Kids' Top Car Pick: The National Automobile Museum Recognized for Children's Choice Award at 2019 Hillsborough Concours d'Elegance
RENO, Nev., August 19, 2019 (Newswire.com) - Appealing to the younger crowd at the 2019 Hillsborough Concours d’Elegance, The National Automobile Museum, The Harrah Collection (NAM), earned the Hillsborough Schools Foundation Children’s Choice Award for the 1961 Roth Beatnik Bandit Custom Hot Rod. The Children's Choice Award was chosen as the favorite car by children attending the Concours.
“What an exciting accolade,” said Jackie Frady, president and executive director of the National Automobile Museum. “We are honored to have been recognized at the Concours and, even more so, by future car enthusiasts.”
For 63 consecutive years, The Hillsborough Concours d’Elegance has built and maintained a proud tradition of honoring and celebrating excellence in automotive design and engineering. The dedication of the Concours leadership and volunteers, pride of its entrants, and devotion of its attendees has earned Hillsborough the proud record as the longest continually running Concours in the world.
The Hillsborough Concours offers a forum for passionate vintage car owners to showcase their prized vehicles and to compete for respect and recognition for their commitment to preserving automotive authenticity. The Concours also aims to cultivate future generations of car enthusiasts by providing privileged access to some of the world’s most celebrated automobiles and by serving as a channel for inspiring and informative automotive knowledge and lore.
Hillsborough Schools Foundation — Children's Choice Award is passing the torch to the next generation of automobile enthusiasts; this award is chosen by children attending our show as their favorite car.
About The National Automobile Museum (The Harrah Collection)
One of America’s Top 10 Automobile Museums, the National Automobile Museum showcases more than 200 remarkable automobiles. It features theatre presentations and audio tours in English and Spanish through 100,000 square feet of galleries, exhibits and vibrant street scenes and accompanying artifacts that bring displays to life. The museum is a dynamic and popular venue for special events as intimate as 60 and as large as 1,200 guests. It also features the Nevada Space Center, home of the Challenger Learning Center of Northern Nevada. For more information, visit www.automuseum.org.
Hours of Operation
Mon. - Sat.: 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sun.: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Seniors $10 (62 and older)
Junior $6 (6 to 18 years old)
Children Free (5 and younger)
Source: National Automobile Museum