2019 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance: the winners

2019 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance: the winners

19th Aug 2019 7:24 pm

The 1931 Bentley 8 Litre Gurney Nutting Sports Tourer won the Best of Show award at the 2019 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, beating nominees from Mercedes-Benz, Aston Martin and Talbot-Lago.

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The Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance is one of the biggest and most important events on the calendar for vintage and classic-car enthusiasts. Like every year, this iconic event was held at the 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links.

The fairway was filled with some of the most exotic, rare and sought-after classic and vintage cars from marques like Bentley, Rolls Royce, Duesenberg, Alfa Romeo, Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari and Lamborghini to name a few. However, this didn’t mean there weren’t any modern cars on display as Bugatti showcased its limited-run, 1,600hp, Centodieci hypercar which takes inspiration from the EB110. Also in attendance were the Aston Martin Valhalla, the Bentley EXP 100 GT Concept and Lotus Evija.

This year, there were four cars nominated for the 2019 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Best of Show award. It was rather fitting that the winner was the 1931 Bentley 8 Litre Gurney Nutting Sports Tourer, as this year marks Bentley’s 100-year anniversary. This immaculately kept Bentley is owned by Michael Kadoorie, a businessman based out of Hong Kong.

BEST OF SHOW NOMINEES

1931 Bentley 8 Litre Gurney Nutting Sports Tourer
1938 Talbot-Lago T150C-SS Figoni & Falaschi Teardrop Cabriolet
1936 Mercedes-Benz 540K Erdmann & Rossi Special Cabriolet
1962 Aston Martin DB4GT Zagato Coupé

ELEGANCE AWARD WINNERS

Gwenn Graham Most Elegant Convertible
1938 Talbot-Lago T150C-SS Figoni & Falaschi Teardrop Cabriolet 
Richard and Melanie Lundquist, Palos Verdes Estates, California

J. B. & Dorothy Nethercutt Most Elegant Closed Car
1950 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Ghia Supergioiello Coupé
Jonathan and Wendy Segal, San Diego, California

Jules Heumann Most Elegant Open Car
1929 Rolls-Royce Phantom I Brewster York Roadster
Lehrman Collection, Palm Beach, Florida

Strother MacMinn Most Elegant Sports Car
1956 Ferrari 250 GT Zagato Berlinetta Speciale
David and Ginny Sydorick, Beverly Hills, California

SPECIAL AWARD WINNER

Alec Ulmann Trophy
1929 Hispano-Suiza H6C Saoutchik Cabriolet
Charles and Karen Nearburg, Dallas, Texas

Ansel Adams Award
1910 Marmon 32 Five Passenger Touring
Mike and Sharon Silvera, Minden, Nevada

ArtCenter College of Design Award
1967 Ferrari 412 P Coupe
MJJV Cars, Rye, New York

Briggs Cunningham Trophy
1932 Maserati V4 Zagato Spider
Lawrence Auriana, Greenwich, Connecticut

Center for Automotive Research at Stanford (CARS) Award
1921 Bentley 3 Litre Harrison Open Two Seater Sports
Private Collection, Switzerland

Chairman’s Trophy
1968 Howmet TX Coupe
Andreas Mohringer, Salzburg, Austria

Charles A. Chayne Trophy
1925 Lancia Lambda 5th Series Torpedo
Stanley and Merle Bauer, Beverly Hills, California

Classic Car Club of America Trophy
1930 Duesenberg J Murphy Disappearing Top Roadster
Paul and Cheryl Petrovich, Pebble Beach, California

Dean Batchelor Trophy
1932 Ford Bob Morris Roadster
Bruce Meyer, Beverly Hills, California

Elegance in Motion Trophy
1937 Horch 853 Glaser Sport Cabriolet
Valerie and Aaron Weiss, San Marino, California

Enzo Ferrari Trophy
1954 Ferrari 735 S Monza Scaglietti Spyder
Thomas Peck, Huntington Beach, California

FIVA Postwar Trophy
1965 Aston Martin DB5 Vantage Coupé
William and Christopher Sharples, New York, New York

FIVA Prewar Trophy
1907 Renault XB Labourdette Transformable Landaulet
Steve and Marilee Hamilton, Washoe Valley, Nevada

The French Cup
1950 Talbot-Lago T26 Grand Sport Rocco Motto Barchetta
Ralph and Marion Stadler, Meggen, Switzerland

Gran Turismo Trophy
1931 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Zagato Spider
Jonathan Feiber and Heather Buhr, Atherton, California

Lincoln Trophy
1941 Lincoln Continental Brunn Town Car
Marshall Miller, Kansas City, Missouri

Lorin Tryon Trophy
Bob Cole

Lucius Beebe Trophy
1937 Rolls-Royce Phantom III Inskip Special Henley Coupé

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