SEMA Names Top 40 Finalists for Battle of the Builders

Oct 31, 2018

SEMA on Tuesday announced the top 40 builders in the SEMA Battle of the Builders competition. The 2018 Battle of the Builders Top 40 are (by category):

HOT ROD

  • Dale Boesch – 1936 Ford Roadster
  • Phil & Jeremy Gerber – 1970 Chevy Camaro
  • Kyle Tucker – 1969 Chevy Camaro
  • Steve Legens – 1936 Pontiac Silver Streak
  • Tom Nelson – 1955 Chevy Bel Air
  • Steve Keefer – 1970 Chevy Chevelle
  • Tim Kilkeary – 1956 Pontiac Star Chief
  • Cam Miller – 1970 Chevy El Camino
  • Dave Salvaggio – 1970 Dodge Charger
  • Jonathan Goolsby – 1974 Plymouth Duster

SPORT COMPACT

  • Rod Nielsen – 1972 Mazda R100
  • Muzzy Yousefi – 2004 Nissan 350Z
  • Igor Polishchuk – 1987 BMW 325
  • Gary Brown – 1956 VW Bug
  • Takahiko Izawa – 2008 Nissan R35 GT-R
  • Jorge Martinez – 2017 Nissan GT-R
  • Mike Pateras – 2005 Subaru Impreza WRX Sti WRC
  • Sawn Bassett – 1972 Nissan Datsun 240Z
  • Ernie Manansala – 2018 Nissan GT-R
  • Ryan Jones – 2000 Nissan Skyline R34 GT-R

TRUCKS/OFF-ROAD

  • Eddie Pettus – 1932 Willys Aircraft Refueling Truck
  • Jeremiah Proffitt – 1993 Toyota 79 Series
  • Jason Graham – 1934 Ford Pickup
  • Blake Stoner – 1956 Chevy Carryall
  • Erik Barnlund – 1974 Ford Bronco
  • Juan Diego Calle – 1984 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ43
  • Ross Logsdon – 1956 Chevy C10
  • Carter Reed – 2019 Ford Ranger
  • Randy Weaver – 1941 Dodge Power Wagon
  • Billy Bibb – 1973 Scout II

YOUNG GUNS

  • Brad DeBerti – 2018 Ford F150
  • Jacob Griffin – 1927 Ford Roadster
  • Dylan Goacher – 1968 Chevy Nova
  • Tanner Timblin – 1964 Chevy C10
  • Jesus Lopez – 1985 Mazda RX7
  • Luke Merrill – 1931 Chevy Rat Rod Hauler
  • Kyle Kuhnhausen – 1972 Nissan 240Z
  • Corey Williams – 1967 Pontiac GTO
  • Zach Lagarenne – 1988 BMW M3
  • Ryan Martin – 1957 Chevy 150 Hardtop