Robert Matranga Wins 2021 SEMA Battle of the Builders

Nov 9, 2021

Robert Matranga took home the 2021 SEMA Battle of the Builders title at the SEMA Show last week, the organization announced.

Matranga, one of four finalists and the winner of the Hot Rod category, won the annual competition with his 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air build, which was featured in the Keystone Automotive Operations booth at the 2021 SEMA Show.

The four finalists:

  • Sport Compact – Eddie Pettus – 1961 Austin Healey Sprite
  • Truck/Off-Road – Bryan Thompson – 1934 Ford Pickup
  • Young Guns – Dayton Jacobson – 2000 Chevrolet S10
  • Hot Rod – Robert Matranga – 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air

The competition is open to builders with vehicles displayed at the SEMA Show. The 2021 SEMA Battle of the Builders competition received more than 240 applications.

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