Classic BMW takes Best of Show at Hilton Head Island Concours d'EleganceMon, 07 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0800
A 1937 BMW 328 Roadster owned by Lothar Schuettler of Darnestown, Md., took Best of Show honors at the Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d'Elegance. The Sunday concours, which had BMW as the honored marque, wrapped up a weeklong event that included the Savannah Speed Classic vintage races in nearby Savannah, Ga., a tour around Hilton Head by concours entrants, a Motoring Midway and a Car Club Jamboree on Saturday featuring exhibits from car clubs from around the country.
The 328 Roadster was first owned by German race driver Baron Fritz Huschke von Hanstein and is one of only 18 cars that were painted black that year. Von Hanstein was a longtime racer who rose to head Porsche's motorsports department. The baron drove the car to victories at famous circuits such as the N
By Roger Hart