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Winners chosen at Wheels and Wings Show

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John Waugh | Special to the DailyTom Cox, of Foxfield, left, receives the Best in Show award for his 1959 MG SA Saloon, background, from Paul Gordon, CEO of the Vail Valley Jet Center, at the Wheels and Wings show Saturday in Gypsum.
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GYPSUM, Colorado – At this weekend’s Vail Automotive Classic second annual Wheels and Wings Show, nearly 200 cars, motorcycles and aircraft were on display, and nearly 4,000 people attended Saturday’s event.

Vehicles judged in 10 classes at the Vail Valley Jet Center and aircraft were judged in two classes.

Winners included:



Best of Show, The Vail Valley Jet Center Award

• 1936 MG SA Saloon (Foxfield).

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• Challenger 300 owned by DB Aviation (Gypsum).

Best of class



• War Bird – T-28 (Port Orange, Fla.)

• Experimental – Lancair (Vail)

• American Pre-War Classic – 1931 Ford Town Sedan (Gypsum)

• American Post-War Classic (1941-1961) – 1958 Chevrolet Corvette (Castle Rock).

• European Pre-War Classic – 1936 MG SA Saloon (Foxfield).

• European Post-War Classic (1941-1961) – 1959 Mercedes Benz 220 SE Convertible (Greenwood Village).

• Street Rod – 1940 Ford Deluxe Coup (Steamboat Springs).

• Muscle Car (1962-1972) – 1969 Plymouth Road Runner Hemi (Pueblo).

• Supercar – 2-11 Chevrolet Corvette Ground Sport Looksey #001 (Evergreen).

• European Sport – 1958 Vignale Cadillac Convertible (Cherry Hills Village).

• Custom – 1955 Willy’s Pick Up (Gypsum).

• Custom Transporters – 1985 Peterbuilt 359 (Edwards).

• Vintage Motorcycles (pre-1972) — 1972 Triumph Bonneville (Avon).

• Custom Motorcycles – 2004 Custom Hand Built Rider (Eagle).

• Sport Motorcycles – 1972 Kawasaki #2 750 Mach IV (Edwards).

Ferrari Marque Award

• 2011 Ferrari 599 GTO (Edwards).

Top 20

• 1957 Porsche Speedster (Edwards).

• 2003 Ferrari Challenge (Edwards).

• 2010 Ford Shelby GT-500 Mustang (Grand Junction).

• 2005 Ford Shelby GT-500 Mustang (Sterling).

• 1957 Ford Skyliner (Rifle)

• 1959 Fiat 1200 TU Roadster (Englewood)

• 2006 Ferrari 430 Spider (Fort Collins)

• 2008 Porsche 911 Turbo (Vail)

• 1967 VW Type 2 (21 window) (Edwards)

• 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302

• 1957 Porsche Speedster 350 (Grand Junction)

• 2006 Mini Cooper JCW GP (Dillon)

• 1972 BMW 2002 tii (Denver)

• 1978 Datsun 280Z (Edwards)

• 1968 Ford Mustang GT (Lakewood)

• 1955 Austin Healey Hundred (Denver)

• 1966 Ford Superperformance Cobra (Littleton)

• 1968 Ford Shelby GT-500 Mustang (Avon)

• 1973 Porsche 911S (Vail)

The Vail Automotive Classic continued Sunday with over 60 cars displayed throughout Vail Village.

A portion of the proceeds from the 2011 Vail Automotive Classic benefit two local charities, Angels in Action and Jack’s Place. For more information about the charities, visit http://www.vailautomotiveclassic.com.


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