Celebrity Guests

Ray Evernham

Lyn St. James

The 2022 Grand Marshal of the Festival, she’s competed in a variety of racing series, with wins in IMSA Kelly American Challenge, IMSA GTO and Daytona 24.  She’s the second woman in history to race at the Indy 500, earning Indy 500 Rookie of the Year in 1992.

Brian Redman

The Festival Grand Ambassador, the racing legend has claimed nine sports car road-racing championships in his 60 years of competition.

Brian Redman
Corky Coker

Corky Coker

The 2022 Festival Grand Marshal Ameritias, honored Collector at the inaugural 2019 event.  He’s the former CEO of Coker Tire Co. and a strong supporter of the Festival.  He’s also a collector of classic automobiles and motorcycles.

Justin Bell

SCCA Trans-Am Rookie of the Year in ’01, he’s competed in Barber Saab, British club championships, Asia Pacific Touring Car Championship, Indy Lights, Le Mans, Daytona 24, FIA GT2 and Grand-Am.  He hosts “The Torque Show” with Tommy Kendall, which will be live streaming of the Festival in 2022.

Ken Gross
Keith Martin & Wayne Carini

Wayne Carini

The host of the TV show “Chasing Classic Cars” and a master car restorer, he’s been a widely known TV personality for decades.

Tom Cotter

A passionate historian, collector, racer and restorer of vintage vehicles, he’s become widely known as a “barn finder.” His nine books include five on automotive archeology and several racing biographies with high profile co-authors.  He’s a 30 year veteran of the auto racing industry, mainly on the PR side.

Alain de Cadenet
Alain de Cadenet

Alain de Cadenet

Formula 1 and endurance racer and TV commentator he’s constructed his own racing cars, and has hosted TV and commentary shows on auto racing and classic cars.

Ray Evernham

Ray Evernham

As a crew chief and NASCAR team owner, he has more than four decades of racing experience.  He’s worked with top names such as Andretti, Foyt and Earnhardt, winning three NASCAR Cup titles as a crew chief for Jeff Gordon.  He’s hosted “Glory Road” on NBCSN and is the creator of the SRX Series, which airs live on CBS Network.

Tanner Foust

He’s a multitalented driver known for his supreme car control and a proven track record of podium placements, national championships and world records.  He also performs on TV and handles stunt driving.

Linda Vaughn
Ken Gross

Ken Gross

An award-winning automotive journalist and Concours Director for the Festival, he’s authored 24 books, countless articles and written a 12 episode, historic-car series for SPEED-TV titled, “Behind the Headlights.”  His exhibitions of fine cars in fine art museums nationwide have been seen by more than 1 million people.

Keith Martin

He’s a writer, publisher, TV commentator and founder of Sports Car Market magazine.

Keith Martin
Brian Redman

Bill Rothermel

A master of ceremonies and often a judge at numerous high-profile concours around the country, he’s the MC of the festival’s Concours d’Elegance.  As a freelance automotive writer, his work has appeared in publications internationally.

Mike Tillson

Chief Judge for the Festival’s Concours d’Elegance, he’s the founder and chairman of the Radnor Hunt Concours d’Elegance and chief judge at the Carmel Concours on the Avenue.  He’s a former race car driver and for four decades has owned a sales, service and restoration shop specializing in high-performance European cars.

Ken Gross

Linda Vaughn

An American auto racing personality often dubbed “the first lady of motorsports,” she’s best known as “Miss Hurst Golden Shifter.”

Linda Vaughn

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