Palm Beach Cavallino Classic Concorso d’Eleganza: a daydream experience just came to a close!
Announcing the Best of Show for Overall Outstanding Ferrari Gran Turismo and Overall Outstanding Ferrari CompetitionThe 31st edition of the Palm Beach Cavallino Classic this year was an exceptional celebration of Italianity, a jubilation of Italian excellences made of wonderful cars, excellent food and delicacies, lifestyle moments and pure motorsport passion.
The exposition and presentation of the four-wheels jewels on The Breakers’ green field started in the morning and continued until the afternoon for enabling the Concorso Judges to determine the Best of Show winning car and assign the many trophies, designed this year for the special occasion by the world-renowned design firm Pininfarina.
This was the perfect context to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Ferrari household with the special lineup of 75 Ferraris, one per each year. The 75 iconic cars praised the Prancing Horse’s history through a unique display which has never been attempted before.
Participants and guests had the opportunity as well to admire exclusive 250 GTO car models, displayed to commemorate the 60th anniversary of this legendary model that marked the history of Ferrari itself.
The Best of Show for the category Overall Outstanding Ferrari Gran Turismo was attributed to the wonderful 1966 365 P Speciale s/n 8971 driven by Roberto & Jami Quiroz. The car also won the People’s Choice Award, a new award with the winner chosen by the Concorso spectators.
The Best of Show for the category Overall Outstanding Ferrari Competition went to Aaron Hsu’s unique 1964 250 GTO s/n 5573 GT.
The day concluded with the much-anticipated Gala dinner with a totally new format, this year hosted by chef William, grandson of Enzo Ferrari’s personal cook, who came from Modena in honor of this special occasion. During the dinner, participants enjoyed traditional hand-made tortellini and other delicacies from Emilia-Romagna Region, the land of Motor Valley.
Photo Credit header Gary Bogdon.