Things started Friday night with a cocktail party, officially called “The Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty Concours Social Club presented by The LOT La Jolla, Ferrari of San Diego and Viejas Casino Resort. About 400 guests were treated to gourmet food and the opportunity to “sample curated flights” – of 14-year-old Glenfiddich.
Saturday ‘s Tour d’Elegance presented by Porsche San Diego, saw 200 attendees in about 100 cars toured the best and most interesting points in the greater San Diego area, including the Only Yesterday Museum.. Everybody then met at Aston Martin San Diego’s steampunk-themed soiree with food from 21 San Diego-area restaurants.
The Sunday Concours at the beautiful seaside Scripps Park at La Jolla Cove was attended by an estimated 10,000 car enthusiasts. The featured marque was Cadillac, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the company. Cadillacs made up five of the show’s 24 classes. About 125 cars were on display, including vintage Indy race cars, muscle cars, sports cars and classics.
Best of Show went to William Lyon’s 1935 Duesenberg SJ Gurney-Nutting Speedster
Best Pre-War went to Aaron & Valerie Weiss’ 1931 V-16 Cadillac
Best Post war went to Henrik Jorst’s 1951 Maerati A6G
A sampling of the rest of the field.