2016 Radnor Hunt Concours d’Elegance celebrating it’s 20th year

2016 RADNOR HUNT CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE ANNOUNCES FEATURED CLASSES

Lancia, Previous Concour Winners and 300SL Mercedes-Benz.

To Share Radnor Hunt Show Field with:

Motorcycles from the Land of the Rising Sun and Fast from the Past.

Malvern, PA January 28, 2016 – The Car Selection Committee of the Radnor Hunt Concours d’Elegance announced that the featured marques of the 20th Annual event are The elegance and beauty of Lancia, Previous Concours Winners and Mercedes Benz 300 SL. Motorcycles from the Land of the Rising Sun and Fast from the Past.The concours takes place the weekend of September 9, 10 and 11 on the grounds of Radnor Hunt.

“This year we will feature the elegance of Lancia, the beauty and power of the 300SL,” said Michael G. Tillson III, chairman, Radnor Hunt Concours d’Elegance. “We are having some stunning vehicles from Lancia with our previous Concours winners and the 300SL bodied cars from Mercedes Benz. The 2016 event is our twentieth consecutive year that we will have a display of vintage horse-drawn coaches and carriages that illustrate the evolution of transportation, something no other concours offers.”

The Radnor Hunt Concours d’Elegance encompasses three days of activities beginning with the Friday evening Barbecue, followed by the always popular Road Rally through the scenic countryside of Chester County on Saturday morning, culminating in a catered lunch. The Saturday evening Black Tie Gala, Silent Auction and Art Show Preview is the prelude to the main event, the concours d’elegance on Sunday.

Each year, the concours event, an invitation-only show, has a featured marque, a vehicle type or coachbuilder and a motorcycle make. The 2016 event will showcase the most interesting and significant Lancia automobiles, previous concours winners and the iconic 300SL from Mercedes Benz. In addition to the wonderful four wheeled vehicles Radnor Concours also features motorcycles this year from the Land of the Rising Sun and Fast from the Past.

The event also includes Motorsport Park, providing local marque car clubs the opportunity to gather in an exclusive parking area close to the show field entrance on Sunday, as well as a Cars & Coffee gathering on Saturday concurrent with the road rally. The Marketplace area features a variety of both automotive and non-automotive merchants, and offering specialized shopping for concours attendees.

Advance discount tickets for all activities are available online at www.radnorconcours.org and include the popular VIP Luncheon and the elite Chairman’s VIP reserved seating area overlooking the show field.

Proceeds from the event will benefit Thorncroft Equestrian Center in Malvern, Pennsylvania. The Thorncroft Equestrian Center is committed to a mainstreaming approach for teaching horseback riding and to promoting the development of new and independent therapeutic riding programs, particularly for those with special needs.

For more information about the Radnor Hunt Concours d’Elegance, go to www.radnorconcours.org. For more information about Thorncroft Equestrian Center, go to www.thorncroft.org .

 

About Radnor Hunt Concours d’Elegance and the Radnor Hunt Foundation

 

The Radnor Hunt Concours d’Elegance debuted in 1997 and is an invitation-only event that assembles one hundred of the most interesting and significant automobiles based on a featured automobile marque, vehicle type or coachbuilder and motorcycle marque each year. The event was also the first nationally recognized concours to feature motorcycles on the show field and is the only one to feature horse-drawn coaches and carriages. The Radnor Hunt Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

 

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