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Audrain Newport Concours & Motor Week Schedule of Events

The 2021 Audrain Newport Concours & Motor Week is just one week away, September 30 through October 3.  The avenues of Newport, RI, will be transformed into the home base for a fantastic and elaborate celebration of automotive excellence, luxury and sport. Audrain and the city of Newport will be rolling out the welcome mat to car lovers from all corners of the globe with an impressive selection of vintage automobiles rarely seen in public.

The four-day event features educational seminars, a black-tie gala, elegant lawn parties and of course, the internationally recognized Concours d’Elegance. 

What’s on tap for Motor Week?

Thursday, September 30, the Concours Village, presented by Parker Construction, at the International Tennis Hall of Fame will open its gates to the public for all four days and also include an area for families to relax courtesy of BankNewport. Audrain’s Seminars will kick off the celebrations midday on Thursday and carry on through the week, featuring notable celebrity hosts such as Jay Leno, McLaren F1 CEO Zak Brown and Jay Ward of Pixar Animation Studios. Bringing a close to the day will be two luxurious get togethers — Wine By The Water at Forty 1 North in Downtown Newport, and Hilltop Hangout, a private cocktail and cigar party at Hilltop Inn on Kay Street

Friday, October 1, Audrain’s seminars will continue in the morning and the featured event of the day, The Gathering, an upscale lawn party, will be held at Rough Point. Concluding the days events will be the Hilltop Hangout followed by the fast-paced action of the Bonhams Auction at the Concours Village in the evening.

Saturday, October 2, will begin bright and early with the Audrain Tour d’Elegance, followed by an Audrain staple: Cars & Coffee, to complete the morning. The Bellevue Car Display will take over Bellevue Avenue as some of the most impressive cars in the world parade to their parking spaces for the public to enjoy. At the end of another fun filled day, Audrain’s Annual Fundraising Gala will go deep into the night with live entertainment from Kenny Loggins

Sunday, October 3, begins at the break of dawn with the crown jewel of Motor Week, the beloved Audrain Newport Concours d’Elegance.  The Concours will take place at The Breakers mansion, and at the end of the day, a handful of cars deemed most impressive in their classes will receive prestigious awards.

For more information about events, or to purchase tickets, please visit www.audrainconcours.com.

Sponsors making the 2021 Audrain Newport Concours & Motor Week possible are – AIG, Aldez Tequila, AR-Global, Audrain Automobile Museum, Audrain Motorsport, Autodromo, Automotive Valuation Services, Bank Newport, Bank of America, Bentley Boston, Bonhams, Bugatti, Chevrolet Paul Masse, David Rovinsky, First In Service, GMC Hummer EV, Grundy Insurance, Gunnar Racing, Hagerty Insurance, Herb Chambers Alfa Romeo of Boston, Herb Chambers Exotics, Jay Leno’s Garage, Kimberly Pucci, La Forge Restaurant, Lamborghini Boston, Legacy Advisors, Linkage, Maserati, McLaren, McLaren Racing, Mercury Racing, Midtown Oyster Bar, Newport Craft, Northrop & Johnson, Pagani, Parker Construction, Reliable Carriers, Rolls Royce New England, The Aquidneck Club, The Black Pearl and Whispering Angel