Chopard is the Official Timekeeper
of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance
Jacksonville, FL - Chopard has been named as the official timekeeper of the 2019 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. This 4-day automotive charitable event is held each year during the second weekend in March at The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island in Amelia Island, Florida. Chopard having a long-lasting relationship with the Mille Miglia, the Grand Prix de Monaco Historique and Porsche Motorsport, it was therefore quite natural to associate the Maison with this extraordinary gathering of vehicles. 

On this occasion, the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance will honor Jacky Ickx who has been part of the Chopard family for a long time. Along with his friend Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, Chopard co-president, who shares the same passion for car racing emotions, he has run the Mille Miglia almost every year since 1989. As a long-term and supportive friend of the Maison, Jacky Ickx has also given his name to numerous special editions of watches within Chopard’s Classic Racing collections.


Chopard’s Co-President, Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, and Jacky Ickx have a long-lasting friendship and Chopard has created a watch to celebrate Amelia’s 2019 honoree, the Mille Miglia Jacky Ickx Edition V in steel  
 

Chopard Mille Miglia Racing Colours
Five steel 300-piece limited editions
“I wore my Chopard Rosso Corsa in two Mille Miglias,” said Bill Warner, founder and Chairman of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. “I came to depend on it because of its accuracy, ruggedness, outstanding visibility and its generous power reserve. Chopard understands that the ultimate luxury is function."

“When Jacky first asked about Chopard joining The Amelia family I was not only flattered but very enthused,” said Warner. “Chopard’s timepieces are thoroughbreds; Chopard makes their own movements -- their own engines -- in their manufacturing facility in Fleurier, Switzerland. Chopard is a perfect fit with The Amelia’s international reputation as ‘the racers’ concours’.” 



The Mille Miglia Racing Colours are finely crafted 42 mm chronographs assembled by the Chopard master-watchmakers in 300-piece limited series for each dial colour. 
Tickets for the 24th Annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance are available online.

New Seating Area to be Offered on Monday, February, 11, 2019 at 12noon
For the first time, The Amelia will be selling a limited amount of seats inside the awards tent. This exclusive covered seating provides optimal viewing of the awards presentation. Please visit https://www.ameliaconcours.org/shop/tickets beginning at 12 Noon EST on 2/11/19. You will also need a general admission ticket to take advantage of this offer. With the general admission ticket and this purchase an individual will get access to a reserved seating area at the top of the awards tent. Seating in this area is first come for those who purchase, but there will be a seat for everyone who makes a purchase. There will be an additional benefit to purchasing one of these tickets that will be revealed when they go on sale on Monday.

Mercedes-Benz Cocktail Reception and Gala Dinner  /  Purchase Tickets
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, Talbot Ballroom $375.00

Honoring Jacky Ickx 
Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island 
Cocktail Reception 6:30 PM - Pre-function area of the Talbot Ballroom 
Mercedes-Benz Gala Dinner - Talbot Ballroom, 7:15 PM 

Advance Reservations. Very limited seating. Black Tie Optional 

For more info and to purchase tickets visit, https://www.ameliaconcours.org/shop/tickets
About The Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance
  
THE AMELIA will be held March 7-10, 2019 at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island and The Golf Club of Amelia Island. For the Amelia’s full events schedule, including Saturday’s Cars & Coffee at the Concours and Sunday’s premier Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, visit www.ameliaconcours.org . The show’s Foundation has donated over $3.45 million to Community Hospice & Palliative Care and other charities on Florida’s First Coast since its inception in 1996.

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