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 Blood Sweat and Gears car show
made it to the big number 10 !

10th Bobby Fisher, Jr. Memorial Car Show

benefiting Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, took place:

September 11, 2005
Illinois Valley Community College, Oglesby, IL

Celebrating 50th Anniversary of Thunderbird with an
additional " 9 /11 " dash plaque for ALL Thunderbirds

Total show award cash payouts = $1,100

Plus 138 trophies and 50/50 winner got $982.


2005 "Best of Awards" Car Show Winners

Best of Show $200.00 to Denny, 1969 Camaro SS conv. pix
Trophy and Cash- City of Oglesby, Oglesby, Illinois
Best Original $150.00 Ken, 1958 Chevy Impala conv. pix
Trophy and Cash- City of Oglesby, Oglesby, Illinois
Best Modified $150.00 Gregg, 1933 Chevy street rod pix
Trophy and Cash- Heartland Auto Body, Princeton, Illinois
Bobby Fisher Jr. Award $100.00 to Frank, 1970 Cutlass pix
Trophy- Fisher Auto Body, Oglesby, IL; Cash- City of Oglesby, IL
Best Thunderbird $100.00 Larry & Renea, 1965 T-bird pix
Trophy- McClain Ford, Henry, IL; Cash- Valley Ford, Spring Valley, IL
Best Corvette $100.00 to Larry, 1962 Corvette custom pix
Trophy- CharlesT, Spring Valley; Cash- Corvette Collection, Plainfield, IL
Best Motorcycle $100.00 to Dave, 1972 Harley FLH
Trophy- Fisher Auto Body, Oglesby, IL; Cash- Duffy's Auto Sales, Peru
Best Paint $50.00 to John & Linda, 1966 Chevy Nova pix
Trophy- Fisher Auto Body, Oglesby, IL; Cash- Wedron Silica, Wedron, IL
Best Engine $50.00 to Dave, 1955 Chevrolet 210 pix
Trophy- Wedron Silica, Wedron, IL; Cash- Illinois Valley Business Equip
Best Interior $50.00 to Jeff & Becky, 1946 Ford coupe pix
Trophy and Cash- Bennett's Upholstery, La Moille, IL
Best Club Participation $50.00 Starved Rock Model A Club
Trophy- Wedron Silica, Wedron, IL; Cash- Illinois Valley Business Equip

 

2005 Sponsors of the 43 judged classes:

ORIGINAL RESTORED

(A) up to 1932     Gass Citgo Service - Streator 
(B) 1933-1948    
Eagles Lodge No. 2688 - Peru
(C) 1949-1954    
Auto Salvage Company - Peru
(D) 1955-1959    
LaSalle Body and Fender - LaSalle
(E) 1960-1965    
Kasap's Tap - Oglesby
(F) 1966-1969    
Autocraft Inc. - LaSalle
(G) 1970-1979    
Tony's Barber Shop - Peru
(H) 1980-1990    
The Pro Body Shop - Peru
(I) 1991-present  
Golf-n-Pub - Oglesby

STREET RODS

(J) Open - up to 1948                   J. Dornik Auto Body - Oglesby
(K) Coupe - up to 1948    
            The Fender Menders - Peru
(L) Sedan - up to 1948    
              The Pet Palace - Spring Valley
(M) Fiberglass body - up to 1948 
  Culvers Restaurant - Peru

STREET MACHINES

(N) 1949-1959       Tuf Nut Prop Repair - Peru
(O) 1960-1965      
Water Street Pub - Peru
(P) 1966-1969      
Dave Kain Chevrolet - Spring Valley
(Q) 1970-1975      
Spring Valley City Bank - Spring Valley
(R) 1976-1984      
Schimmer Ford - Peru
(S) 1985-present   
The Igloo Restaurant - Peru

TRUCKS

(T) ALL years ORIGINAL             JC Whitney - LaSalle
(U) up to 1970 MODIFIED            Jimmies Motor Rebuilding - Peru
(V) 1971-present  MODIFIED      
John Pini State Farm Ins. - Oglesby
(W) ALL EL Camino/Ranchero     Duffy's Auto Sales - Peru & Ottawa
(X) ALL MINI-TRUCKS                 I. V. Marine Corps League - Oglesby
(Y) ALL 4X4 ORIGINAL                Casey's Convenient Store - Oglesby
(Z) ALL 4X4 MODIFIED               Jim and Linda's Restaurant - Peru

CUSTOM

(AA) ALL                      Blood Sweat and Gears 2005 cruise committee

CORVETTES

(BB) 1953-1962 ORIGINAL      Zborowski Home Improvement - Peru
(CC) 1963-1967
ORIGINAL      Delaney's Restaurant - Oglesby
(DD) 1968-1982
ORIGINAL      Koolmaster Company - LaSalle
(EE) 1984-1996
ORIGINAL      Henry Hackman Insurance - Peru
(FF) 1997-present
ORIGINAL   Hy Vee Foods - Peru
(GG) ALL MODIFIED           City of Peru - Peru, Illinois

FOREIGN

(HH) ALL Original                 Eureka Savings Bank - LaSalle

COMPACT SPORT

(II) ALL Original                    Citizens National Bank of Peru - Peru

PT CRUISERS

(JJ) ALL                                  WIZZZ Magazine - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

SPECIAL INTEREST

(KK) ALL                                           Coronet Dodge - Peru

YOUTH CLASS

(LL) Ages 16-20 ALL              Grosenbach's Auto Repair & Tire - Oglesby

MOTORCYCLES

(MM) Original, American, up to 1980        City of Peru - Peru, Illinois
(
NN) Original, American, 1981 to present    Blue Star Body Works - Peru
(
OO) Modified, American, up to 1980        Powder House - Dale - Ohio, IL
(
PP) Modified, American, 1981 to present   Auto Glass Center - Peru
(
QQ) ALL Foreign made                          Prokup Media, Inc. - LaSalle

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