Signature Downtown Event

Fuoco Motor Co. Downtown Car Show

2016 Fuoco Motor Co. Downtown Car Show Results!

Fuoco Motor Company Most Desired Trade-in– # 61, Clint Kelly with a 1971 Chevy K10 Pickup (GJ)

Big O Rad Rubber Award– #28, Jim and Ronda Bell with a 1969 Ford Mustang Fastback (Gypsum)

Koolest Kar– #56, Wayne Mettler, with a 1939 Ford Deluxe Woody Station Wagon (Fruita)

Travelled the Farthest- #118, from Dearborn, Michigan, David Robinson with a 1976 Ford Bronco

Most Likely to Get a Speeding Ticket– #83, Bill and Jan Rohr with a 2015 Roush Mustang (GJ)

Mayor’s Choice– #7, Rudy & Mary Dominguez with a 1937 Ford 2 door Sedan (Roy, Utah)

People’s Choice– #33, Heather Myers with a 1970 VW Beetle

Best in Show 5th place- #149 Kevin Swanson with a 1956 Chevy Bel Air

Best in Show 4th place- #43, Jason Richmond with a 1950 Mercury Coupe

Best in Show 3rd place- #156, Darcy Perry with a 1939 Chrysler

Best in Show 2nd place- #161, Mike Blackwelder with a 1967 Chevy C-10

Best in Show 1st place- #121, Jack Kimmel with a 1948 Chevy 5-window Pickup


In September, Main Street rumbles with the sound of hundreds of motors as participants pour into Downtown Grand Junction for the annual Fuoco Motor Co. Car Show. Vehicle owners bring antique cars, muscle cars, classic cars and even motorcycles to display.

Car owners and spectators from all over the Western United States visit with each other, talk cars, and participate in a friendly competition for great prizes!

Participants vie for awards in the following categories:

  • Best in Show- top 5, chosen by car show entrants

  • People’s Choice

  • Most likely to get a speeding ticket

  • Car that travelled the most miles to attend the show

  • Mayor’s Choice

  • Fuoco’s Most Desired Trade-in

  • Big O Tires Rad Rubber Award
  • KOOLest car

Prizes include plates and plaques, and all participants registering before September 16 will receive a Downtown Car Show t-shirt. Participants are encouraged to drive one of the nearby Scenic Byways for a Sunday cruise.  Go to Visit Grand Junction for travel information and to book hotel rooms. 

Online registration will open August 1st.