SPARTA, Ky. - Ron Barker of Indianapolis, Ind., and his 1963 Chevrolet Nova earned Best of Show honors during our Sept. 26 Car Show presented on our doubleheader NASCAR XFINITY Series 300 and ARCA Racing Series Crosley 150 race day.

Forty winners were presented with custom trophies constructed of authentic racing pistons and tie rods set on a extruded aluminum replica of our Victory Lane.

Here's a complete list of award winners: 

Category Owner Hometown Make and Model
Best of Show Ron Barker Indianapolis, Ind. 1963 Chevrolet Nova
Best Ford Jim Frye Indianapolis, Ind. 1929 Ford Model A
Best General Motors     Rip Van Winkle             Fort Loramie, Ohio    1998 Chevrolet Corvette    
Best Mopar Jim Swafford Cincinnati, Ohio 1967 Dodge Dart GT
Best Lincoln Mercury  David Hausman Louisville, Ky. 2002 Lincoln Blackwood
Best Chevrolet David Gibson Aurora, Ind. 1965 Chevrolet El Camino
Best Truck Dusty Whiteford Rising Sun, Ind. 2012 Toyota Tacoma
Best Old Import David Hausman Louisville, Ky. 1991 BMW 850i
Best New Import Tom Strothers Cincinnati, Ohio 2010 Hyndai Genesis
Best New Production Cindy Langer Independence, Ky. 2011 Ford Mustang
Best Engine Jim Litz Atlanta, Ga. 1964 Plymouth Sport Fury
Best Interior Rich Scott Madison, Ind. 1965 Chevrolet Corvette
Best Paint Randy Hyde Deer Park, Ohio 2012 Ford Mustang Shelby
Best Muscle Car Larry and Sharon Clark    Crestwood, Ky.     1969 Chevrolet Impala    

Top 25 Award Winners: 

Jim Christy (2012 Ford Mustang GT ), Steve Cooper (2007 Ford Mustang - Cincinnati, Ohio), Bo and Dottie Crouch (1969 Chevrolet Camaro -Campbellsburg, Ky.), Dennis and Debbie Deaton (1981 Chevrolet Camaro - Alexandria, Ky ), Dale Dundiff (2010 Chevrolet Camaro - Louisville, Ky.), Don Griffin (2002 Ford Mustang - Louisville, Ky.), Rich Eilers (1971 Chevrolet Blazer),  Ryan and Jennifer Ellis (1969 Chevrolet Corvette), Robert Hausman (1991 Ford Mustang - Louisville, Ky.), George Hornsby (2012 Ford Mustang - Alexandria, Ky.), Steve Langer (1967 Pontiac Firebird 400 - Independence, Ky.),  Chris Lee (2013 Ford Mustang), Mark and Bonnie Loy (1969 Chevrolet Chevelle - Frankfurt, Ky.), Susan MacVay (2016 Ford Mustang - Shepherdsville, Ky.), Gary Manis (1967 Oldsmobile Cutlass 442 - Cincinnati, Ohio),  Jim Moehlman (2004 Ford Mustang), Johnny Moehlman (2009 Dodge Challenger - Cincinnati, Ohio),  Linda and David Payne (1965 Ford Mustang - Louisville, Ky.), Bill Pettitt (1959 Ford Skyliner - Hanover, Ind.), Charlie Pierce (1971 Chevrolet El Camino - Richmond, Ind.),  David Rockey (2012 Dodge Challenger -Louisville, Ky.),  David Sibrel (1981 Chevrolet El Camino - Independence, Ky.),  Gale Thomas (1968 Chevrolet Nova - Patriot, Ind.), Mike Thomas (1968 Pontiac GTO - Patriot, Ind.), Jim Wilkins (2012 Chevrolet Panther Camaro - Bedford, Ky.).

Congratulations and thanks to all who entered their rides in this year's show. 

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