Pirelli Unveiled As Sponsor Of Salon Privé’s Inaugural ‘Prestige & Performance’ Competition

July 30, 2015 By Mike Lee
Last updated on July 30, 2015

Salon Privé at Blenheim Palace

  • Modern-day Concours is part of exclusive public day on Saturday 5th September
  • Supercar models from 1975 to present day are invited to enter
  • Opportunity for fans to mingle with up to eighty iconic cars

Salon Privé is proud to announce its partnership with one of the greatest global brands, Pirelli, who will sponsor the exciting new ‘Prestige & Performance’ Competition on Saturday 5th September at Blenheim Palace.

As the first Concours of its kind in the UK to uniquely pay homage to post-1975 supercars, this event allows spectators to see stunning cars from the last 40 years. Presented in The Great Court and paraded through Blenheim Palace’s beautiful grounds, it offers the opportunity to experience the sights, sounds and smells of these fabulous vehicles first-hand.

The innovative new competition is the centrepiece of The Salon Privé Supercar Show, the event’s first ever public day. Visitors on the Saturday will be dazzled by up to eighty motors, and the opportunity to get up close and personal with some of the most beautiful cars ever made promises to the be the highlight of any car fan’s calendar.

Pirelli UK Managing Director Dominic Sandivasci said: “We are delighted to be working with Salon Privé for 2015. The event attracts owners of elite vehicles making it a perfect fit for us as we feature as Original Equipment on an abundance of the most prestigious and high performance cars in the world. Pirelli will be sponsoring Saturday’s proceedings at Blenheim Palace, namely the Pirelli ‘Prestige & Performance’ Competition, which will see some of the world’s best supercars and hypercars being crowned the winners on the day.”

Salon Privé co-founder and Managing Director Andrew Bagley commented: “This is a hugely exciting new addition to Salon Privé for which we have a host of impressive cars taking part.

“Pirelli’s sponsorship of the ‘Prestige & Performance’ Competition further underlines the importance of Salon Privé on the automotive events calendar and we are delighted to have yet another premium brand joining our growing list of sponsors, and headlining this competition.  This is the first time we’ve offered a weekend option and public day ticket for visitors and it promises to introduce a whole new generation to the passion and beauty of the world’s greatest cars.”

Entrance tickets into the ‘Prestige & Performance’ area cost £20 and include access to the stunning grounds of Blenheim Palace. For those wishing to have the full Salon Privé experience, there is the opportunity to upgrade to the Salon Privé exclusive enclosure. This includes luncheon and refreshments as well as full access to the fabulous Concours entries, stunning Super, Hyper and Concept cars and an amazing range of high-end luxury brands and products.

With an entrance roster for the Pirelli Competition expected to include all the big luxury marques including Audi, BMW, Ferrari, Maserati, Pagani, Porsche and more, participants of ‘Prestige & Performance’ can enjoy a range of classes including ‘Blink and it’s Gone’, ‘Road or Race or Both’ and ‘Feel the Breeze’.

The full list of classes are:

Celebrating 40 Years of the Iconic Ferrari 308 GTB
Celebrating 10 Years in Production of the Bugatti Veyron
Road or Race or Both
Built for Speed
Feel the Breeze
Grace & Pace
Pre-Millennium Supercars
Blink and it’s Gone

Car owners wishing to enter their supercar are invited to register their interest here. http://www.jotformpro.com/form/50272645915962

Tickets are now on sale at www.salonpriveconcours.com