|Joe Locicero Memorial Award||Curtis Johnson|
|1960 Porsche 356B|
|Rose City Volkster’s Choice Award||Mike Crist|
|1964 Beetle Convertible|
|Type 1 Split & Oval (‘46 to ‘57)||John & Karen Mitchell||Mark Wiltgen|
|Tigard, OR||Portland, OR|
|1955 Beetle “Okrasa”||1956 Beetle Sunroof|
|Type 1 Early (‘58 to ‘64)||Dennis Ghelfi||Aaron Caviness|
|Welches, OR||Federal Way, WA|
|62 Beetle Ragtop|
|Type 1 Early (‘65 to ‘67)||Dana Olson||Michael McLees|
|Springfield, OR||Beavercreek, OR|
|1967 Beetle||1967 Beetle|
|Type 1 Late (‘68 and newer)||Bob Stanton||Jeffrey Price|
|Vancouver, WA||Seaside, OR|
|1969 Beetle||1968 Beetle|
|Type 1 Super Beetle (‘71 – ‘79)||Ryan Beckman||Esteban Arellano|
|1974 Super Beetle|
|Type 1 Convertible Early (pre ‘70)||Mike Crist||#1503 – Need Owner Info|
|1964 Beetle Convertible|
|Type 1 Convertible Late (‘70 – ‘79)||Michael Sandoz||Betty Johnson/Desiree Herrmann|
|Tigard, OR||Gervais, OR|
|1979 Super Beetle Convertible||1978 Super Beetle Convertible|
|Type 2 Bus Early (pre ‘67)||Jed Peters||Ellie & Larry Winther|
|Canby, OR||Kalama, WA|
|1961 VW Bus||65 Westfalia|
|Type 2 Bus Late (‘68 & later)||Michael Shapiro||Jason Kloser|
|Spanaway, WA||Milwaukie, OR|
|1974 Bus||1974 Westfalia|
|Type 2 Single/Double Cab||Peter McEllrath||Chrs Scheuerman|
|Vancouver, WA||Vernonia, OR|
|1968 Double Cab||1959 Single Cab|
|Type 3||Rick Christensen||Courtney Stephenson|
|Beaverton, OR||Vancouver, WA|
|1966 Type 34||1965 Notchback|
|Ghia||Larry Govin||Doris Bowman|
|Vancouver, WA||Clackamas, OR|
|72 Ghia Convertible||68 Ghia|
|Thing||Al Kakovich||Don Eddy|
|Damascus, OR||Snohomish, WA|
|1974 Thing||1973 Thing|
|Off-road/Race||Rich Monize||Todd Bly|
|Kelso, WA||Portland, OR|
|1967 Baja||1968 Manx|
|Special Interest||Paul Hornbeck||Ron Blackledge|
|Grants Pass, OR||Portland, OR|
|58 Rat Custom||1957 Porsche 356A Speedster Replica|
|Rat Rod||Paul Hornbeck||Troy Gordon|
|Grants Pass, OR|
|56 Rat Rod Pickup||68 VolksRod|
|A1 1974 to 1984 and Cabrio to ’93 (ex Scirocco)||David Aronson||Davin Tester|
|Milwaukie, OR||Portland, OR|
|1982 Rabbit Pickup||1980 VW Caddy|
|A2 1985 to 1992 (ex Corrado)||Timothy Sparks||Alex Wells|
|Scappoose, OR||Milwaukie, OR|
|1989 Jetta GLI||1992 Jetta|
|A3 1993 to 1999||Jesus Garcia||Jeffery Hall|
|Portland, OR||Beaverton, OR|
|1998 GTI||1998 GTI|
|A4 1999 to 2005||Shawna Waterbury||Kim Tester|
|Warren, OR||Portland, OR|
|2003 GTI 1.8T||2004 R32|
|A5 2006 to Present||Clint Johnston||Anival Gonzalez|
|Warren, OR||Vancouver, WA|
|2008 R32||2008 R32|
|New Beetle||Jesse Barnhart||David Merry|
|Tacoma, WA||Portland, OR|
|2007 New Beetle Convertible||2003 New Beetle|
|Scirocco & Corrado||Paul Woodward||Brandon Ward|
|Cornelius, OR||Beaverton, OR|
|1993 Corrado SLC|
|Passat & Audi||Patric Pici||Jeremiah Hathcoat|
|Albany, OR||Portland, OR|
|2010 CC Sport||2006 Audi A3|
|Special Interest||Rick Pogue|
W: Ron Dubay, Oregon City OR (’62 Baja) [.111] 15.566, 77.70 (13.19 dial).
R/U: James Schuchard, Port Orchard WA (’60 Beetle) – broke.
Semi’s: Ricky Elverud, Aloha OR.
W: Mike Canon, Salem OR (’72 Beetle) [.265] 10.901, 79.92 (14.60 dial).
R/U: Mike Baker, Springfield OR (’64 Beetle) [.050] 18.006, 77.72 (16.50 dial).
Semi’s: Brett Schroeder, Milwaukie OR.
VW Run Tuff
W: Bernd Arndt, Tigard OR (’93 Corrado) [.102] 11.968, 116.89 (11.81 dial).
R/U: Kali Wooldridge, La Center WA (’66 Bus) [.446] 21.764, 60.69 (21.99 dial).
Semi’s: Laura Horton, Camas WA; Jerry Caddell, Puyallup WA.
Winner: Laura Horton
Runner-up: Jeremy Gillis
It is that time again! Northwest Bug Run weekend is here!
On Friday May 31st – House of Ghia will have their 5th annual Open House/GTG/Sonic Cruise. Open to all classic air cooled VW’s. Bring the kids…..we will have free BBQ. HoG address is 2719 19th st se Salem, Or There will be signs to follow.
Saturday June 1st is the day of the main event.
Gates open no later than 8am.
Car show registration until 11am.
Car show participant ballots due by noon.
Racing will start at 10am and wrap up by 4pm.
Wolfgang International will have their new dragster at the show – 950hp of nitro fueled fun!
There will be a blow-up motor contest and 50/50 raffle.
Finally we will have the always popular burn-out contest after racing finals. Think you have what it takes to win? $150 to the winner and $50 to the runner-up!
The 28th Annual Northwest Bug Run will be held on Saturday June 1st, 2013 at the Woodburn Dragstrip (just south of Portland) in Woodburn, Oregon.
VW Car Show
VW Swap Meet
VW Drag Racing
Burn-out Contest with prizes
Blow-Up Motor (with proceeds to our annual Charity)
W: Ryan Jones, Gresham, OR (’84 Rabbit) .130, 12.463, 116.95 (12.40 dial).
R/U: Tim Schmidt, Portland, OR (’63 Bug) – foul.
Semi’s: Jimmy Bowes, Auburn, WA; Travis Matney, Vancouver, WA
W: Thomas Major, Salem, OR (’71 Bug) .013, 16.402, 79.37 (16.30 dial).
R/U: Laura Horton, Camas, WA (’67 Bug) .531, 15.538, 83.62 (15.60 dial).
Semi’s: Mike Canon, Salem, OR
Winner: Rick “E Racer” Elverud, Aloha, OR
Below is a listing of those that took either 1st or 2nd Place in the 27th Annual HM Motorsports VW Bug Run Car Show hosted by the Rose City Volksters.
Joe Locicero Memorial Award – Norman Wirth, Portland, OR
1964/69 VW/Porsche Manx
Rose City Volkster’s Choice Award – Ron & Debbie Chandler
Spanish Fork, Utah, 1962 VW Microbus
Type 1 Split & Oval (‘46 to ‘57)
1st Place: Matt Burgard, Milwaukie, OR, 1956 Beetle
2nd Place: John & Karen Mitchell, Tigard, OR, 1955 Beetle “Okrasa”
Type 1 Early (‘58 to ‘64)
1st Place: Justin Haberman, Milwaukie, OR, 1962 Beetle
2nd Place: Danny Gogue, 1958 Beetle Ragtop
Type 1 Early (‘65 to ‘67)
1st Place: Alan Beckel, Portland, OR, 1967 Beetle
2nd Place: Rich Thallheimer, Portland, OR, 1967 Beetle
Type 1 Late (‘68 and newer)
1st Place: Bob Stanton, Vancouver, WA,1969 Beetle
2nd Place: Mike & Nancy Stark, Salem, OR 1970 Beetle
Type 1 Super Beetle (‘71 – ‘79)
1st Place: Natalie Nordlund, Tacoma, WA, 1972 Super Beetle
2nd Place: Ryan Beckman, Port Townsend, WA, 1974 Super Beetle
Type 1 Convertible Early (pre ‘70)
1st Place: Mike Crist, Portland, OR, 1964 Beetle Convertible
2nd Place: Ryan Corno, Vancouver, WA, 1967 Beetle Convertible
Type 1 Convertible Late (‘70 – ‘79)
1st Place: Bob Atkeson, Gresham, OR, 1973 Super Beetle Convertible
2nd Place: Michael Sandoz, Tigard, OR, 1979 Super Beetle Convertible
Type 2 Bus Early (pre ‘67)
1st Place: Michael Iannuzzo, Yoncalla, OR, 1960 Bus 23 Window
2nd Place: Randy Lewis, Salem, OR, 1961 Bus
Type 2 Bus Late (‘68 & later)
1st Place: Tom & Debra Caldwell, Corbett, OR, 1975 Bus Westfalia
2nd Place: Michael Shapiro, Spanaway, OR, 1974 Bus
Type 2 Single/Double Cab
1st Place: Andrew Baudino, Spanaway, WA, 1969 Single Cab
2nd Place:Angelique Pankratz, Portland, OR 1970 Double Cab
1st Place: Jake Sandor, Lakes Oswego, 1969 Squareback
2nd Place: Keegan Crivellone, Tigard, OR, 1963 Squareback
1st Place: Marcos Apodaca, Salem, OR 1965 Ghia
2nd Place: Steve Bechard, Redmond, OR, 1967 Ghia
1st Place: Brad James, 1973 Thing
2nd Place: Conrad Muhlhauser, Albany, OR, 1973 Thing
1st Place: Todd Bly, Portland, OR, 1968 Manx
2nd Place: Rich Monize, Longview, WA, 1967 Baja
1st Place: Mark Hollis, Vancouver, WA, 1937 Volkster
1st Place: Brian Frank, Newberg, OR, 1962 Volksrod
2nd Place: Jerald Winifrey, Tigard, OR, 1965 Volksrod
A1 1974 to 1984 and Cabrio to ’93 (ex Scirocco)
1st Place: Tyler VanRiper, Gresham, OR, 1979 Rabbit
2nd Place: Kenny Beckwith, Beaverton, OR, 1978 Rabbit/Golf
A2 1985 to 1992 (ex Corrado)
1st Place: Marty McKee, Portland, OR, 1987 Jetta Coupe
2nd Place: Colin Kopetski, Portland, OR, 1989 GTI
A3 1993 to 1999
1st Place: Josh McCormick, Camas, WA, 1998 Jetta GLX
2nd Place: Jake Maguire, Aurora, OR 1996 Jetta
A4 1999 to 2005
1st Place: Mindy McCombs, Portland, OR, 2001 Jetta,
2nd Place: Jacob Durig, Salem, OR, 2004.5 Jetta MK4
A5 2006 to Present
1st Place: Johnston, Warren, OR, 2008 R32
2nd Place: Anival Gonzalez, Vancouver, WA, 2008 R32
Scirocco & Corrado
1st Place: Paul Woodward, Cornelius, OR, 1990 Corrado
2nd Place: Andrew Bogosian, Keizer, OR, 1992 Corrado SLC
Passat & Audi
1st Place: Tony Sanchez, Aloha, OR, 1977 Audi
2nd Place: Jeremiah Hathcoat, Portland, OR, 2001 Audi S4
1st Place: Chris Hamilton, 1990 Vanagon
The Northwest Bug Run was a huge success this year!
It was bright sunny NW day, and the crowds were bigger than ever.
The numbers are still out, but we had over 250 Show Cars this year.
Everything from early split windows, deluxe micro-buses, notches, to some wild Rat Rods and Turbo Watercooled A-Series.
Great Swap Meet and Double the Drag Racing!
The Northwest Bug Run is one of largest VW Car Show / Swap Meets in the Northwest.
Presented by The Rose City Volksters of Portland, Oregon; The Annual Show is now in it’s 26th year, with thousands of people attending to swap, sell, drag race and view the hundreds of cars in the in the Car Show.
All Volkswagens of any year or model are welcome, and we have show classes for most all models!
From Aircooled Oval’s, early/late Type I’s, II’s, and III’s … to Watercooled A-1/A-5, Beetle’s and Passat…. You’ll see them all!
Come for the cars, even swap an few stories and parts… See you June 4 in Woodburn.