ORGANIZERS CALL TWENTYNINE PALMS CAR SHOW A SUCCESS; WINNERS NAMED

ORGANIZERS CALL TWENTYNINE PALMS CAR SHOW A SUCCESS; WINNERS NAMED

Organizers are calling the 17th annual Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce Car Show and Street Fair held Saturday, March 18, a success, with close to 6,000 spectators attending. The event featured a mix of classic and late-model cars and trucks, and some special features. The event also included the ASYMCA Soapbox Derby, face-painting by Liyan of Cute Clowns, and a rock climbing wall. Live entertainment included Spankshaft, The Flusters, and Take A Hard Look. Z107.7 was also on hand with emcees Cody Joseph and Zach Armstrongalong with a variety of music from the Z107.7 Mobile DJ. The Chamber thanked car show judges Diane Bailey, Greg Mendoza, and Alan Clarke for volunteering their time and knowledge. A special thanks went out to Colonel Jay Wylie representing the Marine base and Mayor John Cole representing the City of Twentynine Palms.

 

Car Show “Choice” trophy winners were:

General’s Choice: Robert Leone of Yucca Valley with his 1950 Cadillac Fleetwood

Mayor’s Choice: Con Oamek of Redlands with his 1947 Chevy Fleetmaster towing a 1935 trailer

Chamber President’s Choice: Marcus Bundy of San Diego with his 1967 Barracuda Coupe

Peoples’ Choice: Bernard “Mike” Hammer of Twentynine Palms with his 2015 Polaris Slingshot XL

 

The winners of the category trophies were:

Stock 1st Place: Con Oamek of Redlands with his 1947 Chevy Fleetmaster towing a 1935 trailer

Stock 2nd Place: Robert Leone of Yucca Valley with his 1950 Cadillac Fleetwood

Stock 3rd Place: Don VanBlaricom of Twentynine Palms with his 1980 Datsun 280ZX

Classic 1st Place: Joe Kendall of Yucca Valley with his 1959 Chevy Impala

Classic 2nd Place: The Aldridge Family of Twentynine Palms with their 1956 Pontiac Starchief

Classic 3rd Place: Stanley Haveriland of Los Angeles with his 1959 Studebaker Silver Hawk

Truck 1st Place: Norm Correll of Joshua Tree with his 1957 Chevy Cameo Pickup

Truck 2nd Place: Steve Tungate of Yucca Valley with his 1956 Ford Pickup

Truck 3rd Place: Ray Black of Yucca Valley with his 1956 Ford F100 Pickup

Off-Road 1st Place: Scott Ruestmann of Yucca Valley with his 1969 Volkswagon Sand Rover “T” Bug

Off-Road 2nd Place: Dan & Rose Bowman of Apple Valley with their 1974 Volkswagon Super Beetle

Off-Road 3rd Place: Refugio Gil of Twentynine Palms with his 1972 Chevy K5 Blazer

Frank Santiago of Twentynine Palms took 1st Place in the Motorcycle category with his 2002 Harley Davidson Ultra Classic.

 

ASYMCA Soapbox Derby Winners

Stock 5-8 Super Stock 5-8

1st: Landon Bryce Rader #201 1st: Frank Matthew Hernandez #214

2nd: Isabella Marie Wegner #212 2nd: Lily Madden #205

3rd: Sierha Lopes #210

Stock Ages 9-14 Super Stock 9-14

1st: Jack Messer #206 1st: Frank David Hernandez #215

2nd: Logan Graham #228 2nd: Martin Hood III #208

3rd: Adam Uriegas #220 3rd: Megan Ferderer #223

 

CHOICE AWARDS

ASYMCA: #17 Lily Kobe (chosen by the ASYMCA Board Chairman)

Chamber of Commerce: #209 Maribella Grotberg (chosen by Ursula Gilmore, Executive Director)

General’s: #207 Travis Madden Jr. (chosen by Col. Jay Wylie, USMC)

Mayor’s: #208 Martin Hood III (chosen by Mayor John Cole)

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