Here is the magazine article and some of my photos:
Article by Pete Lester
The 14th annual Boca Raton Concours d'Elegance was held Sunday, February 9, at the beautiful and historic Boca Raton Resort and Club. This resort hotel is one of the oldest and the most iconic resorts on the East Coast of Florida. The Boys and Girls Club of Broward County is the beneficiary of this concours.
We had the fortunate job on behalf of the Mercedes-Benz Club of America to pick two deserving Mercedes-Benz vehicles for recognition. One was for the Auto Nation Best Mercedes-Benz Vehicle on the show field and the other was for MBCA's award, the Mercedes-Benz Award of Excellence.
For the Auto Nation award we chose Plaster's 1937 Mercedes-Benz 540K Cabriolet A body by Sindelfingen. This beauty was one of 10 vehicles he brought to the concours. Leo Schegiel's 1960 300SL Roadster was selected for the MBCA award. Finished in Mercedes DB040 Black, it was a magnificent example with an almost perfect finish. All told there were nine Mercedes-Benz models in the show. Many of them also received other awards.
|Helping at the MBCA hospitality tent|
The Mercedes-Benz Club of America has had the privilege of judging this prestigious event for the past five years. The Boca Raton Contours d'Elegance is gathering momentum as a regional car show and is a major contributor to its benefiting charity.
|Best Mercedes-Benz Vehicle on the show field |
Boca Raton Resort and Club in the background