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Sunday 1 November

Concours d’Elegance

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Concours d’Elegance

Concours d’Elegance at the Illinois Route 66 Regent Street Motor Show

Each year, more than 100 of the veteran cars that enter the Run also take centre stage on Regent Street as part of the International Concours d’Elegance at the Regent Street Motor Show on the day before the Run. This is the world’s biggest and best veteran car Concours d’Elegance and is one of the highlights of the Show, with judging taking place for various categories by a panel of experts. 

If you're interested in taking part in the Concours d’Elegance, please indicate this when entering the Run.

Awards judged by a panel of experts are detailed as follows...

Concours d`Equipe

For the vehicle, drivers & passengers who will be wearing appropriate period dress that, in the view of the judges, symbolises the veteran era. 


Period Motoring Attire Award

For the person who is wearing appropriate dress that in the view of the judges symbolises the motoring attire worn in Veteran era. 


Historic Veteran Car Award

For the car with the most the impressive provenance in either continued ownership, historical connections, or an unrestored vehicle. 


Original and / or Unrestored Veteran Car

The vehicle which most accurately represents the specification of the vehicle when new, in every detail, this may be an unrestored vehicle. 


The Judges' Overseas Award

An award with no specific or technical criteria, given to an overseas participant selected as the judge’s favourite of the day for whatever reason – as they see fit.


Concours d`Elegance Light Vehicle Award

For the small vehicle which embodied the spirit of the Veteran era, in composition of the coachwork, paintwork, upholstery. This may be an unrestored vehicle. 


The Spectators' Special Award

As voted by the public for their favourite Veteran of the day. 


Concours d`Elegance Overall Winner

The overall winner as nominated by the Judges. 


Title Partner


Official Partners

A. Lange & Söhne

Official Suppliers