At the Hot Rods In The Park Show held a Central Park in Huntington Beach, California a special award was given in honor of Rick Finn, a dear friend of mine passed away on Sept. 23, 06.
Rick Finn was like the brother I never had, we were really close. Rick was a gifted artist that stroked his pin with automotive flare. He was an icon in the automotive art world and hot rod industry.
At this summers Hot Rods In The Park Show a Rick Finn perpetual memorial trophy was awarded to "Best of Show" winner. His two brothers Mike, Steve and nephew Mark along with cutom car guru George Barris were there to present the Rick Finn Memorial trophy to the "Best of Show" winner. Rick's two cherrished rides a '46 Chevy Fleetline which still rolls with the HB Gabachos (translation, Huntington Beach White Guys), and his '53 Ford "Hot Rod Life", panel were also on display at the show. I know Rick was lookin' down on the show with a big smile.
Rest in peace....Godspeed....