Road Scholars Sponsors Pinehurst Concours

Contact: Dave Droschak, Droschak Communications, 919-630-6656

More Than A Dozen Sponsors Partnering with Pinehurst Concours

PinehurstConcoursVILLAGE OF PINEHURST, N.C. (April 10, 2013) – Officials with the 2013 Pinehurst Concours d’Elegance vintage automobile showcase have announced partnerships with more than a dozen sponsors for the inaugural event the first week of May on the fairways of historic Pinehurst Resort.

Joining Porsche as a sponsor (announced last week) for the May 5 event include AutoTrader Classics, Bob Timberlake/Dixie Seating Co., BRM Watches, Doncaster, Foreign Cars Italia, Hagerty Insurance, Hendrick Performance, Peter Millar, RKM Collector Car Auctions, Road Scholars, Sports Leicht, Slammin’ Sam Beer, Sprint and U.S. Trust.

“The relationships and partnerships we’ve formed over the last few months are invaluable to the success of this inaugural event, and what will certainly be another historic moment in North Carolina’s rich automotive heritage,” said Pinehurst Concours Executive Director Jay Howard. “We look forward to working with our partners to create a first-class experience for the fans, entrants and judges attending the Concours.”

General admission tickets for the Pinehurst Concours are now on sale at an introductory price of $40. VIP packages are also available to the May 5 competition of 118 vintage autos. See for details, scheduling and ticketing information, or call 910-973-6594.

AutoTrader Classics is the presenting sponsor of the Pinehurst Fairway Drive, where up to 118 selected Corvettes and Porsches will be staged in battlefield formation Saturday, May 4.

Statesville-based Dixie Seating Co. will be providing hand-crafted seating for purchase near each car entrant with the design expertise of famed artist Bob Timberlake in a timeless All-American rocking chair.  A majority of the money will be donated to local charities.

BRM Watches will provide a watch and cuff links valued at $10,000 to the Best in Show winner.

Greensboro-based Foreign Cars Italia will provide ride and drive and display cars on site.

Hagerty Insurance will be providing road side support on the 70-mile roundtrip Iron Mike Rally from Pinehurst to Fort Bragg, and bringing their youth judging program to the Concours field of 118 on May 5.

Triangle-based Peter Millar, a leader in the luxury apparel market, will provide custom-made sport coats to a team of our world-class male judges. Doncaster to supply sport coats to the world-class female judges.

RKM Collector Car Auctions is host of a classic car auction at the Pinehurst Fair Barn on May 4.

Road Scholars, Sports Leicht and Hendrick Performance will display award-winning restorations at Pinehurst Resort.

Communications leader Sprint will support the event’s unique digital judging platform.

U.S. Trust will provide custom-made challenge coins for all entrants; and co-host the Concours entrant and judge welcome reception.

Slammin’ Sam Beer named the official beer of the 2013 Pinehurst Concours.

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