Bill Warner

Jacksonville FL

Although his efforts in organized professional and amateur road racing have netted him one win in the former SCCA Escort Endurance series, Bill’s major contributions to the sport have been in preserving its history and significant cars. In 1996 he founded the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance; the show has raised over $1.2 million for the care of terminally-iIl children and adults .. In 1997 he was named the Volunteer Fund Raiser of the Year by the National Society of Fund Raising Enterprises. Has also judged at the Meadow Brook and Louis Vuitton Concours shows. In 2002 was named Meguiar’s Collector Car Hobbiest of the Year. One of the first participants in the Cannonball Baker Sea-To-Shining Sea Memorial Trophy Dash in 1971 and 1975 (the latter in a Hertz rental car). Has driven factory-sponsored cars for Saab in part of the world speed/distance record run at Talladega. Also widely-regarded as a professional photographer and writer for Road & Track and countless others, with many peer awards

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