This January, the renowned Cavallino Classic returns to Palm Beach
with an impressive roster of modern, vintage and classic cars.
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Each year, Palm Beach turns back the hands of time when a bevy of extraordinary vintage and classic cars are presented at the Cavallino Classic. Hosted by the famed Breakers Resort Hotel in January, the annual event attracts aficionados, owners, collectors and novice enthusiasts to this 5-day extravaganza that celebrates more than 400 exotic, modern and timeless automobiles from the United States and Europe.
At days end, a spectacular lineup of social events fills out the evenings. Off to the gala award parties, where the best of the best are rewarded for their beauty, style, elegance and historic significance, and the annual Jet Aviation Reception at Palm Beach International Airport, where 120 magnificent Ferraris gear up to compete for the Jet Aviation Cup.
Revving up for the first of the weekend’s activities, the Cavallino Classic Competition is a two-day track meet held at the Palm Beach International Raceway, where modern meets classic in a race to the finish. An array of Ferraris, Maseratis and Alfa Romeos tackle the 11-turn, 2.043 mile track, while vintage Bugattis and other classics test their speed in a pre-war historic race.
Saturday’s premier event, the Concorso d’Eleganza, is a respected showcase where 150 immaculate Ferraris will be displayed on the lawn of the Breakers Resort Hotel and then judged by leading international experts for their elegance and originality. Class Awards and the distinguished Major Cups, along with the prestigious Cavallino Cup for Best In Show, are a highlight of the day.
Crowning this exceptional weekend is the 17th annual Classic Sports Sunday held at Mar-a-Lago, (the legendary Marjorie Post mansion). A field of 120 vintage and classic cars of this romantic era, from the U.S. and Europe, are presented to guests tasked with selecting their favorites. Capping off the day, “The Bugatti Bagatelle, “where vintage and classic Bugatti’s vie for a trophy, culminates with an Awards Brunch for charity in the mansion’s opulent ballroom. For more information, visit www.cavallino.com.