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2018 HAMS Model Car Show Results

July 25, 2018 at 6:30 pm | Blog, Uncategorized

 

We had a great turnout for the our 2018 Model Car Show on July 21. Modelers from Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana braved the Texas heat to compete in our contest, shop with our vendors, and talk model cars. There were 181 models entered in the contest and several more on the display table.

Show Sponsors:
Bernard Cortez, Richard Piazza, & VintageRPM.com.

Award Winners:

Category 401: Juniors (12 and under)
No entries.

Category 402: Seniors (13-17 years old)
No Entries.

Category 403A: Box Stock, Street Car
3rd – Chris Adams (San Antonio, TX) – 1941 Chevy Pickup
2nd – Chris Adams (San Antonio, TX) – 1967 Corvette Coupe
1st – Eric Nordstrom (Catoosa, OK) – 1955 Chrysler 300

Category 403B: Box Stock, Not Street Car
3rd – Richard Kern (Magnolia, TX) – Ford GPA
2nd – Chris Adams (San Antonio, TX) – 1966 Chevy Nova
1st – Russel Wells (Spring, TX) – Kenwood Porsche 956

Category 404: Street Rod (up through 1950)
3rd – Mel Frenger (Broken Arrow, OK) – Ford Woody Pickup
2nd – Fonzell Brown (Broken Arrow, OK) – 1932 Ford Roadster
1st – Eric Nordstrom (Catoosa, OK) – 1932 Ford Coupe

Category 405: Street Machine (1951 & newer)
3rd – Fonzell Brown (Broken Arrow, OK) – 1967 Barracuda
2nd – Eric Nordstrom (Catoosa, OK) – 1965 Chevy Impala
1st – Eric Nordstrom (Catoosa, OK) – 1962 Chevy Impala

Category 406: Factory/Showrrom Stock
3rd – Richard Kern (Magnolia, TX) – M998 Cargo Truck
2nd – B. Wade Brooks (Benton, LA) – 1968 Plymouth Roadrunner
1st – Eric Nordstrom (Catoosa, OK) – 1968 Pontiac Firebird

Category 410A: Competition Drag, Top Fuel
3rd – Kenneth Gossard (Orange, TX) – “Custom Body” Charger Funny Car
2nd – Kenneth Gossard (Orange, TX) – “Jungle Jim” Monza Funny Car
1st – Lee Barrett (Houston, TX) – Slick 50 Top Fuel Dragster

Category 410B: Competition Drag, Not Top Fuel
3rd – Charles Feuerhorn (Granbury, TX) – 1932 Ford AA/FA
2nd – Raul Montelongo (Houston, TX) – 1990 Ford Mustang LX Drag Car
1st – Florian Dylinski (Brookshire, TX) – ’40s Rail Dragster

Category 411: Competition, Open-Wheel
Sponsored by VintageRPM.com
2nd – David Green (Sugar Land, TX) – 1936 Chevy Modifed Dirt Tracker
1st – David Green (Sugar Land, TX) – Lotus 49

Category 412A: Competition, Closed-Wheel, Sports Cars
Sponsored vy VintageRPM.com
3rd – Wayne Marsden (Sugar Land, TX) – 1964 Cheetah
2nd – Len Woodruff (Frisco, TX) – 2012 Corvette GT2 LeMans
1st – Andrew Cathcart (Tomball, TX) – 2017 Macau GP Mercedes AMG GT3

Category 412B: Competition, Closed-Wheel, Not Sports Cars
Sponsored by VintageRPM.com
3rd – B. Wade Brooks (Benton, LA) – 1971 Wendell Scott Mercury Cyclone
2nd – Richard Kern (Magnolia, TX) – Hummer Off Road Racer
1st – Kenneth Gossard (Orange, TX) – Leroy Yarbough Mecury Cylone Spoiler II

Category 420: Foreign & Exotic
3rd – Ernesto Portillo (Missouri City, TX) – Mazda RX7
2nd – Len Woodruff (Frisco, TX) – 2004 Corvette Z06
1st – B.Wade Brooks (Benton, LA) – 1919 Leyat Helic Propeller Car

Category 430: Heavy Truck/Commercial/Emergency Vehicles
Sponsored by Bernard Cortez
3rd – Damon Montegue (El Paso, TX) – 2001 Peterbilt 379
2nd – Kristopher Gaffey (Houston, TX) – KMG-365 (Reserve 51)
1st – Richard Kern (Magnolia, TX) – GMC CCKW 2.5 6×6

Category 431: Light Truck/Commercial/Emergency Vehicles
Sponsored by Richard Piazza
3rd – John Rossio (Spring, TX) – 1950 Chevy “Coca-Cola” Pickup
2nd – Fonzell Brown (Broken Arrow, OK) – 1958 Apache
1st – Eric Stone (Spring, TX) – Mooneyes VW Type 2 Van

Category 440: Large Scale (1/12 & larger)
3rd – B.Wade Brooks (Benton, LA) – 1971 Buddy Arrington Dodge Charger
2nd – Kenneth Gossard (Orange, TX) – “Hawaiian” Charger Funny Car
1st – David Green (Sugar Land, TX) – Buddy Baker Dodge Charger

Category 441A: Small Scale (1/32 & smaller), Civilian
3rd – Mike Stucker (Sugar Land, TX) – Ferrari 612P
2nd – Wayne Marsden (Sugar Land, TX) – 1963 Ford Thunderbird
1st – Wayne Marsden (Sugar Land, TX) – 1948 Ford Coupe

Category 441B: Small Scale (1/32 & smaller), Military
3rd – Richard Kern (Magnolia, TX) – Horsche 1A
2nd – Rick Cotton (Katy, TX) – GMC 2×6 Truck
1st – Rick Cotton (Katy, TX) – German Radio Truck

Category 450: Curbside
3rd – Russell Wells (Spring, TX) – Mercedes AMG GT3
2nd – Freddie Pena (Pasedena, TX) – Mini Cooper
1st – Richard Kern (Magnolia, TX) – Willys Jeep

Category 451: Miscellaneous
3rd – James Wise (Nederland, TX) – “Bad Medicine”
2nd – Richard Kern (Magnolia, TX) – M20 Armored Car
1st – Vince Barrele (Houston, TX) – Israeli ALM-90 Armored Car

Category 460: Custom
Sponsored by Richard Piazza
3rd – Mel Frenger (Broken Arrow, OK) – LaSalle Pickup
2nd – Alvis Barrington (Slidell, LA) – 1950 Ford Pickup
1st – Fonzell Brown (Broken Arrow, OK) – 1950 Mercury

Category 461: Low Riders
Sponsored by Bernard Cortez
3rd – Fonzell Brown (Broken Arrow, OK) – 1967 Cadillac Coupe DeVille
2nd – Eric Nordstrom (Catoosa, OK) – 1964 Chevy Impala
1st – Freddie Pena (Pasedena, TX) – 1960 Chevy Impala

Category 470: Slammers
3rd – Vic Florie (Elgin, TX) – Ford GT90
2nd – Chris Adams (San Antonio, TX) – 1966 Chevy Nova
1st – Richard Kern (Magnolia, TX) – Hummer H1

Category 480: Motorcycles
3rd – Freddie Pena (Pasedena, TX) – Gambler
2nd – Vince Barrele (Houston, TX) – BMW R-75
1st – Ernesto Portillo (Missouri City, TX) – Aces Wild Chopper

Categroy 490: Dioramas
Sponsored by Richard Piazza
3rd – Steve Miller (Spring, TX) – “1923 Model T”
2nd – Carlos Entenza (Houston, TX) – “A Boy And His Dog”
1st – Buddy Aden (Houston, TX) – “To Catch A Thief”

Best Engine
Eric Nordstrom (Catoosa, OK) – 1932 Ford

Best Interior
Freddie Pena (Pasedena, TX) – 1960 Chevy Impala

Best Paint
Freddie Pena (Pasedena, TX) – 1960 Chevy Impala

People’s Choice
Alvis Barrington (Slidell, LA) – 1949 Studebaker Pickup

Theme: 75 Years of Revell
Mel Frenger (Broken Arrow, OK) – LaSalle Pickup

Best In Show
Freddie Pena (Pasedena, TX) – 1960 Chevy Impala

Len Woodruff’s gallery of model photos from the show can be found here: HAMS 2018 Show

 

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