See the Top 12 Vehicles in Battle of the Builders Competition

Nov 9, 2018

TUX, a 1969 Chevrolet Camaro, was the utlimate winner of SEMA’s Battle of the Builders, but the victory didn’t come without a heavy dose of competition.

The final 12 finalists, shown in the above photo gallery, were:


  • Dale Boesch—1936 Ford Roadster
  • Phil & Jeremy Gerber—1970 Chevy Camaro
  • Kyle Tucker—1969 Chevy Camaro


  • Rod Nielsen—1972 Mazda R100
  • Igor Polishchuk—1987 BMW 325
  • Muzzy Yousefi—2004 Nissan 350Z


  • Jason Graham—1934 Ford Pickup
  • Eddie Pettus—1932 Willys Aircraft Refueling Truck
  • Jeremiah Proffitt—1993 Toyota 79 Series


  • Dylan Goacher—1968 Chevy Nova
  • Kyle Kuhnhausen—1972 Datsun 240Z
  • Zach Lagarenne—1988 BMW M3

The 2018 SEMA Battle of the Builders competition began with more than 300 vehicles. An industry panel narrowed the field to select the top 12 finalists, who then judged one another on the final day of the SEMA Show.