Commemorating its 66th Year, Hillsborough Concours d’Elegance To Pay Special Tribute To Iconic Route 66

Commemorating its 66th Year, Hillsborough Concours d’Elegance To Pay Special Tribute To Iconic Route 66

18.03.2022: Taking Place June 26, Eagerly Awaited Annual Gathering Will Be Highlighted by Display of More Than 200 Pristine Collector Cars To commemorate its 66th year, the Hillsborough Concours d’Elegance -–the world’s longest continually running concours--t

Taking Place June 26, Eagerly Awaited Annual Gathering Will Be Highlighted by Display of More Than 200 Pristine Collector Cars



To commemorate its 66th year, the Hillsborough Concours d’Elegance -–the world’s longest continually running concours--today announced it will honor the iconic Route 66 with special dedicated classes during festivities on June 26 at Crystal Springs Golf Course in Burlingame.





Special displays for the 2022 Concours will include: Shocking Classics Through 1987, Modified European Sports Cars Through 1987, Important bay Area Cars Through 1987, Ferrari-Powered Cars, Yellow Cars, Shelby 60th Anniversary and Cars of Route 66.



CONFIRM The Concours will also feature more than 20 judged classes of “Automobiles of Distinction”, including 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 hot rods, imported passenger and touring cars, vintage race cars and arcane and rare cars.



“In celebrating our 66th year, we felt it was an ideal time to honor both the legendary cars and lifestyle that are historically associated with an icon of American automobile culture: Route 66,” said Concours Chairman Glen Egan. “Guests will have an opportunity to get an up-close look at perfectly restored examples of many of the incredible vehicles that could be found traversing the country on the “Mother Road in its prime”.



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 stunning 18th fairway of the Crystal Springs Golf Course.  



The Concours will conclude a memorable weekend of festivities that start on Friday with a “Start Your Engines” kick-off party at an exclusive, private vintage car club located 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 finishing at a private car collector’s estate for lunch. Tickets for all three events can now be purchased via: Tickets | Concours (hillsboroughconcours.org)





Partnering with the Town of Hillsborough, The all volunteer Hillsborough Concours Foundation organizes  this annual sell-out event and raises proceeds for Ability Path, The Guardsmen and the Hillsborough Schools Foundation.
Title sponsors included Franklin Templeton Investments and Fiduciary Trust International and Kerns Fine Jewelry.  Additional sponsors include The Putnam Automotive Group, Courseco Inc., , Bonhams, The Candy Store and Highway One Classic Automobiles.




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.



- Jeff Perlman - photos Hillsborough Concours

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18.03.2022 / MaP

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