Weather moving Amelia Island concours to Saturday

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The scene at Amelia Island concours | Tom Strongman photo

With a 100 percent forecast of rain Sunday, the 22nd annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance will be held Saturday, concours founder Bill Warner told The Daily News @ ClassicCars.com early Thursday morning.

The forecast predicts temperatures in the low 70s and no rain on Saturday, but 100 percent precipitation Sunday in the Jacksonville, Florida, area.

In its official announcement of the date change, the concours issued a new schedule for its official weekend events:

Saturday

9 a.m. until 5 p.m., Cars & Coffee at the Concours

9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m., Concours d’Elegance

11 a.m., RM Sotheby’s Amelia Island auction

7:30 p.m., Mercedes-Benz gala dinner

Sunday

10:30 a.m., Legends of the Leaping Cat / Jaguar racing driver’s seminar

 

 

 

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Andy Reid's first car, purchased at age 15, was a 1968 Fiat 124 coupe. His second, obtained by spending his college savings fund, was a 1966 Ferrari 330 GT 2+2. Since then, he has owned more than 150 cars—none of them normal or reasonable—as well as numerous classic motorcycles and scooters. A veteran of film, television, advertising and helping to launch a few Internet-based companies, Reid was a columnist for Classic Motorsports magazine for 12 years and has written for several other publications. He is considered an expert in European sports and luxury cars and is a respected concours judge. He lives in Canton, Connecticut.