And Your 2009 Art Car Winners Are.........

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Photo by Bryan Plocek

The 2009 Art Car parade featured terrific weather (C'mon, everyone likes it hot), a big crowd and lots of fun. In other words, it was your typical Art Car parade. Here's some video of it.

And here is the (long) list of winners........

Mayor's Cup -- Grand Trophy & $1,500
California Fantasy Van by Ernie Stengold, #40

People's Choice -- Grand Trophy & $1,500

Jeffrey's Oceanic Peace Extravaganza by Carolyn Marcantel and Hurst-Euless Bedford ISD Students #180

Participants Choice -- Grand Trophy & $1,500
Psychedelic Surfer Dude-Revisited by Robynn Sanders (for David Duthu), # 182 Category: Art Car
1st Place Winners -- Grand Trophy & $1,000 each
Atomic Dog by Rebecca Bass and Waltrip High School Students # 4
Thomson by Mark Bardford # 25
Finn Jet by Antti Rahko # 74
Psychedelic Surfer Dude - Revisted by Robynn Sanders #182 (for David Duthu)
2nd Place Winners -- Trophy
Pico de Gallo by Harrod Blank # 39
Brunnhildes Encore by Megan Freemantle, A Markin & M Freese # 75
Percy Peacock by Sam & Nancy Jones and Home Schooled Students # 158
Handbasket to Hell by Heather Harrison # 253
3rd Place Winners -- Trophy
Stumper by Brian "Visker" Mahaney # 23
Peep Jeep # by John Gregory # 33
Texas School Bus by Tim Dittman # 150
Luna the Dragon by Julian Luna # 217

Category: Lowrider
1st Place -- Trophy & $1,000
(Tie) Heavy Metal by Mike Campos # 111 & Azteca Gold by Jesus Jimenez # 112
2nd Place -- Trophy
Brown Pride by Miguel Requena # 9
3rd Place -- Trophy
Chuc De Ville by Chuca Apolinar # 5

Category: Contraption
1st Place -- Trophy & $500
Crock Rock by Robert Wink # 11
2nd Place -- Trophy
Taddy-Tadpole by Harlan Strummer Welch-Scarboro #251 by Adrian Figueroa - # 44
3rd Place -- Trophy
Modor Mobile by Adrian Figueroa # 20

Category: Daily Driver

1st Place -- Trophy & $500
Shattered Vanity by Nicole Strine # 30
2nd Place  -- Trophy
Cake by Sherrin Frances # 133
3rd Place -- Trophy
The Yarn Car by Tim Klein # 42

Category: Cycle
1st Place -- Trophy & $250

Cycho Serpent by Paul Cox # 131
2nd Place -- Trophy
Sonic Flyer by Sam & Nancy Jones # 159
3rd Place -- Trophy
Copper Head by Stephen Smith # 54

Category: Music
1st Place -- Trophy & $250

Brunnhildes Encore by Megan Freemantle, A Markin & M Freese # 75
2nd Place -- Trophy
Last Concert Café's Wild Life Preservation Society by Dawn Fudge # 64
3rd Place -- Trophy
Cataillic & Night Train by Susan Venus & Michael Bounds #52 & # 53

Category: Performance
1st Place -- Trophy & $250

Heavy Metal by Mike Campos # 111
2nd Place -- Trophy
The Party's Over by Mary-Jane Buschlen # 249
3rd Place -- Trophy
The Blue Mobile by Mike Powell # 71

Category: Political Statement
1st Place -- Trophy & $250

Seed to Plate - It's a Good Vibe by William Bettes & the Recipe for Success Students # 38
2nd Place -- Trophy
Make Out not War by Shelley Buschur # 192
3rd Place -- Trophy
Stimulus Package by Bill Large # 175

Category: Painted Car
1st Place -- Trophy & $250

Azteca Gold b7 Jesus Jimenez # 112
2nd Place -- Trophy
Mint Green by John Villarreal # 6
3rd Place -- Trophy
Hatha Petey, the Porsche Art Car by Margaret Warren # 72

Category: Greg Blankenship Skater Award

1st Place -- Trophy & $250
Terra Turbulence by Joyce Cail # 235
2nd Place -- Trophy
No 2nd place winner
3rd Place -- Trophy
No 3rd place winner

Category: Youth Group
1st Place  -- Trophy & $250

Splat-The Jackson Pollock Car by Marla Roberson & Herod Elem. School Students # 105
2nd Place -- Trophy
Jeffrey's Oceanic Peace Extravaganza by Carolyn Marcantel and Hurst-Euless Bedford ISD Students # 180
3rd Place -- Trophy
Classic Vinyl by Craig Butterworth & Elsik High School Students #93

Category: Best Visionary Artist Award (in Memory of Annie Burkes) --Trophy & $250

Atomic Dog by Rebecca Bass & Waltrip HS Students # 4

Category: Special Recognition Award for Best Effort -- Trophy

Sock It To Me by Tracy Ahrens & The Hampton Tanglewood Seniors # 206

Category: Best Sponsor Award -- Trophy

Freebirds World Burrito #97

Check out our video of this year's Art Car parade by clicking here.

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