The prestigious title of Best of Show at the 2024 Future Collector Car Show (FCCS), presented by Meguiar’s and hosted during Barrett-Jackson’s 2024 Scottsdale Auction on January 20, was awarded to a 1985 Renault R5 Turbo II owned by Mark Nicotera. This engaging and well-attended concours-style event, which celebrated the cars we love today and the future collectibles of tomorrow, unfolded on the Polo Field at WestWorld, featuring an impressive lineup of over 200 future collectibles. The panel of judges included notable figures such as renowned automotive photographer Larry Chen, alongside Barrett-Jackson on-air personalities April Rose and Tyler Hoover.

Other award-winners include:

  • Best Preserved: David Molesworth with a 1987 Chrysler Conquest
  • Best Restored: Dennis Ray with a 1973 Mazda RX-2
  • Best Period-Correct Modifications: Joe Haven with a 1978 Toyota Cressida
  • Best Purpose-Built Performance: Richard Garcia with a 2006 Subaru WRX
  • Best Electro-Mod: Rob Ward with a 1930 Ford Model A
  • Barrett-Jackson Choice: Jason Baldwin with a 2019 Dodge Challenger
  • Elegance of Heritage: Joshiwa Benjamin with a 1993 Mercedes-Benz 190E
  • Ford in a Ford: David Jacobelli with a 1979 Ford Mustang Pace Car
  • Most Represented Car Club: AZ Elites
  • Essence of Supercar Design and Performance: David Mitchell with a 2023 Porsche GT4 RS 536
  • People’s Choice: Farasat Chaudhry with a 2017 Acura NSX
  • Rookie of the Year: Corey Smith with a 2001 Isuzu VehiCROSS
  • Student’s Choice: Rory Baldrey with a 1964 Ford Custom Galaxie 500
  • Visionary Award: Stephen Salazar with a 1981 Toyota Starlet

The event continued its tradition of blending automotive culture with the world of fashion and hosted a fashion show produced by Luxe and City. The winning stylist, House of Donaldson: JC Donaldson, received a $1,500 cash prize in addition to being named the Collection of the Year.

Check out the gallery below with photos from the event!