The New York City Concours Exhibition 2022 names 1966 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 as ‘Best of Show’ – Old Cars Weekly

New York, NY — On the beautiful sun-filled street associated with 72nd and Madison Avenue, The brand new York City Concours Exhibition (TNYCC), sponsored by Hispano Suiza, delighted Big Apple residents with a world-class collection of over 40 classic and exotic cars plus motorcycles. Showcased along the particular city’s picturesque and historic grand mansions, one car – the 1966 Jaguar E-Type Collection 1, owned by Ron Schotland – stood out from all the rest winning the prestigious Best In Show Award.

"Best of Show" winning 966 Jaguar E-Type Series 1, owned by Ron Schotland

“Best of Show” winning  966 Jaguar E-Type Series 1, possessed by Ron Schotland

Enzo Ferrari called this vehicle the most beautiful in the world. This cat from Coventry is a benchmark in design and was on exhibit at NY’s Modern Museum of Art for its beauty and prowess. It possesses a 100pt. perfect score because of its restoration by the Jaguar Club associated with North America and Antique Automotive Club of America. As such, this vehicle is arguably viewed as the top Series 1 E-Type within The united states.

“The first time I saw a Jaguar E-Type Collection 1 was in the early 1960’s when I was a graduate student. I knew then that was the car I wanted to own. I had to wait until 1997 before I could finally afford my “dream” vehicle. And, now I got in order to show it at The Concours on Madison Avenue plus 72nd Street, a stunning automotive event that my son and I will never forget, ” said Schotland. “Thanks so much to the organizers for giving us the particular opportunity to be a part of this particular unique exhibition of traditional cars. ”

Held on Saturday, September 17th, the Exhibit launched the Madison Method Business Improvement District’s (B. I. D) first-ever Madison Avenue Men’s Style Month. Madison Avenue has become an international destination for style and fashion and all of the particular 31 retailers participating decided Rob DiNuzzo’s 1960 Auto Union 1000 SP has been worthy associated with the Madison Avenue Style Award. Famous for its legendary racing lineage from the 1930s, Car Union was the parent company for Audi, DKW, Horch, and Wanderer (representing the four rings in the particular logo). Post-WWII, the company was acquired by Daimler-Benz and produced a limited number of vehicles under the Auto Union brand from 1958 until it was sold to Volkswagen in 1964, later relaunching as the Audi brand name we know today.

Rob DiNuzzo’s 1960 Auto Union 1000 SP took home the "Madison Avenue Style Award"

Rob DiNuzzo’s 1960 Auto Union 1000 SP took home the “Madison Avenue Style Award”

Maria Jannace, CEO of TNYCC, is on a mission to shake up the traditional concours “classic car show” and make it more accessible to a diverse tribe of car enthusiasts. “Born plus raised in New York City, and a resident of the particular Upper Eastside, I am overwhelmed with emotion that I fulfilled a lifelong dream of closing down a street within Manhattan (not an easy task) to share my love associated with cars plus motorcycles with my fellow New Yorkers, ” said Jannace.

Residents were thrilled for the special opportunity to see these unique vehicles up close and vote for their favorite. Among stiff competition, the 1950 Ford F-1 Pickup from Rob Caione was awarded the particular People’s Choice. With a focus on value, utility and comfort, the high-style F-Series revolutionized the particular pickup truck market making driving the pickup actually cool.

1950 Ford F-1 Pickup from Rob Caione was awarded the "People’s Choice"

1950 Ford F-1 Pickup from Rob Caione was awarded the “People’s Choice”

Along with Jannace, Russell Glace, an acclaimed and respected expert in the Concours world, curated this year’s show and had the difficult task of selecting the winner for the Curator’s Award. Anthony Verillo’s 1987 Lamborghini Countach required home the particular honor for this original and pristine model which is one of the lowest mileage Countachs in existence.

Anthony Verillo’s 1987 Lamborghini Countach took home the "Curator’s Award" honors

Anthony Verillo’s 1987 Lamborghini Countach got home the “Curator’s Award” honors

A showstopper of grand proportions, Hispano Suiza’s Carmen Boulogne received the Legacy, Spirit plus Style Honor. Hispano Suiza’s CEO Sergio Martinez Campos accepted the particular award with regard to the 100% electric hypercar with the latest technology, derived from Formula E, 820kW of power and an avant-garde design inspired by the brand’s heritage. Its concept dates back to 1921 and the George Boillot Cup, in which Hispano Suiza competed with five upgraded models of the particular company’s H6 Coupé.

Hispano Suiza’s Carmen Boulogne received the "Legacy, Spirit and Style Award"

Hispano Suiza’s Carmen Boulogne obtained the “Legacy, Spirit and Style Award”

Rounding out the exceptional automobiles on display was Take advantage of Lannucci’s 1954 AJS E95 Porcupine which won Most Outstanding Motorcycle. Lannucci considers the E95 Porcupine the particular Holy Grail associated with British motorcycles. “It has been conceived within the darkest days of the Second World War, and was created on limited budgets during the austerity of post-war Britain by dedicated men who were passionate about their craft, ” said

Rob Lannucci’s 1954 AJS E95 Porcupine  won "Most Outstanding Motorcycle"

Rob Lannucci’s 1954 AJS E95 Porcupine  won “Most Outstanding Motorcycle”

Lannucci. “Yet they created a motorcycle which received the 500cc World Championship, and in my opinion was a truly beautiful mechanical object. It’s the two-wheeled work of art. ”

Each champion received a good elegant trophy from legendary French crystal manufacturer Baccarat.

The crystal trophy

The amazingly trophy

Don’t miss out on TNYCC’s upcoming sister concours within Fort Lauderdale on Friday, October 28, 2022. Go to for more information.

About Maria Jannace, Founder/CEO TNYCC & FTLC:   Nancy Jannace produced the first-ever rooftop concours – The New York Town Concours (TNYCC) – in 2019 plus expanded the rooftop concours series in order to Fort Lauderdale in 2021. As the particular founder and owner associated with Maxim Creative Group plus Maxim Sports Management, Inc., she developed and managed the Red Bull Method 1 Driver Search, a successful program with the mission to find, fund and nurture young American talent aspiring to compete in the particular pinnacle of motor racing.  

Previously, Jannace had been also the marketing agent for F1 and IndyCar World Champion Nigel Mansell. She also served as co-director for that Greenwich Concours d’ Elegance and before that was Chief Marketing Officer regarding Lime Rock Park, Connecticut’s renowned, historic racing circuit.

Jannace’s passion is to make the classic and collector car hobby more inclusive to the diverse audience.

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