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Super Chevy In Houston

Tony Kelly Feb 19, 2003 0 Comment(s)

Texas plays host to two Super Chevy Shows a year, one in Dallas the other in Houston. The major difference between the two is that in Houston we get to see people from farther into the southeast than we see in Dallas. The Louisiana folks certainly add to the fun. Last year we met Russ Huval from Breaux Bridge, Louisiana (that's definitely a Louisiana town name), and he was back this year with another great car and a story to go with it.

As you may recall from last year's episode, Russ found and restored the '58 Bel Air that he helped unveil as a teenage apprentice in October 1957 on the showroom floor of the dealership where he worked. Seven years later, Huval was a salesman at that dealership, and his very first sale was a '64 Biscayne two-door sedan with a four-speed. The car spent its life in Breaux Bridge, often appearing at the local dragstrip. In 1991 Huval, driving his '58, spotted the '64 in a local garage and convinced the owner, a man named Clyde, to sell the car. Three years of restoration work, including the installation of an LS6 454 motor and the application of the original Daytona Blue paint, and the car was once again on the dealership showroom floor, covered. Clyde, the former owner, was ushered in and found all of his old drag race buddies waiting. The car was unveiled as it appeared in 1964, with the addition of a name; the car is now called "Clyde." Huval is a lucky man owning two cars from his youth, both of which he has brought back to life.

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Russ and Tee Huval's '64 has a history, and it also has an Editor's Choice Top Ten Show Car award.

We'd heard of S-10s and T-10s, but until we saw Harvey Vogel's '69 Z10 Camaro, we didn't know of pace cars that were coupes. Only a few-hundred were built, and this one lives in Sweeney, TX, along with its newly acquired Editor's Choice Top Ten Show Car award.

Sam and Ginger Carte of Pearland, TX, polished and shined their '55 Bel Air to make sure it wouldn't go unnoticed. It didn't and took an Editor's Choice Top Ten Show Car award.

There can't have been too many '55 Chevys with factory air conditioning, especially if they were convertibles. Barbara and James Brasuell of Lufkin, TX, have this one and an Editor's Choice Top Ten Show Car award to go with it.

We always find great trucks in Texas, and John Curry's is a good example. From Crosby, TX, this '70 pickup took the Classic Trucks magazine Outstanding Classic Truck award.

Jimmy Woodall's Deer Park, TX-based '39 Chev coupe had a '59 dash grafted in so well that it looked as though it was factory.

The rest of the car was definitely not stock, and it took the SUPER CHEVY Magazine 30th Anniversary Award.

Although bright yellow and still being completed, this '68 Camaro shows the work of the Young Star Award winner, Douglas Chapman of Cleveland, TX.

Mike Guidry, Church Point, LA, loves coming to the Houston Super Chevy Show. We loved his '67 Nova and gave it an Editor's Choice Top Ten Show Car award.

Not your average "little deuce coupe," Allen Jones' '32 from Singer, LA, took the Street Rodder magazine award for Outstanding Street Rod.

EDITOR'S CHOICE TOP TEN DRAG CARS
George Beaner, Shreveport, LA, '71 Nova
Don Butler/David Baldwin, Ft. Worth, TX, '55 Chevy
Hozey Gutierrez, Houston, TX, '68 Camaro
Jerry Hardy, Huffman, TX, '69 Nova
Darrell Harman, LaPorte, TX, '63 Corvette
Skip & Linda Krueger, Houston, TX, '81 El Camino
Brian Nelson, Pasadena, TX, Jr. Dragster
James Parchman, Montgomery, TX, '65 Malibu
Billy Talbot, Pasadena, TX, '69 Camaro
Timothy C. Taylor, Maryville, LA, '67 Camaro

2002 HOUSTON SUPER CHEVY SHOW STATS

SATURDAY AWARDS

EDITOR'S CHOICE TOP TEN SHOW CARS
Samuel Boone, Ft. Worth, TX, '68 Camaro
Barbara & James Brasuell, Lufkin, TX, '55 Chevy convertible
Glen Braudway, Baytown, TX, '70 Chevelle
Sam & Ginger Carte, Pearland, TX, '55 Bel Air
C.E. & Patty Fowler, Lumberton, TX, '71 Nova
Mike Guidry, Church Point, LA, '67 Nova
Russ & Tee Huval, Breaux Bridge, LA, '64 Chevy

Wayne Marsden, Houston, TX, '57 Chevy
Ron Spencer, New Caney, TX, '40 Chevy sedan
Harvey Vogel, Sweeney, TX, '69 Camaro
SPECIALTY AWARDS
BEST INTERIOR--Ronnie Pruett, Huntsville, TX, '57 Chevy
BEST PAINT--Tim Lane, Pearland, TX, '88 Camaro
BEST ENGINE--Roxie & Forrest Maturin, New Iberia, LA, '34 Chevy
BEST DETAIL SPONSORED BY RACING COMMUNICATIONS, INC.--Roy Aguilar, Pearland, TX, '02 Corvette
BEST WORKMANSHIP SPONSORED BY WATERLOO INDUSTRIES--Joe Mouton, Jr., New Orleans, LA, '57 Chevy BEST ACHIEVEMENT STOCK--
Dennis Kuyrkendall, Boerne, TX, '69 Camaro
BEST ACHIEVEMENT STREET--
Mike Guidry, Church Point, LA, '62 Chevy
BEST ACHIEVEMENT MODIFIED--Randy & Trudy Mire, Gonzales, LA, '65 Chevelle
ESPN2 AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
Burl Richards, Henderson, TX, '68 Camaro
"TRANSPORT AWARD"--FEATHERLITE TRAILERS
Mike Guidry, Church Point, LA, '34 Chevy
"GRAPHICS AWARD"--AMERICAN COLORSCANS, INC.
Roger Miller, Lake Charles, LA, '95 S-10
ISCA "AWARD OF EXCELLENCE"--ISCA
Robert Tooke, New Caney, TX, '55 Chevy
SUZUKI "OUTSTANDING 4X4" AWARD
Adam Hitchcock, Baytown, TX, '00 Truck
"OUTSTANDING STREET ROD" AWARD--STREET RODDER MAGAZINE
Allen Jones, Singer, LA, '32 Ford
"OUTSTANDING CLASSIC TRUCK" AWARD--CLASSIC TRUCK MAGAZINE
John Curry, Crosby, TX, '70 Truck
SUPER CHEVY MAGAZINE 30 YEAR ANNIVERSARY AWARD
Jimmy Woodall, Deer Park, TX, '39 Chevy
   

SUNDAY AWARDS

SPECIALTY AWARDS
WORKMAT CAR OF THE SHOW AWARD--WORKMAT
Mike Guidry, Church Point, LA, '34 Chevy
MEGUIAR'S "MEDALLION AWARD" FOR OUTSTANDING BODY APPEARANCE
Drake Albert, Lafayette, LA, '67 Chevelle
"ATTENTION TO DETAIL" AWARD--SOFFSEAL
Dennis Kuyrkendall, Boerne, TX, '69 Camaro
BEST OF GOLD--STOCK--AUTOSTAR PRODUCTIONS INC.
Tommy Angelle, Katy, TX, '69 Camaro
BEST OF GOLD--STREET--AUTOSTAR PRODUCTIONS INC.
Gary Trahan, Houma, LA, '69 Camaro
BEST OF GOLD--MODIFIED--AUTOSTAR PRODUCTIONS INC.
Joseph Mouton, New Orleans, LA, '57 Chevy
BEST DETAIL GOLD CLASS--AUTOSTAR PRODUCTIONS INC.
Wyatt Stripling, San Antonio, TX, '57 convertible
BEST PAINT GOLD CLASS--AUTOSTAR PRODUCTIONS INC.
Robert Routt, Flower Mound, TX, '73 Camaro
BEST '55-57--DANCHUK MANUFACTURING
Mike Guidry, Church Point, LA, '55 Chevy
BEST BIG CAR--SOFFSEAL
Mike Guidry, Church Point, LA, '62 Chevy
BEST CAMARO--RICK'S FIRST GENERATION CAMAROS
Juli Hill, Santa Fe, TX, '80 Camaro
BEST CHEVELLE--ORIGINAL PARTS GROUP
Randy & Trudy Mire, Gonzales, LA, '65 Chevelle
BEST CONTEMPORARY--AUTOSTAR PRODUCTIONS INC.
Melanie Knoblock, Gibson, LA, 2000 Monte Carlo
BEST CONVERSION--MEGUIAR'S
Richard Sisney, New Caney, TX, '41 Willys
BEST CORVETTE--TRIM PARTS & VETTE MAGAZINE
Robert & Caryn Burch, Parker, TX, '66 Corvette
BEST EARLY CHEVROLET--KIMBERLY-CLARK SCOTT
Don Butler, Colleyville, TX, '39 Chevy
BEST EL CAMINO--AUTOSTAR PRODUCTIONS INC.
Ray Bowman, Houston, TX, '65 El Camino
BEST MONTE CARLO--CHEVYMALL.COM
Poto Bagin, Gonzales, LA, '71 Monte Carlo
BEST NOVA--WHEEL VINTIQUES
Mike Guidry, Church Point, LA, '67 Nova
BEST OPEN--MASTERS ENTERTAINMENT
Ashley Morgan, Houston, TX, '76 Vega
BEST PRO STREET/PRO ENGINEERED--AEROQUIP PERFORMANCE PARTS
Wayne Marsden, Houston, TX, '57 Chevy
BEST TRUCK--STYLIN CONCEPTS
Joel Gonzales, Conroe, TX, '69 C-10
CLUB PARTICIPATION BFE Classics, Emory, TX AUTOSTAR PRODUCTIONS, INC. PARTNERSHIP AWARD
Mike Guidry, Church Point, LA, 5 cars in show
WATERLOO TOOLBOX WINNER--DRAG RACE
Bob Miller, Pinehurst, TX, '71 Nova
WATERLOO TOOLBOX WINNER--CAR SHOW
Juli Hill, Santa Fe, TX, '80 Camaro Z28
BEST APPEARING CREW--SIMPSON
Tyler Truett Racing, Sulfur, LA, Jr. Dragster
SUPER CHEVY SHOW YOUNG STAR AWARD
Douglas Chapman, Cleveland, TX, '68 Camaro
GOLD CLASS WINNERS
GOLD '55-57--STOCK Wyatt Stripling, San Antonio, TX, '57
GOLD '55-57--STREET Wyatt Stripling, San Antonio, TX, '57
GOLD CAMARO '67-69-STOCK Tommy Angelle, Katy, TX, '69
GOLD CAMARO '67-69--STREET Gary Trahan, Houma, LA, '69
GOLD CAMARO '70-81--STOCK Robert Routt, Flower Mound, TX, '73
GOLD PRO-STREET--MODIFIED Joseph Mouton, New Orleans, LA, '57
CLASS WINNERS
'55-56-57--STOCK Mike Guidry, Church Point, LA, '57
'55-56-57--STREET George & Mary Haile, Boerne, TX, '56
'55-56--MODIFIED Mike Guidry, Church Point, LA, '55
'57--MODIFIED Eric Carter, Missouri City, TX, '57
BIG CAR '49-54--MODIFIED Corky Johnson, Lumberton, TX, '54
BIG CAR '58-89--STOCK Aaron Stelly, Seabrook, TX, '62
BIG CAR '58-89--STREET Mike Guidry, Church Point, LA, '62
BIG CAR '58-89--MODIFIED Russ & Tee Huval, Breaux Bridge, LA, '64
BIG CAR '90-96--STREET Tom Reynal, Garland, TX, '96
BIG CAR '90-96--MODIFIED Alvin Gold, Ledbetter, TX, '96
CAMARO '67-69--STOCK Dennis Kuyrkendall, Boerne, TX, '69
CAMARO '67-68--STREET Samuel Boone, Ft. Worth, TX, '68
CAMARO '69--STREET Alan Pound, Emory, TX, '69
CAMARO '67-69--MODIFIED Kevin Brasuell, Lufkin, TX, '69
CAMARO '70-81--STOCK Scott Ward, Houston, TX, '70
CAMARO '70-81--STREET Juli Hill, Santa Fe, TX, '80
CAMARO '70-81-MODIFIED Paul Wayman, Kansas City, MO, '78
CAMARO '82-92-STREET Mark Squyres, Chann, TX, '88
CAMARO '82-92-MODIFIED Tim Lane, Pearland, TX, '88
CAMARO '93 & NEWER-STOCK Manuel Oliva, Houston, TX, '02
CAMARO '93 & NEWER-STREET Teri Lane, Pearland, TX, '02
CAMARO '93 & NEWER-MODIFIED Mark Scott, Pearland, TX, '00
CHEVELLE '64-67--STOCK Kathy Wiehe, Pearland, TX, '67
CHEVELLE '64-67--STREET Jerry Dillard, Houston, TX, '67
CHEVELLE '64-67--MODIFIED Randy & Trudy Mire, Gonzales, LA, '65
CHEVELLE '68 & NEWER--STREET Glen Brandway, Baytown, TX, '70
CHEVELLE '68 & NEWER--MODIFIED J. Kevin Randall, Friendswood, TX, '69
CONTEMPORARY--STOCK Melanie Knoblock, Gibson, LA, '00 Monte Carlo
CONTEMPORARY--STREET Mariana Scott, Pearland, TX, '02 Monte Carlo
CONVERSION '48 & EARLIER--MODIFIED
Richard Sisney, Sr., New Caney, TX, '41 Willys
CONVERSION '49 & NEWER--STREET
Kevin Russell, Deer Park, TX, '03 Hummer
CORVETTE '53-67--STOCK Robert & Caryn Burch, Parker, TX, '66
CORVETTE '53-67--STREET Bob Garwood, Kingswood, TX, '64
CORVETTE '53-67--MODIFIED Mike White, Beaumont, TX, '67
CORVETTE '68-82--STREET Jeff Gunn, Houston, TX, '74
CORVETTE '84 & NEWER--STOCK James Ford, Houma, LA, '00
CORVETTE '84 & NEWER--STREET Darlene Priest, Houston, TX, '84
CORVETTE '84 & NEWER--MODIFIED Tom Bay, Houston, TX, '90
EARLY CHEVROLET '35 & EARLIER--MODIFIED
Mike Guidry, Church Point, LA, '34
EARLY CHEVROLET '36-39--MODIFIED Don Butler, Colleyville, TX, '39
EARLY CHEVROLET '40-48--MODIFIED Ron Spencer, New Caney, TX, '40
EL CAMINO--STREET Ray Bowman, Houston, TX, '65
EL CAMINO--MODIFIED Sammy Mahan, Baytown, TX, '79
MONTE CARLO--STOCK Kathy Hatcher, Livingston, TX, '88
MONTE CARLO--STREET Poto Bagin, Gonzales, LA, '71
MONTE CARLO--MODIFIED Frank & Carrie Giannette, Humble, TX, '84
NOVA '62-67--STREET Mark Sacchieri, Tomball, TX, '66
NOVA '62-67--MODIFIED Mike Guidry, Church Point, LA, '67
NOVA '68 & NEWER--STREET C.E. & Patty Fowler, Lumberton, TX, '71
NOVA '68 & NEWER--MODIFIED Daryl Hameetman, Houston, TX, '71
OPEN--STOCK Ashley Morgan, Houston, TX, '76 Vega
OPEN--STREET Tim Morgan, Houston, TX, '76 Vega
PRO STREET--MODIFIED Drake Albert, Lafayette, LA, '67 Chevelle
PRO STREET TRUCK--MODIFIED Gary Creel, Houston, TX, '79
PRO ENGINEERED--MODIFIED Billy Snead, Magnolia, TX, '66 Nova
STREET CRUISER Joshua Hernandez, Spring, TX, '67 Chevy II
STREET CRUISER Mark Tucker, Spring, TX, '68 Camaro
TRUCK '49-72--STREET Dale Price, Port Lavaca, TX, '72
TRUCK '49-69--MODIFIED Joel Gonzalez, Conroe, TX, '69
TRUCK '70-72--MODIFIED Justin Curry, Crosby, TX, '70
TRUCK '73-87--MODIFIED Bobby Schwartz, Pearland, TX, '82
TRUCK '88 & NEWER--STOCK Mike Carr, Beaumont, TX, '89
TRUCK '88 & NEWER--STREET Kyle Carpenter, Santa Fe, TX, '01
TRUCK '88 & NEWER--MODIFIED Michael Blair, Deer Park, TX, '96
4X4 TRUCK--STREET Shaun McAnally, Jacksonville, TX, '87 C-10
4X4 TRUCK--MODIFIED Frank Biehunko, Liberty, TX, '57
MINI TRUCK--STREET Bernard Soileau, Eunice, LA, '97 S-10
MINI TRUCK--MODIFIED Roger Miller, Lake Charles, LA, '95 S-10
SUV--STOCK Sue Morgan, Houston, TX, '02 Trailblazer
4X4 SUV--STOCK Doug Wright, Port Arthur, TX, '72 GMC
4X4 SUV--STREET Greg Brown, Pasadena, TX, '00 Suburban
 
DRAG RACE RESULTS
BRACKET 1
WINNER--Lowell Gerber Jr., Pasadena, TX, '72 Vega, 16.217 @ 52.27mph
RUNNER-UP--Arlie Boggs, Baytown, TX, '69 Camaro, N/A
BRACKET 2
WINNER--Sorrel Fregia, Liberty, TX, '85 Buick Regal, 11.672 @ 111.39mph
RUNNER-UP--Cliff Johnson, Beaumont, TX, '27 roadster, 9.461 @ 138.73mph
DOT STREET TIRE
WINNER--Jeremy Beathley, Zachary, LA, '81 Malibu wagon, 11.461 @ 115.64mph
RUNNER-UP--John Cox, Houston, TX, '93 Camaro Z28, 14.167 @ 96.20mph
NITRO COUPES
WINNER--Gary Irving, Bolton, ON-Canada, '37 Chevy coupe, 6.397 @ 221.96mph
RUNNER-UP--John Reynolds, Loveland, CO, '91 Corvette, 8.393 @ 103.17mph
NITRO COUPES (FROM COLUMBUS)
WINNER--Bruce Boland, Stoney Creek, ON-Canada, '33 Willys, 6.470 @ 217.53mph
RUNNER-UP--Gary Irving, Bolton, ON-Canada, '37 Chevy coupe, 12.162 @ 69.48mph
SATURDAY BRACKET RACE
WINNER--Darrell Harman, LaPorte, TX, '63 Corvette, 13.131 @ 66.83mph
RUNNER-UP--Mark Smith, Pasadena, TX, '67 Camaro RS/SS, 10.983 @ 113.00mph
JUNIOR DRAGSTERS
WINNER--Brian Nelson, Pasadena, TX, '00 Halfscale, 8.605 @ 73.93mph
RUNNER-UP--Kevin Cook, Kingwood, TX, '02 Hardens, 8.211 @ 78.79mph

NITRO COUPE POINT STANDINGS
1. Dan Nickelson 395 pts.
2. Jim Nordhougen 355
3. Bruce Boland 215
4. Mike Swinarski 175
5. Gary Irving 170
6. John Reynolds 105
7. Jerry Hicks 60
8. Andy Neyer 50

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