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  • Des Moines Concours D’elegance Raises Money For The Fight Against Childhood Cancer

    Members of the Iowa Automobile Heritage Foundation presented a $20,000 check to the Children’s Cancer Connection. The money was raised through the annual Des Moines Concours d’Elegance held in Downtown Des Moines. It was also announced today that the 2017 Concours will be held Sunday, September10th. “The goal of the Iowa Automotive Heritage Foundation is Read More

  • 2016 Winners Announced

    September 25, 2016 The Des Moines Concours d’Elegance awarded Best of Show to a 1928 Gardner 85 on Sunday, September 11th, 2016. The car led a field of Class Winners that included well-known makers like Cadillac and lesser-known ones like Economy. The 1928 Gardner 85 is owned by Robert and Kim Gardner of St. Paul, Read More

  • Children’s Cancer Organization Helped By Des Moines Concours D’elegance

    November 20, 2015 DES MOINES – The gathering of 170 iconic cars and motorcycles on a beautiful Iowa day has provided $25,000 to support families of Iowa children affected by cancer. The Iowa Automobile Heritage Foundation, organizers of the 2015 Des Moines Concours d’ Elegance automobile exhibition, today presented the proceeds of the September 13th event Read More

  • 2015 Concours D’elegance Winners

    September 21, 2015 On behalf of the entire board and committee members, we would like to thank everyone that came out for the event. It was another successful year, showcasing some of the best vehicles Des Moines, Iowa and the surrounding states have to offer. We’d also like to congratulate all of this year’s winners. Read More

  • 2015 Des Moines Concours D’elegance: In The Shadow Of The Father Of The Used Car Trade

    July 8, 2015 Raise the name “Cunningham” among members of the Classic Car Club of America and wait for the response. Roughly sixty percent will shrug their shoulders. Perhaps twenty percent, comprised primarily of Baby Boomers, may wax on about West Palm Beach racing legend Briggs Cunningham who, in the early 1950s produced his venerable Read More

  • Winners Of 2014 Des Moines Concours D’elegance

    September 29, 2014 We’re pleased to announce the following list of winners our 2014 event: Best of Show 1924 Bentley 3 Liter Park Ward, owned by Dennis Holloway of Marion, Iowa People’s Choice 1929 Packard 645 Deluxe Eight Dual-Cowl Phaeton, owned by Heartland Acres Agribition Center of Independence, Iowa Hagerty Junior Judging 1951 Studebaker Regal Read More