December 7, 2017
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BASF-coated show cars earn praise at SEMA 2017

SOUTHFIELD, MI, December 7, 2017 — Vehicles painted with BASF’s Glasurit® and R-M® paint lines received multiple awards and industry recognition at the recent 2017 SEMA Show in Las Vegas.

BASF-coated vehicles received the following recognition at SEMA 2017:

Ford Design Award: Honoring outstanding achievement in design, presented to the Hellwig Ford F350, designed, built and painted by LGE-CTS Motorsports. The F350 features BASF R-M Onyx HD.

Goodguys Gold Award:

  • Rad Rides by Troy – 1929 Ford Model A Tudor, featuring BASF Glasurit 55 Line
  • Goolsby Customs – 1940 Ford Convertible, featuring BASF Glasurit 55 Line “Glasurit Cabernet, Goolsby Edition”
  • Ringbrothers – 1972 AMC Javelin AMX, featuring BASF Glasurit 55 Line “Jalop Gold”
     

Battle of the Builders® winner: Awarded to Troy Trepanier of Rad Rides by Troy for his 1929 Ford Model A Tudor featuring BASF Glasurit 55 Line

Battle of the Builders Top 12 Finalists: Finalists for the coveted award included:

  • Eddie’s Rod and Customs – 1963 Chevrolet Corvette, featuring BASF Glasurit 90 Line
  • Roadster Shop – 1969 Chevrolet Camaro, featuring BASF Glasurit 90 Line “Split Second Black”
     

Battle of the Builders Top 40 Finalists: 1954 Chevrolet 5700 COE, featuring BASF R-M Diamont from Legacy Innovations

Glasurit Best Paint Award: Judged and awarded by Chip Foose of Foose Designs, honoring outstanding excellence in vehicle painting:

  • First place: 1940 Ford Convertible by Goolsby Customs
  • Runner up: 1972 AMC Javelin AMX, by Ringbrothers
  • Second Runner up: 1969 Chevrolet Camaro by Roadster Shop
     

Chevrolet Design Awards:

  • Car of the Year: Awarded to Eddie’s Rod and Custom for its 1963 Corvette
  • #ChevySEMA People’s Choice: Awarded to Roadster Shop for its 1969 Camaro

Best Vintage Build Domestic Award: Awarded to Bogi’s Garage, All-Female Build 1957 Chevy Truck, featuring BASF R-M Onyx HD Tenacious Teal

Mothers® Shine Award Finalist: Awarded to 1932 Ford Roadster, featuring BASF Star Fire Blue Glasurit 55 Line by Goolsby Customs

“Partnering with these incredibly talented builders allows us to share in their excitement every time their vehicles are recognized with so many prestigious awards,” said BASF North American Marketing Director Dan Bihlmeyer. “The acknowledgment highlights their extraordinary skills and BASFs superior paint products.”

For more information, please visit www.basfrefinish.com.

For press photos click on the links below:
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Suggested caption: Goolsby Customs 1940 Ford Convertible, coated in Glasurit Cabernet, Goolsby Edition custom BASF color, was awarded the Goodguys Gold Award and Glasurit Best Paint Award at the 2017 SEMA Show.

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Suggested caption: Ringbrothers 1972 AMC Javelin AMX, coated in custom BASF color, Jalop Gold Glasurit 55 Line, was awarded the Goodguys Gold Award and runner up for the Glasurit Best Paint Award at the 2017 SEMA Show.

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Suggested caption: Eddie’s Rod and Customs 1963 Chevrolet Corvette, coated in BASF Glasurit 90 Line, was named a Battle of the Builders Top 12 Finalist and awarded the Chevrolet Design Award at the 2017 SEMA Show.

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Suggested caption: Roadster Shop 1969 Chevrolet Camaro, coated in BASF Glasurit 90 Line Split Second Black, was named a Battle of the Builders Top 12 Finalist, second runner up for the Glasurit Best Paint Award and was awarded the #ChevySEMA People’s Choice Award at the 2017 SEMA Show.

About BASF Automotive Refinish

BASF's Automotive Refinish business makes and markets coatings for the collision repair, commercial fleet and automotive specialty markets. Its paint products are supported by technical training programs, advanced color information systems and business management and planning tools. For more information visit:  http://www.basfrefinish.com/

About BASF

BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has more than 17,500 employees in North America, and had sales of $16.2 billion in 2016. For more information about BASF’s North American operations, visit www.basf.us.

At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The approximately 114,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is organized into five segments: Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Materials & Solutions, Agricultural Solutions and Oil & Gas. BASF generated sales of about €58 billion in 2016. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (BAS). Further information at www.basf.com.

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