Checking in With Ford Heacock at the Lake Mirror Classic

Tens of thousands of people came to the Frances Langford Promenade and other parts of downtown Lakeland today to enjoy the Lake Mirror Classic auto festival. In 17 years, the show has grown from 100 cars to more than 600 autos, motorcycles, boats and even vintage bicycles.

We asked Ford Heacock, founder of the event, about the vintage Jaguar he was wiping down after a pre-show rain this morning.

He also talked about some festival highlights:

And a flashback from September: