Awards

SMF 2021 AWARD WINNERS

Sandhills Motoring Festival judging utilize the Werks Reunion judging rules and standards as used at Werks in Carmel and Amelia Island.

Best in Show Sporting

Car: 1963 Shelby Cobra 289 Mk I
Owner: Lewis Pollard

shelby

Best In Show Touring

Car: 1928 Bugatti Type 46
Owner: Robert Jepson

touring

Chairman’s Award

Car: 1959 Siata 200 CS
Owner: Walter Eisenstark

Mayor’s Award

Car: 1953 Siata 208S
Owner: Scott Cielewich

President’s Award

Car: 1930 Bentley 4.5L Le Mans
Owner: Gordon King

Most Significant American Car

Car: 1964.5 Ford Mustang
Owner: Duane Chrismer

Most Significant European Car

Car: 1925 Rolls-Royce Picadilly Roadster
Owner: Guy Lewis

Most Significant Porsche

Car: 1957 Porsche Carrera GT
Owner: Jeff Files

Car I would most like to take to the Racetrack

Car: 1970 Porsche 917
Owner: Richard Glover

Car I would most like to take on the Cannonball Run

Car: 2020 McLaren 720S
Owner: Duane Barlow

Car Club Showcase People’s Choice

Car: 1968 Plymouth Barracuda
Owner: Miles Baldwin

Hagerty Youth Judge’s Award

Car: 1970 Porsche 917
Owner: Richard Glover

CLASS WINNERS

Class 1 – Porsche GT
Sponsored by: Meese Property Group
Winner: 1957 Porsche Carrera GT Owned by: Jeff Files
Sandhills Award: 2019 Porsche GT2 RS Owned by: John Gregorich

Class 2 – Porsche Turbo
Sponsored by: Spartan Property Management
Winner: 1979 Porsche 911 Turbo Owned by: Richard Papy
Sandhills Award: 1989 Porsche 911 Turbo Owned by: Roger Kohout

Class 3 – Supercars
Sponsored by: ATD Detailing
Winner: 2005 Porsche Carrera GT Owned by: Jeff Files
Sandhills Award: 2018 Mercedes Benz GTC AMG Owned by: Jonathan Palmer

Class 4 – Pinehurst Country Club Cars 1960-1970
Sponsored by: Pinehurst Vacation Rentals
Winner: 1971 Mercedes Benz 250 Owned by: Joan Couch
Sandhills Award: 1973 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow Owned by: Mark Ibenthal

Class 6 – MG 1924-1974
Sponsored by: Olmsted Village Company
Winner: 1949 MG-TC Owned by: Kirk Crawford
Sandhills Award: 1960 MGA Owned by: Allan Owen

Class 7- Jaguar 1935-1974
Sponsored by: Moto Mortgage
Winner: 1973 Jaguar E-Type Series III Owned by: Conley Painter
Sandhills Award: 1971 Jaguar E-Type FHC Owned by: Ferman Wardell

Class 8 – Ferrari (Early)
Sponsored by: Premier Real Estate
Winner: 1984 Ferrari 512BB Owned by: Robert Guth
Sandhills Award: 1980 Ferrari 308 GTSI Owned by: Diehl Jones

Class 9 – Ferrari (Modern)
Sponsored by: Stockham Financial
Winner: 2020 Ferrari 488 Pista Owned by: Rob Ayers
Sandhills Award: 2017 Ferrari F12 Berlinetta Owned by: Payman Bazzoband

Class 10 – Mercedes Benz SL
Sponsored by: Bjorn Nordemo
Winner: 1970 Meredes Benz 280 SL Owned by: Tommy Couch
Sandhills Award: 1971 Mercedes 280 SL Owned by: Bill Head

Class 11 – Ford Thunderbird 1955-57
Sponsored by: Buffalo Creek Vacations
Winner: 1956 Ford Thunderbird Owned by: Frank Salvatore
Sandhills Award: 1957 Ford Thunderbird Owned by: Larry Ganse

Class 12 – Japanese Sports Cars
Sponsored by: Southern Pines Automotive Group
Winner: 2015 Nissan GTR Owned by: Robert Ciman
Sandhills Award: 1984 Datsun Owned by: 300ZX Ken Sanborn

Class 13 – IMSA / Road Race Cars
Sponsored by: Jersey Mike’s Subs
Winner: 1970 Porsche 917 Owned by: Richard Glover
Sandhills Award: 1965 Shelby Daytona Owned by: Fred Ayers

Class 14 – Corvette Special
Sponsored by: Homewood Suites
Winner: 2019 Corvette ZR1 Owned by: John Gregorich
Sandhills Award: 2011 Corvette Z06 Carbon Limited Edition Owned by: Tom Tlusty

Class 15A – American Classics through 1970
Sponsored by: Car-Toons by Booth
Winner: 1932 Chrysler Imperial Owned by: William & Tina Sipko
Sandhills Award: 1951 Chrysler Windsor Deluxe Owned by: Joseph Grasso

Class 15B – European Classics through 1970
Sponsored by: Kaizen Autosports
Winner: 1928 Bugatti Type 46 Owned by: Bob Jepson
Sandhills Award: 1925 Rolls Royce Picadilly Roadster Owned by: Guy Lewis

Class 15C – American Sports Cars through 1970    
Sponsored by: Mosquito Authority    
Winner: 1963 Shelby Cobra 289 Mk I Owned by: Lewis Pollard
Sandhills Award: 1966 Ford Mustang GT Owned by: David Balfour

Class 15D – European Sports Cars through 1970
Sponsored by: Pinescones
Winner: 1962 Porsche 356 T-6 GOwned by: erry Curts
Sandhills Award: 1953 Siata 208S Owned by: Scott Cielewich

Class 16 – Motorcycles
Sponsored by: Smart Waste
Winner: 1951 Vincent Touring Rapide Owned by: Daniel Helvey
Sandhills Award: 1947 Indian Chief Owned by: Howard Bokhoven

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