Newport Tennis Hall of Fame 194 Bellevue Avenue - Newport Events
“America’s First Resort,” Newport, Rhode Island, will host it’s first Concours and Motor Week from October 3rd through 6th 2019. This event will welcome the greatest car brands – including Porsche, car collections, and aviation brands, while offering the finest foods and beverages and much more. This world-class event will touch all demographics and lifestyles.
During the Concours event, Newport will provide the backdrop for the greatest cars in the world at different historic locations along the famed Bellevue Avenue. Moreover, also offered during that time will be an evening concert at the “Concours Village” at the International Tennis Hall of Fame, and a Tour d’Elegance starting on the Claiborne Pell Newport Bridge and motoring through Newport and along the breathtaking Atlantic Ocean. Finally, the week will be topped off by a memorable gala and the Audrain’s Concours d’Elegance at the spectacular Breakers Mansion where the rarest automobiles in the world will be judged for a chance to win the coveted Willie K. Vanderbilt Trophy.
Events will include academic symposia, retrobilia, car club convocations, a world-class music concert featuring John Legend, and cars shows and displays.
The chairman of this year’s Audrain’s Newport Concours & Motor Week 2019 is entertainment super star Jay Leno, while the Concours d’Elegance chairman for 2019 is one of the premier automotive experts in the world and TV personality, Donald Osborne.
The event will take place over four days:
Thursday: “The Gathering” at the Doris Duke mansion, Rough Point; VIP Reception & dinner for car entrants at Ochre Court Mansion
Friday: Symposia/Academic Panels at Concours Village, Audrain’s Motor Week concert with John Legend
Saturday: Tour d’Elegance beginning on the Newport Bridge; Tour luncheon at La Forge Casino Restaurant; Audrain Automobile Museum Gala at the Breakers Mansion
Sunday: Audrain’s Newport Concours d’Elegance at the Breakers Mansion
Open daily: The Concours Village at the International Tennis Hall of Fame; events hosted by luxury auto manufacturers, lifestyle brands and automobile clubs; GM Prototype Exhibition at the Audrain Automobile Museum; Car Manufacturer Displays and Events; car club gatherings