Axalta Announces 2018 Custom Finishes Calendar Competition Winners

The votes are in! Here are the twelve winners featured in Axalta’s 2018 Custom Finishes Calendar are:

Cover and April: Gil LeBlanc, 1959 Chevrolet Corvette (Cromax)
January: Brenda McDaniel, Heath Hoover, 1948 Chevy 3100 (Spies Hecker)
February: Mike and Linda Jo Mitchell, Abe Zigan, 2016 Harley Davidson Road Glide (Spies Hecker)
March: Bob Garwood, 1965 Buick Riviera (Cromax)
May: Jeremy Miller, Grant Brown, 1955 Ford F100 (Spies Hecker)
June: Greg Nuss, Matt Jasperson, Chuck Badour, 1937 Mack Jr (Imron)
July: Wayne Hunter, 1970 Plymouth Superbee (Cromax)
August: Dwayne Roberts, Jerron Settles, 2016 Dragster Sinister Series (Cromax)
September: Gary Alexander, Kevin Zwgart, 1965 Chevrolet Nova (Cromax)
October: Mike Moss, Rob Deming, Derek Morawski, 1966 Gerhardt Indy Car (Cromax)
November: Wayne Davis,1955 Chrysler Imperial (Spies Hecker)
December: Richard Broyles, 1941 Ford Roadster (Cromax)

The vehicles chosen are some of the most prestigious automotive builds in the United States finished with Axalta brands, including Cromax®, Spies Hecker®, Standox® and Imron®.  Axalta representatives selected winners that demonstrated superior use of color, finish quality, technical difficulty, design originality and artistic merit. 

Axalta selected Des Kleineibst, award winning automotive photographer to capture the winning vehicles.  Kleineibst’s experience in lighting, studio and on-location photography combine to highlight the quality of workmanship and unique characteristics of each vehicle. Order your 2018 Customer Finishes Calendar today at

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