Bob has been involved in the collector car hobby for more than 35 years. His automotive experiences range from 1930’s to 1960’s stock/original vehicles with a concentration on the 1950’s and 60’s stock, original and muscle cars.
He is the Membership Director for the National Association of Automobile Clubs of Canada, a member of Newfoundland Antique & Classic Car Club for 35 plus years, a member of the Falcon Club of America for 32 plus years, a member of the Edsel Owners Club & International Edsel Club for many years. He is a member of the Henry Ford Heritage Association. His personal collection of vehicles includes Classic & Muscle cars. Bob has had hands-on experience with several frame -off chassis restorations of family cars. These vehicles have won numerous awards at international shows in the United States and Canada. He has been involved with the restoration of many makes of cars his family has imported from California. Bob strives to restore of his own cars to 100-point show quality. He is an NAACC National judge. He is a permanent judge at the Cobble Beach Concours d’Elegance. This Concours is held the third week in September in Owen Sound Ontario. It is ranked in the top ten in North America.
Bob oversees the NAACC Facebook page. He also helps with the NAACC Coasters Cross Canada Tour as a leader and key organizer in NL. In the words of NAACC president John Carlson, “Bob Ford is irreplaceable. He is one of the most dedicated hard working NAACC executive members I have ever worked with.” Bob resides in the oldest City in North America, St. John’’’s, Newfoundland.