COSHOCTON — The second annual Coshocton Community Car and Bike Show was held Saturday in and around the Coshocton Court Square with more than 1,200 people estimated to be in attendance. There were 119 registered vehicles and more than 130 vehicles total.
The event included food vendors, merchandise vendors along with artisans and crafters, Blathmac Magic and Reptile Show, My Cars Radio Band and the Coshocton Fire Department's new ladder truck. Proceeds benefited the Coshocton Chapter of Blue Star Mothers. Kevin Miller and Darrell Kick of the Ohio House of Representatives were in attendance.
Best of Show car was a 1951 Chevy pickup truck owned by Jim King of Carrollton. Best of Show motorcycle went to Sheryl Slaughter of Coshocton for a 2021 Harley Trike. Kid's Choice Award was a 1974 VW Super Beetle from Glenn Buker of Coshocton. Sean Nicely of Coshocton won the Mayor's Choice Award for a 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle SS. Blue Star Mothers Choice Award was Todd Brady of West Lafayette for a 2005 Harley Electra Glide.
Best vehicle from the 1930s was Steve Affolter of Coshocton with a 1936 Chevrolet Master Deluxe. Don and Connie Robertson of Minerva won best 1940s vehicle with a 1940 Ford. Best 1950s vehicle was Henry Bradford of Plainfield with a 1950 Ford Business Coupe. Bill Kobel of Coshocton with a 1963 Plymouth Savoy took best 1960s vehicle. Best 1970s vehicle was a 1971 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 owned by Keith Kirkpatrick of Coshocton. Best 1980s vehicle was a 1987 Mercury Cougar XR7 from Rick Cohan of Cleveland. Tom Runyon of Zanesville took best modern vehicle with a 2021 Ford Mustang Mach 1.
Best special interest vehicle was a 1927 Nash from Jay Asire of Coshocton. It also won best custom. Brett Kobel of Coshocton had the best sport bike for a 2015 Kawasaki Ninja 1000. Best cruiser bike was Jeff Potts of Fredericktown with a 2013 Harley Street Glide. Best original was a 1973 Buick Riviera owned by Chuck McFarren of Massillon. Chuck Willis of Warsaw won best restoration for a 1969 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe. Duane and Kristy Landis of Coshocton took best paint for their 1965 Pontiac GTO.
Other entries came from 21 different cities including Millersburg, Westerville, Newcomerstown, Bellville, Gnadenhutten, Danville, Fresno, Loudonville, Powell, Bellevue, Walhonding, Galloway, Dresden, Wickliffe, Port Washington, Belpre, Roseville, Dover, Canal Fulton, Cambridge and Newark.
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