The Hilton Head Concours D'Elegance and Speed Classic weekends are fast approaching.
The Speed Classic weekend at the Grand Prize of America Road Course on Hutchinson Island is the weekend of October 26th. The event features vintage pre war race cars all the way up to modern race cars fighting it out on the old Indy Light Grand Prix circuit. More info and details are here, http://www.hsrrace.com/2013_SavannahSpeedClassic.html . Some club members are also planning on a day trip down to watch some of the racing actions. If your interested, contact Jennifer here.
The Hilton Head Concours D'Elegance and Motoring Festival is being held on the weekend of November 2nd.
Our Zone Rep, Jim Cambron, is planning to join us for breakfast at the Sunflower Café on Saturday, November 2. After breakfast, we will caravan down to the Port Royal Golf Club on Hilton Head Island for the Car Club Jamboree. Parking is free at the Honey Horn Plantation with shuttle service to the Port Royal Golf Club. On Saturday evening, we have been invited to join the Coastal Empire Region PCA for dinner at the Country Club of Hilton Head in Hilton Head Plantation. At the Concours on Sunday, Porsche will be the featured marquee. One of the organizers has indicated 34 Porsches including 8 race cars will be featured and the Motoring Midway will be featuring a display of Porsche's front engine water cooled cars.
For lodging, special PCA rates starting at $92/night are available at Hilton Garden Inn (1575 Fording Island Road, Hilton Head Island 843-837-8111, code Porsche Club). Tickets for the Car Club Jamboree and Sunday Concours are on sale at: www.HHImotoringfestival.com . Ticket prices increase October 14. Please reach out to Jennifer with any questions for the Charleston caravan.
The dinner venue for the Hilton Head Concourse D'Elegance dinner is the Country Club of Hilton Head in Hilton Head Plantation, just down the road from the Concours location.
Additionally, for this Concours Weekend Dinner, we will have two SPECIAL VIP GUESTS:
1) World famous Porsche Race Driver, Hurley Haywood has agreed to be our guest and say a few words after dinner.
2) Morgan Brady, team manager for the factory backed Core Autosports Patrick Long Race Car will also be a guest speaker.
As part of the venue move we will need to guarantee payment to the Country Club of Hilton Head for the reservation count we present. Accordingly, we need to have everyone confirm their signup now or reconfirm their earlier reservation by going to www.clubregistration.net to reserve and pay for their dinners with a credit card. When you go to the Club Registration website, you will first need to complete an account profile. If you have attended any of our DE events, you have already done that. Then, you can search for the CERPCA Nov Dinner event by searching for "CERPCA Events". Then sign up by listing the number of people in your party, specifying your meal selections in the "options" portion of the signup page, and paying by Credit Card. Due to guarantees to CC of HH, we will not be able to refund any cancellation money after Oct 23th. Please see the below menu for the the meal choices. The price for the dinner is $45.00 per person including tax and gratuity. Cocktail time is 6:00 with Dinner served at 7:00.
Classic Caesar Salad
Choice of Entrée:
Lowcountry Shrimp & Grits – Shrimp sautéed with white wine and Old Bay, served with grits, tomatoes, bacon, onions, and okra
Roasted Chicken Breast – All natural, organic herb roasted chicken breast served with rosemary lime butter
The Classic New York Strip – Au Poivre.
For dessert, Key West Style Key Lime Pie.
Iced Tea, Water & Coffee – Cash Bar