Concours d’Elegances seem to be proliferating in today’s world, with new ones popping up regularly, while the old established ones seem to be changing hands. After the acquisition earlier in the year of the Cavallino Classic by Canossa Events, Michigan-based Hagerty has announced it has acquired the Amelia Island Concours, one of the largest and most prestigious concours, events, founded 26 years ago by Bill Warner, who will remain as event Chairman. Known for its world-wide classic vehicle insurance business Hagerty has also recently acquired other top-tier US automotive events, including the Greenwich Concours d’Elegance, Concours d’Elegance of America and the California Mille. The company takes part in more than 2,500 car events annually.
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