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.

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