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Take a Look at the Winning Rides from the 2017 Goodguys Southwest Nationals

Scottsdale, ARIZ (November 20, 2017) – The 2017 Goodguys Rod & Custom Association’s Southwest Nationals wrapped up Saturday with their awards ceremony.  Over 90 vehicles were recognized in their respective classes, their owners being presented with a Goodguys Southwest Nationals trophy.

Congratulations to all of the Southwest Nationals winners.

Dirk Howard was present to photograph the winners as they received their awards.

Special Awards

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Car

2018 Muscle Car of the Year Finalist Bob Leenstra Kent, WA 1968 Dodge Super Bee
2017 Custom Rod of the Year (Sponsored by Vintage Air) Bruce Leven Auburn, WA 1951 Ford
2017 Truck of the Year Early (Sponsored by Scotts Hot Rod) Ed Sears Annapolis, MD 1941 Ford Pick Up
2017 Truck of the Year Late (Sponsored by LMC) Randy Marston Lantzville, BC 1966 Chevy C10
2017 Muscle Car of the Year(Sponsored by MSD) Phil Mitchel Puyallup, WA 1968 Yenko Camaro
2017 Muscle Machine of the Year (Sponsored by Griot’s Garage) Rob Roberts Houston, TX 1971 Camaro
2017 AutoCrosser of the Year (Sponsored by Fast) Speedway Motors Robby Unser Lincoln, NE 1967 Camaro
2017 Hot Rod of the Year Ralph & Linda Miller Carrol, OH 1930 Model A Ford
2017 Street Rod d’Elegance Bruce Wanta Bellevue, WA 1935 Packard
2017 America’s Most Beautiful Street Rod Buddy Jordan Spring Branch, TX 1933 Ford Roadster
2017 Custom of the Year Ron Maier Hillsboro, OR 1957 Chevrolet Nomad
2017 Street Machine of the Year John Wilkus Lakeville, MN 1969 Camaro
2017 Street Rod of the Year George Poteet Collierville, TN 1932 Ford Tudor
2017 Truck of the Year Early Finalist Kent & Kristy Keyser Penryn, Ca 1935 Ford Pick Up
2017 Truck of the Year Early Finalist Robby Collvins Mt Vernon, TX 1949 Chevrolet Pick Up
2017 Truck of the Year Early Finalist Bill Bowen Clermont, GA 1937 Ford Pick Up
2017 Truck of the Year Early Finalist Ed Scarla Phoenix, AZ 1934 Ford Pick Up
2017 Truck of the Year Early Finalist Ed Sears Annapolis, MD 1941 Ford Pick Up
2017 Truck of the Year Early Finalist Mathew Gordon Columbiana, AL 1932 Ford Roadster Pick Up
2017 Truck of the Year Early Finalist Chet & Tami Jackman Sandpoint, ID 1934 Dodge Pick Up
2017 AutoCrosser Duel in the Desert 2nd Place Ingrid Ansell Mike Maier Elk Grove, CA 1972 Corvette
2017 AutoCrosser Duel in the Desert 3rd Place Dave Leisinger Jared Leisinger Chancellor, SD 1964 Corvette
2017 AutoCrosser Duel in the Desert 4th Place Detroit Speed Ryan Mathews Mooresville, NC 1972 Corvette
2017 AutoCross Pro Points Champion Chris Smith Tiffin, OH 1972 Corvette

Builders Choice

Hot Rods by Dean Builder’s Choice Award Henry & Naomi Arras Temecula, CA 1935 Chrysler Airflow
Hot Rods by Dean Builder’s Choice Award Clarke Lamont Calgary, AB 1940 Ford Convertible
Hot Rods by Dean Builder’s Choice Award Kent & Kristy Keyser Penryn, Ca 1935 Ford Pick Up
Hot Rods by Dean Builder’s Choice Award Steve Howard Apache Junction, AZ 1938 Sharknose Graham
Hot Rods by Dean Builder’s Choice Award Greg Heinrich Las Vegas, NV 1967 Camaro
Hot Rods by Dean Builder’s Choice Award Joe & Rryan Mapes Tucsun, AZ 1932 Ford Roadster
Hot Rods by Dean Builder’s Choice Award Bob Kuehn Stanton, NE 1954 Mercury Convertible
Hot Rods by Dean Builder’s Choice Award Steve James Woodinville, WA 1969 Camaro
Hot Rods by Dean Builder’s Choice Award Don & Irene Richardson Hoquiam, WA 1938 Ford Convertible
Hot Rods by Dean Builder’s Choice Award Velocity Restorations Pensacola, FL 1969 Ford Bronco

General Awards

40 Fords Forever Lance Troupe Phoenix, AZ 1940 Ford Sedan
All American Sunday Award Tom Knecht Peoria, AZ 1977 Pontiac trans-am
All American Sunday Award Greg Lea Scottsdale, AZ 2010 Camaro SS
All American Sunday Award Joe Betts Sun City, CA 2011 ZR1 Corvette
All American Ford Pick (Sponsored by BASF) Brad Bosman Tempe, AZ 2001 Ford Excursion
All American Mopar Pick (Sponsored by BASF) Will Goede Suprize, AZ 2014 Dodge Challenger
All American Chevy Pick (Sponsored by BASF) Brian Makedonsky Peoria, AZ 1978 Corvette
All American Truck Pick Mark Mangerson Chandler, AZ 2004 Ford F250 4×4
Autocross – All American Sunday Winner Pat Sheely Eric Sheely Rapid City, SD 2016 Ford Focus RS
Bitchin’ Buick Dick Long Scottsdale, AZ 1968 Buick Riviera
Cool Corvette Jim & Marylyn Stewart Ord, Ne 1958 Corvette
Awesome Olds Art Soucek Gilbert, AZ 1970 Oldsmobile 442
Cool Caddy Robert Collier Youngstown, AZ 1963 Caddillac Fleetwood Stretch
American Thunder Award (Sponsored by Flowmaster) Terry Toth Tucsun, AZ 1964 Dodge 440
Best Bitchin’ Steve Lomax Lake Havasu, AZ 1933 Ford Coupe
Best Ride on BFG’s (Sponsored by BFGoodrich) Sieg Montano Albequerque, NM 1940 Ford Pick Up
Best Wide Whites (Sponsored by Coker Tire) James Goebel Pason, AZ 1962 Thunderbird
Best Ride on Amerrican Racing Wheels Steve Caswell Scottsdale, AZ 1965 Mustang GT
Chevelle Pick Bob Snell Fountain Hills, AZ 1970 Chevelle
Chevy Muscle Pick Cheryl & Denny Jorgensen Fort Collins, CO 1963 Chevy Impala SS
Chevy Truck Pick (Sponsored by LMC Truck) Kaylie Davis Grand Junction, CO 1958 Chevrolet Apache
Chopped and Dropped Don & Irene Richardson Hoquiam, WA 1938 Ford Phaeton
Class Act Mathew Gordon Columbiana, AL 1932 Ford Roadster Pick Up
Classic Chevy Pick Jeff Foley Chandler, AZ 1964 Chevrolett Nova SS
Cool Camaro Keith Sampray Suprize, AZ 1967 Camaro
Cool Custom Robby Collvins Mt Vernon, TX 1949 Chevrolet Pick Up
Coolest 50’s Ed Gonzales Arondale, AZ 1950 Pontiac
Deuce Doins Pick Keith Stribling Glendale, AZ 1932 Ford Victoria
Ford in a Ford Pick (Sponsored by Ford Racing) Dan & Sharon Burdnett Cave Creek, AZ 1930 Model A Ford
Ford Muscle Pick Bob Ream Glendale, AZ 1964 Ford Falcon
Ford Truck Pick (Sponsored by LMC Truck) Bob Erdman Pickerel 1956 Ford F-100
Goodguys Staff Pick Darin Smith Huntington Beach, CA 1964 c-10 truck
Goodguys Staff Pick Jerry Mayo Avondale, AZ 1928 Ford
GTO Pick Bill Huck Mesa, AZ 1961 GTO
Hot Hauler Bruce Wright Gilbert, AZ 1976 Chevy C-10
Hottest Hot Rod Don Marostica Loveland, CO 1959 Ford Coupe
Innovation Award (Sponsored by Snap-on) Bob Casper Prescott, AZ 1956 Ford F-100
Long Distance Award Donnie Hayes Tillsonburrg, ONT 1956 Ford
Meguiar’s Magnificent Masterpiece Ed Scarla Phoenix, AZ 1934 Ford Pick Up
Meguiar’s Magnificent Masterpiece Randy Whiteside Phoenix, AZ 1955 Chevyy Pick Up
Memory Lane Christian Filz Phoenix, AZ 1956 Ford Victoria
Mighty Muscle Award Bob Leenstra Kent, WA 1970 Dodge Charger RT
Mighty Mustang David Brechner Scottsdale, AZ 1966 Mustang
Modern Muscle Award (Sponsored by Hurst Shifters) Ken Hamm Anthem, AZ 2008 Dodge Challenger
Mopar Muscle Pick John Robertson Santa Ana, CA 1964 Plymouth Wagon
One Fine Deuce (Sponsored by Lokar) Russ & Winnie Showeres Ceadar Crest, NM 1932 Ford 5 Window Coupe
Period Perfect Ray Silva Sun City, CA 1935 Ford 3 Window
PPG Dream Pick Cody Dabney Pensicola, FL 1976 Ford Bronco
Restored Award Dwight Thomas Scottsdale, AZ 1940 La Salle Coupe
Rodders Rep Pick Ted & Kathi Fuchs Scottsdale, AZ 1940 Chevrolet Cabriolet
Rodders Rep Pick Randall Roberson Hayden, ID 1972 Chevrolet K50
Steel the Show Award (Sponsored by Wheel Vintiques) John Cailey Payson, AZ 1933 Plymouth
Suede & Chrome Dwayne Sebastian Dewey, AZ 1932 Ford 3 Window Coupe
Timeless Traditional Larry Fulsome Mesa, AZ 1957 Chevrolet
Tri – Five Chevy Pick Dick Adam Phoenix, AZ 1957 Chevrolet 150
Trick Truck Corral Pick Joe Witte Phoenix, AZ 1957 GMC Pick Up
Way Cool Award (Sponsored by Accel / Mr. Gasket) Jerry Mayo Aarondale, AZ 1928 Ford Coupe
Way Cool Wagon John Dwyer Austin, TX 1956 Chevy Nomad
Wildcard Just Cause It’s Neat Alan Yee Aiea, Hi 1948 Ford F-6 COE
Wonderful Woodie Ralph Larison Peoria, AZ 1948 Ford Woodie
Ya Gotta Drive `Em (Sponsored by Sprayway) Roger & Yvonne Nunn Linclon, NE 1955 Chevrolet Nomad
Goodguys Pick Ron Rice Tucsun, AZ 1935 Ford Convertible
Goodguys Real Hot Rod Award Lonnie Birkenfeld Phoenix, AZ 1932 Ford Coupe
Homebuilt Heaven (Sponsored by Speedway Motors) Brad Hoff Brighton, CO 1958 Chevrolet Apache
TraditionalHomebuilt Heaven(Sponsored by Speedway Motors) Joe Janos Phoenix, AZ 1955 Oldsmobile 88
Best Ride on Billet Specialties (Sponsored by Billet Specialties) Will Sheehan Cave Creek, AZ 1953 Ford F-100
Style & Engineering (Sponsored by The Roadster Shop) Bob Rydell Grand Forks ND 1972 Camaro
YoungGuys (Sponsored by Goolsby) Adam Castaneda Yuma, AZ 1939 Ford
Classic Instrument Trophy Dash Joe & Ryan Mapes Tucsun, AZ 1932 Ford Roadster

Scroll down to check out the winning rides photographed by Dirk Howard.

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