Keeneland Concours d’Elegance Lexington, KY July 17th, 2021
Lexington, Kentucky – On the third weekend of July, (July 17th, 2021) the annual Keeneland Concours d’Elegance will again be held on the beautiful grounds of Kentucky’s renowned Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Kentucky. The Keeneland Concours will be showcasing eighteen classes of some of the finest collector vehicles in the country including classic, antique, vintage and future classics. This year there will be over 160 vehicles that will be judged for the finest vehicles in each class. Each vehicle class winner will receive an award and each entrant will receive a Bluegrass Award ribbon.
This 2021 Concours will feature the Corvette as our featured marque.
In addition to the Concours vehicles, the Car Club Paddock has become an important element of our Concours, as each club proudly displays their cars for spectators to enjoy. Last year’s Paddock boasted over 14 different car clubs and approximately 425 members. If you are a member of a Car Club or are interested in participating, visit the Car Club Paddock page.
The Keeneland Entertainment Center will be the sight of our unique silent auction. More information and items available are posted on the Silent Auction page.
Be sure to visit the Artists section of our website for more information regarding the nationally acclaimed artists who will be attending the Concours and displaying their art in the Keene Barn on the Day of Show.
Food, fashion, and music add to the festive atmosphere of the day!
Saturday, July 17th, 2021
6:30 am –Field opens to entrants
9:00 am – Judging begins: field open to spectators
3:00 pm – Award ceremony
4:30 pm – Show concludes
Day of Show gate admission is $20 per person.
The advance / prepaid website pricing – “Will Call” admission is $15/ person.
Under 12 admitted free
Active Military in uniform admitted free. Thanks for your service!
Saturday, July 17th, 2021
Keeneland Race Course,
4201 Versailles Road
Event Detail and Tickets Prices and Location:
Keeneland Concours d’Elegance Lexington, KY July 17th, 2021
About the Location: On the third weekend of July, the annual Keeneland Concours d’Elegance will again be held on the beautiful grounds of Kentucky’s renowned Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Kentucky. We will be showcasing the finest collector vehicles in the country from antiques to future classics. Automobiles and other unique types of vehicles will be judged for their historical accuracy, presentation, and cleanliness.
Keeneland Concours d’Elegance Date, Location & Admission
- Date: July 15–18, 2021
- Location: Lexington, KY
- Admission: $20 ($15 in advance online)
- Featured: Corvette, Zagato-bodied cars
- Website: www.keenelandconcours.com
- Phone: 859.806.3245
- Year founded: 2004
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KeenelandConcours
- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/keenelandconcours/
- Presenting sponsors: Keeneland Race Course, Audi of Lexington, Blue Grass Motorsport, James Motor Company, UK Federal Credit
Union, Maserati of Cincinnati, Carlock Motorcars of Nashville, Jake Sweeney Automotive, Grundy Insurance, Glenmeade, Springhouse Gardens
- Number of cars featured last year: 160
- Host Hotel: Embassy Suites by Hilton Lexington Green, 245 Lexington Green Circle, Lexington, KY 40503-3309,
- Location description: Keeneland Race Course, 4201 Versailles Road, Lexington, KY
- Tour: The Tour d’Elegance features a drive-through the beautiful bluegrass horse country. Additionally, the Bourbon
Tour is an exclusive, limited-ticket road trip to one of Kentucky’s famous bourbon distilleries.
- Last year’s Best of Show: 1933 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A, presented by Evergreen Historic Automobiles, Missouri
- Quick take: Held on the beautiful grounds of the historic Keeneland Race Course, the Keeneland Concours d’Elegance has become a favorite among Concours exhibitors and lovers of collectible automobiles. In the process, it has also become one of the most popular events in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The weekend includes a full schedule of events, including the Concours Bash, Bourbon Tour, Tour d’Elegance, the Concours, and a Car Club Paddock.
Type of classic car classes that will be judged for 2021
(Our featured marque is the Corvette.)
- Class 1 Antiques thru 1924 (Brass Era)
- Class 2 Vintage 1925 – 1942
- Class 3 CCCA 1915 – 1948
- Class 4 Coach Built Classics
- Class 5a Collector American 1946 – 1975 “open” Convertibles and Roadsters
- Class 5b Collector American 1946 – 1975 “closed” Coupes and Sedans
- Class 6 Sports Classics
- Class 7 Foreign Collector
- Class 8 Sports Contemporary
- Class 9 Contemporary Classic
- Class 10 Zagato Bodied
- Class 11 Corvette – Featured Marque
- Class 12 “American Performance” 1955 – 1975
- Class 13 (Open for now)
- Class 14 Carriages
- Class 15 Motorcycles
- Class 16 Future Classics
- Class 17 Loud & Furious
- Class 18 Display
Car Show and Event Details Listed Below:
The bourbon tour will be returning 2022.
Concours Bash – Friday, July 15, 2021
Check back for details
Reservation – $75. per person
Keeneland Concours d’Elegance / Day of Show – Saturday, July 17, 2021
9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Award presentation at 3:00 PM
Tickets Day of Show at the gate $20. per person
Buy now, on-line at a discount – $15.
VIP Day of Show Package
Package includes Day of Show Concours admission, VIP parking
and complimentary (one) event program,
VIP lunch in the Keeneland Entertainment Center.
And many thanks from Kentucky Children’s Hospital for your generous support.
VIP Show Day tickets, $100. per person
Tour d’Elegance and Luncheon – Sunday, July 18, 2021
The first car leaves promptly at 9:00 AM
Two people per car $200. = Driver & Navigator
Each additional passenger $75.
ALL WEEKEND EVENTS PATRON PACKAGE
This is a great way to attend all of the events and show your support for the Children’s Hospital.
Get the complete PATRON package for $1,500 which includes:
Two VIP packages
Two Concours Bash tickets
Tour d’Elegance tickets – Driver and Navigator
And, MANY thanks from the Kentucky Children’s Hospital for your generous support.
The Silent Auction during Saturday’s event
We are proud to offer a Silent Auction. The Keene Barn will be the site of our unique auction. With a diverse selection of items from Prestige Authentics to look over and bid on this is a great opportunity to take a break from the Show Field and find a unique gift or memorabilia to purchase. Many autographed (authenticated) sports, entertainment items, unique jewelry and other items are always on display.
Keep in mind – all proceeds from the auction benefit the University of Kentucky Children’s Hospital
2019 Keeneland Concours d’Elegance Class Winners
Best of Show: 1933 Isota Fraschini Tipo 8A Presented By Evergreen Historic Automobiles of Missouri
Judges’ Choice: 1959 Osca Coupe Presented By Peter T. Boyle of Ohio
People’s Choice: 1929 Ford Model A Station Wagon Presented by Thomas & Donna Fitzgerald of North Carolina
Children’s Choice: 1955 Ford Thunderbird Presented by Ed Ferguson & Donna Wathen of Kentucky
Junior Judges’ Choice: 1935 SS Jaguar 90 Presented by Rufus & Pat Coburn of Texas
Antiques — Class 1: 1903 Cadillac Model A, Rear Entrance Tonneau Presented by Jim Elliott
Virginia Vintage —
Class 2: 1929 Nash Model 420 Standard Six Series Presented by Richard & Michelle Cannon of Pennsylvania
Classic Car Club of America® 1915-1948 —
Class 3: 1941 Cadillac Fleetwood 60 Special Sedan Presented By Paul & Janice Phillips of Georgia Coach Built Classics —
Class 4: 1933 Isota Fraschini Tipo 8A Presented By Evergreen Historic Automobiles of Missouri Collector American of Open 1946-1975
Class 5a: 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible Presented by Tina & David Brichacek of Ohio Collector American of Closed 1947-1975
Class 5b: 1957 Cadillac Brougham Presented by Don Ghareeb of Alabama Sports Classics
Class 6: 1959 Fiat Abarth Record Monza Bialbero Presented by Rob & Jennifer Sloan of Indiana Foreign Collector
Class 7: 1950 Jaguar MK V DHC Presented by Don Gant of Florida Sports Contemporary
Class 8: 1984 Porsche 911 Carrera Targa Presented by Kim & Mac McGregor of Ohio Contemporary Classics
Class 9: 1968 Maserati Ghibli Spyder Prototype Presented by The Patterson Collection of Kentucky Aston Martin
Featured Marque —
Class 10: 1952 Aston Martin DB2 Coupe Presented by Bill Jacobs of Ohio Chevrolet Corvette
Class 11: 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Presented by Thomas & Susan McClain of Kentucky American Performance 1955-1975
Class 12: 1970 Mercury Cougar Eliminator Presented by Charles & Lita Donaldson of Texas Classic Ford Thunderbirds
Class 13: 1955 Ford Thunderbird Presented by Joe Martin of Kentucky Carriages
Class 14: 1903 Brewster Basket Morning Phaeton Presented by Tom & Gloria Burgess — Virginia Motorcycles
Class 15: 1965 Triumph Bonneville T120R Presented by Christopher F. Heck of Ohio Future Classics
Class 16: 2019 Ford GT Presented by Beck Kelly of Kentucky Loud and Furious
Class 17: 1989 Honda CRX Presented by Andre & Nikki Bourne of Ohio Pontiac Firebird Trans Am
Class 18: 1999 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 30th Anniversary