D4C Hall of Fame

We would like to recognize our award winning participants with the D4C Hall of Fame. Photos of the award winners cars are shown below. These winner’s take home a physical award.


Most Consecutive Events Attended: 8, Robert Bondi
Most Seen Car: 8 times, 1977 530i (Robert Bondi)
Furthest Distance One Way to the Event: 2203 miles, Ben Chester (D4C 2016)
First 5000 Miles One Way to the Event: Jerzy Banasiak, 5181 (D4C 2017/4 years)
Oldest BMW Over the Pass:
1970 2800CS, Richard Neely (D4C 2018)
1970 2800CS, Richard Neely (D4C 2017)
1971 2002, Jim Kochmann – Denver, CO (D4C 2016)
1971 1600 Cabriolet, Art & Betsey Krill (D4C 2015)
1971 2002, Art & Betsey Krill (D4C 2014)
1970 2000 Touring, Ben Ryan (D4C 2013)
1977 530i, Robert Bondi (D4C 2012)
1977 530i, Robert Bondi (D4C 2011)

Oldest BMW at the Meet: 1937 327/8, Rick Meinig (D4C 2015)


2018 Award Winners:

2018 Total Attendance: 94 cars

Furthest Traveled: Jerzy Banasiak – 2003 M5 – Park Ridge, IL
Over the Hill Award & Fan Favorite Award: Richard Neely – 1970 2800CS – Farmington, NM

 

 

D4C Addict Award: Buck Clifford – 2001 750iL – Aurora, CO. [For continued participation 6 years in a row. This year, he brought a second car that his brother could drive!].
Spirit of D4C: Angry Ass Solutions – Denver, CO. [For above and beyond sponsorship in 2018 with Bimmers & Brews social event and registration for multiple participants]

2017 Award Winners:

2017 Total Attendance: 79 cars

Furthest Traveled: Travis Colson – 1987 M535i (Purchased Thursday in Denver, NC and driven all day to arrive Saturday at 2:00am) – Arvada, CO
Over the Hill Award: Richard Neely – 1970 2800CS – Farmington, NM
D4C Addict Award: Aubrey Wright – 2001 M5 – Dallas, TX. [For continued participation 5 years in a row driving from Texas yet never winning a distance award].
Fan Favorite Award: Amit Sudan – 1987 M6 – Denver, CO
Spirit of D4C: Bryan/Colton/Aaron/Jeff Edmister – 1989 325i, 2009 G450X – Phoenix, AZ. [For continued participation trailering non-running car multiple years in a row, and for donating Raffle prizes to the event]]

2016 Award Winners:

2016 Total Attendance: 87 cars

Fan Favorite: Robert Bondi – 1977 530i (M30B34 Swap) – Albuquerque, NM
Over the Hill Award: Jim Kochmann – 1971 2002 (S14 Swap) – Denver, CO
Furthest Traveled: Ben Chester – 2011 135i – Portsmouth, RI
D4C Addict Award: Deborah DiMaggio- 2009 M6 – Edmond, OK
[Made 4th consecutive event even with car issues on the journey, brought rental car instead]

2015 Award Winners:

2015 Total Attendance: 113 cars


Fan Favorite: Rick Meinig – 1937 327/8 – Colorado Springs, CO
Furthest Traveled: Garrett Farmer – 1991 318is Widebody – Charlotte, NC
Over the Hill Award: Art & Betsey Krill – 1971 1600 Cabriolet – Mancos, CO
D4C Addict Award: Andres Alcaraz – 2010 750Li – Oxnard, CA

2014 Award Winners:

2014 Total Attendance: 86 cars


Fan Favorite: Jim Kochmann – 1971 2002 (S14 swap) – Denver, CO
Furthest Traveled: Jerzy Banasiak – 2003 M5 – Park Ridge, IL
Over the Hill Award: Art & Betsey Krill – 1971 2002 – Mancos, CO

2013 Award Winners:

2013 Total Attendance: 61 cars


Fan Favorite: Robert Bondi – 1977 530i – Albuquerque, NM
Furthest Travelled: Jack Dozier – 2011 335d – Severna Park, MD
Over the Hill Award: Ben Ryan – 1972 2000 Touring – Denver, CO

2012 Attendance:

2013 Total Attendance: 28 cars


2011 Attendance:

2013 Total Attendance: 7 cars