News & Multimedia

IMS Announces Celebration Of Automobiles Award Winners

The 2013 Celebration of Automobiles featured many of the world’s finest classic/vintage automobiles on display Saturday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, with a 1929 Duesenberg, 1957 Bentley, 1936 Delahaye and 1930 Stutz earning coveted Best of Show designation in four separate categories.

Now in its third year after a highly successful debut in 2011 held in conjunction with the 100th Anniversary Indianapolis 500, the Celebration of Automobiles pays tribute to the rich heritage of automotive development at the track for more than 100 years.
Other Celebration of Automobiles Award winners:

Best of Show Pre-War:  1929 Duesenberg J Dual Cowl Sport Phaeton -  Charles Lettes – Bloomfield Hills, Mich.

Best of Show Post-War:  1957 Bentley S1 Continental Coupe – Roger Eiteljorg – Indianapolis, Ind.

Best of Show Foreign:  1936 Delahaye 135 Competition Figoni – Roger Willbanks – Denver, Colo.

Best of Show American:  1930 Stutz SV 16 Monte Carlo – Joseph and Margie Cassini – West Orange, N.J.

Indianapolis 500 Drivers Choice Award: 1937 Delahaye 145 – Peter Mullin – Oxnard, Calif.

Best Full Classic Presented by the Indiana Region of the Classic Car Club of America:  1930 Stutz SV 16 Monte Carlo – Joseph and Margie Cassini – West Orange, N.J.

Best Indiana Built Car Presented by the Auto Clubs Council of Indiana:  1931 Marmon V16 Convertible Coupe – Greg Dawson – Indianapolis, Ind.

Media’s Choice Award:  1968 Bizzarrini 5300 SI Spyder – Don and Diane Meluzio – Yorktown, Pa.

People’s Choice Award:  1948 Chrysler Town and Country Convertible – Greg Ornazian – Troy, Mich.

Vintage Motorsport Trophy:  1932 Hupmobile Hup Comet Indy Race Car – Greg Ornazian – Troy, Mich.

Best Chevrolet Award:  1958 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster Convertible – Albert Cavallaro – Westlake, Ohio

The Mayor’s Choice Award: 1958 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster Convertible – Albert Cavallaro – Westlake, Ohio

Show More Show Less
Now Viewing
IMS Announces Celebration Of Automobiles Award Winners
 
IMS Announces Celebration Of Automobiles Award Winners
The 2013 Celebration of Automobiles featured many of the world’s finest classic/vintage automobiles on display Saturday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, with a 1929 Duesenberg, 1957 Bentley, 1936 Delahaye and 1930 Stutz earning coveted Best of Show designation in four separate categories.
Read More
Related Media
Sarah Fisher
 
Santa Claus To Share A Ride With Sarah Fisher
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is partnering with Century 21 and Clay Terrace in welcoming Santa in true Indianapolis 500 fashion when he completes his victory lap in an IndyCar two-seater driven by Fisher.
Read More
CICOA at IMS
 
Carpenter Helps Celebrate CICOA Meals & More Program's 18 Millionth Meal
The CICOA Meals & More program works to combat that, providing 2,000 meals every weekday in clients’ homes and at 27 Central Indiana meal sites. And on Wednesday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, CICOA served its 18 millionth meal to a senior guest.
Read More
Kevin Harvick Wins the 2014 NASCAR Championship
 
Harvick's Move To Stewart-Haas Pays Off With a Championship
The 38-year-old Californian finally grabbed his title on Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway, winning the final race of the new NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase. An “elimination” format was implemented for the final 10 races of the season, emphasizing consistency and winning with a few sudden-death moments, and Harvick answered the call each time.
Read More
NASCAR at Homestead
 
Monday Racing Roundup: Harvick Takes it All at Homestead
Title contenders Denny Hamlin, Kevin Harvick, Joey Logano and Ryan Newman battled near the front virtually all afternoon on Sunday at Homestead, and Harvick took the Sprint Cup not by just finishing the highest of the four – but by winning the race.
Read More
NASCAR Chase Final 4
 
One Race, One Champion: NASCAR Championship Preview
Denny Hamlin, Kevin Harvick, Joey Logano and Ryan Newman are the last four standing from the original 16 that opened the Chase at Chicagoland in mid-September. Few could have predicted that foursome – and not a single fan did out of the tens of thousands who submitted Chase grids on a NASCAR.com online contest.
Read More
Items 1 - 5 of 1,778
Reserve one of our hospitality suites for your next event!
To start planning your event at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway please fill out our Information Request Form or contact Phil Sparks at (317) 492-6463 or email at psparks@brickyard.com.
Latest Tweets
Bust out some #Indy500 trivia around the Thanksgiving table tomorrow after reading through our #AskDonald archives: http://t.co/DS8sJrs40y
about 17 hours ago