Murrieta’s 52nd Father’s Day Car Show brings the best in classics, hot rods and customized vehicles to Cal Oaks Sports Park

A car show couldn’t be a car show without a fleet of the latest privately owned Chevrolet Corvettes with their uplifted doors and rear engines on display by Vettes Out West (VOW) at the Murrieta Father’s Day Car Show on June 17. Valley News/Tony Ault photo
“There is no other place I would rather be,” one classic car driver on Father’s Day weekend said as he entered his tricked-out convertible into the 52nd Father’s Day Car Show at California Oaks Sports Park in Murrieta on June 17.“We have preregistered about 300 pre-1980 cars and specialty vehicles with probably about another 50 not registered,” Laura D. Fasso, recreation supervisor for Murrieta’s Special Events, said. She said the city gives out 46 trophies for the best in a number of categories from best Dad’s Day cars to the Mayor’s Choice at the signature event.“The top Best of Show trophy is in memory of the late Gil Losi, who started the car show with Radio Controlled cars. Next year the Best of Show tribute car will be pictured on T-shirts given out to the
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