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Dozens enter Rendezvous car show
Aug 16, 2013 - From staff reports
More than 250 vehicles were shown July 19 in this year's Riverton Rendezvous Friday Night Cruise, and 117 cars and trucks along with 14 motorcycles competed in the car and bike show July 20.
The best of show winners, determined by people's choice, were Zach Miller of Lander with his 2007 Mustang in the car and truck category, and Iris Johnson of Riverton with her 2004 Harley Davidson Sportster in the bike division.
First place winners for each division are as follows:
Classic/Cruisers/Scooters All Years: Trenna Sonnenshein, 2007 Honda Shadow; Antique 1890-1948: Cheryl Forget, 1945 Plymouth; Classic 1949-1960: Herold Hutson, 1956 Chevy Wagon; Classic 1961-1973: Mike Bournazian, 1966 Chevelle; Classic 1974-Present: Jim Lancaster, 1980 Triumph Spitfire; Street Rod 1890-1948: Dave Vaughn, 1930 Ford Coupe; Street Machine 1949-1960: Ed Downs, 1957 Chevy wagon; Custom 1961-1973: Dale Allen, 1956 Mercury Montclair; Custom 1974-Present: John Garica, 1979 Chevy Camero; Muscle Car 1961-1967: Dave Bourne, 1965 Plymouth Belveder; Muscle Car 1968-1973: Dan Rench, 1969 Chevy Camero; Muscle Car 1974-2004: Ray Parnell, 1988 Chevy Montecarlo; New Era Muscle Car 2005-Present: Butch and Judy Loger, 2009 Dodge Challenger; Sports Car/Kit Cars-All Years: Jim and Katie Leister, 1980 Porsche Cerrera; Corvette 1 1953-1973: Kevin and Theresa Yeates, 1961 Chevy Corvette; Corvette 2 1974-Present: Ed Ortega 2006, Chevy Corvette; Rat Rod All Years: Shawn Bullington, 1935 Ford Pickup; Daily Driver All Years: Dan and Dawn Higginbottom, 1963 Buick Riviera; Open Race Cars/Blower: Cars Lynn Roberts, Sand Racer; Pickups/Trucks 2WD All Years: Kevin Evans, 1970 Chevy C 10 Pickup; and Pickups/Trucks 4WD All Years: Kevin Evans, 1971 Chevy C 20 Pickup.
The Wyoming Street Rod of the Year was Dave Vaugham's 1930 Ford Coupe, the Wyoming Muscle Car of the Year was Dave Bourne's 1965 Belvedere, and the Wyoming Truck of the Year was Chad and Crystal Crimm's 1950 Chevy 310 pickup.
Mayor's Pick Car or Truck award also went to Chad and Crystal Crimm's Chevy pickup. The Mayor's Pick Bike award went to Jon Sonnenshein. Dan Rench won the Sheriff's Pick Car or Truck Most Likely to get a Ticket award with his 1969 Chevy Camaro. The Most Likely to Get a Ticket award in the bike category went to Fred Perrett and his 2009 All American Chooper. The Chief of Police Pick Car or Truck Most Likely to Get Impounded went to Dale Allen's 1956 Mercury Montclair. The Most Likely to Get Impounded bike award went to Justin Udell's 2007 PCW Detroit. Tracie Stephensen 1966 Ford Mustang won the Balloon Rally Celebrity Pick.
Kevin Yeates won the Longest Distance Traveled award for his vehicle's trip to Pocatello, Idaho.
The 2013 Hard Luck Trophy went to Ty Becker who blew his transmission.