RLC Warrior Fest events draw crowds, Car Show winners announced

by ReAnne Palmer – Rend Lake College Public Information

INA, Ill. (Oct. 11, 2017) – Nearly 90 cars, trucks and motorcycles braved the weather Saturday to attend the Rend Lake College Fifth Annual Warrior Fest Car Show with hopes of taking home the big trophy. There were 13 special awards for Car Show entrants, plus an award for club participation. The Car Show also handed out awards for the top 45 vehicles, door prizes, and a 50/50 raffle winner. All events raised funds for scholarships for Automotive Technology students. Warrior Fest also featured a dozen craft and art vendors, children and family-friendly events such as Big Truck Day, and much more.

Kurt Richter of Aviston, and his best of show, 1941 Willy’s Coupe. (RLC Photo by ReAnne Palmer)

Best of Show: Kurt Richter of Aviston, 1941 Willy’s Coupe.

Best Ford: Rod Wallace of Harrisburg, 1970 Ford Mustang

Best GM: Richard Brewer of Tamaroa, 1957 Chevy Bel Air Convertible

Best Mopar: Chuck Overbey of Opdyke, 2014 Dodge Ram 1500 4×4

Best Street Rod: Vince & Cheryl Brown of Mt. Vernon, 1932 Ford Roadster

Best Paint: Jerry Lampp of Tinley Park, 1963 Chevy Nova

Best Modified: Joe Johnson of Walnut Hill, 1999 Chevy S10

Best Motor: Bruce Briley of Collinsville, 1968 Chevy Chevelle

Best Rat Rod: Eddie Burgess of Mt. Vernon, 1946 Ford Pickup F1

Best Orphan: Marylee Holloway of Mt. Vernon, 1959 Nash Metropolitan

Best Truck: Hope Sugg of Greenville, 1968 Chevy C10

Best Sports Car: Corey Kimmel of Benton, 1964 Chevy Corvette

Best Motorcycle: Starr Williams of Mt. Vernon, 2007 Kaw ZX-14 Ninja

Top Club Participation: Kingsman Car Club of Mt Vernon

For pictures of all the cars, click on the following link below


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