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48th Annual PCA-OCR White Glove Concours

Story by Mark Wallace and Marcia Salans

Photos by Gary Labb and Marcia Salans

 

On Saturday, June PCA-OCR proudly celebrated its 48th Annual White Glove Concours in Fountain Valley’s Recreation and Sports Park.


The Day’s Schedule Included:


7:00 a.m. – the field was open to judged cars, registration and goodie bag.

 

7:30 a.m. – the field was open to display cars registration, goodie bag.

 

9:00a.m. – opening ceremony with Sandy Schwartz as Master of Ceremonies.

 

Members of Boy Scout Troop #412 presented the Colors followed by David Blair singing the National Anthem, and Mayor Michael Vo warmly welcomed PCA-OCR to Fountain Valley. DJ Rich Davis of SiriusXM Hits 1 provided music throughout the day for the enjoyment of all attendees.

 

9:30 a.m. – the car judging began while Sandy interviewed Scouts, sponsors and participants.

 

2018 48th Concours, fantastic turnout and a great time had by all.

 

1:00 p.m. – the eagerly awaited Awards Ceremony announced the winners, with the Mayor’s Trophy, now named “The Joe Nedza/Mayor’s Trophy” being awarded to Robert Taddeo. Fountain Valley Mayor, Michael Vo selected Taddeo’s red 2017 911 Turbo S Cabriolet for the trophy as his favorite car in the show. Taddeo also won 2nd place in the Wash & Shine 7 Class. This year the trophy was named after Joe Nedza as a remembrance for the many years of great work Joe did for OCR’s Concours.  Joe was our head judge and he and Karen served as judges at a number of Concours events throughout the zone and beyond. The trophy was presented by his wife Karen Nedza. Karen brought their award winning 1963 356 Coupe to the Concours for display.


The Concours Committee extends its sincere appreciation and many, many thanks to all volunteers, sponsors and to the City of Fountain Valley whose participation made this Event so memorable and successful!

 

See you next year!

 

Winners & Sponsors

 

Following are the 2018 PCA Zone 8 Concours Division Winners:

 

Full (3 entries):
1966 912 Coupe Brett Mohr
Street (10 entries): 1963 356 Coupe Bill Clevenger
Ubergang (2 entries): 2012 Carrera 4 GTS
Chris Roberts
Unrestored (2 entries):
1989 930 Jesse Lopez
Wash & Shine (11 entries): 1987 Carrera Dave Yotter

 

Special Thanks
All of the show volunteers with much appreciation.


Concours Committee:
Monica Asbury – Board Member
Steve Fairbanks – Head Judge
Gloria Moore – Registration
Karen Nedza – Scoring
Dan Pittman – PR
Mark Wallace – Chair
Paul Wilkinson – Field Marshall

 

Sponsors
Hagerty Insurance
Autowerkes
Sierra Madre Collection
Fairway Mortgage Capital
Porsche Design
Circle Porsche - dealer sponsor
Riverside Porsche - dealer sponsor
SiriusXM
Cape Auto Repair
Cooper’s Classy Car Care

 

Special Guests
David Blair, National Anthem
Rich Davis, DJ, SiriusXM Hits 1
Mayor Michael Vo
Boy Scout Troop #412

 

Winners: Picnic Contest

 

1st Place: Richard and Elaine Strawson
Porsche Model: 2017 Black 911 Carrera 4 GTS
Display Name/Theme: 24 Hours of Le Mans
Inspiration: 20-year anniversary of Porsche win at Le Mans
Display included: LeMans Flags, 2 toy Porsches racing on track, collapsible table with French strawberry croissants, grapes, sandwiches, crackers, cheese baguette, Perrier; Porsche cupholders, 20 years commemorative Pillows and towel. Separate table with picnic basket and The Magazine About Porsche excellence ‘Porsche Wins Le Mans’

 

2nd Place: Bob and Cindy Nimtz
Porsche Model: 1996 Black 911 Carrera Cabriolet
Display Name/Theme: Celebrating Marine Corps and Veterans
Inspiration: Bob is a Marine Vietnam Vet – Thank you for your service, Bob!
Display included: Collapsible table with food, placements, decals, red & white flowers in vase, stars and stripes pillow; separate table with stars tablecloth, water, cups and red cover. Cindy wore her Flying Lizard motorsports jacket!
Porsche Usage: Bob attached a camouflage cover (which he modified) to the Porsche

 

3rd Place: Mike Gugert
Porsche Model: 1977 Silver 911 S Targa
Display Name/Theme: Angels Baseball Tailgate Celebration
Inspiration: Mike’s a 35-year PCA-OCR Member and enjoyed entering last year’s picnic competition so much he decided to combine his love of Porsche with his love of Angel’s baseball! A wide variety of flags, pennants, Angel’s memorabilia Including but not limited to a reproduction 2002 World Series ring, bobblehead and most importantly the beloved family black lab dressed in Angel’s clothing.
Porsche Usage: Ultra rare factory roof racks helped in transporting all items.

 

4th Place: Bob and Eileen Young
Porsche Model: 1965 Irish Green
Display Name/Theme: Cars – Hoods Up!
Inspiration: Disney’s Cars and California 60’s Dreaming. Used a variety of grandchildren’s cars on collapsible table covered with a vintage California map tablecloth. Eileen included Flowers from her garden in vases and also had ‘60’s Beatles music playing complementing the entire 60’s theme.
Porsche Usage: 60’s era Porsche

 

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