|DEBUT FOR “AUTO ROYALE” AT ALTHORP NORTHAMPTONSHIRE IN 2020 British International Concours d’Elegance aims to set a new standard17 – 19 July 2020 at the ancestral home of the Spencer familyExclusive automotive showcase aims to join the list of quintessential English summer events For more information, visit https://autoroyale.org Images courtesy of AlthorpMonday, 23 September 2019, Northamptonshire|
Today a brand new and exclusive automotive event has been launched. Auto Royale will showcase the very best classic cars from around the world and aims to set a new standard in the United Kingdom.
From July 17 to 19 2020, Auto Royale promises to bring a heady mix of the rarest and most beautiful examples of automotive design and history from around the world to the Althorp Estate in Northamptonshire, which has been the ancestral home of the Spencer family for more than 500 years.
The three-day celebration for enthusiasts of all ages will showcase a mix of prestigious concours competition, vintage, classic and supercar car club displays, specialist traders, corporate hospitality and the very best of local produce, on the stunning grounds of one of Britain’s greatest country houses.
Destined to take its place among the World’s most important Concours d’Elegance competitions, the jewel in the crown of Auto Royale Althorp will be the British International Concours d’Elegance where up to 150 cars from Britain and abroad will compete for a range of traditional class awards, special celebration awards and the coveted Best in Show.
All classes of vehicles from Edwardian era to the 1980s are eligible for entry and ultimate selection. Successful entrants will enjoy a 5-star weekend with special events and private Driver’s Club membership while displaying their special vehicle for thousands of classic motoring enthusiasts.
Ben Guynan, Sales Director at Marque II International Media & Events said: “We are delighted to announce the date of the inaugural Auto Royale at Althorp. Working in partnership with Lord Spencer and the Althorp Estate, we believe Auto Royale will offer something entirely different in the UK for the international enthusiast, with our goal to become the most anticipated classic motoring event of the British summer season.”
“We have many exciting announcements to share in the run up to Auto Royale, including some of the rarest examples of automotive design in the world, many of which will never have appeared in Britain before. Paired with the historic backdrop of the Althorp Estate, Auto Royale is not to be missed.”
Tickets for Auto Royale 2020 and information for entrants will be announced soon. For information, visit https://autoroyale.org
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Images courtesy of Althorp
For five centuries, ALTHORP – a sprawling English estate in bucolic Northamptonshire – has served as the primary residence of the Spencers, one of the most distinguished, aristocratic families in England with ties to Winston Spencer Churchill and the ancestors of George Washington. Showcasing one of Europe’s finest private collections of furniture, paintings and ceramics, the house sits in five hundred and fifty acres of majestic parkland.
Lizzy Freundel, Director of Marketing
About Marque II International Media & Events
Marque II International Media & Events is a truly international team of event professionals with a single-minded focus to create the most memorable, targeted and inspirational motoring lifestyle events. Over more than 20 years, the executive team behind Marque II International Media & Events have operated in the automotive, motorsport, classic and collector car markets and have created some of the most successful and inspiring events around the World.
For more information and expressions of interest, please contact:
Ben Guynan, Sales Director
+44 (0)7946 801456