Northwest NEWS

May 24, 1999

Local News

1999 Teen Auto Show a rousing success

VW Bug Cottage Lake Park
Hans Hugel's '69 Volkswagen Bug won for Best of
Show and was also the Best Custom Imported Car.
The 5th Annual Teen Northshore Auto Show drew
over 125 competitors and viewers last weekend.
   It was a car lover's paradise last weekend at the 5th Annual Teen Northshore Auto Show held at the Pop Keeney Field parking lot in Bothell. Under welcome sun and blue skies, a crowd of more than 125 enjoyed the popular event, which this year featured 28 cars competing for a variety of awards.

   Also on exhibit were six customized cars from Tru Royalties Car Club and a classic '55 Chevy and '61 Chrysler 300 convertible.

   Hans Hugel of Bothell, with his '69 Volkswagen Bug, was the winner of both the Best of Show and Best Custom Imported Car catergories.

   Other winners included: People's Choice--Art Wheatley with his '57 Chevy Bel Air; Best Sound System--Kevin Baker with a '93 Lexus; Best Stock Domestic Car--Jeremy Pinkerton with a '70 Chevy; Best Stock Domestic Truck--Matt Griggs with a '93 Chevy 1500 pickup; Best Stock Import Car--Eric Holt's '96 Mitsubishi Eclipse; Best Stock Import Truck--Michael Hough with his '98 Nissan Pathfinder; Best Custom Domestic Car--Mike Holden for his '98 Baby Grand Stock car; Best Custom Domestic Truck--Jake Corbin for his '74 Chevy C-10; Best Classic Domestic Car--'61 Chevy Impala owned by Jarad Smith; Best Classic Truck--'72 Jeep Wagoneer owned by Brian Yovanove.

   Chairing the event this year were Randy Long and Michelle Michaelson of Long's Automotive, Pat Parkhurst of the City of Bothell, and Teen Northshore.

   Sponsors included: Long's Automotive, Rainbow Towing, Gallo De Oro, McCorry's, Bothell Bike & Ski, Bothell Parks & Recreation, Grease Monkey, Papa John's, Bothell Florist, Mac Tools, Ranch Drive-In, Evergreen Speedway, Loose Caboose Espresso, Advanced Autobody, Bigfoot Bagels, Snap On Tools, RJ Tires, Java Louie's, Countryside Donut House, Great Vibrations Car Stereo, Top Foods, Redmond Transmission, Costco, Northwest Differential, Keep It Clean Recycling, Adair Auto Parts, Taco Del Mar, Alexa's Catering and Cafe, Little Caesar's, Woodinville Albertson's, Mill Creek Goodyear, Cold Stone Creamery, and Span America Printwear and Promotions.

   Thanks also go to the hardworking crew, families, and spouses from Long's Automotive.