SEMA Reveals Battle of the Builders Top 40

Nov 4, 2020

The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) announced the Top 40 builders in the SEMA Battle of the Builders competition. Battle of the Builders is a competition to honor and recognize builders at SEMA360, the trade-only online eMarketplace.

The 2020 Battle of the Builders Top 40 are (by category):

HOT ROD

  • Tony Arme – 1964 Chevrolet Corvette
  • Peter (PJ) Burchett – 1967 Chevrolet Corvette
  • Greg Friedrich – 1933 Ford Coupe
  • Tim Kilkeary – 1956 Pontiac Star Chief Convertible
  • Kyle Kuhnhausen – 1964 Chevrolet Corvette
  • Andy Leach – 1971 Plymouth ‘Cuda
  • Ricardo Lopez – 1968 Ford Mustang Fastback
  • Joe Lutz – 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air
  • Brady Ranweiler – 1963 Chevrolet two-door wagon
  • Chris Smith – 1970 Chevrolet Camaro

SPORT COMPACT

  • Bill Brinkworth – 1973 Nissan S30 240z
  • Todd Budde – 1993 Mazda RX-7 FDS3
  • Josh Croll – 2004 Subaru WRX STi
  • Chip Foose – 1974 Jaguar E-Type
  • Tim Lajambe – 1993 Mercedes-Benz 190E
  • Olman Navarro – 2010 Mitsubishi Evolution GSR
  • Arvi Quizon – 2015 Subaru WRX
  • Eric Ritz – 1973 Nissan 240z
  • Jeff Spearn – 1956 Volkswagen sedan/ragtop
  • John D. Ubalde – 1993 Mazda RX-7

TRUCK/OFF-ROAD

  • Andy Allen – 1957 Studebaker Transtar
  • Randy Borcherding – 1971 Ford Ranchero
  • Brad DeBerti – 2020 Toyota Tacoma
  • Mark Giambalvo – 1965 Chevrolet C10
  • Ryan Korek – 1952 International L110
  • Rod Nielsen – 1964 International CO 1700
  • Troy Seyfer – 1962 Ford F100
  • Darin Smith – 1964 Chevrolet C10 shortbed
  • Randy Weaver – 1950 Ford F1
  • Chad Whitlock – 1970 Chevrolet C10

YOUNG GUNS

  • Eli DeWitt – 1967 Pontiac LeMans
  • Cody Medeisis – 1968 Chevrolet Camaro
  • Matteo Medoro – 1947 Dodge 3/4-ton W250
  • Jonas Neels – 2008 GMC Sierra 4×4
  • Austin Phipps – 1968 Chevrolet Camaro RS
  • Darren Sammartino – 1970 Chevrolet K20
  • James Thomas – 1941 Dodge Business coupe
  • James Thomas – 1949 Ford F1
  • Dominic Tucci – 1932 Ford Highboy
  • Joe Wilder – 1969 Chevrolet Camaro

12 finalists will be chosen by a panel of industry experts featuring RJ DeVera (Meguiar’s), Cam Miller (HS Customs), Jeremiah Proffitt (Proffitt’s Resurrection Land Cruisers) and Mike & Jim Ring (Ringbrothers).