Historic event during Dayton Concours d’Elegance

City Skipper Gal

Hispano-Suiza 3On September 17, the Carillon Park hosts an event that will allow visitors to witness history first-hand during the 11th Annual Dayton Concours d’Elegance. Spotlighting the event is a 1928 Hispano-Suiza owned by Beavercreek native, current Xenia resident and neurospace engineer at WPAFB, Glenn Gersch. This relic is the only operable model in the United States. To see this amazing, refurbished piece of history at Carillon Park located at 1000 Carillon Blvd. in Dayton beginning at 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets range from $15 to $85, with a preview party offered.

“To restore it, we had to search all around the world for pieces. We had to measure some pieces to have them fabricated. Sometimes, we would have to wait a year for a needed part,” Gersch said. “I love historical technology, so I really enjoyed this project.”

This extremely rare car, was bought by Gersch and co-owner Dan…

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