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20th annual car show fills park

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The 20th annual Fall Finale Car Show, hosted by the San Joaquin Valley Mopars, brought more than 125 Chrysler vehicles to Lions Town and Country Park on Saturday. Hundreds of visitors viewed classic and custom autos and trucks from auto’s early days to the present.

There were 20 classes for judges to decide the award winners. Best of Show honors went to Wade Ogle for his rare 1970 Hemi-Cuda convertible. According to Tony Frede, a previous Best of Show winner, the car is one of only six that were manufactured.

During the show, owners and car enthusiasts browsed vendor booths selling T-shirts and Chrysler inspired memorabilia and a swap meet that offered parts and unrestored cars for sale or trade. Rock and roll music could be heard, and prizes were offered with proceeds going to local charitable organizations.

The Madera Breakfast Lions provided breakfast and a hot dog, hamburger and nachos lunch for the owners and the many car show patrons...


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