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 hallmark of automotive occasions has actually revealed the 2021 Best of Show. Leading honors have been granted to a 1932 Packard 903 Deluxe Victoria owned by Mr. & & Mrs. Richard Lambert of Port Orange, Florida In spite of a gray start, the program ended with big crowds and marvelous sunshine. The well-known Best of Show was bestowed during the occasions 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 alongside four extra categories who were likewise recognized for exceptional accomplishment.

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

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

In addition, guests of the occasion got involved in the renowned tradition 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 preferred title ahead of the grand ending with guests surrounding the ironically southern Port Royal Golf Club.
” When our individuals receive these awards, we understand the acknowledgment goes to heart and we are thrilled to understand that others share in our regard for the tough work and devotion to all things mobility,” said 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 national and international brands, companies, small companies, lovers, as well as those who simply value the historic nature of traditional cars.
Noteworthy guests consisted of: 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). Distinguished collector, restorer and President of the Classic Car Club of America Steve Babinsky and his partner Susan and veteran exhibitors at the Hilton Head Island Concours, Robert & & Mitzi McNab, were acknowledged as the 2021 Pinnacle and Honored Collectors.
Next year marks a historical turning point for The Hilton Head Island Concours dElegance Motoring Festival. The 20th Anniversary is set up for November 4– 6, 2022 For more details on the Hilton Head Island Concours dElegance & & Motoring Festival, go to the official website 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 special, multi-day “Lowcountry” motoring experience that educates the community and amuses while supporting youth programs. Whether four wheels or more, a prop, a sail or a horseless carriage, the Motoring Festival uses the complete range with over 700 vintage and specialty automobiles on display. The weekend celebration offers everything from a classy hangar gala to a showcase of vehicle clubs displaying their pride and happiness to the culmination, the heart of the occasion, the Concours dElegance, all with a touch of Southern hospitality. Total list of Sponsors for the 2021 Festival is available at https://www.hhiconcours.com/sponsors.html.
SAVE THE DATECELEBRATING 20 YEARSNovember 4– 6, 2022.

The acclaimed Best of Show was bestowed during the events finale held at the Port Royal Golf Club on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
” When our participants get these awards, we know the acknowledgment goes to heart and we are thrilled to know that others share in our respect for the tough work and devotion to all things mobility,” said 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 nationwide and worldwide brand names, companies, small companies, lovers, as well as those who just appreciate the historical nature of traditional automobiles. Next year marks a historic milestone 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 informs the neighborhood and captivates while supporting youth programs.

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

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