2011 Award Winners

People's Choice awards

First place: 1936 Stout Scarab, owned by Dick Taylor of Lumberton, N.C.

Marshall Miller, concours founder and chairman, Lenore Taylor, Kathleen Collins, KCAI president, and Dick Taylor.

Second place: 1929 Duesenberg Model J-129 LeBaron Dual Cowl Phaeton, owned by John D. Groendyke of Enid, Okla.

Kathi Box and Richard Crump accepting the award for John Groendyke and Marshall Milller, concours founder and chairman.

Third place: 1956 Nash Rambler Palm Beach Coupe, owned by Scott Morris of Kearney, Neb.

Scott Morris, Rochelle Jensen and Marshall Miller, concours founder and chairman.

Fourth place: 1948 Daimler Green Goddess, owned by Mark Hyman of St. Louis.

 

Marshall Miller, concours founder and chairman and Kathleen Collins, KCAI president. Mark Hyman could not be present to accept his award.

Fifth place: 1934 MG PA Roadster, owned by Jack Kahler of Littleton, Colo.

Kathleen Collins, KCAI president, Jack Kahler and Marshall Miller, concours founder and chairman.

Sponsor awards

Mercedes-Benz Dealers of Kansas City and Aristocrat Motors "Best in Show" Award: 1948 Daimler Green Goddess, owned by Mark Hyman of St. Louis.

Robert Hellweg of the Mercedes-Benz Dealers Association of Kansas City, Kathleen Collins, KCAI president and Marshall Miller, concours founder and chairman.

Mercedes-Benz Dealers of Kansas City and Aristocrat Motors "Best of Mercedes" Award: 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SC Coupe, Rodger Van Ness / Kemp Auto Museum.

Robert Hellweg of the Mercedes-Benz Dealers Association of Kansas City, Rodger Van Ness, Kemp Auto Museum, and Marshall Miller, concours founder and chairman.

Tivol "Jewel of a Car" Award: 1955 Ford Thunderbird, owned by Ron Portland of Kansas City, Mo.

Molly Smola of Tivol, Ron Portland and Marshall Miller, concours founder and chairman.

Grass Pad "Best on Grass" Award: 1952 Chevrolet 3/4 5-window pick-up truck, owned by Tom Brandom of Liberty, Mo.

Curtis Stilwell of Grass Pad, Tom Brandom and Marshall Miller, concours founder and chairman.

Baron BMW "One I'd Like to Drive Home" Award: 1959 Chevrolet Corvette, owned by Wayne and Connie Lanam of Independence, Mo.

Wayne Lanam, Tom Zeeff of Baron, and Marshall Miller, concours founder and chairman.

Baron "Mini" Dealer's Choice Award: 1928 Cunningham V-5 Dual Cowl Phaeton, owned by Robert Abbott of Alton, Ill.

Tom Zeeff of Baron, Robert Abbott and Marshall Miller, concours founder and chairman.

Ameriprise Financial Services "Car I Would Like to Drive in the Mille Miglia" Award: 1935 MG PA Roadster, owned by Don and Sandy Bonar of Prairie Village, Kan.

Gary Krings of Ameriprise, Don Bonar and Marshall Miller, concours founder and chairman.

Branson Auction "Gatsby" Award: 1938 Jaguar SS 2-1/2 Litre DHC, owned by Robert Herold of Chesterfield, Mo.

Jim Cox of Branson Auction, Robert Herold and Marshall Miller, concours founder and chairman.

Curves Ahead "Car With the Best Curves" Award: 1962 Ferrari 250 GTE, owned by Scott Ashcraft of Kansas City, Mo.

Scott Ashcraft, Camille Kelly of Curves Ahead, and Marshall Miller, concours founder and chairman.

Fiat of Olathe "Most Beautiful Italian Vehicle" Award: 1972 MV Augusta 750S Motorcycle, Dale Keesecker of Washington, Kan.

Dale Keesecker, Gabriel Rojas of Olathe Fiat, and Marshall Miller, concours founder and chairman.

Hagerty Insurance "Car We Would Most LIke to Get a Claim From" Award: 1966 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Convertible, owned by Elmer Sterthman of O'Fallon, Ill.

 

Marshall Miller, concours founder and chairman, Elmer Sterthman and Derek Prechtl of Hagerty Insurance.

Harley Davidson "Best in Show Classic Motorcycle" Award: 1939 AJS 39/26, owned by Jim and Joan Vandergriff of DeSoto, Kan.

Joan Vandergriff, Wade Cook of Harley Davidson, Jim Vandergriff and Marshall Miller, concours founder and chairman.

Heritage Tow "Car We Would Most Like to to Tow" Award: 1935 Auburn 851 Phaeton, owned by Susan Whitaker of Overland Park, Kan.

 Robert Vincent of Heritage Tow, Susan Whitaker, Reed Whitaker and Marshall Miller, concours founder and chairman.

Hyman "Spirit of the Hobby" Award: 1920 Kissell Silver Special Speedster owned by Stephen Plaster of Lebanon, Mo.

Stephen Plaster and Marshall Miller, concours founder and chairman.

Kawasaki "The Motorcycle We Would Most Like to Build" Award: 1968 Clymer Munch Mammoth Motorcycle, owned by Dale Keesecker of Washington, Kan.

Dale Keesecker, Scott Gordon of Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing, and Marshall Miller, concours founder and chairman.

Passport Transport "Life is a Highway" Award: 1936 Stout Scarab, owned by Dick Taylor of Lumberton, N.C.

Lenore Taylor, Neil Pitt of Passport Transport, Dick Taylor and Marshall Miller, concours founder and chairman.

Meguiar's "The Car We Would Most Like to Polish" Award: 1937 Rolls Royce P-III, owned by Robert Pass of St. Louis

Stephen Plaster and Neil Pitt accepting the award for Robert Pass and Marshall Miller, concours founder and chairman.

Shawnee Mission Hyundai "The Car We Would Most Like to Trade For" Award: 1946 Chrysler Town & Country Convertible Coupe, owned by Jack and Penny Boyle of Shawnee, Kan.

Jack Boyle, Steve Genova of Shawnee Mission Hyundai, and Marshall Miller, concours founder and chairman.

Hagerty "Operation Ignite!" awards

First place: 1964 AC Cobra 289 Roadster CSX2321, owned by Jim Sfetko of Parkville, Mo.

Jim Sfetko, Hagerty young judge Alleah Stutsman and Marshall Miller, concours founder and chairman.

Second place: 1917 Willis Knight Touring Car owned by McPherson College.

Brian Martin of Mc Pherson College and Hagerty young judge Parker Jennings.

Third place: 1972 Norton Commando Motorcycle, owned by Kenny Howard.

Hagerty young judge Jay Jensik, Kenny Howard and Marshall Miller, concours founder and chairman.

Community partner awards

McPherson College Students' Choice Award: 1932 Rolls Royce Phantom II Continental Saloon, owned by Michael Coup of Wichita, Kan.

Marshall Miller, concours founder and chairman, Brian Martin of McPherson College and Michael Coup.

Innovation in Design "Minddrive" Award (formerly DeLaSalle Award): 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air 2-Door Sedan, owned by Robert Kenney of Leawood, Kan.

 Steve Rees of DeLa Salle and DeLa Salle students announce award winner Robert Kenney, who was not present to accept.

Concours awards

Best KCAI Alumni Car: 1934 MG PA Roadster, owned by Jack Kahler of Littleton, Colo.

Kathleen Collins, KCAI president, Jack Kahler and Marshall Miller, concours founder and chairman.

Chairman's Award: 1912 REO the Fifth 4-Door Touring Car, owned by Vic and Lucille Macek of Shawnee, Kan.

Marshall Miller, concours founder and chairman, Vic Macek and Kathleen Collins, KCAI president.

Best 100-year-old car: 1903 Oldsmobile Curved Dash, owned by Tim Wiglesworth of Kansas City, Kan.

Marshall Miller, concours founder and chairman, Kathleen Collins, KCAI president, Janet and Tim Wiglesworth.

President's Award: Melinda Cox Above: Kathleen Collins, KCAI president and Melinda Cox.

Leon Miller Award: Joe Egle 
Above: Marshall Miller, concours founder and chairman, Joe and Carolyn Egle.

Concours Special Thank You Award: Presented by Marshall Miller to Kathleen Collins, retiring president of KCAI.