2016 Elegance At Hershey Award Winners

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2016 Elegance Awards

Governor’s Cup (aka Best of Show) – 1934 Mercedes-Benz 500K Roadster by Sindelfingen Miyabi Collection


photo credit: Christian Sellman

Founder’s Award – 1937 Delahaye 135M Competition Roadster by A. Guillore Myron J. Schuster

The Hotel Hershey Award – as chosen by HE&R CEO – 1934 Duesenberg SJ Torpedo Convertible Victoria by Rollston Bob, Sandy & Gary Bahre

People’s Choice – 1948 Tucker 48 The Richard H. Driehaus Collection at Chicago Vintage Motor Carriage

Jack Rich Award – Given to a car that Jack would have wanted in his collection – 1919 Paige 666 Daytona Speedster Prototype Ed Schoenthaler

Most Elegant European Open Pre-war – 1937 Delage D8-120 Delta Sport Cabriolet by Chapron Paul Gould

Most Elegant American Open Pre-war – 1933 Chrysler Custom Imperial Phaeton by LeBaron Joseph III & Margie Cassini

Most Elegant Sports & Racing – 1955 Ferrari 375 Plus cabriolet by Pininfarina Wayne Golomb

Most Elegant European Closed Pre-war – 1929 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Limousine by Castagna Morton Bullock

Most Elegant American Closed Pre-war –1933 Marmon V16 Victoria Coupe by LeBaron Nicola Bulgari

Most Elegant Open Post-war – 1946 Lancia Arilia convertible by Pininfarina Sonny & Joan Abagnale

Most Elegant Closed Post-War – 1953 Packard Monte Carlo Concept Hardtop by Henney Ralph Marano- The Marano Collection

FIVA/HVA Preservation Award –1911 Waverly 4-Passenger Brougham Bill Alley

This Car Matters (supplied and chosen by HVA rep) – 1919 Pierce-Arrow Model 66 A-4 Tourer by Don Lee Coachworks Robert S. Jepson, Jr.

Hagerty Youth Judging Award (trophy provided by Hagerty) – 1928 Auburn 8-88 Speedster Richard & Helen Harding

Worn but not Forgotten Award (for a sympathetically maintained car) – 1933 Duesenberg SJ Convertible Coupe by Murphy John & Ethel North

Best European Open Car –1938 Peugeot 402 Darl’mat Roadster by Pourtout Mark Hyman

Best European Closed Car – 1934 SS1 Saloon by Swallow Cars Ltd. Carl Baxter

Best of Britain Award (Best British Open car) –1939 AC 16-20 Competition Roadster Robert Cushman

Best of Britain Award (Best British Closed Car) – 1934 Bentley Derby Sports Saloon by Barker Dennis Frick & Lori Van Houten Frick

American Spirit Award (Best American Open Car 1920-1931) –1929 DuPont G Roadster by Waterhouse Kelly Kinzle

American Spirit Award (Best American Open Car 1932-1942) – 1933 Chrysler CL Convertible Roadster by LeBaron David Markel

American Spirit Award (Best American Closed Car 1920-1931) – 1929 Stearns-Knight J8-90 7-Passenger Sedan F.B. Stearns Supporting Organization

American Spirit Award (Best American Closed Car 1920-1931) – 1929 Rolls-Royce Phantom II 7-Passenger Limousine by Schutte Rich Myers

American Spirit Award (Best American Closed Car 1932-1942) – 1941 Buick Model 90 Limited Touring Sedan David M. Landow

Motoring’s Pioneers Award (Best Early/Brass Car) – 1912 Thomas 6-40 7-Passenger Touring John & Carol Jones

Ciao Italy Award (Best Italian Car) – 1929 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Convertible Sedan by Floyd-Derham John Shibles

Dawn of a New Era Award (Best Post-war) – 1954 Cadillac Convertible Paris Show Car by Pininfarina Harry Yeaggy

Spirit of The Elegance – 1957 Dual-Ghia Convertible David S. Salzman

Rolling Sculpture – 1931 Cadillac 452 Cabriolet by Fleetwood Charles & Cheryl Eggert

Elegance of Competition Award – 1935 Wetteroth Schoof Special Indy Car Wayne Carini

Best Sporting Car – 1955 Alfa Romeo 1900 CSS Cabriolet by Ghia-Aigle Kim & Stephen Bruno

Journalist’s Award – 1961 Ferrari 400 Superamerica Alloy SWB Coupe by Pininfarina Dr. Richard Workman

Chief Judge’s Award – 1911 Waverly 4-Passenger Brougham Bill Alley

Board of Director’s Award – 1966 AC Shelby Cobra 427 Scott & Jamie Cielewich

High Society Award – 1919 Pierce-Arrow Model 66 A-4 Tourer by Don Lee Coachworks Robert S. Jepson, Jr.

Honorary Chairman’s Award – 1938 Alfa Romeo 8C-2900B Spyder by Touring Oscar Davis

Most Impressive Limited Production Car – 1959 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe by Scaglietti Abraham Joseph

Executive Director’s Award – 1954 Cunningham C3 Coupe by Vignale James W. Taylor

Best Italian Sports Car – 1958 Ferrari 250 LWB Berlinetta by Scaglietti Roy Brod

Founders Award – Adam Buck

Chocolate City Award – Bowen Butler

Grand Ascent Award, Spirit of Competition, Spirit of the VSCCA – Jerry Morici


About The Elegance at Hershey

The Elegance at Hershey, a 501 (C) (3) organization based in Hershey, PA, was established in 2010. In its first five years, The Elegance at Hershey has donated more than $800,000 to its three charities, JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation), the AACA Museum and the AACA Library & Research Center. Contributions are facilitated by significant sponsor support. We’re excited to host our first-ever world-class automobile auction at The Elegance this year. Together with a great team of volunteers and donors, The Elegance is excited to move forward with the 2016 event. The event will be held on June 10, 11 and 12, 2016. Visit www.TheEleganceAtHershey.com for more information.