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The big night for the automotive aftermarket industry has been and gone, and once again, it was a big one.
The annual Aftermarket Industry Awards black tie dinner and awards ceremony was held at the Logan Campbell Center on Saturday night, with a record attendance level.
While there were a few glitches along the way, and some learnings for next years event, all in all it was a big success.
Many of the results came down to the wire, with some as close as one public vote.
The categories, and winners on the night were:
Best Local Product – RimPro-Tec
Best Support Of The Import Industry – NAC Insurance
Import circuit car of the year – Harry Dodson’s Nissan GTR
Import Drag Car Of The Year – CBR RX-2
Drift Car Of The Year – Shane Poulton’s Nissan S15
International Ambassador – Mad Mike Whiddett
Import Panel/Paint Shop Of The Year – GT Refinishers
Import Street/Show Car Of The Year – Mohammed Khan’s Honda Civic
V8 Car Club Of The Year – American Muscle Car Club
V8 Drag Car Of The Year – Reece Fish’s ’56 Chev
V8 Circuit Race Team Of The Year – Andy Booth Woodstock Racing
V8 Street/Show Car of the year – Ivan Jujnovich’s ’55 Chev Pickup
Best Support Of The V8 Industry By A Company – Smits Group
Import Car Club Of The Year – Untamed motorsport
Import Performance Workshop Of The Year – STM
Import Retailer Of The year – TRD (North Shore Toyota)
Personality Of The Year – Mad Mike Whiddett
V8 Drag Team Of The Year – Morice McMillin Shapes Roadies Funny Car
V8 Interior Shop Of The Year – Stitches Upholstery
V8 Panel/Paint Shop Of The Year – Matamata Panelworks
V8 Performance Shop Of The Year – C&M Performance
V8 Retail Shop Of The Year – Rapid Radio
Wholesaler/Distributor Of The Year – Sony
Congratulations to all the winners, we look forward to seeing them keep up their hard work for the next 12-months.
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