Hayward Custom Auto Review

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The Souvenir Program from the second annual Hayward Custom Auto Review. Scanned by Rod Powell.
Photo from the second annual Custom Auto Review in 1961. Photo from the Ron Brooks collection.
Photo from the second annual Custom Auto Review in 1961. Photo from the Ron Brooks collection.
Photo from the second annual Custom Auto Review in 1961. Photo from the Ron Brooks collection.
Photo from the second annual Custom Auto Review in 1961. Photo from the Ron Brooks collection.
The Souvenir Program for the first annual Hayward Custom Auto Review. From the Ron Brooks collection.
Jerry Sahagon's 1951 Chevrolet at the first Hayward Custom Auto Revue.

The first Hayward Custom Auto Revue was held at the Perry and Key Body Shop in Hayward, California in 1960. The second show, held in May 1961 was moved to Hayward Skate Arena.


Hayward Custom Auto Review 1961

The second annual Hayward Custom Auto Review was held May 25 thru 28, 1961 at Hayward Skate Arena. Joe Ortiz was the show promoter.


Cars Attending:
Bill Cushenbery's 1940 Ford - The El Matador
Dave Cunningham's 1940 Ford Sedan - The Li'l Beauty
Gary Elmore's 1953 Studebaker
Eddie Johnson's 1957 Plymouth
The XPAK 400


Hayward Custom Auto Review 1960

The first Hayward Custom Auto Review was held May 6 thru 8, 1960 at the Perry and Key Body Shop in Hayward, California. 50 custom made cars, worth more than $250,000 were displayed at the show. Amongst the most notable builders that entered cars were Joe Bailon, Joe Wilhelm, George Barris and Bob McNulty. The attendees competed for $1,000 worth of trophies and sweepstakes awards. The show did also include a display of Go-Karts and Micro-Midgets. Part of proceeds from the show went to the auditorium building fund of All Saints Parochial School. Hayward Motors and Bill Keith co-operated in sponsoring the show. Joe Ortiz and his wife Verda Ortiz were co-chairmen of the event, while Jerry Sahagon was the director.[1]


Cars Attending:
Jerry Sahagon's 1951 Chevrolet
The Ala Kart
Chuck Kirkorian's 1929 Ford Model A Roadster - The Emperor


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