Richard Earl

Richard is the grandson of American car designer and visionary Harley J Earl, who was responsible for the first concept car, the Buick Y Job, and pioneered the use of freeform sketching and hand sculpted clay models. Richard has spent the last 24 years (ten of which were in Detroit) unearthing a story on America’s mid-20th century automobile world. He is the only descendant of Harley J Earl to pursue an automobile-related career since his grandfather passed away in 1969. Richard is a public speaker and edits the official website.


Class Judge: Class F

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