Concours D'Elegance at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens
September 21-22, 2014
by Joe Secka
The first year event drew 170 cars on the show field for the Stan Hywet Concours d’Elegance in Akron, Ohio.
Organizers of the Stan Hywet concours announced that next year’s edition of the concours, which will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens in Akron, Ohio, will include a display of as many different 1915-model vehicles as possible, “from the lowest price cars that were produced to the most expensive – and everything in between,” said David Schultz, director of the Stan Hywet Concours d’Elegance and a columnist for Hemmings Classic Car.
(L-R) The Show Field the day before - Velocity TV show “Chasing Classic Cars” host, Wayne Carini was on hand
Saturday morning about 30 entrants took part in a Countryside Tour that covered almost ninety miles of the area’s back roads with several stops along the way
Check out the artistry on the dash of this 1928 Gardner 85 roadster
This 1907 Studebaker-Garford H limousine was one of the early arrivals on Sunday morning
(L-R) Despite an early morning drizzle, even the open cars pulled in for staging - Not every entry was huge and luxurious as shown by this 1959 Vespa Model 400 Coupe
The show field is set and judging begins
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens was the estate of tire mogul F.A. Seiberling founder of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
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