August 22, 2002
Race-driver Michel Jourdain Jr. unveils Ford racing festival in Montreal
Montreal, Quebec – Fast-rising CART driving star, Michel Jourdain Jr., officially unveils the first-ever Crescent Street Ford Racing Festival on Thursday as Montreal gears up to host its inaugural CART Molson Indy. The festival runs from August 22-23 and features:
- 1974 Formula Ford driven by Gilles-Villeneuve
- World Rally Ford Focus
- No. 21 Motorcraft Ford Taurus
- 1901 Sweepstakes – Henry Ford’s first race car
- “Racing Towards a Cure” photo booth — festival visitors can get their pictures taken with the Team Rahal show car by simply making a donation to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.
- Nightly entertainment on the main concert stage.
The unveiling takes place Thursday, August 22nd at 12:15 p.m. on the Main Stage on Crescent Street in Montreal.