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MAY 6, 2021 | From Ford Performance Staff Reports

For Car Show Producer John Pullaro, A ’66 Comet Is His Classic Car Of Choice

Dark red 1966 Comet in Parking lot with trees in background

If there’s one certainty in the Ford enthusiast world, it’s that FoMoCo fans enjoy seeing photos of collectible Fords. That’s precisely why we created our “Quick Look” photo gallery series in the Enthusiasts section of FordPerformance.com. We know that Ford lovers can spot even an obscure detail in a photo if it has something to do with one of their favorite Blue Oval rides. We were reminded of just that when car-show producer John Pullaro of Chicago reached out to us recently after spotting a photo of one of our Ford Performance Enthusiast Communications team members at a Mustang show. His note to us below is proof positive that even a quick look can deserve a long look when it comes to our favorite Fords:

“Hi, Ford Performance! My name is John Pullaro. I just had to contact you after seeing a photo of you from a few years ago, walking among rows of Mustangs at the annual MOCSEM Mustang Memories show behind Ford World Headquarters, probably from 2019. It appears you have a dream job! I couldn’t help but notice a Grabber Green 1970 Mustang Convertible with a Shaker hood in that photo – so cool!
Rear photo of 1966 at car show with trunk slightly open
“I run car shows in the Chicago suburbs and was sad to have missed out on the 2020 car show season. I have a 1966 Mercury Comet (see photos), and my son has an ’89 Mustang notchback, so you can see we are Ford fans. If you're ever in Chicago in the summer, we have car shows and cruise nights all the time here and would love to have Ford Performance attend! Thanks!”

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