2021 Hilton Head Island Concours d’Elegance & Motoring Festival Shines Despite Rainy Weather

1932 Packard 903 Deluxe Victoriaowned by Mr. & & Mrs. Richard LambertPort Orange, Florida
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C., NOVEMBER 7, 2021 — South Carolinas enduring trademark of automobile occasions has actually announced the 2021 Best of Show. Top honors have actually been awarded to a 1932 Packard 903 Deluxe Victoria owned by Mr. & & Mrs. Richard Lambert of Port Orange, Florida In spite of a gray start, the show ended with large crowds and glorious sunshine. The well-known Best of Show was bestowed throughout the events ending held at the Port Royal Golf Club on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
The 2021 Best of Show recognizes the best-of-the-best in automotive along with 4 additional categories who were also acknowledged for superior achievement.

Finest Rolling Art — 1932 Packard 903 Deluxe Victoria owned by Mr. & & Mrs. Richard Lambert of Port Orange, Florida

Paul Doerring Best Production/Performance — 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz owned by Phil Farese of Wake Forest, North Carolina

Finest Road & & Track– 1951 Cooper MG Sports Racer owned by Howard Banaszak of Fernandina Beach, Florida.

In addition, guests of the event took part in the renowned custom of casting their vote for the Peoples Choice award. Over the course of the Concours votes were cast with 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster owned by Ed Knoll of Saint Louis, Missouri winning the fan favorite title ahead of the grand finale with attendees surrounding the ironically southern Port Royal Golf Club.
” When our individuals get these awards, we know the recognition goes to heart and we are delighted to understand that others share in our regard for the hard work and commitment to all things mobility,” stated the events Chairman, Merry Harlacher.2021 marks the return of the Hilton Head Island Concours d Elegance and Motoring Festival after its cancelling due to the pandemic in 2020. The 19th Annual Hilton Head Island Concours d Elegance represents international and national brand names, companies, small businesses, enthusiasts, as well as those who just value the historical nature of classic automobiles.
Notable guests included: Moray Callum (Vice President, Design, Ford Motor Company, retired), Craig Metros (Design Director of North American Trucks and SUVs, Ford Motor Company, retired), Michael Simcoe (Vice President, Global Design, GM), Jay Ward (Creative Director of Franchise, Pixar Animation Studios) and Kip Wasenko (Director of Design, Special Vehicles, GM, retired). Popular collector, conservator and President of the Classic Car Club of America Steve Babinsky and his wife Susan and veteran exhibitors at the Hilton Head Island Concours, Robert & & Mitzi McNab, were recognized as the 2021 Pinnacle and Honored Collectors.
Next year marks a historic milestone for The Hilton Head Island Concours dElegance Motoring Festival. The 20th Anniversary is scheduled for November 4– 6, 2022 For more information on the Hilton Head Island Concours dElegance & & Motoring Festival, visit the main site at www.HHIConcours.com.
ABOUT THE HILTON HEAD ISLAND CONCOURS DELEGANCE & & MOTORING FESTIVAL: The Hilton Head Island Concours dElegance & & Motoring Festival celebrated its 19th year in the fall of 2021. Hilton Head Island Concours dElegance, Inc., a 501(c)( 3) Non-Profit Organization, is a distinct, multi-day “Lowcountry” motoring experience that educates the community and entertains while supporting youth programs. Whether four wheels or 2, a prop, a sail or a horseless carriage, the Motoring Festival offers the full gamut with over 700 vintage and specialty automobiles on screen. The weekend celebration provides everything from a sophisticated hangar gala to a display of car clubs showing their pride and joy to the culmination, the heart of the occasion, the Concours dElegance, all with a touch of Southern hospitality. Complete list of Sponsors for the 2021 Festival is offered at https://www.hhiconcours.com/sponsors.html.
CONSERVE THE DATECELEBRATING 20 YEARSNovember 4– 6, 2022.

Best Motorcycle — 1937 Sunbeam Light Solo Sports owned by Richard Daughenbaugh of Aiken, South Carolina.

The well-known Best of Show was bestowed during the occasions finale held at the Port Royal Golf Club on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
” When our participants receive these awards, we understand the acknowledgment goes to heart and we are delighted to understand that others share in our regard for the hard work and dedication to all things movement,” stated the occasions Chairman, Merry Harlacher.2021 marks the return of the Hilton Head Island Concours d Elegance and Motoring Festival after its cancelling due to the pandemic in 2020. The 19th Annual Hilton Head Island Concours d Elegance represents global and nationwide brands, organizations, small businesses, enthusiasts, as well as those who just appreciate the historic nature of timeless cars. Next year marks a historical turning point for The Hilton Head Island Concours dElegance Motoring Festival. Hilton Head Island Concours dElegance, Inc., a 501(c)( 3) Non-Profit Organization, is a distinct, multi-day “Lowcountry” motoring experience that educates the community and amuses while supporting youth programs.

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