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The first class has been revealed for the 2022 London Concours and it will celebrate classic convertibles from Italy.
The event’s sixth running at the Honourable Artillery Company in the heart of the British capital, on 28-30 June, will once more see curated classes vie for divisional glory before the judges select an overall winner.
In 2021, the first year it was a three-day meeting, this accolade was won by a former Team Lotus Lotus Eleven LM50, that was campaigned in 1957 around Rouen and Reims by Herbert Mackay-Fraser, a US racer known as ‘Mac’ Fraser – it also claimed victory in 2017 at the Goodwood Revival’s Madgwick Cup, driven by Miles Griffiths.
Among the cars already confirmed for this class at this year’s London Concours are two V12-powered Ferraris, a 250GT California and a 275GTS.
Alfa Romeos will be out in force, too, including a 1600 Spider ‘Duetto’, while Maserati will be represented courtesy of a one-of-242 3500 Vignale Spider.
“We are delighted to announce the Italian Spiders selection as the first class of what will be another fantastic London Concours this summer,” said event director Andrew Evans.
“The curated selection of spiders really does represent ‘La Dolce Vita’ on wheels, bringing charm, beauty and exclusivity in equal measure to London’s ultimate automotive extravaganza.”
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