NHRA National Championship Custom Car Show 1959
The National Champion Custom Car Show was held at the Artillory Armory in Detroit, Michigan in 1959. Organized and hosted by Wally Parks and the National Hot Rod Association, it was held in conduction with the NHRA Nationals Championship Drags. The show featured the best customs of the day, and the Best Custom Car trophy was awarded to Arthur Bentas and his Raven. Darryl Starbird's Star Kustom Shop won the Top Custom Shop Achievement award, and a Thunderbird called "Le Perle" won the sweepstakes.
- Frank Mack's 1927 Ford Model T Roadster
- The Alexander Brothers' 1931 Ford Model A Pick Up - The Grasshopper
- Ernie Szelesi's 1933 Ford Convertible
- Bill Hines' 1950 Ford - The Bat
- Dick Schneider's 1950 Mercury
- Larry Ernst's 1952 Ford Convertible
- Dave Janas' 1953 Ford F1 Pick Up
- Sy Gregorich's 1955 Ford Crown Victoria - The Victorian
- Adrienne Hooper's 1956 Mercury Convertible - The Wild One
- Dave Jenkins' 1957 Chevrolet
- Bob Turgeon's 1957 Ford Thunderbird - Le Perle
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