Past Participants – 2016

Award Winners

Trophy Winners
Trophies created by blown glass artist Jerry Catania of Benton Harbor, MI

Best of Show

1910 Stoddard Dayton K 4-Passenger Touring Owner: Don & Joan Lyons, Dowagiac, MI


Chairman’s Choice

1960 Vespa 400 Microcar Owner: Rob & Patty Gerring, Elkhart, IN


Founder’s Choice

1924 Nash 690 Touring Owner: Doug & Jennifer Williams, Prudenville, MI


People’s Choice

1910 Stoddard Dayton Owner: Don & Joan Lyons, Dowagiac, MI


Honored Marque

1932 Nash 1083 Convertible Sedan Owner:  Geoffrey Lentz, Trafford, PA


Best Sports Car

1952 Nash Healey Roadster Owner:  Allan & Jacqueline Ruckey, Waterford, MI


Most Unusual

1937 Hupmobile Custom Series Coupe Owner:  Greg Drufke, La Porte, IN


Best Import

1959 Fiat 500 “Jolly” Convertible Microcar Owner:  Randy & Rochelle Forrester, Birmingham, MI


Most Impressive Survivor

1925 Buick Master Six Touring Owner:  George Mazurek, Muskegon, MI


Engineering Excellence

1969 Oldsmobile Hurst Olds 2-Door Hardtop Owner:  Joseph & Cheri Sroka, Dearborn Heights, MI


Most Elegant

1956 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible Owner:  Ken & Rosie Karrer, Austin, TX


Outstanding Open Car

1960 Dodge Phoenix Convertible Owner:  Randy Guyer, Minnetonka, MN


Best Period Fashion Attire

1931 Ford Model A Ice Cream Truck Owner:  Joseph Hornacek, Rochester Hills, MI

Class Ribbons (Jeep, Airflow & Police Cars) and Hagerty Youth Judging Winner

Best Jeep

1952 Jeep Military Police
Owner: Ken Schiffer, Bridgman, MI


Best Airflow

1935 DeSoto Airflow S-2 Coupe
Owner: Red McFadden, South Haven, MI


Best Police Car

1968 Plymouth Fury I Original Michigan State Police Car
Owner: Robert Wills, Battle Creek, MI


Hagerty Youth Judging Winner

1931 Buick Series 8-50 Roadster
Owner: Ray Donley, Midland, MI

Merit Ribbon Winners

1904 Oldsmobile Model 6C Curved Dash Runabout
David & Esther Plassman, Napoleon, OH


1908 Maxwell Model D Touring
Jeff & Becca Schreiner, Mondovi, WI


1910 Ford Gentlemen’s Speedster
Mark & Jana Reenders, Grand Haven, MI


1926 Franklin 11A Opera Coupe
Douglas Wolford & Mark Kretz, Lansing, MI


1927 Stutz Blackhawk Roadster Bobtail Speedster
Pete Todo, Hobart, IN


1929 Essex Speedabout Boattail
Hostetler Hudson Auto Museum, Shipshewana, IN


1929 Packard 640 Convertible Coupe
Jack & Bette Green, Fishers, IN


1930 Chrysler Model 66 Coupe
Michael Yoakum, Hamilton, OH


1931 Buick Series 8-50 Roadster
Ray Donley, Midland, MI


1931 Ford Model A Panel Delivery Truck
David & Esther Plassman, Napoleon, OH


1931 Ford Model A Ice Cream Truck
Joseph Hornacek, Rochester Hills, MI


1934 Chrysler Airflow Coupe
Charles W. Cochran, Shelbyville, IN


1946 Ford Pick-Up Truck
Wayne & Marilyn Blackmon, Tulsa, OK


1947 Packard 2106 Touring
John Matthews Sr., Dearborn, MI


1951 Studebaker Commander Convertible
Ed Reynolds, Greenfield, IN


1955 Studebaker President Two-Door Hardtop
Rick Pitts, Granger, IN


1956 Ford Thunderbird
Tom Bierzychudek, River Forest, IL


1959 Cadillac Coupe Deville Two-Door Hardtop
Rick Payton, Eau Claire, WI


1960 AMC (Nash) Metropolitan 1500 Series Coupe
Edward & Barbara Kolm, Berrien Springs, MI


1962 Imperial Crown Convertible
Orrin & Fay Dorr, Lawrence, MI


1962 Jaguar E-Type Coupe
Bob & LaDonna Danielson, Niles, MI


1963 ½ Ford Galaxie 500 427 Light Weight
Mike & Helen Petlick, St. Joseph, MI


1968 AMX-R Prototype Coupe
Darryl A. Salisbury, Vicksburg, MI


1970 Buick GS455 Convertible
Russ & Karen Ciesiolka, South Bend, IN


1970 Opel GT
Larry & Nancy Deck, Plymouth, MI


1971 Plymouth Cuda Two-Door Hardtop
Kevin & Ginny DeFouw, Caledonia, MI


1971 DustAAR Coupe
Rodney Chapman, Swansea, IL


1972 Lincoln Continental Mark IV Two-Door Hardtop
Thomas Pascoe, Canton, MI


1972 Triumph TR6 Roadster
Albert Motta, Bloomfield Hills, MI


1975 Buick Century Indianapolis 500 Pace Car Edition Coupe
Alan & Joy Oldfield, Cedar Rapids, Iowa


1976 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible
Kip Darcy, Flint, MI


1978 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am Special Edition Coupe
Warren & Denise Myers, Clarkston, MI

Best of Show and  People's Choice - 1910 Stoddard Dayton K owned by Don & Joan Lyons, Dowagiac, MI

All Showcased Vehicles

1900 - 1919

1904 Oldsmobile 6C Curved Dash Runabout
David & Esther Plassman, Napoleon, OH


1908 Maxwell Model D Touring
Jeff & Becca Schreiner, Mondovi, WI


1910 Ford Gentlemen’s Speedster
Mark & Jana Reenders, Grand Haven, MI


1910 Stoddard-Dayton 4-Passenger Touring
Don & Joan Lyons, Dowagiac, MI

1920 - 1929

1924 Nash 690 Touring
Doug & Jennifer Williams, Prudenville, MI


1925 Buick Master Six Touring
George Mazurek, Muskegon, MI


1926 Franklin 11A Opera Coupe
Douglas Wolford & Mark Kretz, Lansing, MI


1927 Stutz Blackhawk Bobtail Speedster
Pete Todo, Hobart, IN


1929 Essex Speedabout Boattail Roadster
Hostetler Hudson Auto Museum, Shipshewana, IN


1929 Packard 640 Convertible Coupe
Jack & Bette Green, Muncie, IN

1930 - 1939

1930 Chrysler Model 66 Coupe
Michael Yoakum, Hamilton, OH


1931 Buick Series 8-50 Roadster
Ray Donley, Midland, MI


1931 Ford Model A Panel Delivery Truck
David & Esther Plassman, Napoleon, OH


1932 Nash 1083 Convertible Sedan
Geoffrey Lentz, Trafford, PA


1934 Chrysler Airflow Coupe
Charles W. Cochran, Shelbyville, IN


1936 DeSoto S-2 Coupe
Red McFadden, South Haven, MI


1936 Chrysler Imperial Airflow C-10 Coupe
Rex & Kathy Barrett, Roselle, IL


1936 Chrysler Airstream Coupe
Donald & Shirley Tollensdorf, South Haven, MI


1936 DeSoto Airflow Four-door Sedan
Douglas & Arlene Conran, Benton Harbor, MI


1937 Hupmobile Custom Series Aerodynamic Coupe
Greg Drufke, La Porte, IN


1937 Nash 3720 Ambassador Coupe
Richard & George Clausen, Marengo, IL


1938 Studebaker President Coupe
Niall Olling, Wheeler, MI

1940 - 1949

1946 Ford Pick-up Truck
Wayne & Marilyn Blackmon, Tulsa, OK


1947 Lincoln Club Coupe
Charles Kelley, Barrington, IL


1947 Dodge Power Wagon Truck
Birney & Allen Vanderboegh, St. Joseph, MI


1947 Packard 2106 Sedan
John Matthews, Sr., Dearborn, MI


1947 Nash Ambassador Super Trunk Back
J. W. & Monica Magner, St. Joseph, MI

1950 - 1959

1951 Studebaker Commander Convertible
Ed Reynolds, Greenfield, IN


1951 Nash Rambler Convertible
Dick Saddler, Richland, MI


1952 Nash-Healey Roadster
Allan & Jacqueline Ruckey, Waterford, MI


1954 Nash Ambassador Country Club Two-door Hardtop
Daryl Frank, Cheyenne, WY


1955 Studebaker President Two-door Hardtop
Rick Pitts, Granger, IN


1956 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible
Ken & Rosie Karrer, Austin, TX


1956 Ford Thunderbird Convertible
Tom Bierzychudek, River Forest, IL


1958 Meadows Frisky Sport Convertible Micro Car
Mark & Charles Green, Warsaw, IN


1959 Cadillac Coupe DeVille Two-door Hardtop
Rick Payton & Christian Mendez, Eau Claire, WI


1959 Fiat 500 “Jolly” Runabout Micro Car
Randy & Rochelle Forester, Birmingham, MI

1960 - 1969

1960 Dodge Phoenix Convertible
Randy Guyer, Minnetonka, MN


1960 Vespa 400 Micro Car
Rob & Patty Gerring, Elkhart, IN


1960 Nash Metropolitan 1500 Series Coupe
Edward & Barbra Kolm, Berrien Springs, MI


1962 Imperial Crown Convertible
Orrin & Fay Dorr, Lawrence, MI


1962 Jaguar E-Type Coupe
Bob & LaDonna Danielson, Niles, MI


1963½ Ford Galaxy 500 Two-door Race Car
Mike & Helen Petlock, St. Joseph, MI


1963 Studebaker Sceptre Hardtop Concept Car
The Studebaker National Museum, South Bend, IN


1964 Studebaker Daytona Four-door Sedan
Robert & Sheila Pollock, Michigan City, IN


1966 Ford Mustang Convertible
Peter R. Vander Veen, Grand Rapids, MI


1966 Pontiac GTO Two-door Hardtop
Richard & Alice Luther, Coloma, MI


1967 Austin Healey 3000 Convertible
Steve Warner, Michiana Shores, IN


1967 Plymouth Barracuda Convertible
Mark & Shelley Lecrone, South Lyon, MI


1968 Chevrolet Impala Two-door Hardtop
Brent Matson, Minneapolis, MN


1968 AMC AMX-R Prototype Coupe with rumble seat
Darryl A. Salisbury, Vicksburg, MI


1969 Dodge Charger R/T Two-door Hardtop
Alan Maynard, St. Joseph, MI


1969 Oldsmobile Cutlass "Hurst Olds" Two-door Hardtop
Joseph & Cheri Sroka, Dearborn Hts., MI

1970 - 1979

1970 Buick GS455 Convertible
Russ & Karen Ciesiolka, South Bend, MI


1970 Opel GT Coupe
Larry & Nancy Deck, Plymouth, MI


1971 Chevrolet Caprice
Eric Schuermann & Lawrence Cady, Chicago, IL
Four-door Hardtop


1971 Plymouth Duster Coupe custom (DusterAAR)
Rodney Chapman, Swansea, IL


1971 Plymouth Cuda 340 Two-door Hardtop
Kevin & Ginny DeFouw, Caledonia, MI


1972 Buick Riviera Two-door Hardtop
William Tripp, Grand Haven, MI


1972 Lincoln Continental Mark IV Two-door Hardtop
Thomas Pascoe, Canton, MI


1972 Triumph TR6 Roadster
Albert Motta, Bloomfield Hills, MI


1972 Volvo P1800 Two-door Coupe
Don-Nee German, St. Joseph, MI


1974 AMC Gremlin XP Prototype
Brian & Wendy Moyer, Reinholds, PA


1975 Plymouth Duster Coupe
Gary Fredritz, Carey, OH


1975 Buick Century Indianapolis 500 Pace Car Edition
Alan & Joy Oldfield, Cedar Rapids, IA


1976 AMC Matador Coupe
Carol DeBeaussaert, Shelby Township, MI


1976 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible
Cornelius (Kip) Darcy, Flint, MI


1978 Pontiac Trans Am 400 Special Edition Coupe
Denise & Warren Myers, Clarkston, MI


1979 Checker Marathon Four-door Sedan
Ron & Ann Leatz, Dowagiac, MI

Special Interest Vehicles

1909 Buick Chassis
Gilmore Car Museum, Hickory Corners, MI


1911 Marmon Wasp Replica
Harry Hauch, Stevensville, MI


1931 Ford Ice Cream Truck
Joseph Hornacek, Rochester Hills, MI


1950 Studebaker Champion Two-door Sedan
Sam & Connie Monte, Riverside, MI


1981 Delorean DMC-12 Two-door Coupe
Dale Goodman, La Porte, IN


1986 Sachsenring Trabant 601 Sedan
Norbert Zimpfer, Cedar Springs, MI


2003 Porsche 911 Carerra
Ed Todd, Muskegon, MI


1955 Ford Mainline Four-door Sedan Squad Car
Van Buren Co. Sheriff Dept., Paw Paw, MI


1966 Plymouth Fury I Four-door Sedan Squad Car
Deputy Sheriff Bill Achterberg, St. Joseph, MI


1968 Plymouth Fury I Original Michigan State Police Car Four-door Sedan
Robert Wills, Battle Creek, MI


1991 Chevrolet Camaro Coupe Squad Car
Michigan State Police, Lansing, MI


1992 Ford Mustang Coupe Squad Car
Michigan State Police, Lansing, MI


1941 Ford GP (Jeep)
John Edward Nelson, Benton Harbor, MI


1943 Ford Military GPW (Jeep)
B & W Military Collectibles, St. Joseph, MI


1948 Willys Jeepster
Rich Saddler, Grand Haven, MI


1948 Willys Station Wagon Estate
Rich Saddler, Grand Haven, MI


1950 Willys Pick-up Truck
Rich Saddler, Grand Haven, MI


1952 Jeep Military Police Vehicle
Ken Schiffer, Bridgman, MI


1956 Willys Jeep CJ-3B Two-door Open Top Custom
The Wright Brothers, Stevensville, MI


1958 Willys FC-150 (Forward Control)
Rich Saddler, Grand Haven, MI


1966 Jeep CJ-5 Convertible
Robert Basselman, St. Joseph, MI


1970 Jeep CJ-5 Pick-up Truck
Walter Kubistal, Stevensville, MI


1982 AMC Jeep CJ-8 Scrambler Utility
Thomas Miller, Benton Harbor, MI


1996 Jeep Cherokee 4-door SUV
Fred Hess, St. Joseph, MI


2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee SUV
Ray & Chris Matejczyk, St. Joseph, MI


2015 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
Ray & Chris Matejczyk, St. Joseph, MI


2016 Jeep Renegade 4-Door SUV
McFadden Friendly Motors, South Haven, MI