St.Petersburg, FL (September 2014) – For the first time, Cars & Couture will be part of the Motorfest Weekend, November 7th-9th and will help raise funds for Autism Speaks and Wheels of Success.
The three day event kicks off with Cars & Couture, known for its luxurious exotic car display and couture fashion show. This year, the event will take place at the breath-taking Mansion on the Bay. Inside the Mansion grounds guests will experience a lavish reception, featuring the $1.2 Million McLaren P1 as well several other exotic automobiles, a silent auction, fine wine and cigars, live music, and an extravagant couture fashion show.
Day two is filled with action packed fun at the Showtime Speedway; the Track Challenge will feature an autocross event for those looking to test their driving skills and a drag strip event for those seeking to show just how fast their ride will go. The day also includes music, food, contests, vendors, ride a-longs, and a charity car presentation by Wheels of Success.
The Motorfest continues on Sunday, November 9th with the 12th Annual Vintage Motor Classic at the St.Petersburg Yacht Club. The premium classic car show takes place on the beautiful waterfront lawn set under the trees and presents over 300 pre-1980 show vehicles. At 3pm, St.Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman will commence the award presentation.
Admission to Cars & Couture’s exotic car and fashion show is $80 per person (must be 21 or older). Tickets for Day two; the Speedway Track Challenge are $20 at the door for spectators and just $55 for drivers to test their skills. Day three is free for spectators and $25 in advance for drivers of pre-1980 vehicles who wish to participate in the Vintage Motor Classic.
Autism Speaks www.autismspeaks.org
The goal of Autism Speaks is to change the future for all who struggle with autism spectrum disorders. They are dedicated to funding global biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and cure for autism; to raising public awareness about autism and its effects on individuals, families, and society; and to bringing hope to all who deal with the hardships of this disorder. Luxe Fashion Group is committed to raising the funds necessary to support these goals.
Wheels of Success www.wheelsofsuccess.com
Wheels of Success was incorporated in June 2003 to help families obtain or continue work by providing them with reliable transportation through a program of car repairs, vehicle replacement, related licensing services, car payments, down payments and car-care classes in Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco Counties.
For tickets and more information please visit MotorfestWeekend.com
2014 Sponsors include Power Design, Dimmitt Automotive Group, Continental Wholesale Diamonds, U.S. Air-conditioning and Heating, Villa Bellini Restaurant & Lounge, U.S. Gold & Silver, Redline Design, Family Beautiful Magazine, Tampa Style Magazine, Orlando Weekly, Auto Class Magazine, and Hair Du Soleil.
Cars & Couture Motorfest Weekend was found and created by Tampa Bay resident and owner of Luxe Fashion Group, Dona Crowley in collaboration with William Waters founder of the Vintage Motor Classic .
“The event was designed with the car enthusiast in mind, creating something they would truly enjoy and remember. Every year I look for new ways to enhance and grow the event; this year I am extending into a three day weekend event combining the elegant and stylish Cars & Couture with track action and collaborating with the beautiful St.Petersburg Yacht Club for a stunning vintage display,” says Crowley.