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News and Events: 23rd Annual Lake Forest Invitational

American Government Special Collections Reference Desk

News and Events: 23rd Annual Lake Forest Invitational

Eugene C. Bailey
Antique Automobile
March-April 1972


1971 Lake Forest InvitationalRay Wolff's 1929 Duesenberg convertible sedan. 1971 Lake Forest InvitationalCurt Von Mueller's 1937 Bugatti Type 57 Coupe. 1971 Lake Forest InvitationalC. Bayard Sheldon's 1911 Napier tourer. 1971 Lake Forest InvitationalEmil Baumback's 1937 Delage drophead coupe. 1971 Lake Forest InvitationalGlenn Koets' 1917 National touring. 1971 Lake Forest InvitationalLyle Sheley's 1928 Packard Phaeton. Brooks Fuller's 1929 Packard convertible coupe.
The 23rd Annual Invitational Lake Forest Antique Car Meet of the Illinois Region was held at Barat College in Lake Forest Saturday, July 24, 1971. There were 215 cars, all beauties - and many spectators.

The brass parade was a special feature which included a fashion show of ladies costumes that matched the antique car eras. Louise Pearson was Mistress of Ceremonies. The flea market was large and active and the White Elephant auction generated a lot of lively bidding. At an excellent dinner at the new Ramada Inn, announcement of the following special awards was made:

Oldest Brass - David Kolzow, 1906 Lindsley; Fred Bauer, 1906 Cadillac; W.F. Hutson, 1906 Cadillac
Best Brass, pre-1916 - Kenneth Pearson, 1911 Lozier
Best Antique, 1916-1925 - G.E. Koets, 1917 National
Best Classic, 1926-1933 - Art Lieberman, 1929 Bentley
Best Classic, 1934-1941 - Floyd Moore, 1941 Lincoln Continental
Best Dual Entry - Jim Manz, 1912 Krit & 1939 Lincoln Zephyr
Long Distance Award - Roy Sorenson, 1936 Ford, Phoenix, Ariz.

The excellent photographs were taken by Richard J. Budowle.

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