A week before Concours in the Hills, slightly under 800 cars had registered, 109 sponsors had signed on and $137,000 had been raised for Phoenix Children’s Hospital.
“Now all we need is good weather and a record crowd. Fingers crossed,” said founder/organizer Peter Volny.
The show will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, in Fountain Park. Spectator admission and parking is free.
Saguaro Boulevard between El Lago and Palisades Boulevard will be closed to motorists. Car carriers and trailers hauling the vehicles will be allowed to park on Saguaro so the public can view cars arriving and being loaded.
Entries will be arranged by vehicle brand. Awards are given for Best Domestic, Best Import and Best of Show. A new award this year will be Best Car Club display.
At least a third more park space will be devoted to display cars and handle food trucks.
Three new sections will be created. A new area will be devoted to racing cars. A genuine Shelby section will be added along with a Ford GT 40 area.