2016 Pigeon Forge Fall Rod Run



September, 2017 -- The Annual Pigeon Forge Fall Rod Run brought an estimated 30,000 car owners and spectators to this little town in the the Smokies to celebrate their passion for classic cars. This three day event, which was held at the Leconte Convention Center, wrapped up on Saturday, September 17, with awards being presented to the Top 25 entries, as well as special awards for the Ultimate Top 5. Visitors to Pigeon Forge not only had the opportunity to see first rate competition cars located inside and outside the Convention Center, but there were also hundreds of other classics in the parking lots along the "Strip," with some even cruising the main road in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg.



Cars Cruising Gatlinburg and along the Pigeon Forge Strip



Ultimate Top 5 Cars
1932 Ford Tudor (Gold Rush), Owned by Jim Posey, Hokes Bluff, AL 1966 Chevelle SS396 L35, Owned by Terry Davis, Wytheville, VA 1967 Camaro RS/SS 350 (Midnight Special), Owned by Gerry Bailey, Prosperity, PA 1967 Chevelle Convertible, Owned by Lew Winters, Clevland, TN 1969 Camaro Z28 Cross Ram, Owned by Charles Wynn, Crocket, VA


Top 25 Cars
1939 Ford Pickup, Owned by Lew Winters, Cleveland, TN 1934 Ford, Owned by Buzz Comstock, Dahlonega, GA 1970 Chevelle SS454, Owned by John Tomassoni, Morristown, TN 1932 Ford Roadster, Owned by Tim Grimsley, Knoxville, TN 1966 Chevelle, Owned by Terry Davis, Wytheville, VA 1963 Volkswagen, Owned by Eric Hurot, Knoxville, TN 1968 Camaro, Owned by James Clifton, Knoxville, TN 1957 Ford Custom 300, Owned by Hollis Brocker, Lula, GA 1955 Chevy Pickup, Owned by James Posey, Hokes Bluff, AL 1957 Ford Custom 300, Owned by John Jinnings, Churubusco, IN 1957 Chevy Convertible, Owned by Rex Satterfield, Russelville, TN 1956 Chevy 210, Owned by Don Reynolds, Knoxville, TN 1957 Chevy 150, Owned by Frank DeLorenzo, Seneca, SC 1951 Chevy Convertible, Owned by Roger Jennelle, Pearisburg, VA 1955 Chevy, Owned by Ronnie Mullens, Craigsville, WV 1941 Willys, Owned y Norwood Garrison, Manchester, KY 1937 Ford, Owned Robert Fannin, Lavalette, WV 1937 Ford Pickup, Owned by Eddie White, Pickens, SC 1969 Camaro, Owned by Kenny Porterfield, Russellville, TN 1933 Ford Coupe, Owned by Jim Brown, Richlands, VA 1932 Ford Coupe, Owned by JR Laffollette, Sevierville, TN 1967 Camaro, Owned by Charles Wynn, Crockett, VA Remaining 3 Top 25 Cars


Special Awards
Long Distance -- 1950 Cadillac, Owned by Syl Szucsko, Lake Havasu City, AZ (1,959 miles) People's Choice -- 1968 Camaro, Owned by James Clifton, Knoxville, TN
Show Cars Competing for Awards
1970 Torino 1949 Chevy Pickup 1968 Shelby Mustang GT 500 1955 Ford Panel Truck 1956 Buick 1958 Chevy Impala 1954 Chevy 3100 Pickup 1959 Cadillac Convertible 1961 Buick Convertible 1958 Buick Century 1937 Chevy 1959 Corvette 1971 Cuda 440 1941 Ford Pickup Hillbilly Surf Shop