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Bishop Hill car show has record turnout; '65 Buick is top choice

DOUG BOOCK
Becky Guither of Princeton stands next to her 1965 Buick Skylark, which won two awards at Sunday's Bishop Hill Antique and Classic Car Show. Her car was named Best of Show and winner of the Best Paint category.

A record 188 vehicles were presented when the 2013 Bishop Hill Antique and Classic Car Show was held Sunday, July 28.

A 1965 Buick Skylark owned by Becky Guither of Princeton won both Best of Show and Best Paint honors. Her vehicle was entered in the custom class.

Other class winners were:

Street Rod

1. Randy and June Hagerty, LaFayette, 1931 Ford Model A; 2. Dave and Melody Henderson, Colona, 1938 Chevrolet 2 Dr Sedan; 3. Kenny and Nancy Rollins, Altona, 1937 Chevy Master Coupe

Street Machine 49-69

1. Di Demes, LaSalle, 1962 Chevrolet Impala SS; 2. Dale Olson, Taylor Ridge, 1957 Pontiac Star Chief; 3. Marty Nordstrom, Orion, 1955 Ford T-Bird

Street Machine 70-Up

1. Linda, John and Dana Glenn, Rapids City, 1970 Chevy Chevelle SS; 2. Joel and Mini Leonardson, Geneseo, 1973 Mustang Mach I; 3. John Bain, Bettendorf, Iowa, 1970 Dodge Charger

Trucks

1. Rich Ruhl, Galva, 1940 Ford; 2. Ron Casteel, Galesburg, 1956 Ford F-100; 3. John Smith, Edwards, 1972 Chevy El Camino SS

4X4 Trucks

1. Jerry Reasor, Moline, 1960 Pontiac Safari Wagon; 2. Doug Yarger, Galva, 1986 Ford F 350; 3. Marla Miller, Eldridge, Iowa, 2008 Jeep Rubicon

Antique Pre-32

1. Ben Schumm, Orion, 1929 Ford Truck; 2. Terry Ostrowski, Galva, 1931 2 Dr Ford; 3. Kevin Scott, Cambridge, 1925 Ford Model T

Antique 32-48

1. Roger McClure, St. Augustine, 1932 Olds; 2. Joe and John Talbot, Geneseo, 1938 Buick 46-C; 3. James R. Hamacher, LaMoille, 1948 Plymouth Special Deluxe

Original 49-59

1. James Holke, Geneseo, 1956 Chevy 210 2 Dr HT; 2. Dean and Connie Larson, Orion, 1958 Lincoln Continental; 3. Dale and Linda Doubler, Cambridge, 1957 Chevy Bel Air

Original 60-69

1. Larry Nickerson, Moline, 1965 T-Bird; 2. Dave Benson, LeClaire, Iowa, 1968 Dodge Charger; 3. Mike and Teresa Harland, Buffalo, Iowa, 1968 Plymouth Road Runner

Original 70-79

1. Bob McLuckie, Joliet, 1970 Olds Cutlass W31; 2. Mike Stephens, Colona, 1972 Chevy Chevelle SS; 3. Steve and Teresa Owens, Woodhull, 1973 Plymouth Road Runner

Original 80-89

1. Don Adock, Abingdon, 1985 El Camino Conquesta; 2. Lloyd Paulsen, Moline, 1985 Olds Toronado; 3. Teresa Haga, Galva, 1986 Chevy SS Monte Carlo

Original 90-99

1. Jamie Schnowske, Peoria, 1995 Pontiac Trans Am; 2. Kevin Becker, Kirkwood, 1992 Camaro 228; 3. DeWayne Taets, Coal Valley, 1995 Pontiac Firehawk

Original 2000-Up

1. Joe and Deb Lewis, 2007 Ford Mustang GT; 2. Phil Collins, Ipava, 2008 Saturn Sky SE Roadster; 3. Deidre Golden, Silvis, 2010 Chevy Camaro

Corvette

1. Phil and Linda Venable, Geneseo, 1962 Corvette 327/340 HP; 2. Jerry Best, Oneida, 1958 Corvette 283 Engine; 3. Larry Atkins, Davenport, Iowa, 1963 Chevy Corvette

Mustang

1. Steve and Margie Doll, Henry, 1964½ Ford Mustang; 2. Tracy Leonardson, Moline, 1966 Ford Mustang; 3. Steven Spahn, Kewanee, 1969 Ford Mustang

55-56-57

1. Craig Hawkins, Neponset, 1955 Chevy 150

Custom

1. Dennis Guither, Princeton, 1958 Chevy Bel Air; 2. Becky Guither, Princeton; 1965 Buick Skylark; 3. Jim and Diane Zastrow, Davenport, Iowa, 1957 Ford Custom

Special Interest

1. Jeff Simmons, Galesburg, 1964 Chevy Suburban Carryall; 2. Vicky and Jim Cope, Orion, 1958 BMW Isetta 300; 3. Jim and Dixie Pancrazio, Moline, 1997 Ford Thunderbird

Kids Class

1. Levi Reed, Woodhull, 1967 Ford Galaxie 500 Convertible; 2. Clayton Miller, Eldridge, Iowa, 2002 Ford Mustang GT; 3. Andre Lampos, Peoria, 1994 Ford Mustang

Muscle Car

1. Ron and Linda Grimes, Colona, 1965 Chevy Chevelle Malibu SS; 2. Joella Krause, Geneseo, 1971 Olds Cutlass Supreme Convertible; 3. Gary Steward, Toulon, 1965 Pontiac GTO

Best Interior

Dale and Linda Doubler, Cambridge, 1957 Chevy Bel Air

Best Engine

Dennis Haga, Galva, 1956 Chevy Pickup