Live@SEMA: Jonathan Goolsby takes BASF Glasurit Best Paint Award

Jonathan Goolsby (right) took first place in the Glasurit Best Paint Award with this 1969 Ford Mustang. The car is owned by Tim Spencer (left).

Las Vegas, Nevada — November 3, 2016 — BASF has announced the winner of the second annual BASF Glasurit Best Paint Award at the 2016 SEMA Show. The 1969 Ford Mustang was painted by Jonathan Goolsby of Goolsby Customs with Glasurit 55 Line “Goolsby Glasurit Gray.” The vehicle is owned by Tim Spencer.

Chip Foose, world-famous car builder and star of the TV show “Overhaulin'” served as judge and presenter for the award. According to Foose, , the 1969 Mustang stood out for the best use of colour among the field of 15 entries.

“The Goolsby Glasurit Gray was appropriate for the body style. With the sleek panels and sharp edges, it really enhanced the design of the vehicle,” said Foose. “Goolsby’s paint job was flawless—the Mustang has great gloss, depth and impeccable colour.”

The second place finalist was the 1969 Chevrolet Camaro painted in Glasurit 90 Line, “Blue Print,” by owners Jim and Mike Ring from Ringbrothers.  The third finalist was the 1961 Chevrolet Impala “Double Bubble” owned by Joe Horisk and painted by Jim and Jesse Greening, Greening Auto Company, in Glasurit 90 Line.

A statement from BASF says the Glasurit Best Paint Award was created to honour outstanding excellence in vehicle painting using Glasurit 22, 55 or 90 Line products, including primer, colour and clear. Legendary restoration expert and long-time Glasurit advocate Chip Foose judged the contestants based on fit and finish, quality of preparation and final presentation.


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