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Late every summer, in early September, an even 100 vehicles gather on the rich fields of Chester County, Pennsylvania, for the annual Radnor Hunt Concours d’Elegance. We just received a final report on this year’s 14th annual edition, which spotlighted Studebaker, Triumph motorcycles and the coachwork of Pininfarina as featured categories.
At the end of a showery afternoon, the above car was judged as Best in Show: the 1932 Packard 903 Sport Phaeton presented by Frank Buck, which also took first in the Packard class. Two Pininfarina-bodied cars were selected as winners: the 1947 Cisitalia 202 coupe of Donald Murphy as best closed, and the ex-William Holden 1954 Ferrari 375MM Spyder of the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum of Philadelphia as best open. The Studebaker nod went to the William E. Swigart Jr. Automobile Museum of Huntington, Pennsylvania, which displayed one of the two Studebaker electric buses built in 1908 to operate in the tunnel that connects the U.S. Capitol with the Senate office building. Motorcycle racing great Gary Nixon picked the best Triumph, a 1968 Twin Engine Bonneville entered by the H.C. Morris Collection.