Amelia Island 2019 - Event Timetable

HistoricRacingNews.com and our presenting sponsor Reliable Carriers are bringing you the all-important judging from the 2019 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, with our live-stream going on-line at noon on March 10th (United States Eastern Time). The Concours judging is the focal point of the event, but Amelia Island has much more to offer with an extensive timetable of events in the lead up to the results.

Event Timetable:

Thursday, March 7:

6:30 pm - 10:30 pm Guardians of Porsche Wine Dinner
At the Ritz-Carlton, Talbot Ballroom

Friday March 8:

7:00 am - 4:30 pm Porsche Driving Experience
Departs from the Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport with a 7am start, day includes a ride with a professional driver and an entrant participation autocross. 

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Friday Seminar - The Unfair Advantage: Racing around the Rules
At the Ritz-Carlton, Talbot Ballroom

Saturday March 9:

9:00 am - 1:00 pm Cars & Coffee at the Concours
Over 450 classic and exotic cars from local car clubs and car enthusiasts will be displayed on the 10th, 18th and 1st fairways of the Golf Club of Amelia Island and presented by Heacock Classic Insurance. 

10:30 am - 12:00 pm Saturday Seminar- The Porsche 962 Dynasty
Justin Bell hosts a panel discussion in the Ritz-Carlton, Talbot Ballroom with a line up of drivers including Brian Redman, Derek Bell, Hurley Haywood, Jacky Ickx and Jochen Mass. Also contributing will be driver/team owner Rob Dyson and Executive VP of IMSA during the Camel GTP days Mark Raffauf. The panel will recount stories of their times racing the Porsche 962 in IMSA, Group C and at Le Mans 35 years after its introduction and how it became the most dominant race car in IMSA.

11:00 am RM Sotheby's Amelia Island Auction 
Held in the Ritz-Carlton Ballroom, admission is for registered bidders, consignors and qualified media only, with a great collection of cars set to go under the hammer.

6:30 pm - 10:00 pm Mercedes- Benz Cocktail Reception and Gala Dinner
A ticketed black tie event at the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, Talbot Ballroom

Black Tie Optional, Reservations Required: www.ameliaconcours.org 

Sunday March 10:

9:30 am - 4:00 pm Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance
Event starts the Golf Club of Amelia Island on the 10th & 18th Fairway 

11:00 am Show Opening
On the Golf Club of Amelia Island 10th & 18th Fairways
Featuring the Chairman's Welcome, National Anthem, Flyover, Fashion Show, Parade of Significant Cars and Judge's Introduction

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Awards Presentation and HistoricRacingNews.com Live Stream Goes Live
The big awards, with presentations including Best in Show, Best in Class, Amelia and Corporate Awards