Hiwinders Pick Awards

Check out the coveted pick award winners Presented by the Indy Hi-Winders.

Congratulations Pick Winner Chad Brittian from Westfield, IN for his immaculate 1968 Chevelle SS.  He attended the VFW Hero’s show at Post 1587. 9-19





Congratulations Pick Winner Gary Jordan at the Clermont Lions Festival 9-18-21 for his 1961 Falcon.







Congratulations to Chuck Butler from Columbus, IN.  He brought his 1965 Mustang Fastback to the Johnson County Fair Car Show & Received a PICK Award.








Terry Engle gave a Pick Award to Alan Robinson from the Chicago area.  How about a 1982 Buick Regal Wagon at Slamology 2021?






At the Party Pick Winner-  Congrats to Rick Reinamen for his 1936 Ford.







Danville Cruise-In Pick Winners -June 4, 2021

Congratulations Ryan Benner for his 1969 442 Olds.  It has a 350 Olds Engine with FiTech FE.  This was his first trip to Danville but won’t be his last!







Congratulations to John Lucas for his 1969 GTO with a LS .  John is from Lafayette, IN.






Congratulations to Bob Beisel from Brownsburg, IN for his 1969 Dodge Charger SE 383 4V.






 First Friday May 7, 2021

Congratulations Dave Alexander for his 1962 Impala SS.  This an Original 409 4 Speed. 








First Friday Danville at Ellis Park

October 2, 2020.  Congratulations to Pick Winners:

John Bair for his 1964 Fairlane w/ 351W Eng.






Rob Waggoner for his 1970 454 Chevelle from Danville






Gary & Susan Broshar from Jamestown, IN.

Their 1974 G-20 Chevy Camper Van was a joy for all of us to remember FUN Times!











Danville Pick Awards Sept. 4, 2020

Congratulations Mike Weddell for his 1963 Buick Rivera.  Always Beautiful.







Congratulations John Sipe for his 1968 Volvo.








(This car was a Fire Victim and John restored completely)

Danville Pick Awards- Aug, 2020.

Congratulations Joe Hoover from Greenwood, IN for his 1955 Ford Sunliner.  Yes, 312 Cu & 3 Deuces.







Congratulations Thor Schmidt from Avon, IN for his 1970 Ford Bronco.








Congratulations Tony Balsamello from Brownsburg, In for his 1965 Dodge Dart.






First Pick Award for 2020- June

Congratulations Bill Grohovsky

His 1966 Charger looks showroom new!  Thanks for bringing to Danville Cruise-In.

Bill is from Monrovia, IN & has owned the car since 1972. The 383 AT to the White Tuff-ed Interior looks 1966 new.


Congratulations Jim Koss for his 1948 Desota Coupe at Bill Simpson’s

Car Show in Brownsburg. IN,

Oct. 5, 2019

This car is powered by new 5.7 Hemi -AT

Indy Hi-Winders awarded a “Pick Award” at 2019 World of Wheels  (Feb. 8,9,10 2019)

Congratulations John Cooper from Avon, IN.  1931 SBC Supercharged Roadster.

A Indy Hi-Winder Pick Award was given at the Richmond, IN Vintage Wheels Car Show 11/4/18

Congratulations to Joe Hoover from Greenwood, IN for his 1959 Chevy Panel Truck

Pick Awards from long ago.

Dave Lawrence received a green Pick Award years ago.  His latest project uses the Pick Award.  Congrats Dave of Terre Haute.

Danville on the Square 10-5-2018

Congratulations to 3 Pick Winners-

Gene Reed from Lafayette Indiana for his 1932 3-Window.

Ron McCammon from Speedway, IN for his 1929 Model A Pick-Up

Dean Drake from Avon, IN for his 1937 Chevrolet with LS-1 Power

Hi-Winders visit Jungle Park Speedway & Give a Pick Award.

Jungle Park Speedway is an abandon midget/sprint car track located in west Indiana.   Only the Brave ran there.  It was a cinder track with No walls – only Trees!  Many drivers were killed there and spectators too.  Five of it’s drivers also Won the Indy 500.

There was a 2016 and a 2018 Reunion of drivers and fans.  Both events enjoyed fabulous weather, old race cars and great fun for all.

Congratulations to Dave Lawrence from Terre Haute for his “Home Built” “T” Racer.

Hi-Winder Pick Award at DSR

Congratulations Ken Mushen from Westfield, IN for his beautiful 1963 Split-Window Coupe Pro Comp.



Hi-Winders help DSR with their award the winners. Congratulations:

Top Ten DSR Car Winners-

Tom Lawlis, Plainfield, IN for his 1957 Studebaker Golden Hawk 400.

Cliff Medenwald, Indpls, IN for his 1933 Ford Roadster

Bret Burrow, Cicero, IN for his 1955 Ford F-100

Gene Reed, Lafayette, IN for his 1932 Ford 3 Window Coupe

Angie Fink, Indpls, IN for her 1941 Willys Coupe

Michael Jones, Brownsburg,IN for his 1937 Chevrolet Pickup

Ken Mushen, Westfield, IN for his 1963 Chevy Corvette.

Top Three DSR Bike Winners-

Mark Kuta, Rolling Praire, IN for his 2005 Custom Chopper.

Toby Mosholder, Walhomding, OH for his 2011 Victory Cross Country.

Ron Robbins, Clermont, IN for his 1958 Cushman Eagle.

Hi-Winders visited the Beach Grove Amtrack Car Show  August 18, 2018.

Congratulations to Jay Williamson who received a “Pick Award” for his 1959 Lincoln Continental Mark IV.


Danville Pick Awards – August 3, 2018

Congratulations to Greg Olin from Crawfordsville, IN

Greg’s 1966 Chevelle SS started as a 396 4 spd, but now has a 454 4 Speed.  His beautiful paint job was done by him.

This is real Candy Apple Red- Gold Base Coat, multiple coats of Candy Apple Red and Multiple coats of clear.

Congratulations to Joe Hoover from Greenwood, IN

Joe’s exquisite 1952 Ford Crestline Victoria features the original 332 V8 Automatic.

Congratulations to Rod Collester from Danville, IN

Rod’s 1960 Norton Model 99 Dominator motorcycle was a perfect example individual restoration.


Danville Pick Award 7-6-2018

Congratulations Brian Whitis from Avon, IN

1969 Buick Riviera

Danville Pick Award 7-6-2018

Congratulations Ed Wade from Danville, IN

His 1954 Chevy has a 350 w/ 3 Two Barrels


Danville Pick 7-6-2018

Congratulations Dan Vogel from Plainfield, IN

His 1971 AMC Hornet features a 350 Chevy.


Sullivan Car Show, Sullivan, IN

Congratulations to Gene Wegar from Annapolis, IL.

His 1970 AMC Rebel is the 1st car he ever owned!

Danville First Friday – June 1, 2018

Congratulations to Pick Winners Danny & Tracy Shearer

Congratulations to the owners of a Rambler wagon.


Members Judged – Awards for the Southside Mustang Club, 5-12-18 in Greenwood, IN.

The Hi-Winders also made their own Pick Award.  Congratulations to Dan Distler of Greenwood, IN.

This is 1960 Ford Delivery Panel Truck.  It is Handicapped equipped including Power Wheel-chair ramp, Swivel Drivers Seat, plus Special controls.  Thanks Dan for bringing out your beautiful Ride.


Danville First Friday – May 4, 2018

Congratulations to Pick Winners Mr & Mrs. Mark Rothrock &

their 36 Chevy Master Deluxe Coupe.  Both are from Danville, IN.

He drove the 36 and her the Corvette!


Pick Awards – Far & Wide

Congratulations to Justin Perkins of Sardis, MS

Hi-Winder Tom Noe was at the April Fest 2018 in Sardis, MS and awarded a PICK Award to Justin Perkins.

His 1951 Ford Truck has a 427 Stroker(760HP), 4 Link, plus.  This was his fathers truck and has been the family since new!


Danville Hot Rods on the Square 2017

Congratulations to Bob Mason from Avon, IN for his 1955 Chevy

Danville Cruise-In October Winner


Congratulations to Tom & Joy Franklin from Martinsville, IN

Danville Cruise-In August 2017 Pick Winner

For their 1955 1st Series 3100 Chevy Pick Up.  The truck was just finished.  It is powered by a 350.

Congratulations to Pat Baxter from Avon, IN

For his 1973 Challenger (June 2017 Pick Award Winner)

Congratulations to Matt Gregg, Indianapolis, IN for his 1967 Mustang (May 2017 Award Winner)


Congratulations to Gary Kandel – Danville on the Square Pick



Long Hot Summer Pick Awards at Danville on the Square


June 3 Pick Award- Danville On The Square Pick Award

Congratulations to Dave Russell of Coatsville, IN.  He just relocated to central Indiana. Great 1937 Chevy Gasser!


May 2016 Danville On The Square Pick Award

Congratulations to Pick Winners Jim & Steve Lowery on their 1965 Falcon Futurefrom the Morgantown, Indiana area and Mike Horner on his 1967 Shelby with the 427 w/ Weber’s & Hieth’s suspension.

Invalid Displayed Gallery

September 2015 First Friday Cruise-in Pick Award

Congratulations to Allen Roddy of Indianapolis, IN. Allen’s 1958 Chevy Corvette was a 1971-1972 Nationals winner before being retired. Even pictured is the original owner Ward Hackelman. Congratulations Allen!

Invalid Displayed Gallery

42nd Annual Vintage Wheels Rod and Custom Car Show Pick Award

Congratulations to Mike Nottingham of Richmond, Indiana for his 1975 Ford Ranchero

Invalid Displayed Gallery

2014 Harmony Baptist Church Hi-Winders Pick Award

Congratulations to Jamie Klepper and her dad’s (now hers) 1929 ford model A Truck, from Danville, IN

Invalid Displayed Gallery

July 12, 2014 Pick Award

Congratulations to Pat Fenner of Wilmington, Ohio and his 1950 Ford 4-door

Invalid Displayed Gallery

First Friday Cruise In – June 2014

Pick Award #1 – Chuck Kern of Martinsville, IN and his 1962 Studebaker Champ Truck

Invalid Displayed Gallery

Pick Award #2 – Jim Hazelwood of Heritage lake, IN and his 1936 3window Oldsmobile

Invalid Displayed Gallery

Ritter’s Car Show

The car owner is Jim Freeman

The award was presented by John Eppen

Invalid Displayed Gallery

East Coast Timing Association

Wilmington, Ohio-May 4, 2014

Rick Lind from Aiken, South Carolina

1969 Ford Talladega, Dodge R5/P7 NASCAR motor, Top speed 200.445 MPH, C/Gas Altered record holder

He set this record after he received the club award and said it gave him good luck. He is now officially a member of the 200 MPH club

Invalid Displayed Gallery

Danville Cruise-in

Danville, Indiana-May 2, 2014

Mark and Denise Hamilton of Martinsville, Indiana. They started building the car 25 years ago when they lived in Speedway, Indiana

Invalid Displayed Gallery

Danville Cruise-in

Danville, Indiana-July 2013

The owner is Joe Snyder of Zionsville, Indiana. The car is a complete frame off,nut and bolt restoration. Really nice car.

Invalid Displayed Gallery


More pick award winners pictures coming soon!