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By Eric Heinz

Thousands of people gathered Sunday on Avenida del Mar for the 20th Annual San Clemente Car Show, hosted by the Downtown Business Association.,Many collectable vehicles flanked a swarm of visitors. Various awards were given to participants in the competition.

Car Show Award Winners

Best of the 20’s: Mike Kennedy-  Ford—

Roadster 1927

Best of the 30’s: Mike Ortiz—Chevy Coach 1932

Best of the 40’s: Dan Murra—Ford coupe 1947

Best of the 50’s: John Gilson—Oldmobiles 1957

Best of the 60’s: Cindy Housepian— Chevy Camaro RS 1967

Best of the 70’s: Bob Wells— Cougar Boss 1970

Best Convertible:  Marty Ponton—Chevy Chevelle 1970

Best Modified Truck: Dana Hinkle—Ford T 1932

Best Chevy: Kerry Macenas—Chevy Camaro 1967

Best Corvette: Jerry Bentley—Corvetter 1962

Best Mustang: Gary Rierson—Mustang GT350R 1965

Best Ford: Richard Metcalf—Ford T-Bird 1955

Best Open Street Rod: Richard Bennett— Ford Roadster 1932

Best Closed Street Rod:  Dan Corp— Ford Sedan Delivery 1936

Mayor’s Choice * Best representation of SC*: Devin Jewell – Chevy K5 Blazar 1971

 Participating Judges

Mayor Chris Hamm

Assistant City Manager – Erik Sunday

BPR Supervisor— Pam Passow

DBA President— Christina Carbonara

RSVP — Lou Letto

Camp Pendleton Marines

MJ Davis Properties— Matt Davis

South Orange County Rods and Customs


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