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La Jolla’s annual ‘Concours’ auto show billed as top event by British car magazine

La Jolla Village Merchants Association’s annual Concours d’Elegance auto show was recognized in the March edition of the British car magazine, Octane.
La Jolla Village Merchants Association’s annual Concours d’Elegance auto show was recognized in the March edition of the British car magazine, Octane.
La Jolla Village Merchants Association's annual Concours d'Elegance auto show was recognized in the March edition of the British car magazine, Octane.
La Jolla Village Merchants Association's annual Concours d'Elegance auto show was recognized in the March edition of the British car magazine, Octane.

The La Jolla Historical Society’s luxury auto show received a nod from car enthusiasts overseas when British car magazine

Octane

listed the Concours d’Elegance as one of three highly anticipated auto shows in its March edition (alongside the Manx Classic on the Isle of Man, United Kingdom and the Techno Classica in Essen, Germany).

Tickets to the ninth annual Concours event, which kicks off Friday, April 5 with a 70-mile tour of San Diego and culminates with the Sunday, April 7 auto show in Ellen Browning Scripps Park, will pay homage to the world’s finest classics cars, including Rolls Royce, Bentley, Bugatti, Cadillac and Duesenberg.

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Proceeds benefit the La Jolla Historical Society and the Monarch School.

Tickets are $35 in advance or $40 at the door. This year’s event includes a raffle to win a two-year lease on a Fiat 500. Raffle tickets are $40 each and can be purchased online at

lajollaconcours.com

--Staff Reports