Phil Hill, America's "Gentleman Racer", first Driver's World Champion, and ardent supporter and participant in Danville d'Elegance.
Click here to learn more about Phil, the 50th anniversary of his most momentous racing season, and his inspirational life.
As the East Bay's premier Concours weekend of fundraising events, and the 2013 "Danville Charitable Organization of the Year," the Danville d'Elegance Foundation enters its 9th year, looking to surpass the $1.5 million already raised to benefit Parkinson's research and patient care.
Set in the historic town of Danville, California, the yearly event is one in which car collectors, automotive enthusiasts and the local community gather together to have fun and do some real good, all at the same time! For 2013, the weekend of September 21-22 will bring an unparalleled variety of activities to Danville, creating a superb gathering of street and racing cars along with some other exciting vehicle surprises, and great food - all in the setting of a small town jewel. More details to come...
Another tradition has begun in our Tour d'Elegance program, now in its third year, and will start on the morning of Saturday September 21st. It includes an organized scenic drive on some of the North Bay's famed country roads and a special lunch stop. Modern day and collector cars from our entrants will fill the trail, with additional luxury cars provided by manufacturers and local dealers to partake in our "Thrill Ride." More details to come...
Fast becoming a major tradition in East Bay community culture, the annual Dinner d'Elegance and Live Auction to benefit Parkinson's causes, will be held at the world famous Blackhawk Museum on the evening of Saturday September 21st. Click here to learn more.
On Sunday, September 22nd, the historic town center of Danville transforms into the Danville Concours d'Elegance, with a large assembly of classic, vintage, and exotic pleasure and racing vehicles being displayed by their owners, a unique opportunity to see them up close, and chat with the people who own and maintain them. Admission is free for visitors, though donations to support the fight against Parkinson’s are encouraged. Click here to learn more.
We look forward to seeing you in Danville on the weekend of September 21-22, 2013.