The 14th Annual National Rod and Custom Car Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony was held at 8pm on Saturday May 16th. This years Inductees were Gary Howard and Jerry Kugel. The Designer's Hall of Fame inducted Yosemite Sam Radoff of Canada for his design and artistic ability. Lifetime Achievement award went to the much deserving Jerry Titus who started KKOA and who has definitely contributed a lifetime to the Rod and Custom World. Dean "Dino" Arnold who has built many customs and his most recent being the "Thunderflight" was made Builder/Owner of the year. The Hall of Fame Museum is located on the shores of Grand Lake O' the Cherokee (55251 E Highway 85A- 60 miles northeast of Tulsa) and holds over 50 cars all one of a kind, hand built by the icons in the custom world, such as Barris, Bailon, Winfield, Posies, Roth, Hines, and includes 25 of Starbird's own collection built over the past 50 years.
The museum opened its doors for the 15th Season on March 15th. The feature car this year is the Li'l Coffin with a ground up restoration by Darryl Starbird and the clone of Ed "Big Daddy" Roth's Outlaw on loan and built by Fritz Schenck.
For more information call 918/257-4234 or check out our website www.darrylstarbird.com.