HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C.– South Carolina’s Hilton Head Island Concours d'Elegance announced the 2021 ‘Best of Show’. Top honors have been awarded to a 1932 Packard 903 Deluxe Victoria owned by Mr. & Mrs. Richard Lambert of Port Orange, Florida. Despite a gray start, the show ended with large crowds and glorious sunshine. The acclaimed ‘Best of Show’ was bestowed during the event’s finale 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 additional categories who were also recognized for superior achievement.
- Best 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
- Best Motorcycle – 1937 Sunbeam Light Solo Sports owned by Richard Daughenbaugh of Aiken, South Carolina
In addition, guests of the event participated in the iconic tradition of casting their vote for the ‘People’s 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.
2021 marked the return of the Hilton Head Island Concours d’ Elegance and Motoring Festival after its cancelling due to the pandemic in 2020. Collectors, enthusiasts and visitors from across the country participated in the schedule of events.The 19th Annual Hilton Head Island Concours d’ Elegance represents national and international brands, organizations, small businesses, enthusiasts, as well as those who simply appreciate the historic nature of classic cars.
Next year marks a historic milestone for The Hilton Head Island Concours d’Elegance Motoring Festival. The 20th Anniversary is scheduled for November 4 - 6, 2022. For more information on the Hilton Head Island Concours d’Elegance & Motoring Festival, visit the official website at www.HHIConcours.com.
ABOUT THE HILTON HEAD ISLAND CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE & MOTORING FESTIVAL:
The Hilton Head Island Concours d’Elegance & Motoring Festival celebrated its 19th year in the fall of 2021. Hilton Head Island Concours d'Elegance, Inc., a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization, is a unique, multi-day "Lowcountry" motoring experience that entertains and educates the community while supporting youth programs. Whether four wheels or two, a propeller, a sail or a horseless carriage, the Motoring Festival offers the full gamut with over 700 vintage and specialty vehicles on display. The weekend celebration offers everything from an elegant hangar gala to a showcase of car clubs displaying their pride and joy to the culmination, the heart of the event, the Concours d'Elegance, all with a touch of Southern hospitality. Complete list of Sponsors for the 2021 Festival is available at https://www.hhiconcours.com/sponsors.html.
SAVE THE DATE - CELEBRATING 20 YEARS NOVEMBER 4 - 6, 2022
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