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Wednesday, 27 November 2019 14:59

BASF Builds Take Center Stage with Long List of Awards at 2019 SEMA Show

Mike and Jim Ring with the 1969 Camaro “Valkyrja,” winner of severalawards at the 2019 SEMA Show including the 2019 Battle of the Builders® Mike and Jim Ring with the 1969 Camaro “Valkyrja,” winner of severalawards at the 2019 SEMA Show including the 2019 Battle of the Builders®

It was a week of smiles and celebration for the BASF team and many builders as nearly 100 vehicles finished in BASF’s Glasurit® and R-M® coatings received accolades for their flawless finishes, creativity and outstanding craftsmanship.

BASF-coated vehicles received the following recognitions and awards at SEMA 2019:

BASF Brilliance Award: KC’s Paint Shop 1968 Ford F100

Battle of the Builders® Winner: The Ringbrothers for the 1969 Camaro named “Valkyrja,” featuring Glasurit 55 Line TOTOPKG Green and finished withGlasurit 923-210 clear.

Battle of the Builders® Top 12 Finalists:

Ringbrothers – 1969 Camaro
One Off Rod & Customs – 1932 Ford Phantom

Battle of the Builders® Top 40 Finalists:

Dutchboys Hot Rods – 1969 Camaro
Roadster Shop – 1965 Pontiac Catalina 2+2
JF Kustoms – 1964 Pontiac Acadian
BBT – 1969 Camaro
JH Restorations – 1973 Toyota Celica
Eddie’s Rod and Customs – 1956 Volvo TP21
Roadster Shop – 1969 Ford Bronco
Ringbrothers – 1969 Camaro
One Off Rod & Customs – 1932 Ford Phantom

 

Best on RS Finalist: Cruzer’s Customs 1964 Buick Riviera

Best on Rest Winner: Ringbrothers 1969 Camaro

Best on Rest Finalists:

· Dutchboys Hot Rods 1969 Camaro

· JH Restorations 1980 Toyota Celica

Ford Best of Show Heritage Award: Ringbrothers 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1

Glasurit Best Paint Award: Judged and awarded by Chip Foose of Foose Designs, honoring outstanding excellence in vehicle painting:

•Winner: Goolsby Customs – 1932 Ford Sedan
•Finalist: Revision Rods & Rides – 1956 Chevrolet Truck
•Finalist: Roadster Shop - 1965 Pontiac Catalina 2+2

GM Design Award: Dutchboys Hot Rods 1969 Camaro

GM SEMA Car of the Year: Ringbrothers 1969 Camaro

Goodguys Gold Award: Four out of five vehicles selected for this award were painted with Glasurit.

Ringbrothers – 1969 Camaro
Cruzer’s Customs – 1964 Buick Riviera
Goolsby Customs – 1932 Ford Sedan
Dutchboys Hot Rods – 1969 Camaro

Mothers® Shine Award Finalists:

Goolsby Customs – 1932 Ford Sedan
Ringbrothers – 1969 Camaro

Business of the Year: JH Restorations

“We feel humbled and truly honored to receive these awards,” said Jim Ring from The Ringbrothers. “My brother and I are blessed to be able to live our dreams, and partnering with BASF makesthose dreams a reality. The product they deliver is what takes a car’s status from impressive to winning.”

The Ringbrothers received several accolades this year for their 1969 Camaro “Valkyrja,” including Battle of the Builders® Winner.

Additionally, BASF’s own Tina Nelles, Marketing Services Manager for North America, was awarded Roadster Shop Industry Partner of the Year during the 2nd annual RS After Hours Industry Appreciation Event.Over 750 in attendance applauded a surprised Nelles as she accepted the award for BASF’s continued drive for excellence in customer service and support, as well as her efforts in supporting BASF as a market leader in the custom automotive market.

“It is such an honor to be recognized by the industry for doing what I love,” said Nelles. “The builders truly make my job easy and it is a pleasure to work with each and every one of them. We share a passion forcreating cars that beautifully show off the richness and shine of BASF paint.”

Further information at www.basf.com.

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