Heveningham Hall Concours d’Elegance confirms full list of entrants

Heveningham Hall Concours d’Elegance confirms full list of entrants

Heveningham Hall Concours d’Elegance has confirmed the details of all entrants participating in this year’s event on 30th June & 1st July at the 5,000 acre Georgian estate in the heart of Suffolk.

A total of 54 cars will grace the dramatic Kim Wilkie-designed grass terraces to the rear of the Grade I listed Palladian mansion, including cars from the very dawn of motoring up to the modern day. The oldest car confirmed is a wonderful 1886 Benz Patent Motorwagen and the youngest a stunning 2016 Aston Martin 6C Vulcan.

To mark the 70th anniversary of Porsche, the organisers have confirmed a number of spectacular entrants from the marque: a 1960 356B Super 90 GT; a 1968 Porsche 910; a 1969 Porsche 911 ST; a 1974 Porsche 911 RS; a 1987 Porsche 962, a 1997 Porsche 911 GT1 Evolution and a 2010 Porsche 918 Spyder.

The organisers have also confirmed that there will a separate McLaren F1 Exhibition on the lawn in front of the concours’ entrants. A total of seven iconic McLaren F1 Grand Prix cars courtesy of the British Formula One Team and David Clark will be on display including historic cars driven by legends of the sport including Mika Hakkinen; David Coulthard; Jenson Button; Lewis Hamilton and the late Ayrton Senna.

The details of the entrants in the aviation concours located at the airfield in the Capability Brown landscape have also been announced and they include a wonderful 1944 Spitfire Mk XI, a 1942 Texan AT6-D and a 1952 Morane-Saulnier 315 to name but a few.

Commenting on the entrants and this year’s concours, Max Hunt, chairman of judges, said: “Our third concours has attracted entrants from far and wide, including the United States and the list of exhibitors is extremely varied. During this, the 70th anniversary year of Porsche we are also really pleased to have so many of Stuttgart’s finest on display - we can’t wait to see everyone at the event.”

For more information about the concours, visit: www.heveninghamconcours.com For further information about the country fair which takes place at the same time as the concours, including ticketing, visit: www.countryfair.co.uk

MOTORSPORT CONCOURS: PRE-WAR, POST-WAR & SUPERCAR TROPHY ENTRANTS

1886 Benz Patent Motorwagon
1903 Clement 12/16HP
1923 Vauxhall 30-98 Velox
1924 Bentley 3 Litre
1927 Bugatti T37 Grand Prix
1929 Herbert Engineering 16/60 Short Chassis Sports Tourer
1930 Bentley Speed Six Works Team Car
1931 Invicta Low Chassis Speed Model
1931 Maserati Tipo 26S
1934 Alfa Romeo Tipo B Monoposto
1934 Bentley 3.5 Litre Vanden Plas
1937 Aston Martin 2 Litre Speed Model
1937 Bugatti Type 57S
1938 Riley Sprite
1939 BMW 327/80 Cabriolet
1939 Delage D8-120 Cabriolet
1949 Ferrari 166 Inter Superleggera
1951 Bentley R-Type Continental Sports Saloon
1951 Frazer Nash Le Mans Replica
1953 Jaguar C-Type
1953 Frazer Nash Targa Florio
1955 Pegaso Z102
1956 Aston Martin DB3S
1957 BMW 507
1959 Maserati T61 Birdcage
1960 Porsche 356B Super 90 GT
1960 Aston Martin DB4GT ‘Jet’ Coupe
1962 Ferrari 250 GTO
1963 Lister Costin Coupe
1964 AC Cobra
1964 Ferrari 275 GTB/6C
1964 Ferrari 500 Superfast
1965 Bizzarrini 5300 GT Corsa
1968 Morris Mini Cooper S
1968 Porsche 910
1969 Porsche 911 ST
1970 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona
1974 Lancia Stratos
1974 Porsche 911 RS
1977 McLaren M26
1985 MG Metro 6R4
1987 Porsche 962
1989 Jaguar XJR-10
1993 Ferrari F40 LM Michelotto
1996 McLaren F1 GTR
1997 Porsche 911 GT1 Evolution
2003 Pagani Zonda C12
2004 Maserati MC12 GT1
2010 Porsche 918 Spyder
2011 Eagle E-Type Speedster
2013 Pagani Huayra
2014 Koenigsegg One:1
2015 McLaren P1 XP1 LM
2016 Aston Martin 6C Vulcan


THE MCLAREN F1 EXHIBITION

MP4-8 (1993)
MP4-12 (1997)
MP4-14 (1999)
MP4-20 (2005)
MP4-21 (2006)
MP4-23 (2008)
MP4-27 (2012)


AVIATION CONCOURS: HANNA AVIATION TROPHY ENTRANTS

1936 Miles M.3A Falcon Major
1936 Percival Mew Gull
1937 De Havilland 90 Dragonfly
1941 Dragon Rapide DH89A
1942 Texan AT6-D
1943 D84 Dragon Twin Engined Cabin Bi-plane
1944 Spitfire MK X1
1952 Morane-Saulnier 315
2014 Bleriot EXP 2E

An entirely new event has also been launched for 2018: Horsepower Hill will provide an opportunity for concours’ owners and specially-selected guests to burn rubber in their own cars in a timed burnout in the heart of the Capability Brown-designed landscape.

The Heveningham Tour also returns on Friday 29th June and a number of the concours’ entrants will take the 50-mile route which this year includes a ‘ferryman’s picnic’ and unique river crossing.

Once again the event is in association with auctioneers Bonhams, British watch manufacturer Bremont, manufacturer Mercedes-Benz and English winemaker Gusbourne.

The Heveningham Hall Concours Royal College of Art Automotive Design Scholarship will see a student awarded a full scholarship to cover the 15 month MA Automotive Design course under the auspices of Professor J Mays. The event has also funded a dementia unit locally this year.

Heveningham Hall dates from 1778–80 and incorporates work from an earlier18th-century building. It was designed by Sir Robert Taylor for Sir Gerald Vanneck, 2nd Baron Huntingfield. The interiors of circa 1781-4 were designed by James Wyatt. 

The Heveningham Hall Country Fair Trust is a registered charity (number: 1095403). Since its launch, the Heveningham Hall Country Fair Trust has raised over £700,000 for charity. Satellite navigation for the event is IP19 0PN