Igniters′ Ignite the Nites 2017 Car Show Results, Winners, and Awards

From the chromed up, nostalgic 60’s and 70’s muscle cars to the unique rat rods, every participant in our annual car show is a star. As hundreds of classic cars line the streets of downtown Libby, Montana featuring the best of the best, it is never easy to choose a select few to represent our winners.

Here is our lineup of picks from 2017 that enjoyed the sweet success of winning a spotlight in our car show.

Antique Stock 1940 and Older
1930 Ford Model A - Mel Burnett - Libby, MT
 
Antique Truck Modified 1940 and Older
1934 Dodge Pickup - Candy Johnson & Paul Kruger - Columbia Falls, MT
 
Antique Truck Stock 1940 and Older
1932 Chevrolet Fire Truck - Libby Volunteer Fire Department - Libby, MT
 
Rat Rod
1936 Ford - Jack Kline - Spokane, WA
 
Street Rod 1948 and Older
1937 Ford 3-window Coupe - Shane Schwindt - Cut Bank, MT
 
Classic Car Stock 1941 to 1959
1957 Chevrolet Bel Air - Charlie Giglio - Spokane, WA
 
Classic Car Modified 1941 to 1959
1951 Ford 4-door - Ralph Grogan - Crooked River Ranch, OR
 
Classic Truck Stock 1941 to 1959
1956 100 Series GMC Pickup - Bill Silva - Libby, MT
 
Classic Truck Modified 1941 to 1959
1955 Ford F-100 - Mike Lohman - Cocolalla, ID
 
Custom Car 1949 to Present
1949 Pontiac - John VanDoren - Naples, ID
 
Late Great Truck Stock 1960 to 1979
1970 Chevrolet Pickup - Bill Dawson - Libby, MT
 
Late Great Truck Modified 1960 to 1979
1961 Ford F-150 Unibody - Rod Thomas - Kellogg, ID
Motorcycle Stock
2008 Harley Davidson - Jody Mask - Hauser, ID
 
Motorcycle Modified
1981 Harley Davidson Sportster - Vintage Technologies - Columbia Falls, MT
 
M.S.R.A Winner
1970 Dodge Charger - Don & Angela Holmes - Kalispell, MT
 
N.T.S. Award
1953 Cadillac - Clifford Jackman - Sagle, ID
 
Best Neon Lights Display
1949 Merc - Mark Pelletier - Castlegar, British Columbia
 
Best Flame Throwing Display
Chevrolet Deluxe - Bob Hovanski - Sandpoint, ID
 
Hard Luck Award
1946 Chevrolet Fleetmaster - Brian & Melissa Morrow - Bonners Ferry, ID
 
Poker Run Winner
Tim Albens
 
Poker Walk Winner
Jay Smith
 
50/50 Winner
Tony - Castlegar, British Columbia
 
RC Race Car
Dante Baltz
 
Kids Pedal Car - Check it Out!
Brian Previse - Kimberly, British Columbia
 
Club Participation
Comancheros - Listowel in Ontario, Canada
Late Great Car Stock 1960 to 1979
1965 Pontiac GTO - Dean Swan - Cataldo, ID
 
Late Great Car Modified 1960 to 1979
1969 Plymouth GTX - Rod Talbot - Jaffray, British Columbia
 
Late Model Truck Stock 1980 to 1999
1981 Chevrolet Stepside - Kevin Scott - Libby, MT
 
Late Model Truck Modified 1980 to 1999
1990 Chevrolet C1500 - Tom Coon - Hinton, Alberta
 
Truck Stock 2000 to Present
2012 Dodge 2500 - Kyle Smithers - Three Hills, Alberta
 
Truck Modified 2000 to Present
2013 Ford F-350 - Randy Buckner - Libby, MT
 
Late Model Car Stock 1980 to 1999
1984 Oldsmobile Hurst - Andy Rogge - Coeur d'Alene, ID
 
Late Model Car Modified 1980 to 1999
1987 Buick Regal Turbo - Jason Rusch - Missoula, MT
 
Sports Car
1954 Austin Healey - Gary Hoadley - Troy, MT
 
Sports Compact
1962 Austin Healey 3000 Saxon - Richard Dubois - Castle Rock, CO
 
Muscle Car 2000 to Present
2010 Mustang GT - Glenn & Sheila Toop - Hinton, Alberta
 
Special Interest Award
1930 Ford Model A Coupe - Lonnie Thompson - Sheridan, OR
Photo of the 2017 People's Choice Award - Gene Rockman's 1951 Mercury 2-door Custom Coupe
2017 People’s Choice Award
1951 Mercury 2-door Custom Coupe
Owned by Gene Rockman
Billings, Montana
Truly Awesome Trophy - Check it Out!
Photo of the 2017 N.T.S. Award - Clifford Jackman's 1953 Cadillac
2017 N.T.S. Award
1953 Cadillac
Owned by Clifford Jackman
Sagle, Idaho
Truly Awesome Trophy - Check it Out!
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