Inaugural Ramapo concours, drive set for June 6-7 weekend

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Ramapo concours photos
Ramapo concours photos
Bill Cropsey will show his 1950 Volkswagen Beetle | Ramapo concours photos

The inaugural Ramapo Concours d’Elegance is scheduled for the June 6-7 weekend with the concours on Saturday and a drive on Sunday.

Ramapo Concours Hank and Ruth Bernstein 1960 Austin Healey 3000 BN7 2 Seater Roadster
Hank and Ruth Bernstein’s 1960 Austin-Healey 3000

The event takes its name from Ramapo College, which takes its name from the Ramapo Mountains near the border between northern New Jersey and “upstate” New York. The college is located in Mahwah, New Jersey. Concours classes include Lincoln and Continental, Pre-1971 Mercedes-Benz, Pre-1968 Jaguar, Air-cooled Porsches, Air-cooled Volkswagens, Microcars, Ford Thunderbird, Cobra-powered cars, pre-1964 British and Italian.

Admission is free and the event includes free health screenings — blood pressure, body mass index calculations and derma scan screenings — from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. by the Hackensack University Medical Center personnel.  A $15 lunch barbeque will be offered, and parking is just $10.

On Sunday, the Concours Drive starts with breakfast at 9:30 a.m. and includes a scenic drive to the Mohonk Mountain House and a catered lunch. Tickets for the drive are $100.

The concours benefits the college, a public institution of higher education located in Mahwah, New Jersey, and the Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation.

For more information, visit the event website.

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A former daily newspaper sports editor, Larry Edsall spent a dozen years as an editor at AutoWeek magazine before making the transition to writing for the web and becoming the author of more than 15 automotive books. In addition to being founding editor at ClassicCars.com, Larry has written for The New York Times and The Detroit News and was an adjunct honors professor at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.