Allpar at Chryslers at Carlisle (PA), July 10-12, 2009

Voters

The 2009 show is over! We’ll see you in 2010! (See our writeup of the full Chryslers at Carlisle show!)

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Thanks to Theresa O’Neill, who handled the lunch arrangements and made the Allpar antenna flags; and to the Allpar Advisory Board, ASEC, and everyone who showed up. (The Allpar Advisory Board was inaugurated, consisting of Bob O’Neill (chair), Bob Lincoln, Jim Choate, Mike Valentine, and John Rogers.)

Things that worked this year: fresh water, little flags on the cars, two tables, just enough chairs, tent location (for the most part, and thanks Ed and Val from Carlisle Events), goodies, schedule (with exceptions to be noted), judging walks (though next year we need to start a little later).

Craig Ham

Thanks to Jim Choate for setting up the hotel, booking a great rate and making it easy to convene.

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Thanks to our speakers, Bob Lincoln, Bob O’Neill, and Mike Holler.

Manny’s Magnum

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This may have been the best Carlisle event we’ve ever held. We had a total of 39 registrations, close to last year; a good location; an enthusiastic crowd; and everyone who won a trophy was present at the right time. Our tent attraction for Saturday was Bill Wetherholt’s 1966 Charger, which brought a lot of visitors over.

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Award winners

Our camera was not performing as desired and some photos were lost.

Voters’ Choice: Bill Wetherholt, 1966 Dodge Charger

Voters’ Choice, Daytona: Charley Lucas, 1989

Charley Lucas

Going the Distance: John Rogers, 2009 Challenger, 1,500 miles

Most Interesting: Manny Rodriguez, custom Magnum

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Truck or SUV: Marcos del Castillo, Jeep Grand Cherokee

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Performance car: Beth Wills, 1997 Avenger

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Preservation: Bruce Cassavar, 1977 Charger SE

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Restoration: Rick Hess, 1974 Road Runner

Modifications: Cary Sahler, 1997 Avenger

V8 Powered: Stephen Schier, 2009 Challenger

Daily Driver: Jerry Whetzel, 1987 Lancer

21st Century: Ken Misal, 2005 Magnum

Daytona Preserved, Kerry Ritchey, 1990

Daytona Restored, Bob O’Neill, 1986

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Daytona Modified, Mike Valentine, 1986

Product Placement, Bob Lincoln, 1984 Daytona

Please attach names to these faces if you can:

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Allpar members who won in their Carlisle classes:

  • Cary Sahler, first place, Avenger/Sebring/Stratus
  • Beth Wills, second place, Avenger/Sebring/Stratus
  • Craig Ham, first place, modern Dodge Charger
  • Charlie Lucas, first place, Dodge Daytona
  • Jeremy Whetzel, third place, Shelby, CSX, Lancer
  • Russell Deppen, third place, 1969 B-Body Modified
  • Bill Wetherholt, celebrity pick, Dodge B-Body 1966 Stock

Did we miss anyone? Let us know!

Schedule

We were at CB 34 - CB 36. This turned out to be a very good location, albeit out of the way of many people.

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FRIDAY

  • Sign up for Saturday trophy judging. Mark your spot on the map.
  • 10 am: Mike Holler on hydrogen
  • 1-3 pm: “Doctor Daytona” and “Turbo Teacher” Bob O’Neill office hours. Get a personal consultation on DIY bodywork and other repairs.
  • 3 pm: Allpar Meet Advisory Board to be formed (at the tent)

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SATURDAY

  • Allpar mugTruck, van, and Neon owners who want to participate in Allpar judging should park near the tent to ease the “trophy car tour.” 
  • 9 am, first “trophy car tour” — West area (classic RWD)
  • 10:30 am, second “trophy car tour” — East area (FWD and modern)
  • 12:30 pm, deli lunch for those who paid and invited guests.
    Note:
    Dave will be representing Allpar at the celebrity lunch, and will not be at the deli lunch until late.
  • 3:00 pm, gather for trophies, door prizes, and other ceremonies. Note the time change.
  • 7 pm: Carlisle Events gives away a 1969 Plymouth Fury III

SUNDAY

  • Relaxed morning get-together at the tent; final round of the vendors for those who want to catch a few bargains.
  • Awards Parade and presentation for Chryslers at Carlisle awards, 9 am - 1 pm (we’re not involved in this!)

Photos

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Bruce Charger

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Michael Morris

1958 Plymouth Fury

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