64th Annual Hillsborough Concours d'Elegance
To Welcome More Than 200 Vintage Vehicles
July 21, 2019, at Crystal Springs Golf Course, Burlingame, CA
For 63 consecutive years the Hillsborough Concours d'Elegance has built and maintained a proud tradition of honoring and celebrating excellence in automotive design and engineering. The dedication 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.
|1969 Porsche 917-015|
This year, the 64th annual Hillsborough Concours d'Elegance, will showcase more than 200 of the world's most treasured collector cars on the 18th fairway of Burlingame's Crystal Springs Golf Course on July 21, 2019. The world's longest continually running Concours showcases excellence in automotive design and engineering.
|1972 Porsche 917-10|
The world's longest continually running Concours to be preceded on July 20, 2019, by the Hillsborough Tour d'Elegance a 70-mile drive along the San Francisco Bay Area's Most stunning backroads and Coastal scenic vistas culminating with a catered luncheon at a private Hillsborough Estate.
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Recognizing the German brand's extraordinary contributions to sportscar design and precision engineering, the Concours has selected Porsche as its featured marque for 2019. Attendees will be treated to a stunning collection led by the internationally acclaimed Porsche 917K which took the checkered flag at the 24 Hours of LeMans in 1970.
|The Beatnik Bandit|
A total of 24 judged classes of rare sports and luxury cars will be on display at the Concours, all vying for the coveted “Best of Show” award. While event organizers are still selecting from an abundance of entries, early confirmations include a 1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II, a 1949 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Supersport, a 1953 Fiat 8V Supersonic, a 1971 American Motors AMX and the crazy 1961 “Beatnik Bandit” custom built by Ed “Big Daddy” Roth.
|1954 Siata 208CS Balbo|
|1970 Ford Torino GT|
|1970 AMC AMX|
|1954 Fiat 8V Supersonic|
|1931 Chrysler Imperial CG Dual Cowl Phaeton Pebble Beach|
The event raises proceeds for Autism Speaks, The Guardsmen, Gatepath and the Hillsborough Schools Foundation.
The Hillsborough Tour d'Elegance is on Saturday, July 20th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and the Hillsborough Concours d'Elegance is on Sunday, July 21st from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Crystal Springs Golf Course in Burlingame, CA (Take the Hayne Road exit on Highway 280 to Golf Course Drive.)
I haven't been to the Hillsborough Concours for years. I used to go every year but for some forgotten reason I have been recently. If my schedule permits I will be there this year; It was always a good time.