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66th Hillsborough Concours d’Elegance to celebrate Ferrari and Shelby

The concours will feature Pixar's Jay Ward, an advisor for the "Cars" movie series


The 66th Hillsborough Concours dElegance will honor the 60th anniversary of Shelby American and the 75th anniversary of Ferrari. The celebration will feature an appearances from Jay Ward, Pixar Animation Studios Creative Director of Franchise, an advisor for the Cars movie franchise.

“I’m incredibly excited and honored to be a part of the Hillsborough Concours this year and am looking forward to seeing all the incredible vehicles on display,” Ward stated. “The cars of Route 66 have a special place in my heart, as we featured ’The Mother Road’ in the movie Cars.”

To celebrate Ferrari’s 75th anniversary a special exhibit will include a 1949 Ferrari 166 MM Barchetta, 1957 Ferrari 500 TRC, 1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider, and a 1968 Ferrari 330 GTC.

The Shelby American 60th anniversary exhibit includes a 1965 427 Cobra, a 1966 Shelby GT350, and a 1969 GT500 Fastback.

Other features of the concours include displays like Modified European Sports Cars Through 1987, and Yellow Cars! In total, the Concours will also feature more than 180 cars and motorcycles displayed in 20 judged classes of “Automobiles of Distinction.”

Known as “the world’s longest continually running concours”, the Hillsborough Concours d’Elegance was established in 1956 and this year it is scheduled for June 26 at the Crystal Springs Golf Course in Burlingame, California.

David P. Castro
David P. Castro
The Santa Rosa, California native is an experienced automotive and motorsports writer with a passion for American muscle cars. He is a credentialed automotive, NASCAR, and IndyCar reporter that graduated from the University of Nevada-Reno. A devoted F1 and NASCAR fan, he currently resides in Phoenix, Arizona with his wife, son, Siberian Husky, Mini Cooper, and 1977 Chevrolet C10.


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