This year’s finalists battling it out to be the winner of the Meguiar’s Club Showcase have been revealed with the line-up features another fantastic variation of marques that have all been winners at their club events during the course of the year.
VW Beetle owner ‘Limebug’ will be hoping his 1949 example will follow in the tyre tracks of last year’s winning Type 1 Bug, owned by Lyndon Creamer.
Brian Ellis’ Mercedes Benz 220SE is already a club Masterclass winner, while Philip Ward’s Jaguar XJ 12 was a runner up in the Jaguar Enthusiasts Club’s Concours competition.
Representing the TR Register is ‘Panch’s Triumph TR6, which was named Best in Show. This was also the accolade bestowed on Dave Rippard’s Morris Mini, Paul Kealing’s Porsche 993 Turbo, Joan and Clive Serrell’s Austin 1800 Mk1, and returning finalist Tom Morley’s Rover Metro.
Dan Wood’s BMW 540i AC Scnitzer is the BMW Car Club’s Elite Class Winner, while
Paul Bacon’s Karmann Ghia won Best Standard Car at the Stanford Hall VW Show.
Alan Hull’s Spider Sport represents the Hot Rod and Custom Show as the Best in Britain winner. Waving the stars and stripes of the USA, Lee Moses’ 1955 Chevy Pick-Up appears as one of the top three cars of the American Auto Club International.
But watch out for the Wildcard entries of Paul Clappison’s MG BGT and Terry Snow’s Mini HEINZ 57. Both cars have also been winners on the club scene this year, plus Paul is a former Lancaster Insurance Pride of Ownership winner.
Once the cars have been inspected by the expert judging panel, Wheeler Dealers’ Mike Brewer will present the crystal trophy to the worthy winner on Sunday afternoon.