Babe Ruth World Series Of Wheels Announces Winners

Gary Ford’s 1968 Dodge Charger RT, pictured, was the Best of Show winner at the recent World Series of Wheels at Bergman Park. Submitted photo

The Babe Ruth World Series board has announced the winners of the 35th annual World Series of Wheels held in Jamestown recently.

The World Series of Wheels was started in 1984 as a way to help defray the expense of hosting a Babe Ruth World Series in Jamestown. Jamestown has hosted 17 World Series events from 1980 to 2018. In addition the board is planning another Babe Ruth World Series event for 2020.

The major sponsor of the World Series of Wheels was Dave Warren Dodge Ram. Senior sponsors were Chautauqua Pools and Power Sports and JS Auto Parts Plus. Primary sponsors were Cummins Engine, State Farm Insurance, Truck-Lite Co. Inc, and Combined Life Insurance.

Award winners are:

¯ Best of Show – Gary Ford with a 1968 Dodge Charger RT

¯ Greg Neid Heavy Modified Winner – Glen Ford with 1999 Ford Mustang Cobra

¯ Best Truck Winner – Bill Rowley with a 2012 Chevy Silverado

¯ Oldest Running Vehicle – Dave Spaulding 1930 Model A Ford

¯ Best Fire Truck – Sean Baker Strong with 1975 American LaFrance Centurian

¯ Best Motorcycle – Jim Constantino – 2003 Harley Deuce

Additional winners were:

¯ Brad Johnson – 1965 SS Chevelle

¯ Tom Schmidt – 2013 Fiat Arbarth

¯ Jim Schuster – 1968 Chevy Camaro RS SS

¯ Trevor Hudson – 2002 Chevy Camaro Z28 Coupe

¯ Jim Daye – 1985 Chrysler Town & Country Convertible (National Winner)

¯ David Youngquist Sr. – 1988 Chevy Caprice S

¯ Frank Schoenacker – 1968 Mercury Cougar

¯ Phil Watrous – 1937 Dodge Brothers

¯ Ron Searburg – 1972 Plymouth Duster

¯ Jim Johnson – 1964 Chevy Chevelle SS

¯ Clayton Ackerman – 1968 Dodge Charger

¯ Sam Gleason – 1972 Ford Mach 1

¯ John Garvey – 1970 Buick Grand Sport

¯ Frank Tantillo – 1979 Ford T Bird – 2 Door

¯ Debra Strong – 1972 Chevy Corvette Coupe

¯ Darren Therout – Powersport Winner – 1999 Honda Custom Sport UTV.

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