2019 Premier Award winners

Congratulations to these 2019 Premier award winners. Photos by Tom Ingrassia and Mike Wiencek.

Best Finish — 1970 Dodge Charger Two-Door Hardtop, Brent and Michelle Kultgen, Raymond, Wis.

Preservation — 1965 Porsche 356 C Coupe, Gene Gully, Rockford, Wis.

Milestone Engineering — 1947 Deidt FD Blue Crown Special, Dana and Patti Mecum, Burlington, Wis.

Most Sporting Pre-War Closed — 1938 Talbot Lago T-23 Grand Luxe Talbot, Joseph Glorioso, Milwaukee, Wis.

Most Sporting Post-War Closed — 1956 Jaguar XK140 FHC, Mark O’Meara, West Bend, Wis.

Most Sporting Pre-War Open — 1935 Amilcar G36 Pegase Roadster, Ralph Bonanotte, Mokena, Ill.

Most Sporting Post-War Open — 1956 Porsche 356 Speedster, John Grant, Milwaukee, Wis.

Most Elegant Pre-War Closed — 1940 Cadillac 60 Special, Warren Jensen, West Allis, Wis.

Most Elegant Post-War Closed — 1956 Packard Caribbean Coupe, Ronald DeWoskin, Fitchburg, Wis.

Most Elegant Pre-War Open — 1929 Packard 640 Sport Phaeton, Jim Nicholson, Sheboygan Falls, Wis.

Most Elegant Post-War Closed — 1961 Bentley S-2 Continental Park Ward DHC, David Taylor, Wilmette, Ill.

Best Post War — 1963 Pontiac Catalina 421 HO Two-Door Coupe, James Balestrieri, Elkhart Lake, Wis.


Best Pre-War — 1907 Franklin G Runabout, Mike Grunewald, McHenry, Ill.

My Classic Car Award presented by Dennis Gage — 1966 Marcos 1500GT, Stephen Myers, Ames, Iowa

Wisconsin Hot Rod Radio award presented by Capt’n Bob and Arlo — 1934 Ford 3-Window Coupe Hot Rod, Bob and Cheryl Mezenheim, Watertown, Wis.

Chief Judge Emeritus award presented by John Ling — 1992 Lancia Integral HF EVO 1 Delta, Ken and Nancy Arlen, Evanston, Ill.

People’s Choice — 1935 Auburn 851 Speedster, Greg Ornazian, Troy, Mich. Tied for People’s Choice with Tom Griffith, below.

People’s Choice — 1948 Chrysler New Yorker Convertible, Tom Griffith, Verona, Wis.

Best of Show Elegance — 1931 Cadillac 452-A V-16 All-Weather Phaeton by Fleetwood, McKeel and Soon Hagerty, Traverse City, Mich.

Best of Show Sport — 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS, Randy and Barbara Stenson, Lake Mills, Wis.