National Roadster Show 1960

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Bill Shelley's 1957 Chevrolet Corvette of Oakland, California. The build was completed the night before the show. Photo courtesy of Mike Shelley.
Photo courtesy of Mike Shelley.


The 12th annual National Roadster Show was held February 22 - 28, 1960 in the Oakland Exposition Building in Oakland, California. 130 custom vehicles were featured at the show. During the 12th annual National Roadster Show, nine pioneers in the creative building field were awarded the first members of the newly created National Roadster Hall of Fame. The pioneers were Joe Bailon, Ezra Ehrhardt, Romeo Palamides, Gordon Vann, Harold Casaurang, Robert E. Petersen, George Barris, Wally Parks and Walt Moron. [1]


Cars Attending:
Raymond Anderegg's 1927 Ford Model T Roadster
Jean Lacoste's 1932 Ford Roadster
Ray Farhner's 1932 Ford Pickup - The Eclipse
Joe Wilhelm's 1936 Ford - the Mark I Mist
Earl Wilson's 1947 Studebaker - The Modern Grecian
Sonny Morris' 1950 Mercury - The Blue Mirage
Delmar McCutcheon's 1955 Buick - The Kandy Kane
Ron Aguirre's 1956 Chevrolet Corvette - The X-Sonic
Bill Shelley's 1957 Chevrolet Corvette
Bob Yoas' 1957 Chevrolet Corvette
Ed Roth's Outlaw


Full Custom Coupes - Series C-280:
C-281 - Lloyd C. Hammond's 1949 Ford Club Coupe
C-282 - Jerry Sahagon's 1951 Chevrolet Club Coupe


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