Tuesday, April 25, 2017

32nd Annual Fabulous Fords Forever Sunday 4/30/2017



Set your clocks to get up and on the road early to Buena Park, across from Knott's Berry Farm for the 32nd Annual Fabulous Fords Forever.   This show happens to be the largest single manufacturer show on the west coast.  With close to 2000...TWO THOUSAND Ford, Lincoln, Mercury, Edsel and the odd foreign Ford product tossed in for good measure.  I haven't missed a one in years.

Details....Sunday April 30 2017 from 10AM to 3PM.  This show is well attended and the brand is well represented.  More information on their web site HERE.  MAP HERE.

As always there will be celebrities and show cars including a tease of the 2018 Mustang due out this fall.

CELEBRITIES -
  • Sebastien Bourdais: The star French driver who co-drove the winning Ford GT in the 2016 Le Mans 20 Hours and this year's Daytona 24 Hours! Sebastien will be joining us fresh from his appearance in the Phoenix Grand Prix IndyCar race on April 29th!
  • Camilo Pardo: who was tapped by Ford Motor Company as Chief Designer for the Ford GT and the SVT Studio to design the 2005 and 2006 production Ford GT
  • Donald Farr: a noted Mustang authority with is new book "Ford Mustang: America's Original Pony Car"
  • Tom Loeser: celebrated auto photographer with is exquisite book featuring his photos and text by Donald Far "Art of the Mustang"
    • Donald and Tom will have their books available at the show for purchase and in-person autograph signing.
  • Linda Vaughn and Rob Kinnan: promoting their book "Linda Vaughn, the First Lady of Motorsports"
  • Steve Saleen: Who's legendary Saleen vehicles including the Saleen S7 and Saleen Mustang have a huge fan base
  • Donny Caccamise and Tom Spence: Host the national Horsepower for an Hour radio show and will be on stage throughout the day
SPECIAL CARS ON DISPLAY -
  • 2017 Ford GT race car
  • 2005 Ford GT owned by Camilo Pardo
  • 2018 Ford Mustang
Of course there are ample pics from prior shows to  whet your appetite for this years event.  You can find hundreds of images from 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 in flickr albums of mine.