RECOGNITION

LIST OF ACCOMPLISHMENTS


AWARDS


  • 1990 - Goodguys Street Rod of the Year Award for a '32 two door sedan
  • 1991 - Goodguys Street Rod of the Year Award for a '29 two door sedan
  • 1991 - Goodguys Street Rod of the Year Award for a '40 delivery
  • 1995 - America's Most Beautiful Roadster Award for "Smoothster"
  • 1995 - Goodguys Street Rod of the Year Award for a '34 three window coupe
  • 1996 - America's Most Beautiful Roadster Award for "Boydster"
  • 1997 - Goodguys Street Rod of the Year Award for the '39 Chevy coupe "Predator"
  • 1999 - Goodguys Street Rod of the Year Award for the '54 Belvedere "Sniper", built by Troy Trepanier
  • 1999 - America's Most Beautiful Roadster Award for "Shockwave"
  • 2000 - America's Most Beautiful Roadster Award for "0032"
  • 2001 - Goodguys Street Rod of the Year Award for "Grandmaster"
  • 2001 - America's Most Beautiful Roadster Award for "Impact" designed by Chip & finished by Barry White
  • 2002 - Ridler Award for the '35 Chevy Master Sedan "Grandmaster"
  • 2003 - America's Most Beautiful Roadster Award for "Boydster ii" designed by Chip & finished by Bobby Alloway
  • 2003 - Ridler Award for the '34 Mercury "Stallion"
  • 2005 - Ridler Award for the 1936 Ford based roadster "Impression"
  • 2006 - America's Most Beautiful Roadster Award for "Impression"
  • 2010 - Goodguys Street Rod of the Year Award for "Magnatude"
  • 2012 - GM Best of Show, SEMA 2012 for "Eldorod”
  • 2015 - Ridler Award for the '65 Impala "Impostor"


ACHIEVEMENTS


  • 1997 - Hot Rod Hall of Fame
  • 1998 - Goodguys Trendsetter Award
  • 2002 - Darryl Starbird Rod & Custom Car Museum Hall of Fame
  • 2002 - Ford Motor Company SEMA Best of Show for "Speedbird"
  • 2003 - Grand National Roadster Show Hall of Fame
  • 2005 - San Francisco Rod, Custom & Motorcycle Hall of Fame
  • 2007 - Petersen Automotive Museum "From Pen to Pavement" Exhibit
  • 2009 - Diecast Hall of Fame
  • 2013 – Hot Rod Hall of Fame’s Circle of Champions


TELEVISION & FILM


  • "Titus" (TV Series) - Consultant, 2000-2002
  • "Rides" (TV Series) - Himself, 2003-2005
  • "Overhaulin'" (TV Series) - Himself, 2004-2008
  • "Cars" (Movie) - Custom Painting: Consultant, 2006
  • "SEMA: After Hours" (TV Documentary) - Himself, 2007
  • "Ultimate Car Build Off" (TV Series) - Himself, Celebrity Judge, 2010
  • "American Icon: The Hot Rod - Himself, Host, 2010-2011
  • "Cars 2" (Movie) - Consultant, 2011
  • "Overhaulin’” (TV Series) – Himself, 2012 –Current

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A Personal Message

Thank you so much to all my fans for your support!! I'm sorry I can't personally respond to all the fan mail I get, but would like you all to know that I appreciate the kind words and interest in my work. Unfortunately, Overhaulin' has ended production and we’re not accepting any new submissions! We do not handle any submissions for the show; any requests sent direct to us will not be read or accepted. Sorry for any disappointment this may cause.