Hilton Head Island, SC – The 20th anniversary exhibition of automobiles, airplanes, watercraft and more announces 2022 winners with the 1936 Horch 853A Special Roadster owned by Mr. Robert S. Jepson, Jr. of Savannah, Georgia taking home “Best of Show.” The grand finale was held at the Port Royal Golf Club on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina with strong attendance. More than 600 collector vehicles from around the country were presented throughout the event, taking visitors on a journey of innovation, history, art and design.
The 2022 awards recognize the best-of-the-best in automotive alongside five additional categories which were also awarded as follows:
- Best Rolling Art
1936 Horch 853A Special Roadster
Owned by Robert S. Jepson, Jr. of Savannah, Georgia
- Best Production/Performance
1957 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible
Owned by Robert and Suzanne Thomas of Indianapolis, Indiana
- Best Road & Track
1939 Lea-Francis Corsica Super Sports
Owned by Jim and Sue Wulf of Doylestown, Pennsylvania
- Best Motorcycle
1936 Brough SS80
Owned by Andrew Meislin of Camas, Washington
- ACE Hardware of Hilton Head People’s Choice Award
1956 BMW 502
Owned by Paul and Jayne Queck of Indianapolis, Indiana
Lindsey Harrell, the Festival’s President, said, “As we celebrate this milestone occasion, twenty years since our founding, we are grateful for the vision of our board, event team and organizers. Over the course of the last two decades, our vision has grown into one of the most robust motoring events on the East Coast. This weekend was an exciting moment to celebrate what this show means to its audience, from the people who enjoy cars regularly to the visitors who attended for the very first time. It is also an opportunity to reflect on our history, to plan thoughtfully for our future, and to say thank you. We are grateful to everyone who supports us in achieving our goals.”
A complete list of winners and awards will be posted to the Festival’s website before the end of the month. For more information on this year’s winner or for information on the 2023 show, visit the official website at www.HHIConcours.com.
ABOUT THE HILTON HEAD ISLAND CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE & MOTORING FESTIVAL:
The Hilton Head Island Concours d’Elegance & Motoring Festival’s 2023 event will be held November 3rd through 5th on Hilton Head Island. Hilton Head Island Concours d’Elegance, Inc., a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization, is a unique, multi-day “Lowcountry” motoring experience that entertains and educates the community while supporting youth programs. Whether four wheels or two, a propeller, a sail or a horseless carriage, the Motoring Festival offers the full gamut with over 700 vintage and specialty vehicles on display. The weekend celebration offers everything from an elegant hangar gala to a showcase of car clubs displaying their pride and joy to the culmination, the heart of the event, the Concours d’Elegance, all with a touch of Southern hospitality. For more on the event, visit https://www.hhiconcours.com.
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