This past weekend the 8th Annual Cobble Beach Concours d’Elegance, showcasing antique and classic vehicles from across North America for the crowds to see.
Online PR News – 25-September-2022 – Kemble, ON – With over 10,000 visitors ascending on the shores of Georgian Bay for this prestigious event, crowds enjoyed many different aspects to the show over the course of the 3-day event. Friday’s Participant Tour presented by Bruce Power saw 66 vehicles take part in a 180km tour of the Grey County area, as well, giving the public an even rarer site: seeing these vehicles in motion. Saturday hosted 100 vehicles for the annual Cars, Planes & Coffee event presented by Chubb Insurance, including a record number of Porsches in attendance. The Cars, Planes & Coffee entry fee and raffle ticket sales provided the Owen Sound Hospital Foundation with donations totalling $15,000 for their much-needed equipment. Most seats were filled for both seminars Saturday afternoon with guests interested in learning more about why paint is so important and the evolution of Porsche’s Exclusive Manufaktur program. The day concluded with the Collector Dinner Reception and live auction, raising over $120,000 for Sunnybrook Foundation.
Sunday’s main event hosted 115 elegant and rarely seen automobiles on the 18th fairway, complete with an awards ceremony honouring the best of the best. The 1928 Isotta Fraschini 8a SS, owned by Peter Boyle of Oil City, PA took Best in Show, while the 1955 Porsche 550 Spyder 1500 owned by Kai Riebetz of Black Point, Nova Scotia took People’s Choice this year. Owners and their vehicles came from all over Canada and the United States, including 5 provinces and 9 states, to display their vehicles.
For a complete list of 2022 winners, please visit our website at https://www.cobblebeachconcours.com/winners.