2012 U.S. Bank Kirkland Concours d’Elegance Set for First Show in New Home at LeMay – America’s Car Museum this Sunday, September 9

This 1911 Simplex was the Best of Show winner last year and will also be on display Sunday.

For the first time, the U.S. Bank Kirkland Concours d’Elegance will take place at its new home, LeMay – America’s Car Museum. This is the Pacific Northwest’s top classic car event and will be at Tacoma’s newest cultural landmark.

WHAT: 10th Annual U.S. Bank Kirkland Concours d’Elegance at LeMay – America’s Car Museum

WHEN: Sunday, September 9, 2012 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Awards ceremony at 3 p.m.)

WHERE: LeMay – America’s Car Museum, 2702 East D Street, Tacoma, WA 98421


  • David Madeira, President & CEO, LeMay – America’s Car Museum
  • Edward Herrmann, actor and Concours emcee
  • Ken Gross, ACM Guest Curator, journalist and honorary judge
  • Keith Martin, ACM Board of Directors, museum sponsor, media executive and Concours commentator/emcee
  • Classic car owners from around the Pacific Northwest and beyond
  • Junior judges: 12 middle school students will judge the cars and present a trophy to one select vehicle.

FEATURING: Vintage vehicles including: American postwar automobiles, British automobiles and motorcycles, “Cars of Nicola Bulgari,” Lamborghini, unlimited hydroplane racing boats, previous Kirkland Concours “Best in Show” winners, Classic Car Club of America vehicles.

BENEFITTING: Proceeds benefit Seattle Children’s Hospital

TICKETS: Ticket prices (includes admission to America’s Car Museum):
Adults $30; Military/Students/Seniors (65+) $25; Youth (age 5-12) $15; age 4 and under free.

• Media Contact and Credential RSVPs: Dan Smith (310) 224-4954 or (562) 810-6101 mobile dsmith@pcgcampbell.com

• Kirkland Concours d’Elegance web site: http://www.kirklandconcours.org/

• America’s Car Museum contact information: (877) 902-8490 or (253) 779-8490 http://www.lemaymuseum.org