HILLSBOROUGH, CA –The Hillsborough Concours d’Elegance announced the appointment of lifelong collector car enthusiast Glen Egan as its new chairman, as well as the selection of BMW and Ford as featured marques for the 2021 festivities, which will be held July 18 at Crystal Springs Golf Course in Burlingame.
A passionate lifelong Italian sports car aficionado, Mr. Egan spent 10 years restoring a 1987 Fiat X/19. An avid motorsports enthusiast, he has participated in amateur motorcycle and kart racing and has been the sponsor of the go-kart championships at Sonoma Raceway for the last decade. Mr. Egan has worked managing logistics for the Concours since 2015.
In honoring the iconic BMW and Ford brands, the Hillsborough Concours d’Elegance will present guests a slew of dedicated classes for the two marques, as well as special displays.
The Concours will feature over a dozen additional “Automobiles of Distinction” groupings, featuring American Pre- and Post-War, CCCA Approved Classics, American Muscle Cars, American Sporting Cars Through 1987, Vintage Motorcycles, two Ferrari classes, two imported sports car classes, Japanese cars, a preservation class, two Rolls-Royce and Bentley classes, vintage hit rods, Shelby GTs, station wagons, imported passenger and touring cars, vintage race cars and arcane and rare cars.
“We are honored to have the opportunity to celebrate our featured marques, with incredible displays including everything from the iconic BMW M1 to a vividly futuristic Ford Thunderbird concept car,” said Mr. Egan. “Since last year’s Concours was cancelled due to the pandemic, we’re eagerly looking forward to the kick-off gathering, Saturday road tour and the Concours on Sunday.”
Founded in 1956, the Concours presents exceptionally rare automobiles spanning virtually every genre and marque, from hot rods and muscle cars to sports cars, motorcycles and elegant classic luxury models in a magnificent setting on the 18th fairway of the Crystal Springs Golf Course.
The Concours will conclude a memorable weekend of festivities that start on Friday with a kick-off party featuring 40 vintage and classic cars on display in a historic building in Burlingame. On Saturday, the annual Hillsborough Tour d’Elegance road rally will traverse the Bay Area’s most stunning back roads and scenic vistas led by police escort finishing at a private estate for lunch. Tickets for all three events can be purchased via: Tickets | Concours (hillsboroughconcours.org)
About the Hillsborough Concours d’ Elegance
The Hillsborough Concours d’ Elegance has built and maintained a proud tradition of honoring and celebrating excellence in automotive design and engineering. The passion of the Concours leadership and volunteers, pride of its entrants, and devotion of its attendees has earned Hillsborough the proud record as the longest continually running Concours in the world.
The Hillsborough Concours offers a forum for passionate vintage car owners to showcase their prized vehicles, and to compete for respect and recognition for their commitment to preserving automotive authenticity. The Concours also aims to cultivate future generations of car enthusiasts by providing privileged access to some of the world’s most celebrated automobiles and by serving as a channel for inspiring and informative automotive knowledge and lore.
For more information, please visit www.HillsboroughConcours.com.
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