DeutscheMarques 2017 Sets Another New Record!

DeutscheMarques 2017 Sets Another New Record!
Thanks to Porsche Grand Rapids, Orrin B. Hayes Mercedes-Benz and Sharpe BMW, our DeutscheMarques VI event set a new record – over 300 show cars and thousands of visitors to the Gilmore Car Museum! We're already planning for 2018!

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Third Annual DeutscheMarques winners celebrated



Here are winners from the Third Annual DeutscheMarques German Car Show at the Gilmore Car Museum, as presented by Delta Porsche of Grand Rapids and Orrin B. Hayes Mercedes-Benz of Kalamazoo.  Please join us for next year's event on Saturday, July 11, 2015!



BMW   


BEST IN SHOW:  BEN YOUNCE -  BMW  - 1600-2  APPROX 1972? 
BEST OF 21ST CENTURY:  DAVID SPAULDING – BMW – Z8 – 2002
BEST OF 1990s:  KIP WELLIN –  BMW – M3 – 1999
BEST OF 1980s:  JEFF SCHUTTER – BMW – 635CSI  - 1985
BEST OF 1970s:  DAN COLE – BMW – BAVARIA – 1973
BEST CLASSIC:  HERBERT MELDER – BMW – 1800 – 1966
MOST MILES TRAVELED:  LARRY & SUSAN WILSON – 325E – 1984
BEST DAILY DRIVER:  STEVEN HARMAN – BMW – M COUPE – 2000
CLEANEST CONCOURS CAR:  WILLIAM BECKER – BMW – M3 – 2008
BEST SPECIAL FEATURE:  DENNIS J. GRETHER – M3 SEDAN – 1998 
SPECIAL JUDGE’S AWARD:  GARY APPS   - BMW – 1991 – 850CI 

Mercedes-Benz
BEST IN SHOW:  KEN SCHWIETERMAN – MERCEDES BENZ – 450SL 1977   
BEST OF 21ST CENTURY: WAYNE CAVANAUGH – 2012 – SL550 
BEST OF 1990s:  LARRY ALEXANDER – MERCEDES BENZ – SL600 – 1997
BEST OF 1980s:  DON DUNSMORE  - MERCEDES BENZ – 380SL – 1983
BEST OF 1970s:  GINA PAUL  - MERCEDES BENZ – SL280  - 1970
BEST CLASSIC:  FREDERICK NUGENT  MERCEDES BENZ – 280SL – 1969
MOST MILES TRAVELED:  MARK SAUER - MERCEDES BENZ – S350 TD – 1995
BEST DAILY DRIVER:  JIM BOERIGTER – MERCEDES BENZ – S65 – 2006
CLEANEST CONCOURS CAR:  PAUL SWOPE – MERCEDES BENZ – E55AMG – 1999
BEST SPECIAL FEATURE:  DOUG WOLFORD – MERCEDES BENZ  - 280SEL 4.5 – 1972 

Porsche
BEST IN SHOW:  RICK RILEY - PORSCHE – 356C – 1965   

BEST OF 21ST CENTURY: DARRYL A. SALISBURY - PORSCHE – BOXSTER – 2001
BEST OF  1990s:  RON I SHIMOTO  - PORSCHE – 993 – 1996
BEST OF  1980s:  BOB STANDER   - PORSCHE – 911 CARRERA – 1986
BEST OF  1970s:  CAROL & BILL WAITE  - PORSCHE – 911E – 1973
BEST CLASSIC :  KATHY HARTMAN  - PORSCHE – 356C – 1965
MOST MILES TRAVELED: TERRY SCHIEBLE – PORSCHE – 911S – 1967 *2014 poster car
BEST DAILY DRIVER:  GRANT & KAREN MIKOSZ  -- PORSCHE – 911SC – 1982
CLEANEST CONCOURS CAR:  TERRY SCHIBLE – PORSCHE – 911S – 1967 *2014 poster car
BEST SPECIAL FEATURE:  TOM & JAN KAYSER  -   PORSCHE – 1959- 911 SPEEDSTER
SPECIAL JUDGE’S AWARD:  AUSTEN & ALY SENTERS  - PORSCHE – 944 – 1984

Volkswagen
BEST IN SHOW:  WILLIAM CHAPPLE – VOLKSWAGEN - 1959 – BEETLE  CONVERTIBLE  

BEST OF 21ST CENTURY: DAVID LACHOWICZ – VOLKSWAGEN – JETTA TDI CUP EDITION
BEST OF 1990s:  JOE ZEEUW – VOLKSWAGEN – JETTA – 1991
BEST OF 1980s:  RYAN NICWOONDER – VOLKSWAGEN – RABBIT GTI – 1983
BEST OF 1970s:  JEREMY STURGEON -  VOLKSWAGEN – SCIROCCO 1979
BEST CLASSIC:  JOHN HANSON – VOLKSWAGEN – VW BEATLE – 1952
MOST MILES TRAVELED:  CHRIS ZAMARRON – VOLKSWAGEN – JETTA WAGON
BEST DAILY DRIVER:  TROY COX  - VOLKSWAGEN – R32 – 2008
CLEANEST CONCOURS CAR:  KEVIN LAPENNA – VOLKSWAGEN – BEATLE
BEST SPECIAL FEATURE:  GENE MILLER – VOLKSWAGEN – GTI – 1998
SPECIAL JUDGE’S AWARD:  TED KIEFFER – VOLKSWAGEN – MODEL 265 – 1967

Audi  
BEST OF SHOW:  Steve Wysong  - AUDI 2010 R8 
BEST OF 1990s:  Joel Philips – AUDI  URS6   

MOST MILES TRAVELED:  DAVID LEFTWHICH – AUDI 1991 200
BEST DAILY DRIVER:  STEVEN HARTSEL – AUDI   2010 – A8L
CLEANEST CONCOURS CAR:  STEPHEN ANKNEY – AUDI – TT  2000
BEST SPECIAL FEATURE:  JIM BACHLEDA  - AUDI – TT-RS
SPECIAL JUDGE’S AWARD:  TOM WOODBURN  - AUDI – A4 – 2OO5

Other German Marques
BEST OF SHOW:  MARK MCBRIDE – HENOMAG – SILVER STRECK – 1969 – TEMPO CAB

1 comment:

  1. I’m not much of a car enthusiast but I’m sure all car lovers must be drooling over these shiny babies. Congratulations to all the winners.

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