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Car Capital Auto Show 2017

JULY 29, 2017

2016   Car Capital Auto Show   Winners

Best in Show Stock/Original       

Paul Petermann-1912 Buick    29 Touring

Best in Show Modified

  Claude Dube-1949  Ford    Prefect

Best in Show Oldsmobile

 Tim Holliday-1969 Hurst Olds

Best in Show Motorcycle

  Gary Holtz-1966  Ducati  250 Monza


Crystal Award Stock/Original

Dave & Debbie Brewer-1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS

"I just want to thank you for the very nice crystal award I received at this year's show. We received it last week and is one of the nicest awards I have ever received. The weather was not the best but the show still had a good turn out."- Dave & Debbie Brewer

Crystal Award Modified

               Erik Richardson-1969 Plymouth  Road Runner

Crystal Award Oldsmobile

 Jim Pocan-2003 Oldsmobile  Aurora


Premium Awards:

American Muscle: Bob & Lori Kanas-1967 Oldsmobile 442

REO Preservation: Dick Trierweiler-1927 REO  Wolverine

American Classic: Jeb Rand-1952 Buick  Roadmaster

Timeless Elegance: Mike Hatcher-1971 Buick  Riviera

Big 3 Memory Lane: Jim Cashen-1964 Pontiac  GTO


Class Awards:

Group 1

Class 1: Original/Unrestored 1900-1954

               Brian Bowman-1937 Olds Coupe

               Jim Cain-1946 Ford Convertible

Class 2: Original/Unrestored 1955-1970  

               Dean Darnell-1963 Dodge 330

               Al Baird-1958 Chevrolet  Bel Air

Class 3: Original/Unrestored 1971-1980

               Robert & Shirley Genord-1978 Dodge  Challenger

Class 4: Years 1900-1920- Moved to Best of Show

Class 5: Years 1921-1931

               Duane Wells-1931 Ford  Model A

Class 6: Years 1932-1941

               Jim Clark-1940 Ford 2-Door

               Jim Neal-1940 Crosley  Convertible

Class 7: Years 1942-1954

               James Stokes-1954 Oldsmobile 88

               Michael Criner-1954 Buick  Special

Class 8: Years 1955-1957

               John & Mirjam Madges-1957 Chevrolet Bel Air

               Chuck Whiting-1956 Chevrolet Bel Air

Class 9: Years 1958-1964

               Ken Boorsma-1962 Ford  Galaxie

               Skeet Lehman-1964 Ford  Fairlane

               Mike Good-1962 Chevrolet Impala

Class 10: Years 1965-1968

               Kevin & Laurie Shay-1965 Pontiac  Tempest

               Rob Heinrich-1965 Dodge  Dart GT Convertible

               Charles Pantera-1965 Ford  Galaxie 500

               Chris Barrera-1966 Cadillac DeVille

Class 11: Years 1969-1977

               Michael Criner-1975 Cadillac  Coupe DeVille

               Byron Kibbey-1972 Chevrolet  Malibu

Class 12: Years 1978-1986

               Alan Jordan-1984 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

               Steve Caesar-1978 Ford Mustang

Class 13: Years 1987-1991

               Douglas Hendges-1987 Ford Mustang

               Brian Johnson-1987 Pontiac Fiero GT

               Richard Lentola-1981 Chevrolet Z 28

Class 14: Years 1992-1999

               Ken Lovell-1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass Convertible

               Bill Pierce-1999 Ford Mustang

Class 15: Years 2000-2005

               Michael Comer-2003 Ford Thunderbird

               Bill Haun-2002 Cadillac Eldorado

Class 16: Years 2006-2009

               Mike & Shelley Wilkinson-2008 Ford Mustang Shelby GT 500

               Mike & Annette Pellegrini-2008 Ford Mustang

Class 17: Years 2010-2013

               Dennis Greenwald-2010 Chevrolet Camaro Indy 500 Pace Car

               Robert Holtz-2011 Ford Mustang GT

Class 18: Years 2014-Present

               Tadd LaDuke-2016 Chevrolet Camaro

               Erick Prado-2016 Chevrolet Camaro

Class 19: Mopar Muscle 1962-1975

               Jim Kowalski-1964 Plymouth Fury

               Steve Dyer-1970 Plymouth Road Runner

               Bronson Wall-1971 Dodge Demon

Class 20: AMC Muscle 1962-1975

               Tim Mann-1974 AMC  Gremlin X

Class 21: Pontiac GTO 1964-1967

               Jim Cashen-1964 Pontiac GTO

               Mike Drake-1965 Pontiac GTO

Class 22: Pontiac GTO 1968-1974

               Rick Losey-1969 Pontiac GTO

Class 23: Mustang 1964-1973

               Dave Hartline-1967 Ford Mustang

               John McKay-1966 Ford Mustang

Class 24: Camaro/Firebird 1967-1969

               George Farley-1969 Firebird Convertible

               Gary Robinson-1968 Camaro RS

Class 25: Truck 1900-1949

               No Entries

Class 26: Truck 1950-Present

               Gary Allan-1999 Chevrolet Astro Van

Class 27: Corvette 1953-1967

               Gary Baker-1964 Chevrolet Corvette

Class 28: Corvette 1968-1982

               Craig Smith-1976 Chevrolet Corvette

Group 2

Class 29: Street Rod 1900-1937

               Al Wilson-1937 Ford Slantback

               Nick & Sharon Cortese-1934 Ford 3-Window Coupe

Class 30: Street Rod 1938-1948

               Jeff Gysel-1948 Chevrolet Fleetline

               Stephen Marzilli-1948 Oldsmobile Super Charged

               Bill & Cheryl Davitt-1940 Oldsmobile Coupe

Class 31: Truck 1900-1949

               Gary Price-1936 Ford Pickup

               Larry Viles-1936 Ford Sedan Delivery

Class 32: Truck 1950-1959

               Michael Dyda Jr-1950 Ford F-1

Class 33: Truck 1960-1980

               Ron Hunt-1967 Chevrolet C-10

               Gary Tebow-1968 GMC

Class 34: Truck 1981-Present

               Bill McGlocklin-1999 Ford F-150

               Barry Mack-1985 Chevrolet Van

Class 35: 4x4 Truck All Years

               No Entries

Class 36: Street Machine 1949-1963

               Dan Swihart-1955 Chevrolet 210

               Rick Cox-1961 Oldsmobile 88

Class 37: Street Machine 1964-1975 FORD

               Alan & Juan Aniol-1964 Ford Falcon

               Ron & Kathy Maniaci-1966 Ford Mustang

               Mick Stolarczyk-1971 Mercury Comet GT

Class 38: Street Machine 1964-1975 Mopar/AMC

               No Entries

Class 39: Street Machine 1964-1967 GM

               Steve Russell-1965 Olds Cutlass Convertible

               Rick McKinnon-1967 Pontiac GTO

Class 40: Street Machine 1968-1970 GM

               Don & Linda Pierce-1970 Chevrolet Nova SS

               Cliff & Lindsey Shellenburger-1970 Chevrolet Chevelle Convertible

Class 41: Street Machine 1971-1975 GM

               David Milstein-1971 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396

               Art Velasquez-1971 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme

Class 42: Street Machine 1976-1986

               Chris West-1986 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

               Jann Barns-1979 Oldsmobile Cutlass

Class 43: Street Machine 1987-1999

               Muttley Bush-1997 Ford Mustang

               Russell Hall-1987 Pontiac Fiero GT

Class 44: Street Machine 2000-Present

               Tyler Richardson-2011 Ford Mustang GT

Class 45: Pro-Street (Radical)

               Dennis Hatmaker-1972 Oldsmobile Cutlass

Class 46: Lead Sled & Custom

               Robert Marshall-1955 Ford Crown Vic

               James Pratt-1969 Oldsmobile Cutlass

Class 47: Fast & Furious/Tuner

               Yunier Suarez-2014 Infinity Q50

Class 48: Rat Rods

               Rudy Kutey-1929 Essex

Class 49: Special Interest

               Roger Clark-2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

               Norman Smith-1940 Ford Station Wagon

Group 3: Oldsmobile

Class 50: Oldsmobile All 1897-1960

               John Wilcox-1949 Oldsmobile 98 Deluxe

               Mike Hedin-1938 Oldsmobile L-38 Coupe

Class 51: Oldsmobile Full Size Models 1961-1976

               Steve Peak-1970 Oldsmobile 88

               Larry Skinner-1966 Oldsmobile Limo

Class 52: Oldsmobile Full Size Models 1977-1989

               No Entries

Class 53: Oldsmobile Non-Full Size/Non Performance 1961-1976

               Larry Russell-1964 Oldsmobile Vista Cruiser

               Rod Dropping-1970 Oldsmobile Cutlass SX

Class 54: Oldsmobile Non-Full Size/Non Performance 1977-1989

               No Entries

Class 55: Oldsmobile Performance All Years

               Bob & Lori Kanas-1967 Oldsmobile 442

               Allen Adair-1979 Oldsmobile Hurst Olds

               Shepard Murial-1986 Oldsmobile Cutlass 442

Class 56: Oldsmobile Toronado All Years

               Michael Abbott-1987 Oldsmobile Toronado

               Phil Woodward-1985 Oldsmobile Toronado

Class 57: Oldsmobile Years 1990-2004

               Ray Debar-1999 Oldsmobile Royale 50th Anniversary

               Jerry Garfield-2004 Oldsmobile Alero

Group 4   Motorcycles

Class 58: American 1800-1946

               No Entries

Class 59: American 1947-1975

               Timothy Shafer-1949 Harley-Davidson 45WL

Class 60: European 1800-1946

               No Entries

Class 61: European 1947-1975

               Moved to best in Show

Class 62: Asian 1800-1946

               No Entries

Class 63: Asian 1947-1975

               No Entries

Class 64: All Makes 1976-Present

               No Entries

Class 65: Modified All Years

               James Stokes-2008 BIG DOG Pittbull

Class 66: Mini Bikes/Trikes/Scooters/Sidecars

               Bill Layman-1946 Moto Scoot

Class 67: Special Interest

               Bill Adcock-2001 Corbin Sparrow



SATURDAY, JULY 30, 2016  9 am - 3 pm

(registration from 7:30 am - 10:15 am)

For information on sponsorship opportunities click here for more details or call 517-372-0529



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The 24th Annual Car Capital Auto Show will bring out hundreds of cars, trucks, and motorcycles for a day of cruising, fun and entertainment!
57 Vehicle Classes
10 Motorcycle Classes
100% 3rd Party Judged Show
$5,000 Awards Budget


Downtown Lansing at the Michigan State Capitol and surrounding streets

The Michigan State Capitol will be open from 10am to 3pm during the event for free tours


Saturday, July 30, 2016

Registration 7:30-10:15am, awards at 3:15 p.m.

Come for the cars, stay for the food and wine! Downtown Lansing Inc will be hosting their annual "Taste of Downtown" Festival immediately following the car show. 

Click here to view 2016 Sponsors