Malvern, PA December 1, 2016 – The Car Selection and Motorcycle Selection Committees of the Radnor Hunt Concours d’Elegance announced that the featured classes of the 21st Annual event are Auburn/Cord/Duesenberg, The Race Cars of Roger Penske, Abarth and Vintage Tractors. Motorcycle classes are Century Cycles (1897-1917), Sporting European Motorcycles (1945-1990), Elegant Motorcycles of the Inter-War Period (1917-1939) and Victorian Bicycles and High Wheelers. The concours takes place the weekend of September 8, 9 and 10 on the grounds of Radnor Hunt.
“This year we will feature the consummate American icons, Auburn, Cord and Duesenberg,” said Michael G. Tillson III, chairman, Radnor Hunt Concours d’Elegance. “And the show field will also showcase the history of Penske Racing, the nostalgia of classic tractors and Italian tuner, Abarth. The motorcycle field will feature turn-of-the-century bikes, sporting European bikes, elegant motorcycles from the Post WWI era and the first two-wheeled transportation, bicycles and High Wheelers. The 2017 event is the tenth 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 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.
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. # # #