WHAT: The Hilton Head Island Concours d’Elegance kicks off a day earlier this year with “Vintage Track Day at Roebling Road Raceway” on Thursday November 3rd, 2005.
WHEN: Thursday, November 3, 2005, 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.
WHERE: Roebling Road Raceway is located in Bloomingdale, GA, just 45 minutes from Hilton Head and 20 minutes from downtown Savannah (please visit the Concours web site for directions).
WHY: This new event, part of the entire Concours weekend of activities, features action packed opportunities for race fans.
o Automobile enthusiasts will have the chance to ride with professional drivers in race equipped cars around a 2.02 mile track, the opportunity to meet and talk with professional drivers and the ability to view demonstrations of various types of race cars riding hot laps around the track.
o In addition, car fans will also be able to drive their personal cars around the track under controlled conditions.
o Bobby Rahal will be on-site racing his new Porsche Carrera GT around the track and signing autographs (from 1:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.).
WHO: Scott Kennedy, Vintage Track Day Event Organizer; Carolyn Vanagel, Hilton Head Concours Executive Director; Bobby Rahal, Indy 500 Champ
For more information prior to the event, please visit the official web site at www.hhiconcours.com or call 843.785.7469. Photos available upon request.