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    05/03/2015 - 32nd Annual Deutsche Marque Concours d'Elegance

    BMW CCA REGISTRATION ONLY

    Porsche and Mercedes-Benz club members must register on their respective clubs' sites.

    You must be a current BMW CCA member to register.


    There is no charge or need to register to attend the concours as a spectator.

    If you have questions on Sunday/day of show please call me (John McWilliams) at 540-687-0166. I will be at Nottoway Park at approximately 8AM.

    Register here.

    Map: http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/maps/nottowaymap.htm

    One of the highlights of our event schedule, and an annual rite of spring for German car fans, is the Deutsche Marque Concours d’Elegance. This year marks the 32nd time that we have gathered with our friends from the Greater Washington Section of the Mercedes-Benz Club of America (MBCA) and the Potomac Region of the Porsche Club of America (PCA) for this terrific show. Once again, we have reserved Nottoway Park, located at 9601 Courthouse Road in Vienna, easily reached via Route 66. The park entrance will be marked with large car club banners so that you cannot miss it.

    We have some changes planned for this year’s event. A “corral” will be positioned along the entrance to the park to display special cars not being judged. Space will be limited. More vendors are anticipated. The judged entrants from the three marques will be interspersed, allowing visitors the opportunity to see more of the fabulous cars assembled.

    In the Deutsche Marque Concours, vehicles are judged by their condition, appearance, and cleanliness. There will be three classes at this event - Street (judged), Meister class (judged - consisting of first-place category winners from the 2014 concours), and Display class (not judged - winner selected by people’s choice balloting). Judges scoring cars in the Street and Meister classes will only judge the tops of the cars, including the exterior, interior, engine bay, storage compartments and chrome, but not the chassis. Street class cars are generally divided into several groups based upon BMW CCA national concours rules.

    Please note: Cars produced after 2010 will not be judged, but are welcome to be entered in the Display class, and eligible for the People's Choice and Judges' Choice awards.

    Vehicles will be classified into the following categories:

    • Classics
    • 2002s
    • Modern 1980s - E30 3 Series, E28 5 Series, E24 6 Series, E23 7 Series, M1 and Z1
    • Modern 1990s - E36 3 Series, E34 5 Series, E32 7 Series, E31 8 Series and Z3
    • Modern 2000s - E46 3 Series, E39 5 Series, E38 7 Series, 6, Z4 and Z8
    • Current - E87 1 Series, E90/91/92/93 3 Series, E60 5 Series, E63 6 Series, E65 7 Series, E83 X3, E53/E70 X5 and E71 X6

    8:30 AM Field opens to show participants for placement onto the field.
    9:00 AM General admission begins.
    10:00 AM All cars whose owners wish them to be judged must be registered, and cars placed on the field. If you would like to be judged, PLEASE have your car on the field by 10:00 AM. We do our best to judge everyone consistently and fairly, and can do this best if we have sufficient time. Thank you!
    10:30 AM Judging begins.
    2:30 - 3:00 PM After the judging is completed, scores are tallied, and winners determined, we will announce winners at the wine and cheese reception.
    3:00 PM Wine and Cheese Reception - Awards for all clubs will be presented at the Wine and Cheese Reception.
    Note: The concours is an all-day event. The organizers of all the clubs will be working diligently prior to the show as well as on the day of the event. Please also respect the hard work by the participants who have prepared their cars for the show. If you enter the event, please be prepared to stay through the awards presentation. If your vehicle places in its class and you have departed the field, the award will be given to the next runner-up in class. Further, in order to be fair to all the participants, we need to have sufficient time to judge all the cars consistently and fairly. We can't do that if people show up at 11:30 a.m. and ask to have their cars judged. We're not trying to be difficult, only respecting the efforts many of our club members make to prepare their cars for the concours. Thank you in advance for your cooperation and understanding.

    Contact John McWilliams at john.mcwilliams@gmail.com if you have any questions.
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    Event website and information located here: http://www.dmconcours.com/

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    I am registered. Cant wait

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    One month to go!
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    I am trying to make it this year!
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    Two weeks to go! Thanks to those members who have pre-registered.
    Let's hope for a repeat of the weather this weekend for the show!
    John in VA

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    Last day before registration fee increase! Long-range weather forecast calls for clear skies with temps in the mid-70s.
    John in VA

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    Calling all German car fans! The 32nd Annual Deutsche Marque Concours d'Elegance will be held this Sunday at Nottaway Park in Vienna, VA. Come see some rare, finely-prepped BMWs, Porsches, and Mercedes battle it out for top honors.

    Only a few days left to get your car ready for the judges, so register now to ensure your spot among the best. Free for spectators!
    Paul Seto - NCC Board Member & Social Chairman

    2011 Mineral White M3 Coupe ZCP
    2000 Titanium Silver M Roadster
    2011 Space Gray 328ix Sedan

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    see ya tomorrow good weather is in order
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    I was there (as a spectator) for about an hour or two. Some really nice examples out there!

    Results in yet?
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    Classics
    1. Wayne Killen 1973 3.0CS
    2. Tom & Sue Baruch 1971 3.0CSi

    2002s
    1. Buck Cording 1973 2002tii

    Modern 1980s
    1. Tom Kapikian 1988 535is
    2. Michael Powers 1991 325i M-Tech cabriolet
    3. Marc Caden 1987 325is

    Modern 1990s
    1. Raine Mantysalo 1999 M roadster
    2. Thomas Cavey 1999 M roadster
    3. Don Noveau 1997 Z3

    Modern 2000s
    1. Stephen Di Giulian 2002 M5
    2. Rhonda Powers 2003 540i
    3. Fred Newcomb 2001 740i Sport

    Current models
    1. Jeffrey Lees 2007 328i
    2. Mark Elie 2007 X5 4.6is
    3. Alfred Lawrence 2006 330i

    Meister class winner
    Glenn Fong 2002 Z8

    People's Choice
    Jahan Mohandesi 1974 2002 "ti"

    Judges' Choice
    Wayne Watkins 1966 2000CS

    Best of Marque
    Jeffrey Lees 2007 328i
    John in VA

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    Deutsche Marque was great!! Nice turn-out of cars.. good to see everyone.

    Excellent job John!! I know you're still resting from all that work.
    Paul V.
    NCC Concours Chair Emeritus (1991-2004)
    So many cars..so little time!!

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