2018 Rods ’n Rhodies Award Winners


Sept. 12, 2018 — The 2018 Rods ’n Rhodies Invitational Best of Show went to Dan & Connie Kimball’s red 1933 Ford 3-Window Coupe.

The Rods ’n Rhodies People’s Choice Award went to Craig Spotts’ orange 1937 Ford Tudor, with matching trailer.

* These awards and names submitted by the Florence Area Chamber of Commerce

Award # Merchant Name Award Name Car # Year/Make/Model Owners Name
1 Florence Chamber of Commerce Invitational Best of Show 73 1933 Ford 3 Window Dan & Connie Kimball
2 Florence Chamber of Commerce Peoples Choice 30 1937 Ford Tudor Craig Spotts
3 Mayor's Choice Mayor's Choice 48 1936 Ford Coupe John Winkes
4 Chief of Police Choice Chief of Police Choice 92 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Eugene Rogers
5 Fire Chief's Choice Fire Chief's Choice 84 1955 Chevy 210 Robert Hiles
6 1285 Restobar 1285 Special 30 1937 Ford Tudor Craig Spotts
7 Bay Street Grille Best Grille 12 1957 Studebaker Roy Elmore
8 Beach House Gifts Beach House Classic 52 1969 Mustang Mach 1 Don Huntsucker
9 Beachcomber Pub & Grill Nicest Grill 23 1951 Mercury Coupe Shren & Charllie Fitzhugh
10 Books-N-Bears The Booker Prize 16 1950 Studebaker Starlight Coupe Don & Robin Pyle
11 Breen Marine Largest Land Yacht 101 1930 Ford Model A Coupe Larry Hathaway
12 Bridgeport Market The Hot Dog of Hot Rods 59 1937 Dodge Pick Up Lonie Wright
13 Christina Voogd, Realtor Berkshire Hathaway Brokers Choice 62 1955 Chevy Belair Mike Rice
14 City Lights Cinemas Like Bogie and Becall 64 1954 Chevy Belair John Lowry
15 Coast Insurance Services Inc. A "Premium" Ride 9 1932 Chevy Coupe David & Janet Robertson
16 Coast Radio Most "CAR" Like Car 66 1942 Buick Fred Baker
17 Davison's Auto Parts Napa Davison's Auto Parts 105 1931 Ford Gene Bliss
18 Driftwood Shores Best Drift WOODY 70 1960 Chevy Impala Bob White
19 Florence Grocery Outlet The Ultimate Outlet 31 1927 Ford Roadster Arnie & Jeannie Thompson
20 Florence In Bloom Rhodylicious 78 1958 Chevy Belair Bill & Sue Craft
21 Friends of Tony Androsky "The Tony"  73 1933 Ford 3 Window Dan & Connie Kimball
22 Handyman 101 Construction Handyman Special 89 1955 Chevy 210 Wagon Gary & Kathy Bray
23 Heceta Self Storage Heavy Hauler 5 1937 Ford Pickup Erik Hogberg
24 Hoberg's Auto Center The Most Original 39 1964 Ford Falcon Tim Whitney
25 Neil's Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning Cleanest Ride! 7 1963 Chevy II Carolyn Booth
26 Kitchen Klutter This Car Is Cookin 13 1936 Chevy Pickup Norman Fincher
27 Old Town Inn The "Inn" Paint Job 71 1955 Ford Ranch Wagon Steve Smoley
28 OregonCoastHotRods.com Best Coastal Cruiser  108 1969 Chevelle Wagon Russ Strohmeyer
29 River House Inn The "Inn" Car 8 1960 Ford F100 Pickup Bob & Tina Ruettgers
30 River Roasters  Crème de la Crème 77 1931 Plymouth Coupe Steve & Melanie Ollsrud
31 Siuslaw News Stop the Press Award 29 1941 Willys Roadster Bob & Marsha Baker
32 Stitch & Soul Splashiest Paint Job 44 1955 Ford T-Bird Tommy Carr
33 The Archives Best Restoration 21 1937 Ford Woodie Stan Hogberg
34 The Firehouse Restaurant Hottest Flames 81 1971 AMC Javelin Al & Nancy Gaines
35 The Shippin Shack The Best Delivery Sedan 63 1934 Ford Panel Truck Godon Orloff
36 Tim and Pat Smith's Choice Tim and Pat Smith's Choice 102 1936 Plymouth 2 Door Coupe Jerry Bell
37 Tim and Pat Smith's Choice Tim and Pat Smith's Choice 42 1951 Chevy Suburban Dave Surman
38 Tony's Garage Tony's Favorite 53 1935 Ford Tudor Brenda Coniff
39 West Coast Auto Body Best Body On The Coast 51 1935 Ford Tudor Linda Neal
40 The Last Resort Players The Most Dramatic 55 1941 Willys Coupe Barry Bloomberg