group B, Practical Machines for Practical Purposes
Class B1, “Off to Work,” post-War transportation
machinery; those workhorses we depended on daily
1941 Tatra T87 Diplomat, Barney Hallingby, Sharon, Conn.
Class B2, “Carry Your Weight,” trucks and commercial
vehicles up to 1975; machines that earn their keep
1975 Land Rover Series III 3-door truck, Thomas & Kristin Zarrella, Gloucester, Mass.
Group C, Sports and Performance Machines on Display and on Track
Class C1, “Risky and Racy,” racing, competitive specials
and speed-record machines
1965 Alfa Romeo GTA, Jon Goodman, Philadelphia, Pa.
Class C2, “The Rallyist’s Revenge,” rallying function in
a variety of forms
1985 Audi Quattro, Ed Torres, Norwalk, Conn.
Class C3, “Speed and Agility,” early sports cars to 1954
1952 MG TD Roadster, Hal Kramer, Pittsfield, Mass.
Class C4, “Dashing Between the Drops,” mid-sports car era
roadsters, 1955 to 1961
1960 MGA, Phil Brown, Bloomfield, Conn.
Class C5, “Racers are Rewarded,” race on Saturday, show
on Sunday (Saturday’s winners on exhibit)
1959 Volvo PV-544, Ronald Polimeni, Capon Bridge, W.Va.
Class C6, “Shiny Side Up,” Sports cars, 1962 to 1967
1962 Austin-Healey 3000 MK II, Donald E. Schneider, Lititz, Pa.
Class C7, “For the Fun of the Drive,” sports cars, 1968
1970 Lotus Elan S4 SE/Sprint, David Porter, Darien, Conn.
Class C8, “Speed, Sport and Spirit,” sports cars, 1976 to
1983 Lancia Beta Zagato, Jane & Jerome Roth, W. Cornwall, Conn.
Group D, Grand Touring Greatness
Class D1, “Style, Comfort and Pace,” GT cars, 1955 to
1961 Porsche 356B T5, Mark Reich, North Andover, Mass.
Class D2, “A Businessman’s Express,” GT cars, 1962 to
1964 Chevrolet Corvette, Mike Lombardi, Watertown, Conn.
Class D3, “Speed Breeds Success,” GT cars, 1968 to 1975
1968 Lamborghini Miura, Michael Schwartz, Sharon, Conn.
Class D4, “Outrunning the Wind,” open-air GT-caliber
cars, 1955 to 1980
1962 Austin-Healey 3000 BN7 MKII, Roger Hamblin, Sandwich, N.H.
Class D5, “Simply Exceptional,” supercars and special
road cars, 1975 to present
1979 Porsche 930, Bud Szurek, Hebron, Conn.
Group E, Comfort, Style and More - Luxury Transport in a Post-War World
Class E1, “Comfort and Class and Wind in the Hair,”
open-air motoring elegance, 1945 to 1985
1960 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz convertible, John E. Haverty, Pleasant Valley, N.Y.
Class E2, “In the Lap of Luxury,” exceptional luxury in
coupe and sedan form, 1945 to 1959
1958 Cadillac Eldorado Seville, Frank Nicodemus, Jr., Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
Class E3, “Life at the Top in Style and Comfort,”
luxurious transportation coupes and salons, 1960 to 1985
1977 Jaguar XK6-C Coupe, Richard Sementilli, New York, N.Y.
Group S, Our Special Feature Classes
Class S1, “Mercedes-Benz: The Legacy of Excellence,”
stars of the three-pointed star: track machines
1939 Mercedes-Benz W154 “Silver Arrow,” The Revs Institute, Naples, Fla.
Class S2, “Mercedes-Benz: Practical Excellence on the
Road,” stars of the three-pointed star: road machines
1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SC Roadster, Old Timer Restoration/Off Bros., Harvard, Mass.
Assorted Groups, Special Interest
Class F1, “Just as we Found it,” untouched originals to
1962 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster, Ann M. Fagan, Briarcliff Manor, N.Y.
Class F2, “A Fresh Approach,” creative machines and “Euro
rods” that fall between classing cracks, all years
1976 BMW 3.5 CSL Tribute Car, Joseph Rodriguez, Mahwah, N.J.
Class F3, “Hot Rod,” our tribute to garage-built American
greatness, all years
1956 Chevrolet Suburban, Shaun Nettleton, Washington, Conn.
Class F4, “Mercedes in Motion,” Mercedes-enthusiast
passion through the years, all years
1962 Mercedes-Benz 300 D, Jeri & Mary Ann Barrett, Easton, Conn.
Class F5, “Up on Two Wheels,” the lighter side of getting going; legendary motorcycles through 1995
1937 BMW R6, Philip Richter, Ridgefield, Conn.
Class F6, “Domestic Dynamite,” reflections of a golden
age of American Muscle, 1955 to 1980
1967 Pontiac GTO, Thomas & Kristin Zarrella, Gloucester, Mass.
Class F7, “Arnolts Abound!” A reunion of Arnolt-Bristols
1957 Arnolt-Bristol Deluxe Roadster, Michael Arnolt, Indianapolis, Ind.
2014 Historic Festival 32 Sunday in the Park Concours Awards (2013 further below)
At Lime Rock Park’s 32nd Sunday in the Park Concours d’ Elegance presented by Bentley, September 1, 224 vehicles in 29 classes were presented and judged. When the results were tabulated, a 1933 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 owned by Peter Sachs of Stamford, Conn., won Best of Show. The stellar yellow-cream car had been entered in Class 3, “Risky but Racy, competition machines of merit pre-1945.”
This car was delivered to Tazio Nuvolari for the 1933 24 Hours of Le Mans; Alfa Romeo teamed Nuvolari with Raymond Sommer (who didn’t trust Nuvolari with the car!). In the race, they built a two-lap lead but had to pit due to a fuel leak, said to have been plugged with chewing gum. Nuvolari broke the lap record nine times and won the race by about a quarter-mile.
(Click here for photos from the awards ceremonies. Click here for Race results.)
The Class 3 winner was a 1934 MG K3 Magnette, presented by the Collier Collection’s “Revs Institute,” which sent four other cars to Lime Rock: a 1964 and a 1970 Abarth, an OSCA MT-4, and the 1935 MG PA-PB Leonidis, winner of Class 1, “Out in the Elements, open vehicles of distinction pre-1945.”
Another notable class winner was Dennis Nicotra’s pre-production 1964 Mercedes 300 SL (Class 13, “Power to Spare – and Grace to Boot”). There are numerous fascinating pre-production features of this car different from production Gullwings, including slightly different exterior proportions, hand formed under-hood sheet metal components, steel door hinges, and an asymmetrical roof vent. This prized 300 SL was recently restored – its first – by Germany’s respected 300 SL experts, HK Engineering. This car was initially delivered to Briggs Cunningham.
A literally untouched-since-it-raced in the 1961, 1962 and 1963 Targo Florios – a 1963 Alfa Romeo Zagato SZ – handily won Class 22, “Just as We Found It, untouched or minimally massaged.” There are photos from the 1963 race showing the tape that still surrounds the headlights today. The car is owned by Larry Garcia.
Roger Werner’s 1965 Cobra Mark 1 took Class 12, “A Sporting Proposition, sports cars 1962 - 1970” honors, while Class 26, “Pick of the Paddock,” for cars presented in the Concours that are racing over the weekend, was won by Tom Cotter’s 1964 Chevrolet Corvette.
Class 18 was nine cars, all Porsche Speedsters – “The Essence of Speed-ster” – and the winner was Steven Harris’s 1957 Porsche 356A Speedster.
Class 7, “Form Follows Function, useful, practical and commercial vehicles 1955-1985,” was won by a beautiful 1956 Cadillac Fleetwood Sixty Special, owned by Daniel Plotkin.
The Honored Motorcycle Collector for Historic Festival 32 was Robert Machinist, who brought five fantastic bikes: a 1967 Ducati 350; 1972 Ducati 750 sport; 1974 Ducati 750 sport; 1975 MV Agusta 350 sport; 1976 MV Agusta 750 s America; and a 2000 MV Agusta F4. Alongside were the motorcycles in Class 21, “Less Is More,” won by a 1953 Triumph Twenty One 6T Bluebird, owned by Michael Marino.
Virgil Exner’s stunning one-off dream car, the 1960 Plymouth XNR, was entered into Class 23, “America’s Finest, Post-WWII.” Up against a phalanx of Lincolns and Cadillacs, the XNR took the trophy. Early in his career, Exner had a stint with Hall of Famer industrial designer Raymond Loewy... who drew up all the designs for Lime Rock’s buildings, pit lane and training facilities in 1956. Regrettably, the track’s investors ran out of money before anything of Loewy’s could be built.
People’s Choice went to an imposing but still approachable 1926 Kissel Speedster, owned by Andrew Benenson. Benenson also owns the 1951 Cisitalia C 202 that won Class 17, “The Other Italians.”
Joe Freeman entered his 1947 HRG 1100 Roadster and won Class 8, “For Road & Track, the cars the boys brought home, sports cars 1945-1955.”
In Class 14, “Businessman’s Express, GTs 1960-1965,” the 1963 Porsche Carrera 2 of Tom & Kristin Zarrella took the trophy.
Lime Rock President Skip Barber is given the opportunity to peruse the Sunday in the Park field and choose cars that earn a “Skip’s Sunday Best” award. This year: 1919 Stutz Bearcat (Myron Schuster); 1956 Mercury Monterey NASCAR stock car (Russ Truelove); 1949 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Villa D’Este (Jon Savage); 1956 OSCA MT-4 Tipo Nuovo (Mitch Eitel); 1960 Cadillac Eldorado (Joseph O’Connell); and a 1955 Porsche 356 Pre-A Carrera Speedster (Ben & Rob Edwards).
In “A Damsel’s Delight,” another special class, it was a brilliant one-off station wagon that took home the fancy glassware: a 1960 Bentley S2 Wendler Shooting Brake. Designed by Wendler of Germany, this car was commissioned by an American (who also owned a Wendler Mercedes-Benz 300S Shooting Brake). It’s the only one-off made by Wendler for Bentley.
And in what Historic Festival chairman Murray Smith called “the largest collection of racing Formula Juniors in America, in one place at one time,” the entire 29-car FJ field was pushed out onto the track for Sunday. Winning “best in show” of the Juniors was Mitch Eitel’s 1959 O.S.C.A., with Bob Goeldner’s 1962 Brabham BT2 and the 1963 Lotus 18 of Nick Grewal rounding out the “podium.”
2014 Sunday in the Park Concours d’ Elegance presented by Bentley
Class 1, Out in the Elements, open vehicles of distinction pre-1945
1. 1935 MG PA-PB, “Leonidis,” The Revs Institute, Naples, Fla.
2. 1940 Packard Darrin, Drake Darrin, Greenwich, Conn.
3. 1937 Cord Phaeton 812, Christopher Owen, Stockbridge, Mass.
Class 2, Gatsby’s Delights, rare and unique automobiles 1914-1942
1. 1933 Lincoln KB Victoria, Wayne Carini, Portland, Conn.
2. 1923 Marmon Speedster, Eric Killorin, Middlebury, Vt.
3. 1941 Packard Special, Robert Neubert, Amston, Conn.
Class 3, Risky but Racy, competition machines of merit pre-1945
1. 1934 MG K3 Magnette, The Revs Institute, Naples, Fla.
2. 1927 Amilcar CGSS, Nick Grewal, Guilford, N.H.
Class 4, They Don’t Make ‘Em Like They Used to, sedans and coupes to get you home pre-1945
1. 1933 Rolls-Royce 20/25 Shooting Brake, Arlan Ettinger, Salisbury, Conn.
Class 5, Off to Market, Home from Work, coupes, hardtops and wagons 1945-1970
1. 1955 Lancia Aurelia, Walter Miller, Syracuse, N.Y.
2. 1952 Volkswagen Beetle, David & Tracy Haviland, Burlington, Vt.
3. 1957 Oldsmobile 98 Starfire, Gary Dellavecchio, Oxford, Conn.
Class 6, Carry Your Weight, classics that deliver; commercial vehicles and woodies to 1965
1. 1950 Chevrolet Styleline De Luxe Wagon, John Theroux, Groton, Mass.
2. 1951 Chevrolet Styleline De Luxe Wagon (1062), Jack & Victoria Deluca, Riverside, Conn.
3. 1960 Volkswagen Double Cab Pick-up, Tom & Kristin Zarrella, Gloucester, Mass.
Class 7, Form follows Function, useful, practical and commercial vehicles 1955-1985
1. 1956 Cadillac Fleetwood Sixty Special, Daniel Plotkin, Longmeadow, Mass.
2. 1965 AMC Rambler Classic, Kirk & Mary Benham, Saugerties, N.Y.
3. 1963 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud III, Dave Ratner, Longmeadow, Mass.
Class 8, For Road & Track, the cars the boys brought home, sports cars 1945-1955
1. 1947 HRG 1100 roadster, Joe Freeman, Boston, Mass.
2. 1955 Porsche 356 Continental Pre-A, Robb Francis & Pete Kieler, Bernardsville, N.J.
3. 1948 MG TC, George Smith, South Egremont, Mass.
Class 9, Poised and Potent, road-racing’s streetwise reflections 1956-1961
1. 1958 Arnolt Bristol Bolide, Matt DeGarmo, Norwalk, Conn.
2. 1957 AC Ace Bristol, Andrew Williams, Stamford, Conn.
3. 1958 Jaguar XK 150 S OTS, David Porter, Darien, Conn.
Class 10, With Top When Needed, convertibles 1961-1972
1. 1970 Mercedes-Benz 280 SE, Vivecca Mazella, South Salem, N.Y.
2. 1962 Ford Thunderbird, Ben Bereza, Thomaston, Conn.
Class 11, Keep the Shiny Side Up, fast, fun sports cars 1970-1985
1. 1966 Austin-Healey 3000 Mark III, Mark & Ilene Goodman, Cortland Manor, N.Y.
2. 1979 Fiat 124 Spider, Arnold Most, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
3. 1976 Triumph TR6, Ron Greer, Richfield Springs, N.Y.
Class 12, A Sporting Proposition, sports cars 1962-1970
1. 1965 Cobra Mark 1, Roger Werner, Greenwich, Conn.
2. 1969 Jaguar E-Type Series II, Thomas Howard, New Milford, Conn.
3. 1967 Sunbeam Tiger Mark 1A, Rich & Jackie Keller, Vernon, N.J.
Class 13, Power to Spare – and Grace to Boot, GTs 1945-1959
1. 1964 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL (pre-production), Dennis Nicotra, Fairfield, Conn.
2. 1951 Ferrari 212, Peter Kalikow, New York, N.Y.
3. 1959 Porsche 356 Super 1600, Robert Martin, Bethel, Conn.
Class 14, Businessman’s Express, GTs 1960-1965
1. 1963 Porsche 356 Carrera 2, Tom & Kristin Zarrella, Gloucester, Mass.
2. 1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint Speciale, Rod Burdick, North Smithfield, R.I.
3. 1963 Alfa Romeo TZ1, Robert Wilder, New York, N.Y.
Class 15, Wonders of Wind and Speed, high speed open-air GTs post 1945
1. 1967 Lancia Flaminia Touring Convertible, Don Schwarzkopf, Rumson, N.J.
2. 1958 BMW 507, Lloyd Dahmen, Chestnut Hill, Mass.
3. 1967 Ferrari 330 GTS, Douglas Cushie, Sherman, Conn.
Class 16, Speed & Style, because it’s not simply when you arrive – it’s how, GTs 1965-1970
1. 1967 Chevrolet Corvette, Bruce & Michele Clark, Brookville, N.Y.
2. 1968 Jaguar XKE FHC Series I, Steven Hammond, Kent Hill, Maine
3. 1967 Jaguar XKE, FHC Series I, Karen Carhart, Lenox, Mass.
Class 17, The Other Italians, a tribute to Carlo Abarth’s creations and the able competition
1. 1951 Cisitalia C 202, Andrew Benenson, Darien, Conn.
2. 1955 O.S.C.A. MT-4 Vignale coupe, Elad Shraga, White Plains, N.Y.
3. 1956 Fiat Abarth 750 GT Corsa Competition, John Kristoff, North Canton, Ohio
Class 18, The Essence of Speed-ster, a celebration of the iconic Porsche Speedster at 60
1. 1957 Porsche 356A Speedster, Steven Harris, New York, N.Y.
2. 1956 Porsche 356A Speedster, Richard Strahota, Darien, Conn.
3. 1958 Porsche 356 Speedster, Tom & Kristin Zarrella, Gloucester, Mass.
Class 19, Bentley Beauty and Bruteness, a tribute to W.O.’s Best
1. 1928 Bentley 4.5-Litre Le Mans, Roger Noble, Simsbury, Conn.
2. 1929 Bentley Speed Six, George Holman, Wilbraham, Mass.
3. 1962 Bentley S2 Continental, Ernest Trefz, Trumbull, Conn.
Class 20, Fancy ‘n Fun, Just the thing for a Sunday Drive, convertibles 1941-1960
1. 1953 Mercedes-Benz 220B, Jeffrey Diamond, Great Barrington, Mass.
2. 1948 Chrysler Town & Country, Troy Greg, Simsbury, Conn.
Class 21, Less is More, motorcycles, the lighter side of getting going
1. 1953 Triumph Twenty One 6T Bluebird, Michael Marino, Providence, R.I.
2. 1974 Ducati 750 Super Sport, David Miller, Ridgefield, Conn.
3. 1971 Norton Commando, Dean Mojon, New Hartford, Conn.
Class 22, Just as We Found It, untouched or minimally massaged originals
1. 1963 Alfa Romeo Zagato SZ, Larry Garcia, Laurelton, N.Y.
2. 1938 Morgan Plus Four Le Mans replica, Murray Smith, Washington, Conn.
3. 1960 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Berlina, Bob Cess, Litchfield, Conn.
Class 23, America’s Finest, reflections on American style post-WWII
1. 1960 Plymouth XNR concept car, Paul Gould, Pawling, N.Y.
2. 1958 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham, Skip Barber, Sharon, Conn.
3. 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz, Skip Barber, Sharon, Conn.
Class 24, No Holds Barred, victory at all costs defined – post-war competition machines
1. 1967 Ferrari 330 P3/4 chassis, James Glickenhaus, Rye, N.Y.
2. 1953 Jaguar C-Type, Tom Jaycox, Canaan, Conn.
3. 1962 Lotus 23B, Mitch McCullough, Pompton Plains, N.J.
Class 25, Creative Thinking, interesting, unique, between the cracks transport
1. 1965 Ford Mustang, Gregory Meindl, Levittown, N.Y.
2. 1964 Cheetah, Mark Strickrodt, Brewster, N.Y.
3. 1955 Austin-Healey 100-4 modified, Christopher Owen, Stockbridge, Mass.
Class 26, Pick of the Paddock, for machines driven in anger over the weekend
1. 1964 Chevrolet Corvette, Tom Cotter, Davidson, N.C.
2. 1933 Alfa Romeo Tipo B P3, Peter Giddings, Danville, Calif.
3. 1954 Jaguar XK120M, Tom Jaycox, Jr., Canaan, Conn.
Class 27, Speed and Style Redux, mile-eating monsters, GTs 1970-1985
1. 1973 Porsche 911 S, Joe Courtney, South Windsor, Conn.
2. 1974 BMW 3.0CS Alpina, Duane Sword, Charlestown, Mass.
3. 1973 BMW 3.0CS, Michael Balaban, Douglastown, N.Y.
Class 28, Torque it Up, cars with the urge to move you, magnificent muscle 1955-1975
1. 1969 Pontiac Firebird 400 Ram Air, David Brady, Trumbull, Conn.
2. 1970 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 RS, Tom Petrasek, Huntington, N.Y.
3. 1969 Ford Torino Cobra Jet (428), Kevin & Yvonne Biebel, New Milford, Conn.
Class 29, Hot Rod, a tribute to American re-engineering
1. 1932 Ford Roadster, Paul Fitzgerald, Sandy Hook, Conn.
2. 1932 Ford Roadster, Kevin & Yvonne Maloney, West Suffield, Conn.
3. 1932 Ford Roadster, Skip Matava, Farmington, Conn.
Perrier-Jouët Champagne’s Choice
1951 Bentley Mark VI, Dennis & Ann Marie Nash, Wind Gap, Pa.
Ronald McDonald House Kids’ Choice
1967 Lamborghini P400 Miura, Lee Barba, Bangall, N.Y.
2013 Historic Festival 31 Sunday in the Park Concours Awards
Frederique Constant Watches Best of Show
1948 Ferrari 166 Spyder Corsa, Miles Collier Collection, Naples, Fla.
Class, Vehicle, Presenter
1. "Out in the Elements," open vehicles of character and distinction, pre-1945
First: 1910 Oakland 24 Roadster, Keith Bailey, North Kingston, R.I.
Second: 1907 Success Model B Runabout, Kevin & Yvonne Beibel, New Milford, Conn.
2. "They Don't Make 'Em Like They Used To," sedans and coupes to get you home, pre-1945
First: 1929 Rolls-Royce 20, Orrie Simko, Harwinton, Conn.
Second: 1941 Packard 1900, Robert Neubert, Amston, Conn.
Third: 1915 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost, Daniel Ghose, Norfolk, Conn.
3. "Gatsby's Delights," rare and unique automobiles, simply great cars, from 1920 to 1942
1928 Bentley 4.5 Litre, Jon Savage, Pawtucket, R.I.
1937 Packard Super 8 1502 Limo, Philip & Susan Lefebvre, Farmington, Conn.
1929 Bentley 4.5 Litre, Robert Thomas, Sheffield, Mass.
4. "Risky but Racy, drive at your own risk," competition machines of merit, pre-1945
First: 1930 Aston Martin International, Richard and Philip Rader, Briarcliff, N.Y.
Second: 1934 Riley Ulster Imp, Mike Virr, Fairfield, Conn.
Third: 1939 Delage D6 3-litre, Colton Amster
5. "Off to Market, Home from Work," coupes, hardtops and wagons, 1945 to 1970
First: 1954 Cadillac Coupe de Ville, Gary Dellavecchio, Oxford, Conn.
Second: 1968 Ford Mustang, Chris Kasinskas, Bethel, Conn.
Third: 1952 Volkswagen Beetle, David & Tracy Haviland, Burlington, Vt.
6. "Carry Your Weight," classics that deliver, commercial vehicles and woodies to 1955
First: 1950 Chrysler Town & Country, Jeff Tannenbaum, New Marlborough, Mass.
Second: 1937 Ford Half-Ton Pick Up, John Falco, Sparta, N.J.
7. "Fancy 'n Fun," just the thing for a Sunday drive; convertibles 1943 to 1960
First: 1953 Mercedes-Benz 220b, Jeff, Jake, Matt and Diane Diamond, Great Barrington, Mass.
Second: 1958 Ferrari 250 GT Pininfarina Cabriolet, Barney Hallingby, Sharon, Conn.
Third: 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air, Jeff Tannenbaum, New Marlborough, Mass.
8. "For Road or Track," sports cars 1945 to 1955; the cars the boys brought home
First: 1953 SIATA 208S, Robert Wilder, Jr., Stanfordville, N.Y.
Second: 1954 Austin-Healey 100 Le Mans, Bruce & Leslie Silvers, West Hartford, Conn.
Third: 1948 MG TC, George Smith, South Egremont, Mass.
9. "Power to Spare -- and Grace to Boot," GT cars 1945 to 1959
First: 1959 Fiat Abarth, Mahlon Craft, Norfolk, Conn.
Second: 1957 Porsche 356A, Tom Tate, Medfield, Mass.
Third: 1961 Ferrari SWB, Herb Wetanson, New York, N.Y.
10. "Businessmen's Express," GT cars 1960 to 1965. Success and speed allied for fun
First: 1964 Ferrari Lusso, Roger Werner, Greenwich, Conn.
Second: 1961 Lotus Elite, Clark Lance, Long Valley, N.J.
Third: 1963 Porsche 356b Super 90, Beth & Jeffery Leeds, Andover, Mass.
11. "With Top When Needed," convertibles 1960 to 1972. Fun in the sun, and dry when needed
First: 1966 Cadillac Eldorado, Joseph O'Connell, Westport, Conn.
Second: 1970 VW Beetle, Chris Fraioli, New Rochelle, N.Y.
Third: 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL, Terry Spaeth, Upper Grandview, N.Y.
12. "Only the Best for Bond," post-war Aston Martins to 1969. A tribute to the cars of Mister Brown
First: 1964 Aston Martin DB5, Berthold Forwein
Second: 1960 Aston Martin DB4, Mike Odierna, Greenwich, Conn.
Third: 2009 Aston Martin DBS, Steve Gallant
13. "Poised and Potent," road racing's streetwise reflections; sports cars 1956 to 1961
First: 1956 Porsche Carrera Speedster Prototype, Ben Edwards, Prospect, Conn.
Second: 1957 AC Ace Bristol, Andrew Williams, Stamford, Conn.
Third: 1957 Porsche GS/GT, Jerry Charlup, Stamford, Conn.
14. "A Sporting Proposition," sports cars 1962 to 1970. A golden era of the sports car
First: 1962 AC 2.6, Robert Wilder, Jr., Stanfordville, N.Y.
Second: 1966 Sunbeam Tiger MKI, Scott Hackerson, Trumbull, Conn.
Third: 1967 Austin-Healey 3000, Peter Army, Sutton, Mass.
15. "Speed & Style," because it's not simply when you arrive. It's how -- GT cars 1965 to 1970
First: 1967 Shelby-prepped Toyota 2000 GT, Bob Tkacik, Saco, Maine
Second: 1969 Maserati Ghibli, Mark Cendron, Newburyport, Mass.
Third: 1969 Chevrolet Corvette, Bruce & Michele Clark, Brookville, N.Y.
17. "Keep the Shiny Side Up," fast, fun sports cars 1970 to 1985
First: 1980 MGB LE, Larry Cantamessa, Putnam Valley, N.Y.
Second: 1979 MG Midget 1500, Meo Veldhuizen, Goshen, Conn.
Third: 1974 Alfa Romeo Spider, Kevin Murphy, Framingham, Mass.
18. "Speed & Style Redux," GT cars 1970 to 1985, marvelous, mile-eating monsters
First: 1974 BMW 3.0 CS Alpine, Duane Sword, Charlestown, Mass.
Second: 1974 Alfa Romeo GTV 2000, Ricardo Scofidio, New York, N.Y.
Third: 1976 Lamborghini LP 400, Michael Schwartz, New York, N.Y.
19. "Form Follows Function," practical perfection, commercial and practical vehicles 1955 to 1985
First: 1962 Fiat 1100 Familiare, Joseph Stanco, Bristol, Conn.
Second: 1973 BMW 2002tii, Brian Ach & Michelle Enfield, Ridgewood, N.Y.
Third: 1967 Mercedes-Benz 230S, Michael & Ronnie Maddalena, Warren, Conn.
20. "No Holds Barred," victory at all costs defined, post-war competition sporting machines
First: 1961 Ferrari 250 TRI/61, Scuderia N.E., Stamford, Conn.
Second: 1948 Ferrari 166, The Collier Collection, South Naples, Fla.
Third: 1969 Cooper T-90, Robert D'Amore and Kent Jones, West Newbury, Mass.
21. "Less Is More," motorcycles, trikes and micro cars. The lighter side of getting going
First: 1976 MV Augusta America 750cc, Robert Machinist, New York, N.Y.
Second: 1947 Harley-Davidson WR racer, Roland Houde, Andover, Mass.
Third: 1953 BMW R51/3 500 cc, Robert Machinist, New York, N.Y.
22. "Torque It Up," cars with the urge to move you 1955 to 1975. Magnificent muscle
First: 1966 Pontiac GTO, Phil Andrew, Jr., Harwinton, Conn.
Second: 1970 Plymouth Hemi Cuda, Michael Connell, Del Mar, Calif.
Third: 1972 Ford Mustang, Bob Hand, Bristol, Conn.
23. "Creative Thinking," interesting, unique, between-the-cracks transport
First: 1976 BMW 3.5 CSL, Joseph Rodriguez, Mahwah, N.J.
Second: 1967 VW Karmann Ghia, Keith Goggin, New York, N.Y.
Third: 1988-2013 Lotus-chassis Electric Hybrid, Walter Robinson, Guilford, Conn.
24. "Briggs' Babies: A Clever Cunningham," accolades for this very rare breed of American racers
First: S/N 5214 C3 Coupe, Chuck Schoendorf, Rowayton, Conn.
Second: S/N 5222 C3 Coupe, Tom Coady, Paxton, Ill.
Third: S/N 5217 C4-R, Fred Simeone, Philadelphia, Pa.
25. "911 Sports and GT Heaven," Need we say more?
First: 1973 Porsche 2.8L RSR, Toni Fishman, Farmington, Conn.
Second: 1984 Porsche Turbo Carrera, Bob Williams, New Harbor, Maine
Third: 1972 Porsche 911 ST "Brumos," Jack Boxstrom, Picton, Ont., Canada
26. "The Value of Valves on Top," 100 years of Buick brilliance
First: 1961 Buick Invicta, Nick Pagani, Riverside, Conn.
Second: 1953 Buick Woody Super 8, Andrew Benenson, Darien, Conn.
27. " The Marvel of McLaren," 50 years since the founding
First: 1967 McLaren F2, McLaren's first monocoque design, Duncan Dayton, Miami, Fla.
28. "Elan Elation," we add lightness 50 years hence
First: 1972 Lotus Elan Sprint, Greg Zelazek, Roswell, Ga.
Second: 1970 Lotus Elan Sprint Series 4, David Porter, Darien, Conn.
Third: 1972 Lotus Elan Sprint, Phillip Harrison, Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.
29. "Just as We Found It," untouched or minimally massaged originals
First: 1960 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Berlina, Bob Cess, Litchfield, Conn.
Second: 1975 Chrysler Cordoba, Steven Grening, Torrington, Conn.
Third: 1976 Mercedes-Benz 450 SEL, John Perullo, Rowley, Mass.
2013 Special Recognition Awards
Leigh & Leslie Keno Historic Vehicle Association Award:
S/N 5319R Cunningham C5-R, Miles Collier Collection, Naples, Fla.
Lucie McKinney's Choice
S/N 5209 C3 Coupe, Leslie S. Lockard, Palmyra, Pa.
Classic & Sports Car Magazine Editor's Choice
S/N 5223 C3 Coupe, Lucie C. McKinney (Briggs' sister), Green Farms, Conn.
Skip's Sunday Best
1953 Allard J2X, Harold Haase, Newtown, Conn.
Skip's Sunday Best
1932 Ford Rod, Skip Matava, Farmington, Conn.
Skip's Sunday Best
1970 Dodge Challenger #77 ex-Sam Posey Trans-Am
Skip's Sunday Best
1962 Ford Falcon Sprint Trans-Am
Skip's Sunday Best
1967 MGB, Joseph Bevilaqua, New Milford, N.J.
Skip's Sunday Best
1970 Penske AMC Javelin ex-Mark Donohue Trans-Am
1951 Cisitalia 202 SC, Andrew Benenson, Darien, Conn.
Road & Track Magazine's Car We'd Most Like to Drive
1960 Chevrolet Corvette (Fitch/Le Mans), Lance Miller, Carlisle, Pa.
1959 Cadillac Coupe de Ville, The Greenbergs, Oxford, Conn.
Frederique Constant Watches People's Pick
1968 Ford Mustang, Andy Sullivan, Bethel, Conn.
Pick of the Racing Paddock
1931 Alfa Romeo Tipo B3, Peter Giddings, Danville, Calif.
Award for Lawrence Auriana's Cars (Honored Collector)
1928 Maserati Tipo 26
1933 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Monza
1950 Ferrari 166 Barchetta
1953 Maserati A6GCS
1953 Alfa Romeo 3000 CM
1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Competition
1965 Ferrari 250 LM
1967 Ferrari 275 GTS/4 N.A.R.T. Spider
1972 Alfa Romeo TT33
1972 Ferrari 512 M
1972 Ducati 750 SS Imola
1978 Ducati 90 TT (ex- Mike Hailwood TT winner)
1953 Fiat Transporter in Maserati Team livery
1966 Alfa Romeo Factory Service Van