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Dream Cars to host Lexington show on Saturday, October 16

1973 Camaro is one of many antique and classic cars due for Lesington show October 16. 1973 Camaro is one of many antique and classic cars due for Lesington show October 16. LEXINGTON—Dream Cars of Lexington, Mary Atkins and Sam Scoggins, will presenting its fifth annual car show Sweet Autumn Kiss in conjunction with the Chocolate Lovers Festival Saturday, Oct. 16.

In the 2009 show, 28 classic and rare cars shown, seven of which belonged to show sponsors and producer Dream Cars.

Dream Cars moved their collection to Tanglewood, TX when the owners move back to the Lexington area after a 29-year hiatus in west Texas.

Some of the cars they showed were a 1977 Tahiti Blue MGB roadster, a 1980 teal green Avanti II.

Also, a turquoise and white 1964 Ford F100 half-ton Pickup which was built as a tribute to Scoggins’ late father, and a bumbetween ble bee yellow and black 1973 split-bumper Camaro, known as “Transformer.” from the new movie.

Also shown was a chocolate brown 1972 Gran Torino, siilar to the vehicle in the movie “Gran Torino.”

Classes range from pre 1930’s to present 2010 cars.

 

First, Second and Third place trophies are given out in each class along with other Speciality trophies.

In 2009 all cars received at least one trophy, Scoggins said.

He said some received two, including the 1967 white VW Beetle owned by Lexington’s ana Renfroe which took second in its class along with a speciality trophy for closest distance.

Closest distance was a toss up Tana Knipstein and her father, former Lexington Mayor Louis Knipstein, who showed his just completed Sea Mist Foam Green 1965 Beetle Bug.

DECA DES— Scoggins said in 2009 cars from every decade were entere, beginning with a two-tone black and silver 1934 Chr ysler owned by Harold & Charlotte Jackson of Belton,

A Special guest at the show was a 1979 black and gold Pontiac Trans Am known as “Bandit” from the Smokey & the Bandit movie series.

The show is limited to the first 60 registrants due to space and the first 30 to resgister will receive “goody bags,” according to the organizers.

For registration forms, questions or suggestions call Scoggins and Arkins at 512-365-0592.

 


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