Last weekend the Brokersclub Tribute Cup took place at the Hurtwood Park Polo Club in honour of the car designer Sergio Pininfarina. POLO+10 WORLD was in attendance and reports from Ewhurst Surrey southwestern of London.
At the two-day event next to polo, the unique car creations and designs of the Italian were to the fore. Kurt Schöllhorn (Brokersclub AG): “It was our goal to gather as many Pininfarina cars as possible at one place. The world record was accomplished – in total 185 car models of the designer Pininfarina had come.”
One of the highlights was the presentation of the new Pininfarina creation “Sergio” (named after Sergio Pininfarina). Sergio’s son Paolo, chairman of the Pininfarina design house, presented the model for the first time to the world’s press.
All in all four teams competed against each other in the two polo matches. For team Brokersclub saddled Nick Alun Jones (0), Bryony Taylor (+1), Gay Higginson (+3) and Jay Jones (+2), son of Kenney Jones. The foursome fought against team Cuervos Negros with Peter Saville (-2), Oli Taylor (+4), Martin Roman (+4) and Julian Drake (0). Cuervos Negros achieved a definite victory against Brokersclub with 7-1. In the second match team Silver Fox was pitted against team Stonehurst.
Owner of the Hurtwood Park Polo Club is Kenney Jones, former drummer of the bands Small Faces, The Faces and the world-renowned The Who. Along with Roger Waters of the band Pink Floyd he and his band performed on Saturday evening on the open-air stage deep into the night.
Kurt Schöllhorn: “In total it was a very successful event. We were surprised how many visitors had come.”