Early Iron shares top winners for 37th festival

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ALAMOSA — The 37th Early Iron Festival shares the following winners and congratulates all those who entered and visited the show this year, which was another resounding success with 590 registered cars and 18 special interest vehicles for a total of 608 total cars in Alamosa’s Cole Park on Saturday.

Rodders Choice
Matt Martinez, 1955 Chevy Bel Air, pictured above.
Thornton
Sponsor, Alamosa Paint and Body


Ladies Choice
Sam Vasicko, 32 Ford Roadster
Delta
Sponsor, Sandra Hostetter

Top 15
(Includes Rodders Choice and Ladies Choice above)
Antonio Valenzuela
36 Plymouth convertible
Los Angeles, California
Sponsor, Southwest Liquor

Billy Wollburg
1967 Chevelle SS
Durango
Sponsor, Right Carpet & Interiors

Weather cooperated with a sunny Saturday for the 37th Early Iron Festival in Cole Park in Alamosa. The festival drew more than 600 vehicles to the park.

Darrell Larson
1950 Ford Club Coupe
Canyon City
Sponsor, IAC Performance

Chris Larson
1932 Ford Roadster
Canyon City
Sponsor, JR & Kay Van Gieson

Albert Archuleta
65 Pontiac GP
Colo. Springs
Sponsor, Motz Law Firm

Jose Garduno
1936 Ford Coupe
Littleton
Sponsor, Myers Bros. Trucking

Ben Nighthorse Campbell
34 Ford P/U
Durango
Sponsor, RMMP

Joe & Nelli Diestler
56 Ford F100
Payson, Arizona
Sponsor, Goodspeed Automotive

Ron Rossetter
1967 Lincoln Continental
Evergreen
Sponsor, Scott Phillips

Vintage Nitro, one of the Early Iron Festival’s newer features, celebrates the history of hot rodding with nostalgic nitro cars, which “lit the candles” three times during the festival this weekend.

Aaron Kelly
1970 Chevy Blazer
Parker
Sponsor, Caton Super Lube

Ron Vigil
1961 Chevy Impala
Henderson
Sponsor, Alan & Dixie Rogers

Joe Mendoza
1970 Chevy C-10
Pueblo
Sponsor, Caton Super Lube

Greg Hrehovesik
1951 Ford F-3
Alamosa
Sponsor, Circle D Farms

DAVEY CRAIG MEMORIAL
Pete Marquez
1940 Ford Coupe
Albuquerque, N.M.
Sponsor, Navajo Trails Antiques

BONNY GALLARDO MEMORIAL
Patrick Mascarenas
31 Dodge Coupe
Alamosa
Sponsor, Sports Family Hair Care

LAW ENFORCEMENT PICK
Ernie Ford
1972 Ford Bronco
Center
Sponsor, Ward Distributing

NSRA SAFETY PICK
John & Nadine Gonzales
1958 Buick
Ranchos de Taos, N.M.
Sponsor, Ernie Wooten

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