Concorso News

Italy Trip Recap

At least once every year we make a pilgrimage to Northern Italy.  The purpose is to see old friends, meet new friends, and get close to the manufacturers, designers, historians, and other notables in the automotive industry.  Each visit is busy with some long drives, back to back to back meetings, and always convivial meals.… Read More

2017 Pricing Ends Soon

Don’t miss out on the lower 2017 prices. New Year’s Eve is the last day to take advantage of 2017 pricing.  Announced so far this year, Concorso Italiano will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Ferrari 365 GTB/4 and the Ferrari 365 GTC.  As 1968 was a big year for introductions, we will also… Read More

A Half Century in the Cavallino Stable

Fifty glorious years ago Maranello introduced the Ferrari 365 GTB/4 at the Paris Auto Show.  Unofficially known as the Daytona, the 365 GTB/4 was designed by then Pininfarina’s (and Concorso favorite) Leonardo Fioravanti.  Examples of this front-engined, rear wheel drive beauty are occasionally seen at Concorso, but 2018 will be the opportunity to celebrate the… Read More

Concorso Italiano Supports the AZ Jet Center Event & Call for Cars

On January 17, 2018, at the Scottsdale Airport, the Jet Center Events will host this terrific event. Concorso Italiano is proud to announce its continued sponsorship of this unique lifestyle event.  We are calling on our friends who have high performance cars in Scottsdale during Automotive Auction Week, to submit their cars for consideration in… Read More

Two Lamborghini Golden Anniversaries

Most Italian automotive historians will recognize the 1960s as a golden era of automotive design and production.  As such, in the past several years we’ve had the opportunity to celebrate the golden anniversary of several models.  2018 will be a continuation of 50th anniversary celebrations.  This week we are announcing two models, both from Sant’Agata.… Read More

Announcing 2018 Alfa Romeo Celebration

This is our first announcement for the 2018 Concorso Italiano, with more to closely follow. Alfisti will fondly remember the 2015 Duetto 50th anniversary, which was followed up by a celebration of the GTV, the new Giulia and the 4C.  In a continuation of the Alfa Romeo celebration, and in conjunction with Sports Car Market,… Read More

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