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Kiwanis’ Run For The Gold Results & Pics

Kiwanis wide shot - Larry LangleyOAKHURST — Kiwanis’ two day car show extravaganza known as Run for the Gold turned up a treasure chest of funds raised for charity, with the count at about $12,500, according to Kiwanis’ member Bob Spinelli.

“The money goes to the mountain elementary schools in the form of grants that the teachers submit,” Spinelli explains. “These grants will be awarded in January.”

By the numbers, 122 cars were registered, 112 showed, and more than 250 people came out to the event.

Photographs courtesy of Larry Langley. Click on images to enlarge.

Kiwanis Run for the Gold 2015 vintage vehicle - Larry LangleyBest Stock car/Truck ’59 or earlier:  Robert (Moreno) Frosty’s ’59 Chevy Impala, red and white, from Coarsegold

Best Stock car/Truck ’60 or later:  Bob Gilman’s ’72 Chevy C10 pick up, green, from Clovis

Best modified Truck ’59 or earlier:  Carl Williams’ ’55 Chevy pick up, blue, from Paso Robles

Best Modified Truck ’60 or later:  Arthur Anderton’s ’63 Ford Ranchero, blue, from Paso Robles

Kiwanis Run for the Gold 2015 turquoise delight - Larry LangleyBest Model A/T/others up to ’32  (non hot rod):  Bill Atwood’s  ’29 Ford Model A touring car, black, from Bass Lake

Best Corvette C1/C4:  Fred Treat’s ’62 Corvette, fawn colored, from Madera

Sheriff’s Award:  Arthur Anderton’s ’63 Ford Ranchero, blue from Paso Robles

Best Mustang ’64- ’93:  Lynell Edmisten’s ’68 Ford Mustang, gold, from Ahwahnee

Best Mustang ’94-‘2015:  Mike Smith’s ’01 Ford Cobra Mustang, black, from Coarsegold

Kiwanis Run for the Gold 2015 Drive-In detail - Larry LangleyBest Muscle Car ’60-’79:  Brian Merchant’s ’70 Plymouth Roadrunner, red, from Clovis

Best Muscle Car 2000 and newer:  Mark Luz’ 2010 Dodge Challenger, silver, from Coarsegold

Best Street Rod thru 1940:  Greg Paboojian’s ’32 Ford, from Fresno

Best Fat Fender ’41-’49:  Brad Miller’s  ’47 Chevy, from Coarsegold

Best 1950’s cars:  Don Ashton’s ’59 “Pink Lady” Cadillac Convertible, from Coarsegold

Best 1960’s car: Craig Bourbond’s ’65 Dodge Coronet 500, turquoise, from Paso Robles

Kiwanis Run for the Gold 2015 purple people pleaser - Larry LangleyBest 1970’s car:  John and Cindy Diaz’ ’70 Chevy Impala, champagne gold,  from Madera

Best ’55-’57 Chevy:  Patty & Jerry Privett’s ’55 Chevy, red and black, from Oakhurst

Best Chevelle/Camaro/Firebird:  Lloyd Sullivan’s ’66 Chevy Chevelle, from Fresno

Best Import Car:  Barbara Newton’s ’67 Jaguar 420G, black/golden from, Golden Valley, AZ

Best Rat Rod:  Mathew Saar’s ’41 Chevy Panel, from Prather

Kiwanis Run for the Gold 2015 Humvee - Larry LangleyBest Special Interest Car:  Mike and Candice Basinger’s ’37 Ford Coupe, yellow, from Brentwood

Best Open Class:  Ed Carlton’s ’50 Chevy Convertible, from Oakhurst

Long Distance Award goes to Barbara Newton from Golden Valley, AZ

Lady’s choice Award:  Richard and Sandy Wendt’s ’40 Chevy pick up, cream/maroon from Oakhurst

Major Awards

Best Chevy Pick Up:  Frank and Della Salcido’s ’51 Chevy pick up, black cherry, from Madera

Best Roadster/Hot Rod:  Don and Debbie Brooks’ ’30 Model A, black from, Madera

Kiwanis Run for the Gold 2015 Chevy engine - Larry LangleyBest of show:  Russ and Cheryl Johnson’s ’55 Chevy BelAir, silver & maroon, from Paso Robles.

Club Participation went to the Mountain Road Rattler with 15 cars represented in the show.

Kiwanis Run for the Gold 2015 Green engine - Larry Langley

 

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