L'ESPRIT CREOLE - AUG. 5

10th annual Heritage Fair Car Show

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The Heritage Fair Car Show marked its 10th anniversary July 10 with a rousing show beneath sunny skies run by TJs Klassics from Huntley. More than 100 sports, classic and antique cars participated along downtown Main Street, with the top 20 vehicles earning trophies – plus special trophies for the Best of Show winner. Haden Tipps of Janesville, Wis. also crafted one-of-a-kind People's Choice award.

Best of Show winner Scott Schifferer sent his dad, Ken, out to Omaha, Neb., 18 months ago to buy the 1969 Buick Skylark.

"My son saw it on Hemmings [Motor News] and told the guy he was going to buy it," Ken said. "The guy had it 35 years - garage kept. It only had 30,000 miles on it."

Ken attributed the unique paint color to candy apple red over orange. And, of course, it boasts plenty of horsepower.

"It has a Buick 350 engine with 560 horse. It's definitely a muscle car," Ken said. "We've only been to three shows and he's won every time!"

 

Best of Show: Scott Schifferer, Marengo, 1969 Buick Grand Skylark 350d

People's Choice: Peter Galayda, Woodstock, 1971 Chevrolet C10

 

Other winners:
Roger and Kathy Porep, Woodstock, 1956 Chevy Bel Air; Tom Kovarik, Woodstock, 1971 Ford Torino GT; Julie Brim, Woodstock, 1977 Chevy Corvette; Phil Johnson, Wonder Lake, 1964 Buick Le Sabre; Bill and Dianne Guth, Marengo, 1957 Chevy Bel-Air; Bob Hartman, Marengo, 1956 Chevy Bel-Air; George Lockhart, Marengo, 1971 Mustang Mach 1; Al Heinke, Algonquin, 1947 Ford COE; Jason Wolff, 1968 Chevy Camero RS/SS; Pat Bullis, Marengo, 1965 Ford Cobra; Michael Bergen, McHenry, 1962 Chevy Bel-Air; Dick Schinske, Marengo, 1972 Chevy Chevelle; Bob Wedell, Marengo, 1975 Buick Le Sabre convertible; John Archacki, Harmony, 1957 Chevy Nomad; Dennis Doerge, Huntley, 1953 Buick Roadmaster convertible; Jerry and Carol Horne, Union, 1955 Studebaker Speedster; Tom Bright, Marengo, 1970 Plymouth GTX; Bill Martenson, Woodstock, 1966 Chevy II; Randy Volthausen, Woodstock, 1968 Chevy Chevelle SS; Tom and Val Plencner, Belvidere, 1969 Chevy Corvette ZL1 convertible; Ken Hansing, Woodstock, 1955 Chevy Nomad.

 

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