Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, Pebble Beach

1955 Lincoln Indianapolis Boano Coupe owned by Paul & Judy Andrews | Photo: Kimball Studios, Courtesy of Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

When: Sunday, August 16, 2015 @ Sunrise

Hot Spot: Pebble Beach Golf Links, Pebble Beach, CA

Deets: Once each year in August about 200 of the most prized collector cars and motorcycles in the world roll onto the fairway of what is often called the best finishing hole in golf — the famed eighteenth at Pebble Beach Golf Links. Tire meets turf and transformation occurs: the stage is set for one of the most competitive events in the automotive world. The occasion is the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.

Originally a small social event paired with a road race through the pine and cypress forests of Pebble Beach, the Pebble Beach Concours has grown into the top-ranking collector car competition in the world. People from all over the globe come to compete in or simply witness and enjoy the Concours here at Pebble Beach. 

The Concours is not a contest of speed, but of elegance. Automobiles and motorcycles are judged for their historical accuracy, their technical merit and their style—and the best garner reward and recognition. 

The 2015 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance will feature the following marques and special classes:

• Ferrari
• duPont
• Pope
• Designs by Carrozzeria Touring
• Postwar Cunninghams
• Mercury Customs
• British Prewar Sports Cars
• Lincoln Continental 75th Anniversary
• Shelby GT350 Mustang 50th Anniversary 

Entry applications go out in November and are due in January. Applications are then vetted before the Concours Selection Committee meets in late March to review them. In April, the best cars receive a formal invitation to participate in the Concours. 

Thousands of enthusiasts will be on hand to celebrate the collector and concept cars at the 2015 Concours and enjoy the company of others who share their passion. Below is the schedule of events for Concours Sunday at Pebble Beach. 

Who You May Spot: Automobile enthusiasts

Hint For The Average Socialite: There are two ticket options - Club d’Elegance Ticket Package & General Admission Tickets - both are available here.

WSJ+ Members can claim VIP badges here!

To find out more about what to do, what to wear, what to bring, what is available on the 18th fairway, and some fun ideas for what to do during the day, see their Visitor's Guide.

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