The Thomas’ gorgeous 1939 Oldsmobile wowed the Detroit Autorama judges enough to win the prestigious award this afternoon among a competitive field of Great 8 finalists.
Hot Rod wrote the following:
Billy Thomas of Georgetown, Texas with his 1939 Oldsmobile convertible will take home the prestigious Ridler award as presented by Chevrolet Performance. The incredibly elegant and immensely creative and well-thought out hot rod was built under the hands and direction of Harold Chapman and his craftsman at Customs & Hot Rods of Andice, Texas. (Located north of Austin.)