Car show a big hit at festival

Despite the huge thunder and lightning storm the day before, many outstanding vehicles and their owners turned out for the 11th Annual Thunder Roll Show and Shine.

One hundred thirty proud owners spent hours washing and waxing their prized automobiles and joined in the fun at the car show staged at Walmart parking lot. Eighty-six of those began at the Evergreen Collision parking lot and cruised down Washington Street.

Many faces were familiar from previous car shows while there were many new participants, too. Automobiles from Thurston, Pierce, Mason, Kitsap and Jefferson counties joined locals from Sequim, Port Angeles and Forks to fill the show with a wide variety of vehicles. Everything from Ford Model A's to 2011 Corvettes were on show.

Twenty categories were judged and awarded beautiful plaques near the end of the sunny afternoon. Winners included (by Category, Year, Vehicle, Owner and City):

Best Street Rod Roadster, 1929 Ford Roadster ,Colin Cunningham, Sequim

Best Street Rod Sedan/Coupe, 1932 Ford 3 Window, Rich Stapf, Port Townsend

Best Street Rod Pickup, 1972 Chevrolet Truck, Gary Little, Sequim

Best Import Car/Pickup ,1959 MGA Coupe Jeff Kenyon, Sequim

Best Unfinished Car/Pickup, 1965 Ford Galaxie 500 Ltd, Rain Richardson

Best 1947 and Older Pickup, 1939 Dodge Half Ton, Dan Quintero, Sequim

Best 1948 and Newer Pickup, 1957 Chevy Pickup, Len Cochran, Tacoma

Best Rat Rod, 1931 Ford Model A ,David Briggs, Port Angeles

Best Muscle Car, 1968 Chevy Chevelle, Joe Holcomb, Port Angeles

Best Pony Car, 2004 Ford Mustang Cobra, Mike Rasmussen, Bremerton

Best Corvette, 2011 Corvette Grand Sport, Robert Whitlock, Sequim

Best Custom Car, 1963 Ford Falcon Sedan Delivery, Steve Harwood, Sequim

Best 1919 and Older, no entries

Best 1920-1929, 1928 Dodge Victory Six, Terry Barton, Port Angeles

Best 1930-1939, 1930 Model A Coupe, Jerry Cordick, Sequim

Best 1940-1949, 1940 Ford, Russell Beard, Sequim

Best 1950-1959, 1956 Chevy Nomad, Steve Simans, Sequim

Best 1960-1969, 1962 Chevy BelAir, Dave Murphy, Sequim

Best 1970-1979, 1972 Oldsmobile Cutlass, Terry Jones, Port Angeles

Best 1980 thru Present, 1989 Pontiac Trans Am, David Linson, Sequim

Best Race Car, 1996 Monte Carlo, Richard Broders, Port Townsend

People's Choice, 1955 Chevy BelAir, Lance Scott, Sequim


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