Edsel B. Ford II, the great-grandson of Henry Ford, founder of Ford Motor Company, has been named as the Honorary Chairman for the Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance this fall, October 24 – November 2. Ford joins a list of past Honorary Chairmen that includes names such as Bob Lutz, Nicola Bulgari, J.W. (Bill) Marriott, Bobby Rahal, Hurley Haywood and Dennis Gage from My Classic Car.
Ford will have a special appearance on Saturday, November 1 at the fundraising event Driving Young America and as a guest judge for the Concours d’Elegance on Sunday, November 2. “We have been honored to have Mr. Ford attend the Savannah Speed Classic portion of the event before when we had the Model T as our Honored Marque and are thrilled he will be joining us this fall on Hilton Head Island as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the revered Mustang,” said Carolyn Vanagel, the Festival’s President.
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