The Portland Roadster Show has been owned and produced by the Multnomah Hot Rod Council since 1956

 

PRS Hall of Fame

Started by Bill Peterson in 1968, the Portland Roadster Show Hall of Fame honors outstanding hot rods, owners, builders and individuals of the hot rod community.

Vehicles may be nominated for the Portland Roadster Show by submitting a copy of the application that you can downloaded below.  Both vehicle and honoray applications must be received by January 31st of each year for review for that year.  Vehicles cannot be nominated by the vehicle owner, family member, or builder.  The person nominating the vehicle or individual will be contacted by PRS staff, and will be responsible in providing historical information on the vehicle nominated, including awards and photographs.  Vehicles that are nominated should have shown in the Portland Roadster Show and preferably won major awards.  Show history, and historical significance is important and will be an important portion of the consideration process.  Vehicles that are accepted for nomination, must be present at that years Portland Roadster Show, and will be submitted to current members of the PRS Hall of Fame, the Multnomah Hot Rod Council Executive Board, and the Producers of the Portland Roadster Show at the show for consideration.  Individuals nominated as an Honorary position, will be reviewed and taken under consideration, and voted on  by the Multnomah Hot Rod Council Executive Board, and Portland Roadster Show Management.

Portland Roadster Show Hall of Fame Application

View the Hall of Fame photo album

1968

  • Bob Tindle, ’32 Ford Tudor
  • Chuck Bell, ’29 Ford Tudor
  • Dave Stoner, ’29 Ford Tudor
  • Mike Thelin, ’29 Ford Tudor

1969

  • Al Rogers, ’29 Ford Roadster
  • kupWarren Mott, ’54 Ford Pic

1970

  • Wally Thompson, ’57 Corvette
  • Hugh Wedekind, ’32 Austin Bantam

1971

  • Lloyd White, ’45 Willy’s Jeep

1972

  • Roger Simonatti, ’32 Ford Phaeton

1973

  • Russ Meeks, ’30 Ford Roadster

1974

  • Lloyd Elliot, ’36 Ford Phaeton

1975

  • John Corno, ’51 Ford Custom

1978

  • Dowhaniuk & Nelson, ’74 Mustang BB/FC

1981

  • Dave Sukau, ’23 Ford Roadster
  • Dave Littlejohn, ’56 Ford Pickup

1983

  • Jim Drake, ’48 Chevy Pickup

1984

  • Reuben & Margie Schanaman, ’23 Ford Roadster

1985

  • Pete Sukalac, Honorary

1986

  • Ed Tomlin, ’56 Ford Pickup

1988

  • Rob Isaman, ’32 Ford Coupe
  • Robb Couch, ’57 Chevy Pickup

1989

  • Gil Baker, Honorary
  • Bill Peterson, Honorary

1990

  • Lonnie Gilbertson, ’32 Ford Tudor
  • Doug Sukau, ’69 Camaro Z28

1991

  • Barry Harte, ’65 Corvette

1992

  • Leonard Ware, ’40 Ford Coupe
  • Jim Ellett, ’83 Ford Pickup

1994

  • Mildred Stevens, ’32 Chevy Pickup
  • Eric & Judy Ames, ’53 Ford Victoria

1995

  • Lyle Davis, ’39 Chevy Sedan
  • Bill Sluman, ’67 Chevy Nova

1997

  • Bill Plew, ’37 Ford Tudor
  • Jack & Wendy Lewis, ’34 Ford 5 Window
  • Dale & Linda Haskins , ’32 Ford Roadster

1998

  • Scott Perrott, Kennedy Special
  • Bob Knowles, Honorary

1999

  • Lonnie Gilbertson, ’23 Ford Pickup
  • Dee Wescott, Honorary
  • Bill Hall, ’35 Chevy Tudor

2001

  • Grant Pendergraft, ’23 “T” Roadster
  • Lane Hoggson ’56 Buick Custom
  • Bob Schonhoven, Honorary
  • Ray Vandorn, Honorary
  • Wayne Hollibaugh, Honorary

2002

  • Gene Ray, ’52 Plymouth Station Wgn
  • Larry & Cindy Anderson, ’32 Ford Coupe

2003

  • Don Hollister, ’37 Ford

2004

  • Bob & Marlene Miller, Honorary

2005

  • Alex Merwin, Honorary
  • Lyle Gaddis, Honorary
  • Larry Sage, Honorary
  • >Ross Myers, ’36 Ford Roadster
  • Richard & Paige Udell, ’35 Chevy Street Sedan

2006

  • Ron Halbleib, ’57 Chevy 2 dr Hdtp
  • Margie Schanaman, ’50 Chevy Pickup
  • Jeff Olson, ’32 Ford Roadster
  • John & Jake Babcock, ’40 Mercury Custom
  • Big Don Van Dinter, Honorary

2007

  • Dave & Sandy Spear, ’52 Chevy Fastback
  • Lonnie & Candy Gilbertson, ’40 Ford Coupe

2008

  • Gary Coe, ’57 Ford Pickup
  • Alan Shaw, ’51 Chevy Pickup

2012

  • Gary Thompson, '69 Plymouth GTX
  • Doug Beattie, '40 Ford Full Custom
  • Larry Maynard, Honorary
  • Steve Frisbie, Honorary

2013

  • Mike Conn, Honorary
  • Keith Preskey, Honorary

2014

  • Roger & Kathy Hill, ’39 Chevy 2 dr Deluxe Sedan
  • Chuck Lawrence, (In Honor of Bill Peterson) ’32 Ford Roadster
  • Duane Caseday, Honorary
  • Mitch Kim, Honorary
  • Mark Mathias, Honorary

2015

  • Dan Graham, ’50 Ford F1 Pickup
  • Jerry & Josie Kjensrud, '39 Chevy Coupe
  • John & Donna Bukovi, Honorary

2016

  • CJ Carlile, ’56 Chevy Custom
  • Bob & Brad Vanderberg, '50 Mercury Coupe
  • Bob Collison, Honorary

2017

  • Joyce Johnson, ’29 Ford Model A Pickup
  • Jerry Logan, '68 Ford Shelby Mustang GT350
  • David Jothen, Honorary

2018

  • John & Tracielyn Rydzewski, ’55 Ford F100 Pickup