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CONCOURS OF ELEGANCE HAMPTON COURT

Hampton Court hosted the annual Concours of Elegance show in London over the weekend of the 4th - 6th August, with a collection of some of the rarest and most expensive cars in the World all on display...
06/09/2020
The Concours of Elegance began at Windsor Castle in 2012, before moving to St James’s Palace in 2013, Hampton Court Palace in 2014 at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh (Her Majesty The Queen’s official residence in Scotland) in 2015 before returning to Windsor Castle in 2016 and Hampton Court Palace in 2017.

The Concours of Elegance once again brought together a selection of 60 of the rarest cars from around the world – many of which will never have been seen before in the UK. Many of the Concours cars will also take part in a 2 day driving tour in the days running up to the main Concours event. Uniquely, the Concours of Elegance winner isn’t selected by a panel of judges but by the Owners of the cars themselves. Each participant is asked to vote on the other models on display to decide which car is considered to be the ‘Best of Show’.

Complementing the Concours of Elegance will be displays of hundreds of other fine motor cars, including entrants to The Club Trophy. Now in its seventh year, The Club Trophy sees some of the UK’s most prestigious car clubs offering up their finest examples to an independent panel of judges. The winning Club Trophy car will secure a place in the following year’s main Concours of Elegance event.

I was covering the event for Alpine cars, they had the classic 110 on display alongside the Legend GT which made its UK debut a few weeks ago at the London Concours car show. The brief was to capture a mixture of the show as well as the Alpine team talking to new and existing customers who were attending the VIP day.