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Owned by Bob Johnson, this 1936 Ford Roadster built by Pinkee’s Rod Shop took home top honors as the 2022 Barrett-Jackson Cup “Ultimate Best in Show.”

Bob Johnson, owner of the 1936 Ford Roadster, celebrates winning the Barrett-Jackson Cup “Ultimate Best in Show.”

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. ‒ February 1, 2022 – The coveted Barrett-Jackson Cup “Ultimate Best in Show” winner was announced on Saturday from the 2022 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction block as part of the company’s celebration of 50 years of The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions. The winner, a 1936 Ford Roadster owned by Bob Johnson and built by Pinkee’s Rod Shop, was among five finalists that were hand-selected by expert judges – renowned hot rod builder Bobby Alloway and automobile designer and builder Troy Trepanier.

“I want to congratulate everyone who was a part of this year’s Barrett-Jackson Cup,” said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “The talent reflected in every custom vehicle that was entered into this year’s competition was simply outstanding. Each one is a true celebration of the craftmanship and vision that makes this hobby so exciting.”

Taking home the “Ultimate Best in Show,” $20,000 cash prize and other prizes, this 1936 Ford Roadster is powered by a 351ci Windsor mated to a TKO 5-speed transmission. Body modifications included the front fenders moved forward two inches and a more pronounced peak in the fender. The wheelbase was also stretched three inches, the windshield was chopped two inches and the top was chopped three inches. With a custom-crafted 4-piece hood with center hinge, this hot rod rides on one-off Curtis Speed wheels

All 50 of the Barrett-Jackson Cup entries were featured during a parade across the world-famous auction block on Saturday, January 22, before the five finalists were selected and showcased throughout the nine-day event. In addition to the “Ultimate Best in Show” award, the Barrett-Jackson Cup also recognized the “People’s Choice Award,” voted on by Barrett-Jackson fans nationwide via social media. The 2022 “People’s Choice Award” was given to a 1963 1/2 Ford Galaxie built and owned by Jason Graham Hot Rods from Portland, Tenn.

Owned and built by Jason Graham of Jason Graham Hot Rods, this 1963 1/2 Ford Galaxie took home the “People’s Choice Award.”

The remaining three finalists of the Barrett-Jackson Cup presented by eBay Motors included:

1965 Pontiac 2+2 owned by Barry Blomquist and built by The Roadster Shop from Mundelein, Ill.1968 Chevrolet Camaro owned by Ryan Gates and built by East Bay Muscle Cars from Brentwood, Calif.1932 Ford Roadster owned by Randy Potter and built by Streamline Custom Designs from Toole, Utah

“The Barrett-Jackson Cup was a wonderful way to help celebrate our 50th Anniversary,” said Steve Davis, president of Barrett-Jackson. “The evolution of the talent and craftsmanship that we saw in each entry is just mind blowing. We’re blessed to be able to shine a spotlight on these fantastic vehicles and recognize the beauty of each build.”

Barrett-Jackson is now accepting consignments for the 2022 Palm Beach Auction, April 7-9. Those interested in being a part of the auction may consign their collector vehicle here. Those interested in registering to bid for the 2022 Palm Beach Auction may do so here.

To purchase tickets or VIP packages to the event, click here. Join Barrett-Jackson’s online conversation on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube #BarrettJackson.

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By: Barrett-Jackson
Title: 2022 Barrett-Jackson Cup Presented by eBay Motors Awards the “Ultimate Best in Show” to Immaculate 1936 Ford Roadster
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Published Date: Tue, 01 Feb 2022 20:20:55 +0000

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