FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV. - The Greenbrier Concours d'Elegance is honored to welcome Paul Ianuario as Chief Judge of the inaugural concours to be held this September 21-24, 2017.
Paul has been instrumental in setting up the Concours classes to make the Greenbrier Concours unique in comparison to any other concours event around the world. As Paul told us "People need to think of this event as the most unique experience that they've ever been too! Our selection committee is only going to invite cars that they feel are the absolute best in each class from around the world to set a standard like no other"
ABOUT PAUL IANUARO
Paul Ianuario is a retired engineer who spent more than 40 years in the automotive supplier industry and has degrees in engineering, mathematics, and physics. Mr. Ianuario is the president of SLR Support Services, Inc. His company provides consulting services and support for museums and vehicle related events. Mr. Ianuario was under contract for twenty years as Curator of the BMW Zentrum and recently stepped down from this position. He was an AACA Museum Director and served eleven years in that capacity.
He is currently on the Steering Committee of the LaMay Museum in Tacoma, Washington. Mr. Ianuario does work for many museums across the USA and in Europe, as well as providing consulting services for many collector car related events.
Paul owns an extensive collection of rare and historically significant automobiles which he maintains meticulously. His personally restored vehicles have won some of the most prestigious National Awards, as well as Concours awards, in the collector car world. He is a Master CCCA judge as well as an AACA judge and has long been recognized for his judging ability. Each year he is invited to be a Concours Judge at events such as the Pebble Beach Concours, the Amelia Island Concours, the Hilton Head Concours, and many others.
Paul is a member of many marque clubs and a number of National and International societies such as the Society of Automotive Engineers and the Society of Automobile Historians. He is the past “Executive Director” of IAGMASEP which represents 80 GM automotive training schools in the USA and around the world.
When he is not working on a museum, restoring or showing one of his cars, judging at a Concours or some other type of automotive event, Paul loves driving vintage cars. He has participated in the Mille Miglia road race in Italy ten times and has been on winning teams five of the ten times. He also enjoys driving in touring events like the Glidden or Reliability tours. Paul is also friends with a number of former SCCA, IMSA, and NASCAR national driving champions.
Over the past 50 years Paul has owned a wide variety of American and European automobiles. The cars he has owned range from the preteen era to the post war period and encompass many existing makes as well as extinct ones. His collection is eclectic.
Paul resides in Duncan, South Carolina, with Dinky, his wife of 51 years.
Be sure to watch the above video interview of Paul an hear what he thinks about our upcoming event plans!
Director of Communications