Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance

2003 - Jim Hall

  • 2003 PosterJim Hall, engineer, race car driver, team owner/manager, and creator of the famous Chaparral race cars, serves as the Honorary Chairman.
  • 50 Years of Corvette and 100 Years of Buick share honors for the show's theme.
  • For the first time in history, all of the ultra-rare Corvette Grand Sports appear together.
  • An unprecedented six-author signing takes place; this includes Dennis Adler, Jerry Burton, Tom Cotter, David E. Davis, Jr., Dave McLellan and Brock Yates.
  • Record rainfall forces the show inside the halls of The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island and the adjoining tents of RM Auctions. Due to the efforts of volunteers and The Ritz-Carlton staff, nearly 160 of the 250-plus entrants are displayed.
  • Despite the inclement weather, the Foundation is still able to make a donation to Community Hospice Northeast Florida.