June 8, 2001

New Dimensions Charity Car Show 2001
By: Jamie Vondruska & Steve Sherwood

This year's New Dimensions Charity Car Show was an standout success with 296 entrants in the show itself and some of California's finest Volkswagen and Audi rolling iron in force.

The festivities started on Saturday the day before the show with New Dimensions annual sale at their headquarters. Numerous organized groups of show goers from various remote points around California convoyed to New Dimensions on Saturday, with some groups of cars totaling more than 50. Waiting for them was Tim Hildebrand, the owner of New Dimensions and his crack staff that were knee deep helping customers find the parts they needed and helping get registrations out to all those that pre-registered for the car show the next day. Tim rolled out the red carpet and had entertainment and food and drink on hand for all that attended. A mobile detail shop was also on hand to help people get their cars detailed and cleaned from the long trips many people made to get to New Dimensions.

This year's show was held at Moffett Airfield which is owned and operated by NASA. The show itself took place in and around the old blimp hanger on the grounds. This old hanger was quite a site and easily contained all the vendors from this year's show. Outside the hanger sat close to 300 Volkswagens and Audis that took part in the car show, every car a beautiful site. There was live music and plenty of food and drink to go around. Most importantly, the New Dimensions show helps support the Second Harvest Food Bank with loads of food that is contributed by those that attend the show.

The ND Charity Car Show has become the premiere Northern California Volkswagen and Audi show. If you have chance to catch it next year, be sure not to miss it.

Results from the 2001 New Dimensions Charity Car Show are as follows:


1st Place

2nd Place

3rd Place

A-MK1-Scirocco Series 1 76-81

Yarrow Thorne

Wingcho Fung

John Ringham

B-MK1-Scirocco Series 2 82-88

Arvin Quiros

Ken Weidmann JR

 Tarek Nesheiwat 

C-Mk1 Cabrio 80-93

Gregory Freeman

Gary Bengel

Eric Borsky

D-MK1-Rabbit (Golf1), Jetta and Pickup 75-84

Scott Palmer

Jesus Garcia

Rodney Noriel

E-Mk2 - Golf 85-92

Christine Pitman

Beau Saunders

Robert Bauer

F-Mk2 - Jetta 85-92

Tie-Andy Clark 
Paul Mc Cafferty

David Rivera


G-Mk3 - Golf 93-99

Alex Tomek

Anthony Lopez

Lee Rosas

H-Mk3 - Jetta 93-99

Jason Burdick

Ricci Holman

Jeremy Rose

I-Mk3-Cabrio 95-2001

Krista Billows

Rob Thomas

Brandon Johnson

J-Mk4-Golf 99-2001

Dean Alhassen

Mark Woudsma

Willis Bailey III

K-Mk4-Jetta 99-2001

Pedro Rodriguez

Adrian Puente

Sandy Lirag

L-Corrado G-60 90-92

John Betz

Chris Cramer

Michael Paster

M-Corrado VR6 92-95

Jason Leone

Wassim Al Zein

Steve Tompkins

N-Passat B3/4 90-97

Frank Weiland

David Tamanen

Denise Dow

O-Passat B5 98-2001

Jadon Ajamian

Ruben Landeros

Marco Rojo

P-New Beetle

Robert To

Cory Miguel

Earl Mccutcheon

Q-All other VW - Fox, Quantum, Dasher,Vanagon,Eurovan

Christopher Chan

Justin Fivella

Marcos Ramirez

R-Audi A-series A4-A6-A8

Mark Arcenal

Mike Morris

Gary Lieber

T-Audi TT

Rene Rodriguez

Lynn Marshall

Joe Lucchio

S-Audi S4

Rick Ko

Steve Sherwood

Dave Bottom

U-Open Audi - All other Audi models

Jason Lyons

Erik Yip

Wolff Bloss

Best of Show

Jason Burdick

1995 Jetta

People's Choice

Shannon Fenton  

1987 Scirocco




Best of Show

Jason Burdick

1995 Jetta

People's Choice

Shannon Fenton  

1987 Scirocco

Best Paint

Wingcho Fung

1978 Scirocco

Best Interior

Ricci Holman

1997 Jetta

Best Daily Driver

Christopher Chan

1989 Fox

Best ICE

Feras Nesheiwat

 2001 Jetta

Best Stealth Car

Jason Burdick

1995 Jetta

Best Toy Display

Jay Turner

 1999 Jetta

Most Outrageous Car

Ricci Holman

1997 Jetta

Best Display

Scott Palmer

1982 Pickup

Photos from the 2001 New Dimensions Charity Car Show:

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