The Concours d’Elegance of America 2015 was held on July 24-26 at the Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth, Michigan. The 37th annual event featured collector Bruce Meyer as the ‘Enthusiast of the Year.’
The Concours d’Elegance of America 2015 offered a pair of Best of Show awards, one for American and one for Foreign entrants. This year’s Best of Show American was awarded to the 1929 Duesenberg Model J Dual Cowl Phaeton by Murphy of Charles E. Letts, Jr., while Jim Patterson’s 1937 Bugatti Type 57SC Atalante won Best of Show Foreign. Additional prize winners included the 1934 Hispano-Suiza J-12 of Robert and Sandra Bahre winning the Chairman’s Award, Most Elegant Car went to the 1934 Packard Twelve of Joseph and Margie Cassini and the Timeless Beauty Award to the 1957 Maserati 250S of Roger Willbanks.
The 2015 Concours of America featured classes such as Bizzarrini Prototypes, Bonneville Streamliners, Early Japanese Sports Cars, Ferrari Competition, Auto Show 1955 and 1980’s Dream Cars. The featured ‘Enthusiast of the Year’ Bruce Meyer brought a 1936 Bugatti Type 57 Ventoux, 1957 Ferrari 625 TRC Scaglietti Spider and a 1962 Shelby Cobra CSX2001 — the first production Cobra — among other cars from his famed collection.
Photographer Steven Hauptman documented the Concours d’Elegance of America 2015, offering the following picture gallery that shows the varied field of entrants on display at the Inn at St. John’s. We split up Steven’s pictures into two galleries. The first gallery starting below features our favorite images, all displayed in the full-width view of Sports Car Digest, while the second gallery and award winners can be found on the last page of the article and gives a comprehensive view of all the photographs. To see more from Steven, click here.
Concours of America 2015 – Featured Photo Gallery
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