The 2009 show is over! We’ll see you in 2010! (See our writeup of the full Chryslers at Carlisle show!)
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).
Thanks to Jim Choate for setting up the hotel, booking a great rate and making it easy to convene.
Thanks to our speakers, Bob Lincoln, Bob O’Neill, and Mike Holler.
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.
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
Going the Distance: John Rogers, 2009 Challenger, 1,500 miles
Most Interesting: Manny Rodriguez, custom Magnum
Truck or SUV: Marcos del Castillo, Jeep Grand Cherokee
Performance car: Beth Wills, 1997 Avenger
Preservation: Bruce Cassavar, 1977 Charger SE
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
Daytona Modified, Mike Valentine, 1986
Product Placement, Bob Lincoln, 1984 Daytona
Please attach names to these faces if you can:
Did we miss anyone? Let us know!
We were at CB 34 - CB 36. This turned out to be a very good location, albeit out of the way of many people.
All Mopar Car and Truck News