_Awards_photo_wallWhile the cars of Penfound Design have been featured in media including Hot Rod, Super Rod, Popular Hot Rodding, Dub, Custom Rodder, Street Customs, Rod & Custom and foreign press like the Japanese car culture magazine Cal, recognition has come in special awards as well.

Beginning from their first showings in 2002, Penfound Design team cars have received many important NATIONAL awards, all of which are greatly appreciated. Some of these special trophies and awards are shown here.

In addition to these national accomplishments, Penfound Design cars have enjoyed recognition at regional shows, cruise-ins and weekend car shows. Thanks to the following organizers and club members for their encouragement and support.

Cruisin’ Times, Rock N Roll Street Machines, Choppers Rod & Customs, Summit Racing, Solon Cruise, Avon Commons Cruise, Brunswick Laurel Square Cruise, Quaker Steak & Lube, Mill Hollow Cruise, Oberlin Vintage Days Car Show, Elyria Apple Festival, Chagrin Falls Car Show At The Falls, Sandusky Cruisin’ By The Bay, Glenmoor Gathering, Central Cadillac Car Show, Norwalk Raceway PPG Night Under Fire, Blue Suede Cruise, Woodward Dream Cruise, Stan Hywet Father’s Day Car Show.

 

 

65th Annual Detroit Autorama, February 24-26, 2017
Best Paint, ISCA Street Achievement Award, 1961 Tealbird Thunderbird

23rd Annual Camaro Fall Classic
Second Place, Modified Class, 1970 Scramjet Camaro

National Street Rod Association National 2016
Builders Showcase, 1970 Scramjet Camaro

13th Annual Dropt-n-Destroyed Car Show, May 28-29, 2016
“Best Of Show, Car” award 1964 Sabertooth GTO

I-X Piston Powered Cleveland Autorama, March 18-20, 2016
1959 LoSabre, ISCA First Place in Class, also selected as part of 50th Cleveland Autorama display
1964 Sabertooth GTO, Second Place in Class
1970 Scramjet Camaro, Third Place in Class

National Street Rod Association Nationals, 2015
Gundrad Chevrolet Performance booth (Scramjet Camaro)

Goodguys PPG Nationals, 2015
Street Machine Of The Year entrant (Scramjet Camaro)

Cleveland Autorama, 2015
First Place, Street Touring (Scramjet Camaro)
Cruisin’ Times Top 40 All Star (Scramjet Camaro)

Detroit Autorama, 2015
Second Place, Mild Custom (Scramjet Camaro)
Mac’s Motor City Garage, 2015
Nine Noteworthy Cars At Detroit Autorama (Scramjet Camaro)
Top 10 LS-engined car, EFI-GM website (Scramjet Camaro)

Lowlyfe Custom Car Show, 2014
Club Pick (Buick LoSabre)
Best Of Show (Buick LoSabre)

PPG poster celebrating five decades of GTO history, 2014
50 Years Later It’s Still Ahead Of It’s Time (Sabertooth GTO)

Syracuse Nationals, 2014
Designer’s Dozen nominee (Sabertooth GTO)

3rd Annual Cruisin’ Times Hillbilly Rod & Custom Nationals, 2013
Mayor’s Pick (Sabertooth GTO)

NPCP All Pontiac Show, 2013
Top 5 People’s Choice, Best Modified (Sabertooth GTO)

Ames Performance Pontiac Nationals, 2013
Modified Second Place (Sabertooth GTO)

Goodguys PPG Nationals, 2013
PPG ‘Dream Car’ Award (Sabertooth GTO)

22nd Annual Buick, Oldsmobile, Pontiac Show, 2013
Award Of Excellence (Sabertooth GTO)

Goodguys Second Speedway Nationals, Indianapolis , IN 2012
Flowmaster American Thunder award (Sabertooth GTO)

NSRA Nationals, Louisville , Kentucky , 2012
Builder’s Showcase (Sabertooth GTO)

14th Annual Hot Rod & Restoration Trade Show
Featured Vehicle (GTO)

46th Annual Cleveland Autorama, 2012
Full Hardtop, Custom, 2nd Place (GTO)

NSRA Nationals, Louisville , Kentucky , 2011
Builder’s Showcase (Inpala)

NSRA Nationals, Louisville, Kentucky, 2010
Builders’ Showcase (Cambiar)

Super Solon Charity Cruise, 2010
Top 10 Finalist (Cambiar)
Hensel “Gearage” Pick (Cambiar)

Loudonville Car Show, 2010
Best Customized 1950-1970 Car (LoSabre)

14th Annual Heart Of The City Mansfield Cruise-In 2009
Mayor’s Choice (LoSabre)
Top 4 Pick (LoSabre)

Fab 4th Car Show At The Falls, 2009, Chagrin Falls, OH
Outstanding Car (Cambiar)

Cadillac LaSalle Club Legacy Of Cadillac, 2009. Beachwood, OH
First Place (Cambiar)

NSRA Nationals, 2009, Louisville, Kentucky
Builders’ Showcase (LoSabre)

Cleveland Autorama, 2009. Cleveland, OH
Tribute to 1959 Chevrolets (Inpala)

Dropt N Destroyed 5, 2008, Akron, OH
Best Of Show (LoSabre)

SOLON SUPER CRUISE CHARITY CRUISE 2008, SOLON, OH
Featured Car (Inpala)
Featured Car (LoSabre)

CROCKER PARK JULY 4, 2008 CAR SHOW, WESTLAKE, OH
Top 3 Judges Pick (LoSabre)

SLAMOLOGY 2008, INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA
Top 40 (Cambiar)

SPINFEST MIDWEST CAR SHOW 2008, CLEVELAND, OH
Most Unique Vehicle (Cambiar)
Best Paint (LoSabre)

Kustoms Of America Northern Rod & Kustoms Nats, 2008
Top 25 Pick (LoSabre)

Spinfest 2007, Cleveland, OH
Most Unique Vehicle (LoSabre)

Lakewood, OH, Car Kulture Show, 2007
People’s Choice (LoSabre)

Summit All-Chevy Show, 2007
Top 25 (Inpala)

Rebel Run Rod &Custom Nationals, OH 2006
Best ’60s Car (Impala SportsRoof)

Super Chevy Nationals, Indianapolis, Indiana 2006
Best 1958-1964 Full Size Car
Top 8 Award (Impala SportsRoof)

Goodguys Nationals, Columbus, OH, 2006
Rod & Custom Top 10
Boyd Coddington Pro’s Pick (Impala SportsRoof)

Spinfest 2006, Cleveland, OH
Best Engine
First Place (Cambiar)

Super Chevy, Norwalk, OH 2006
Best Workmanship
Best 1958-1964 Full Size Car
Top 8 Award (Impala SportsRoof)

Goodguys Hershey Great American Nationals 2006
Fab Five Pick (Impala SportsRoof)

Lowrider Magazine Indianapolis Tour Stop 2006
First In Class: Lo-Rod
And Special Judges “Lowrider Excellence Award”
For vehicle that “best exemplifies the lowrider movement ” (Impala SportsRoof)

Choppers 50th Anniversary 2006
People’s Choice Best Of Show (Impala SportsRoof)
Goodguys Pick Of Show (Impala SportsRoof)

Cleveland Autorama 2006
Second Place, Radical Hardtop (Impala Sportsroof)

Detroit Autorama 2006
Super Chevy “Pick of the Show” (Impala Sportsroof)

DUB MAGAZINE DETROIT TOUR STOP 2005
Best Of Show (Cambiar)

LOWRIDER MAGAZINE INDIANAPOLIS TOUR STOP 2005
Best Low Rod (LoSabre)
Second Place Low Rod (Cambiar)

STEEL VALLEY NATIONALS 2005
Top 25 Pick (LoSabre)

GOODGUYS GREAT AMERICAN R0D & CUSTOM NATIONALS 2005
Air Ride Technologies Low, Smooth, Cool Pick (LoSabre)

CLEVELAND AUTORAMA 2005
Outstanding Use of Color Design Pick (Cambiar)

First Place, Mild Custom (LoSabre)

REBEL RUN NATIONALS 2004
First Place Mild Customs (Cambiar)

KUSTOM KEMPS OF AMERICA NATIONALS 2004
KKOA Alexander Brothers Pick (Cambiar)

AUBURN FUN RUN NATIONALS 2004
Top 10 Outstanding Pick (2)(Cambiar and LoSabre)

LOWRIDER MAGAZINE INDIANAPOLIS TOUR STOP 2004
Best Low Rod (Cambiar)

DETROIT AUTORAMA 2004
Mild Custom, First Place (Cambiar)

COLUMBUS WORLD OF WHEELS 2003
Best Street Achievement Award (LoSabre)

REBEL RUN NATIONALS 2002
First Place Mild Customs (LoSabre)

KUSTOM KEMPS OF AMERICA NATIONALS 2002
KKOA Jack Walker Pick (LoSabre)
Fine Nine Pick (LoSabre)

GOODGUYS HOT ROD NATIONALS 2002
Boyd Coddington Pro’s Pick (LoSabre)

GOODGUYS MIDWEST NATIONALS 2002
U.S. Radiator Coolest Classic Pick (LoSabre)

COLUMBUS CLASSIC CAR SHOW 2002
Best Of Show (LoSabre)
Best Interior (LoSabre)

BUICK GREAT LAKES NATIONALS
First Place Winner (LoSabre)

BUICK RACE DAY 2002
Best Of Show (LoSabre)
First Place Winner (LoSabre)

CHOPPERS ROD & CUSTOM SHOW
People’s Choice Selection (LoSabre)

CLEVELAND AUTORAMA 2002
Outstanding Custom (LoSabre)
Overall Best Custom (LoSabre)
Cruisin’ Times Hot Pick (LoSabre)

DETROIT AUTORAMA 2002
Mild Custom, Second Place (LoSabre)