The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering was honored at the Historic Motoring Awards in London, which award cars, people and events for their displays of passion for classic cars
CARMEL, CALIF. (November 18, 2021) – The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering has won the 2021 “Concours of the Year” award at the Historic Motoring Awards, which took place on November 18, 2021 at the Rosewood Hotel in London, United Kingdom. The Quail brings automotive enthusiasts together from all over the world and offers a space for car companies, from luxury marques to coachbuilders, to debut their most elite and anticipated vehicles.
The 2021 The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering celebrated eccentric French cars in the “Automotive Couture, French Cars Featuring the 50th Anniversary of the Citroën SM” exhibit, and other automotive oddities on an international level in the “Cars of Curiosity” display. It also featured a talk with 2009 Formula One World Champion Jenson Button at the annual Fireside Chat, as well as several high-profile vehicle public debuts including the Lamborghini Countach LPI 800-4 and the Lotus Emira.
“It’s such an honor to have been chosen from a group of amazing events around the world,” said Kai Lermen, General Manager of Quail Lodge & Golf Club. “To have our Sponsors, Participants and Guests back together in person this past August was deeply rewarding and we can’t wait to continue to take the event to the next level next year.”
Now in its 11th year, the Historic Motoring Awards (HMA) recognize cars, events, people, museums, car collections, restoration shops and publications with the greatest representation of and passion for classic cars. Automotive industry leaders and the public nominate candidates for each category, and a panel of judges made up of prominent automotive personalities and experts choose the winners.
This year’s awards featured an all-star roster of judges including Bruce Meyer, Derek Bell and Jay Leno, who recognized The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering over other signature Concours events including Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, Concours of Elegance at Hampton Court Palace, Salon Privé and Sydney Harbour Concours d’Elegance.
The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, will return to Quail Lodge & Golf Club in Carmel, California on August 19, 2022 during Monterey Car Week. To learn more about the event, please visit our website and stay up to date about next year’s event details via our Facebook and Instagram pages.
About The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited (HSH)
Incorporated in 1866 and listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (00045), The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited is the holding company of a Group that is engaged in the ownership, development and management of prestigious hotels and commercial and residential properties in key locations in Asia, the United States and Europe, as well as the provision of tourism and leisure, club management and other services. The Peninsula Hotels portfolio comprises The Peninsula Hong Kong, The Peninsula Shanghai, The Peninsula Beijing, The Peninsula Tokyo, The Peninsula New York, The Peninsula Chicago, The Peninsula Beverly Hills, The Peninsula Paris, The Peninsula Bangkok and The Peninsula Manila. Projects under development include The Peninsula London and The Peninsula Istanbul. The property portfolio of the Group includes The Repulse Bay Complex, The Peak Tower and St. John’s Building in Hong Kong; The Landmark in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and 21 avenue Kléber in Paris, France. The clubs and services portfolio of the Group includes The Peak Tram in Hong Kong; Quail Lodge & Golf Club in Carmel, California; Peninsula Clubs and Consultancy Services, Peninsula Merchandising and Tai Pan Laundry in Hong Kong.
About The Peninsula Signature Events
The Peninsula Signature Events are organized by The Peninsula Hotels, dedicated to creating world-class bespoke events at its properties. Quail Lodge & Golf Club is home to the following Peninsula Signature Events: The Quail Ride, The Quail Motorcycle Gathering, The Quail Rally and The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering. www.signatureevents.peninsula.com
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