If you like your Camaros on...
If you like your Camaros on the wild side, this ’69 belonging to Dale Stuban fits the bill and took home Pros Pick honors.
The staff at Classic Instruments, under the direction of John McLeod, sponsors and hosts the Pros Pick at all NSRA events. According to McLeod, “The Pros Pick gives us the opportunity to recognize the best of the best.” At this past summer’s NSRA Street Rod Nationals in Louisville, Kentucky, there were 12 cars selected by a panel of industry personalities (builders, manufacturers, and journalists) with Bobby Alloway of Alloway’s Hot Rods acting as the chief judge (or as we like to refer to him as the Grand Pooh-Bah of the Loyal Order of Water Buffaloes, ala Fred Flintstone!).
This year even the spotty wet weather couldn’t dampen the spirits, as plenty of hot rodders turned out with a mix of cars and trucks, subtle to wild, and a wide variety of years now representing what the Nationals have become—an event for all makes and manners of hot rods. Shown is a combination of winners and others who could have easily won, given there were so many outstanding rods.
Jack Sterneman received a...
Jack Sterneman received a Pros Pick for his turbocharged, Flathead-powered ’34 Ford three-widow coupe. You have to look closely to see and appreciate the workmanship on this hot rod.
Larry Olson received a Pros...
Larry Olson received a Pros Pick for his black-and-flamed ’40 Ford coupe. (Look for a feature in a future issue of SR.)
Another “post” Tri-Five is...
Another “post” Tri-Five is the fire red ’57 Chevy 210 belonging to Kenny Fredrick who took home Pros Pick honors for his Ram Jet–powered big-block Chevy; four-wheel disc brakes with drilled and slotted rotors are hiding behind the Billet Specialties wheels.
The resto rod is alive and...
The resto rod is alive and well as Mike Belmont’s ’32 Ford three-window can attest. The car sat in a garage from 1955 to 1996 before it was resurrected.
Phil Becker took home Pros...
Phil Becker took home Pros Pick honors for his very sharp-looking ’46 Ford woodie.
Henry Richards took home Pros...
Henry Richards took home Pros Pick honors for his very cool ’32 Ford highboy sedan. Watching this sedan come at you just screams hot rod!
Gary Brown received a Pros...
Gary Brown received a Pros Pick for his black ’57 Chevy 150 “post” car that’s outfitted with Wilwood disc brakes.
Robert Wyman was on hand and...
Robert Wyman was on hand and competing with his ’55 Chevy pickup. Brilliant yellow exterior is complemented by the red steelies and wide whites; red interior also accents well.
Another Tri-Five truck in...
Another Tri-Five truck in the running for honors was the ’55 Chevy belonging to Gary Garman (and was a spectator favorite at this year’s Detroit Autorama).
If you want to ride “low and slow”, check out this street cruiser ’55 Cadillac coupe belonging to John Denison who received Pros Pick honors.
Eddie Bauman for his ’29 Ford highboy roadster
Phil Becker for his ’46 Ford Woody
Gary Brown for his ’57 Chevy 150
John Denison for his ’55 Cadillac coupe
Kenny Fredrick for his ’57 Chevy 210 sedan
Homer Hudson for his ’37 Chevy coupe
Bill Kilkeary for his ’40 Ford coupe
Larry Olson for his ’40 Ford DeLuxe
Henry Richards for his ’32 Ford sedan
Jack Sterneman for his ’34 Ford three-widow coupe
Dale Stuban for his ’69 Camaro
Frank Tetro for his ’55 Ford convertible
Bobby Alloway (Chief Judge) of Alloway’s Hot Rods
Brian Brennan of STREET RODDER
Jonathan Goolsby of Goolsby Customs
Jesse Greening of Greening Auto Company
Josh Henning of Goolsby Customs
Alan Johnson of Johnson’s Hot Rod Shop
Dave Lane of FastLane Rod Shop
Steve Legens of Legens Hot Rod
George Packard of Vintage Air
Tim Stange of Strange Engineering
Tracey Weaver of Recovery Room Hot Rod Interiors