NAACC Motorsports Hall of Fame
National Association of Automobile Clubs of Canada Corporation Hall of Fame inductees are chosen/selected from time to time by the NAACC Board of Directors. The recipient is awarded a Life Membership for their outstanding service and dedication to the collector car hobby and then is inducted into the NAACC Hall of Fame.
Chuck Forster National President’s Award:
On occasion the Chuck Forster Presidents Award is presented to a worthy recipient.
Honor description: This award, in honor of the late Chuck Forster, recognizes leadership in the antique & ‘Classic’ automobile hobby across Canada. Mr. Forster had been the developer and president of the Canadian Historical Automobile Federation (CHAF) that was amalgamated with the newly developed NAAACCC under the aegis of the Craven Foundation. Its publication “Vintage Canada” was the prestige journal in this country during the mid-1970s to 1980s.
Chuck Forster, ON, Inducted 1976
A founding NAAACCC member and 1975 Coasters Cross Canada Tour Wagon Master, avid Ontario supporter. Mr. Forster had been the developer and president of the Canadian Historical Automobile Federation that was amalgamated with the newly developed NAAACCC under the aegis of the Craven Foundation. (Deceased 1975)
Peter A.B. Weatherhead, ON, Lawyer, Inducted 1979
Wheelspin News Magazine Editor 1970’s, devoted many hours to the National Ad Letter and to the success of the Association magazine. A tireless legal advisor who gave significant meaning to the NAAACCC.
David Lemkay, ON, Inducted 1983
National President 1974-1978 (5 years)
Recipient, Chuck Forster National President’s Award, 1978, issued by the National Association of Antique Automobile Clubs of Canada Corporation. David was responsible for publishing the Vintage Canada magazine and the National Adletter (using a typewriter, no less) He was a tireless president and a very strong NAACC supporter.
Madeline (Forster) Fawcett, ON, Inducted 1983
A founding NAAACCC member and 1975 Coasters Cross Canada Tour organizer, avid Ontario supporter. She was married to Chuck Forester until his passing in 1975. In 2017, wheel chair bound aided by oxygen, she visited the Coasters Cross Canada Tour in Niagara Falls to offer her warmest wishes to all. (Collins, Madeline (formerly Forster, Fawcett; née Garvey) April 16, 1937–October 28, 2018.
Robert Ford Sr., NF, Inducted 2001
NAACC Membership Chairman 1978 –2021 (43 years)
Edsel / Mustang restorer, Master Restorer. The Newfoundland Antique & Classic Car Club is an organization formed in 1980 to aid and encourage the use, enjoyment, preservation and restoration of antique and classic vehicles. Bob Ford served as the club’s first president for five consecutive terms. 1980-1985.
In 2018 Bob Ford was awarded the recognition of being the Canadian Hobbyist of the Year.
Tom Woodhouse, SK, Inducted 2002
NAACC Director/Executive Secretary 1980-2021 (41 years)
NAACC Automotive Heritage Month coordinator 2009-2020. Over the past forty-one years Tom Woodhouse has worked with many clubs in Saskatchewan to help them achieve success. He is a corner stone in the collector car hobby in Canada.
John Carlson, BC, Inducted 2003
National President 1983 and again from 2001-2021 (21 years)
NAACC Chief Advisory Judge 1989 to 2021.
NAACC British Columbia representative 1978-2021 (43 years)
British Columbia Specialty Vehicle Association, BC representative 1979/80 to 1994
Vintage Car Club of Canada, Early Ford V8 & Model A Ford representative 1978 to 2021
Recipient of the Chuck Forester National Presidents Award, 1983.
Recipient of the Lee Iacocca Award 2015, Presented at the Cobble Beach Concours d’Elegance
Canadian SEMA/SAN Coordinator, Collector Car Appreciation Day 2009-2021