Here are the results from the Mexia Lions Club Red, White, and Blue Car Show held in downtown Mexia on July 4th 2013. There were a total of 91 registered entries along with a few unregistered vehicles on display. The downtown area was teeming with competitors and spectators enjoying the outstanding weather and beautiful cars, trucks, and tractors on display.
Class A, Competition Cars: 2nd Place- Cole Allen, Dragster; 1st Place- Ray Forrester, '79 Chevy Nova.
Class B, Corvettes C1-C4: 1st Place- David Allen, '72 Corvette Stingray.
Class C, Corvettes C5-C6: 2nd Place- Sheila Bradley, 2012 Corvette; 1st Place, Eddie and Glenda Plummer, 2012 Corvette.
Class D, Pre-1950 Cars: 2nd Place, David Kirk, '48 Chevy; 1st Place, Bobby Bischoff, '37 Ford.
Class E, 1950-59 Cars: 2nd Place, Gary Blaylock, '53 Studebaker Champion; 1st Place, Frank Phillips, '57 Chevy.
Class F, 1960-69 Cars: 2nd Place, Bill Gillon, '65 Pontiac GTO; 1st Place, Bobby Walton, '67 Pontiac GTO.
Class G, 1970-79 Cars: 2nd Place, Thomas Curry, '72 Chevy Chevelle; 1st Place,Jerry Shoemaker, '70 Mustang.
Class H, 1980-89 Cars: 2nd Place, Johnny Venegas, '88 Ford Thunderbird; 1st Place, Roger Freeman, '82 Mercedes 380 SL.
Class I, 1990-99 Cars: 1st Place, Katrina Bounds, '99 Prowler.
Class J, 2000 & Later Cars: 2nd Place, Earnest Gooch, 2011 Camaro; 1st Place, Gene Lewis, 2010 Dodge.
Class L, Pre-1960 Trucks: 2nd Place, Chris Keese, '53 Chevy Panel; 1st Place, Truett, '40 Ford.
Class M, 1961-99 Trucks: 2nd Place, Everett Wright, '68 Chevy; 1st Place, Michael Shelburne, '79 Chevy.
Class N, 2000-Present Trucks: 2nd Place, George Uptmor, 2002 Ford; 1st Place, Ricky Blackmon, 2005 Dodge.
Class Q, Street Bikes: 2nd Place, James Tijerina, 2005 Harley; 1st Place, Jackie McKinley, 2010 Boss Hoss.
Mayor Troy Miller picked Cole Allen's Dragster for the Mayor's Choice Award.
The Kid's Choice winner was the '73 Dodge Challenger shown by Lori Gove.
The People's Choice voting was won by Jackie McKinley's 2010 Boss Hoss Trike.
The Mexia Lions Club sincerely thanks all competitors, spectators, sponsors, and club members who helped make the 2013 Red, White, & Blue Car Show a resounding success.