July 26-28 Concours of America Offering Seminars and More

Plymouth, MI — The July 26-28 Concours of America — hosted at the Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth, Mich. — will mark its 41st year by honoring Rolls-Royce, Ferrari and the centennial year of Bentley Motors, and will offer a special Racing Through the Ages class featuring Ferrari Le Mans winners and Formula One.

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The action kicks off with Friday’s Motoring Tour presented by Hagerty, featuring a leisurely drive through Michigan’s scenic Wayne and Genesee counties, plus a stop at Kettering University — GM Mobility Test Track and a look at Kettering’s GM Historical Archives.

Saturday’s action includes a 9-10 a.m. “Why I Collect What I Collect” panel discussion presented by Hagerty with insights from Wayne Carini, Ken Lingenfelter and Ralph Marano on their personal approaches to building car collections.

And from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., two seminars include the “Historic GM Design Seminar,” moderated by GM’s VP of Global Design Michael Simcoe, and “How Enzo Changed the World,” featuring David Hobbs, with Bill Warner and George Levy.

Then at 10 a.m. Sunday, the concours at the Inn at St. John’s will feature more than 300 significant classic and historically relevant vehicles ranging from the Gas Light era to Modern Collectibles.

For more information and a visual sense of the event, Concours of America put together this video to showcase the 2019 event.