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Fifth Avenue Auto Showcase

Fifth Avenue Auto Showcase - Sunday, October 12, 2014

 

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Join us for the 6th Annual Fifth Avenue Auto Showcase (FAAS) on Sunday, October 12, 2014 from 11:00am to 4:00pm! This year's free to view event will feature 150+ high-performance automobiles along Fifth Avenue between E and K Street, ranging from the traditional classics to the lavish contemporary luxury vehicles. 

 

Event Schedule

Fifth Avenue Auto Showcase (FAAS) Open to the Public 11:00AM

car2go Park2Win Challenge | At 5th Ave. & K St.

Test your parking skills and enter for a chance to win an iPad mini courtesy of car2go San Diego

11:00AM - 2:00PM

People's Choice Ballots | Due at FAAS Info Booth at 5th Ave. & Market St.

Place your vote for your favorite car/motorcycle in the entire show!

2:00PM

FAAS Awards Presentation | Hosted at Henry's Pub (618 Fifth Ave.)

Announcing the winners of the car2go Park2Win Challenge, People's Choice, and Best of Show Awards

3:30PM

FAAS "Rev Up & Roll Out"

Watch as FAAS cars and motorcycles rev up and "roll out of the Gaslamp Quarter along Fifth Avenue

4:00PM

 

Think your hot wheels are worthy of winning Best in Class, or even Best of Show in 2014? To showcase your car, submit your 2014 entry application and entry fee (cars: $40 by September 26; $50 after | motorcycles: $20 before September 26; $25 after). Entry fee includes lunch at a participating Gaslamp Quarter restaurant, and a goodie bag courtesy of American Collectors Insurance, filled with specials and deals from Gaslamp Quarter businesses. 

 

Joining us as a guest? This family-friendly event is free to view and open to public! Spend a day in the Gaslamp Quarter, taking in the breathtaking views of stunning automobiles along Fifth Avenue while exploring the district's unique shops and galleries or enjoy a delicious meal on a Gaslamp open-air patio. Find reasonable parking rates within walking distance to the show at the Park-It-On-Market or 6th & K Parkade parking structures:

Park-It-On-Market
614 Market Street
San Diego, CA 92101

 

6th & K Parkade
298 6th Ave.
San Diego, CA 92101


CLICK HERE to visit our guide on location and directions to the Gaslamp Quarter.

Check out our video clips of previews for this year's Fifth Avenue Auto Showcase by clicking the links below:

 

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS AND PARTNERS

2014FAASSponsor - Gaslamp Quarter Association  2014FAASSponsor - car2go San Diego  2014FAASSponsor - American Collectors Insurance   2014 Fifth Avenue Auto Showcase High Octane Sponsor - Henry's Pub   2014 Fifth Avenue Auto Showcase VIP Lunch Sponsor - Rockin' Baja Lobster  2014 Fifth Avenue Auto Showcase VIP Lunch Sponsor - Dick's Last Resort  Fifth Avenue Auto Showcase - Lunch Sponsor  Fifth Avenue Auto Showcase Lunch Sponsor - Whiskey Girl  Fifth Avenue Auto Showcase Lunch Sponsor - Florent Restaurant & Lounge

2014FAASPartner - The Mopar Club of San Diego  2014FAASPartner - La Jolla Concours d'Elegance and Motor Car Classic  2014FAASPartner - Sports Car Market    Fifth Avenue Auto Showcase Media Partner - U-T San Diego2014FAASPartner - San Diego CityBeat  2014FAASPartner - Easy 98.1  2014 Fifth Avenue Auto Showcase Media Partner - FM 94/9  2014 Fifth Avenue Auto Showcase Media Partner - KISS-FM 95.7


 CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2014 WINNERS!

Winner of People's Choice:
David Baker and his 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible

Winner of Best of Show:
Karen and Mario Eade and their 1956 Mercury Montclair SC

Best in Class (Ferrari Owners Club San Diego Region & Italian Exotics):
First Place: John Holodnik and Vivian Woo and their 1957 Lotus Eleven Tribute 
Second Place: Bob Gunthorp and his 1965 Mercedes-Benz 300SE Long
Third Place: JJ Rowley and his 1967 NSU TT

Best in Class (La Jolla Concours d’Elegance and La Jolla Motor Car Classic at the Concours, Ferrari Owners Club - San Diego Region, and Model A Restorers Club of San Diego):
First Place: Paul Emple and his 1934 Packard
Second Place: Bud Swartwood and his 1929 Ford Model A
Third Place: Keith Wahl and his 1963 Studebaker Avanti

Best in Class (American Legends & CCCA):
First Place: Karen and Mario Eade and their 1956 Mercury Montclair SC
Second Place: Russell and Peggy Sue Stern and their 1959 Ford Fairlane 500 Galaxie Skyliner
Third Place: Brian Hermansader and his 1953 Cadillac Series 62 Coupe De Ville

Best in Class (Detroit Muscle, SoCal Prowlers, and Prowlers):
First Place: Allan Boxler and his 1968 Chevrolet Camaro Z28
Second Place: Michael O’Donnell and his 2001 Ford Mustang Bullitt
Third Place: Craig and Lisa Andrews and their 1997 Dodge Viper GTS

Best in Class (Mopar Club of San Diego):
First Place: Ron Mintle and his 1971 Plymouth Barracuda Convertible
Second Place: Jeff and Julie Walker and their 1968 Plymouth GTX
Third Place: George Bittle and his 1965 Dodge A100 Pick Up

Best in Class (Special Interest):
First Place: Robert Wagner and his 1949 Chrysler Crown Imperial Limousine 
Second Place: Bob Schwartz and his 2006 American Ironhorse Texas Chopper
Third Place: Robert Richards and his 1939 Chevrolet Coupe


 For additional information, please contact the Gaslamp Quarter Association office at

(619) 233-5227 or  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The Gaslamp Quarter Association is partially funded by the City of San Diego's Small Business Enhancement Program.

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