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Tri-County Cruisers Rod & Custom Car Club wins at Doswell

- By MARGARET-ANN HAMILTON

Members of the Tri-County Cruisers Rod and Custom Car Club, along with a friend, won multiple awards at the Asphalt Angels Car Show in Doswell, Va., in February.

The Asphalt Angels Car Club, located in Richmond, Va., held its 58th annual Festival of Rods and Customs at a public venue in Doswell from Feb. 7 to Feb. 9. Members of the Tri-County Cruisers Rod and Custom Car Club competed for trophies and plaques with 145 other vehicles, including three motorcycle­s.

Tri-County Rod and Custom Car Club member Lawrence Morris won the first place prostreet tri-five trophy for his 1955 Chevrolet Bel-Air. Member Tony Hall’s 1984 Chevrolet El Camino won first place and the best appeal classic cruiser trophy. Paul Harris won the first place roadster trophy for his 1970 Cord Convertibl­e. Bill Bushey won two plaque awards, one for best truck interior and another for most creative truck display for his 1957 Ford Panel truck. Club friend Steve Padgett’s 1939 Chevrolet Coupe won first place for best appearing modified, Padgett also won a cash reward.

Each of the trophies and plaques was inscribed with Asphalt Angels Car Show — 58th Annual Festival of Rods and Customs, Richmond, Va.

 ??  ?? Bill Bushey’s 1957 Ford Panel truck.
Bill Bushey’s 1957 Ford Panel truck.
 ??  ?? Steve Padgett’s 1939 Chevrolet Coupe.
Steve Padgett’s 1939 Chevrolet Coupe.
 ??  ?? Paul Harris’ 1970 Cord Convertibl­e.
Paul Harris’ 1970 Cord Convertibl­e.
 ?? PHOTOS BY MARGARET-ANN HAMILTON ?? From left to right; Tony Hall, Bill Bushey, Paul Harris and Lawrence Morris with their respective plaques and trophies.
PHOTOS BY MARGARET-ANN HAMILTON From left to right; Tony Hall, Bill Bushey, Paul Harris and Lawrence Morris with their respective plaques and trophies.
 ??  ?? Tony Hall’s 1984 Chevrolet El Camino.
Tony Hall’s 1984 Chevrolet El Camino.
 ??  ?? Lawrence Morris’ 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air.
Lawrence Morris’ 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air.

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