2018 Deutsche Classic Award Winners

Judging is based on presentation, fit and finish, not correctness.  Categories of judging include: chassis, engine compartment, interior and exterior. A tabulation of the judge’s findings determine the winner of a specific award. Each entry is eligible for one award. All awards are custom designed, hand built and unique to each show category.

** Winners MUST be present to win trophy **


Best of Show: Dave Toppin - 1974 Porsche 914-6
Best Preservation: Peter Lewnes - 1963 Mercedes-Benz 190 SL
Best Chassis: Duane Foley - 1971 Opel Manta
Best Motor: Cliff Murray - 1957 Porsche Speedster
Best Interior: Herb Schwab - 1957 Volkswagen Beetle
Best Exterior: David Keytenjian - 1994 BMW 850
Farthest Driven: Wesley Wormser - 1978 Mercedes-Benz 280 E
Oldest Vehicle: Phil Fleck - 1951 Volkswagen Beetle
Best Assembled: Josh Huber - Volkswagen MK4 Jetta Truck
Best Motorcycle through 1979: Dale Sweigert - 1956 Zundapp Challenger
Best Motorcycle from 1980: Carl Hess - 2003 BMW R1200C "Phoenix"


Best Audi
1st Andrew Dunkle - 2009 TTS
2nd Jeremy Brossman - 2010 Quattro
3rd Chip Nace - 2015 S4

Best BMW
1st Kevin Bange - 1974 2002 tii
2nd Ken Regenfuse - 2004 Mini Cooper S
3rd Mike Davis - 2000 323 ci

Best Mercedes-Benz
1st John Kitner - 2008 CL600
2nd Amy McKenna - 230 SL
3rd James W. Taljan - 1999 SL500

Best Opel
1st Stephen Rauch - 1985 Bitter SC

Best Micro / Orphan
Thomas Harpel - 1956 Messerschmitt KR200 Sport

Best Porsche
2nd Michael Rivwin - 1961 356
3rd Thomas Beil - 1970 914 - 6

Best Air-Cooled Volkswagen
Beetle 1st Ryan Lettich - 1969 Beetle
Beetle 2nd Pete J. Werfel - 1970 Beetle
Bus 1st Greg Falk - 1961 Deluxe
Karmann Ghia / Type 3 / Type 4 / Thing 1st - Ryan Huber - 1973 Thing

Best Water-Cooled Volkswagen
1st MJ Tralies - 1998 GTI VR6
2nd Tanner Putt - 2012 Golf GTI
3rd Delfin De Jesus - 1998 New Beetle