2013 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion Awards
2013 Special Awards
Sunday, August 18
The Brilliance Award – Presenter Jim Holloway, Mother’s
Presented to the owner of the car with exceptional history and unquestionable provenance.
Winner: George Wingard for his 1913 Mercer
Best Paddock Display – Presenter Mike Joy
Presented to the best paddock display representative of the era.
Winner: For his three-car display … Brian Blain
Road and Track Magazine Award – Presenter
Editor-in-Chief Larry Webster
Presented to the car we would most like to race.
Winner: In his 1990 Chevrolet Beretta GTO… Pieter Baljet
Henry Ford Trophy – Presenter John Clinard, Ford
Presented to the most significant Ford-powered entry.
Winner: Driving a 1915 Ford Roadster … Ed Archer
Ken Miles Trophy – Presenter Ken Miles’ son -
Presented for the representation of a vintage car under 1500cc.
Winner: For the 1955 Cooper Type 39 Bobtail, entered by Jim Brown and driven by David Brown
Monterey Reunion Pre-War Trophy Presented by the
Gary Byrd Foundation – Presenter Tina Byrd
Presented to the most outstanding Pre-War entry
Winner: Driving a 1917 Chevrolet 490 Speedster … Noel Park
Weissach Cup – Presented by Porsche Cars North
America’s President and CEO Detlav von Platen.
Winner: Driving his 1972 Porsche 911 RSR … Erich Joiner
The Phil Remington Award – Presented by Peter
Named after one of the all-time great mechanics and fabricators, Phil Remington and graciously sponsored by Ford Motor Company.
Presented to the mechanic who demonstrates exceptional skill.
Winner: From J&L Fabrication – Evan Margeson
The President’s Cup – Presenter SCRAMP President, Dean Fewtrell
Presented to the entrant whose car has historical significance to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
Winner: Having won its first-ever race here, the award goes to the 1972 Jensen-Healey entered by Patrick Lind and driven by Joe Huffaker.
The Founders Trophy – Presenter Gill
This award is presented to the person who richly personifies historic racing.
Winner: Vic Edelbrock
The John Fitch Corvette Excellence Award -
Presenter John Fitzpatrick of Chevrolet Corvette.
Winner: For the 1963 Corvette Grand Sport … the Revs Institute at the Collier Collection
Bonhams 1793 Cup – Presenter David Swig of
Presented to participants in the featured morning races that best exemplifies the spirit of the event.
Race 2B (Formula Juniors) – Driving a car of his own build, a 1959 Sadler is Bill Sadler
Race 7A (Sports Racing cars over 2000cc) – For his three entries (Lister, Maserati and Scarab) … Rob Walton
Race 8A (Trans Am cars) – Driving a 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28…is Chad Raynal
Race 8B (Weissach Cup) – For entering the only Porsche 901, Dean Watts
The Rolex Award for Excellence – Presenter –
Vice President and Director of Communications of Rolex Watch USA
Presented for Overall Excellence in each race category, as determined by an independent panel of judges.
Rolex Race 1A – Driving a 1932 Miller Scofield … John Kerr
Rolex Race 2A – Driving his 1949 Talbot Lago … David Duthu
Rolex Race 3A – Driving a 1962 Porsche 356 … Alec Hugo
Rolex Race 4A – Driving a 1964 McLaren-Elva … Edith Arrowsmith
Rolex Race 5A – Driving a 1965 Chevrolet Corvette … Tommy Steuer
Rolex Race 6A – Driving a 1976 Dekon Monza … Ken Epsman
Rolex Race 7A – Driving a 1958 Scarab Mark 1 … David Swig
Rolex Race 8A – Driving a 1968 Ford Mustang … Gary Goeringer
Rolex Race 1B – Driving a 1961 Huffaker Genie … Michael Vogel
Rolex Race 2B – Driving a 1963 Lotus 27 … Danny Baker
Rolex Race 3B – Driving a 1980 Williams … Charles Nearburg
Rolex Race 4B – Driving a 1975 Osella PA entered by Martin Adams … Eddie Lawson
Rolex Race 5B – Driving a 1950 Allard J-2 … Graham Smith
Rolex Race 6B – Driving a 1985 Mercury Capri … John McKenna
Rolex Race 7B – Driving a 1965 Lotus 26R … Dalmo De Vasconcelos
Rolex Race 8B – Driving a 1969 Porsche 911 … Olga Neulist Reindlova
The Spirit of Monterey – Presenters – Rolex Watch USA Vice President and Director of Communications’ Peter Nicholson, and Bill Patterson, Official Artist of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
Winner: Presented to the driver who excels in the Spirit of the Weekend … celebrating his 60th anniversary of racing on the Monterey Peninsula and driving his 1963 Genie Comet … John Harden.