Concorso News

NEW Ticketing and Vehicle check in procedures

This is a special note to everyone planning to attend the Concorso Italiano this coming Saturdayincluding all attendees, and registered vehicle owners.  For 2017, ALL ticketing, registration, and admission are handled electronically.  When you registered your car or purchased a ticket, you will have received a Scan Code (looks like a QR code) and your ticket… Read More

Carbonadi the vodka of Concorso and the signature cocktail

Concorso Italiano is pleased to announce our partnership with the House of Carbonadi and the Carbonadi Italian Vodka.  Imagine a spirit that is pure, premium, and luxurious at its core, being distilled from the highest quality Italian wheat and masterfully blended with the pristine waters of the Italian Alps. The vodka produced by the House of… Read More

Tribute to Tom Tjaarda

We lost Tom Tjaarda this spring. Tom, a member of the Concorso Italiano Hall of Fame, was revered by attendees, especially so by the owners of DeTomaso Panteras.  He achieved the American car enthusiast’s dream of designing cars in Italy, and I always envied him.  Tom chose the right era, the ‘60s, to go there… Read More

One of a Kind Poster Exclusive to CI Club Members

Returning artist James Caldwell, whose work has been on the cover of the Concorso Italiano Magazine and has original pieces in well-known places such as Jay Leno’s Garage, has created a special 70th Anniversary of Ferrari poster for the Concorso Italiano. A limited number of posters are available and are only offered to CI Club… Read More

Doug Magnon Award

Doug Magnon was a strong advocate of enhancing the adventure of life through the enjoyment of automobiles.  To honor Doug’s passion and his steadfast support of the automotive community, Concorso Italiano will be presenting the Preservation Award this August in Monterey.  Doug Magnon drove his cars, they didn’t sit.  The Preservation Award will be for the… Read More

Meguiar’s Best Finish Award

Automotive favorite and long-time supporter of Concorso Italiano, Meguiar’s will present the “Meguiar’s Best Finish Award”.  Meguiar’s specializes in car care products and advanced labor-saving devices that can make your finish look better than new.  We do not hesitate to say that no one knows how to achieve a superb finish better than Team Meguiar’s. … Read More

Valentino Balboni Award

We just could not hold back our excitement when we were shown the Award that will be presented on Saturday.  Concorso Italiano is anxious to find out who will be the first winner of the inaugural Valentino Balboni Award.  All Lamborghini owners are eligible to have their Lamborghini judged by Valentino himself, as he picks… Read More

Maserati Ghibli

This is simply another reminder of the 50th anniversary celebration of the Maserati Ghibli.  More than 50 years ago legendary designer Giorgetto Giugiaro, then at Ghia, created a sensation at the Turin Motor Show with the unveiling of the 2-seater prototype of the Ghibli.  This mold-breaking car set a design and engineering standard that had… Read More

Esser Wine

You have by now seen this name on several announcements about Esser Wines, Wines of Distinction to be featured in several areas of the Concorso Italiano event.  We are confident you will be as thrilled about the wine as we are to be partnered with this great winery. Esser’s wines have won award after award… Read More

Drive a Virtual 1962 GTO

All of the morning slots are gone, and the remaining afternoon opportunities will go quickly for the experience unlike any other – the VR Motion Virtual Reality Test Drive!  VR Motion has taken Virtual Reality to a new level allowing you to take a Virtual Reality Test Drive in the amazing 1962 GTO! This may… Read More