The weather was ideal as the crowds came out to the Fortin Village Classic Car show in downtown Chilliwack on Sunday. A record 316 vehicles were registered.

The weather was ideal as the crowds came out to the Fortin Village Classic Car show in downtown Chilliwack on Sunday. A record 316 vehicles were registered.

Village Classic draws the crowds

Motor enthusiasts filled Chilliwack’s downtown streets on Sunday to check out the Fortin’s Village Classic Car Show.

Motor enthusiasts filled Chilliwack’s downtown streets on Sunday to check out the Fortin’s Village Classic Car Show.

A record number of 316 vehicles were registered for the event, which took place under sunny skies and perfect weather.

The big winner of this year’s show was Adam Mussell of Chilliwack and his 1969 GTO. Mussell won the People’s Choice (voted on by the visitors) as well as a sponsor trophy.

Here’s the list of this year’s winners:

People’s Choice – Adam Mussell, Chilliwack – 1969 Pontiac GTO

Mayor’s Choice – Glynis Koczkur, Chilliwack – 1956 MGA

Sponsor’s Choices

Fortins Supply:  Larry Mosimann, Chilliwack – 1967 Chevy C10

Fortins Home Hardware: Carl and Carole Berg, Chilliwack – 1939 Ford 2 Door

Chilliwack Ford:  Maria and Murray Dyck, Chilliwack – 1965 Ford Mustang

Mertin GM: Adam Mussell, Chilliwack – 1969 Pontiac GTO

O’Connor Dodge Chrysler Jeep: Glen Solly, Yarrow – 1970 Plymouth Road Runner

Hub International Barton Insurance:  Johnnie Balfour, Vancouver – 1957 VW Beetle

Following Canada Day festivities this Friday, the next big downtown event is Party in the Park, running four consecutive Fridays starting July 8.