Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance
year on the third Sunday in August, about 200 of the most prized collector cars
and motorcycles in the world roll onto one of the best finishing holes in golf
- the famed eighteenth fairway at Pebble Beach. Originally a small social event
paired with a road race, the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance has grown into
the top-ranking collector car show in the world.
Pebble Beach Tour d'Elegance presented by Rolex
to showcase the elegance of the automobile in motion, the Pebble Beach Tour
d'Elegance is a parade open to all entrants in the Pebble Beach Concours
d'Elegance. The tour underscores the early history the Monterey peninsula,
tracing parts of the original 17-Mile Drive and features a lunch
in Carmel-by-the-Sea for all participants.
is important to note that the Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance and the Concours are
directly linked: if two vehicles tie in class competition at the Concours, the
vehicle that has successfully completed the Tour gets the nod. Rolex became
Title Sponsor of the Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance in 2007 and has been Official
Timepiece of the Concours since 1997.
August 19, 2012
The sun rose early today over the 62nd annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Following this morning’s “Dawn...