Vista Rod Run 2016

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This year is the 27th Annual Rod Run and Vista is proud to once again host a collection of classic, hot rod and specialty vehicles along with their owners.  Without the owners, these cars would just be a memory. Some owners and their cars are attending for since the show’s inception, now that’s impressive!  Car clubs and their families are returning year after year creating a tradition in the heart of Vista.  Thank you Platinum Sponsor North County Ford for helping to make this event successful with their commitment and support. More sponsorship opportunities are available contact us for more information.

The Vista Rod Run on Sunday, August 7, 2016, is more than a car show.  It’s not just a dusting off of the old Ford and parking it for spectators to view. The Rod Run is pride of ownership, bragging rights and friendly competition amongst serious collectors.  Owners prepare for this day long in advance, some driving from other states just to showcase their baby and hang out with those who share the same passion for classic and hot rod cars, detailed to perfection.

2015 Vista Rod Run Winners List

BEST OF SHOW – David Lewis – 1949 Buick Sedanette

BEST CUSTOM – Mike Davis – 1950 Ford kustom
BEST CHROME – Steve Padilla – 1951 Ford Shoebox Custom
BEST UPHOLSTERY – Steve Cogdill – 1951 Ford Victoria 2dr hardtop
BEST ‘50’s CHEVY – Mark Pilch – 1957 Chevy Bel Air
BEST ENGINE – Chuck Waltman – 1970 Chevy Chevelle SS
BEST ‘30’s Ford – Leon Miller – 1932 Ford Roadster
BEST IMPORT – Gary Carriveau – 1964 Porsche 356 coupe
BEST CONVERTIBLE – Bob Hanselman – 1937 MG Vatourer
BEST STATIONWAGON – Gene Bierman – 1957 Chevy Nomad
BEST CAMERO – Richard Rafter – 1967 Chevy RS/SS
BEST PAINT – Doug Weber – 1956 Chevy 210 post
BEST GRAPHICS – Ryan Bikakis – 1956 Ford F100 p/u
BEST CHEVY – Dan Geis – 1964 Chevy Nova
BEST FORD – Tim Schmidt – 1965 Ford Falcon
BEST CORVETTE – Michael Adams – 1963 Coupe
BEST MUSTANG – Mike & Michelle Rodriquez – 1967
BEST TRUCK, CUSTOM – Charles Tuck – 1929 Ford roadster p/u
BEST TRUCK, ORIGINAL – Mike Johnson – 1941 Dodge p/u

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Eric Mattson – 1957 Cadillac Broughman
Vinny Ciccia – 1962 Impala SS
Dwain Knapp – 1948 Cadillac Sedanette
Joe Free – 1934 Ford coupe
Barry Penn – 1950 Ford Woodie
Anthony Ganci – 1930 Ford Coupe
Larry Kucera – 1960 Chevy Impala
Eddie Statler 1967 Pontiac Firebird
Fred Matthews – 1968 Mercury Cougar


• The Country Gents Car Club


North County Ford

Thank You North County Ford!

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