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Troy Ladd Wins Coveted America’s Most Beautiful Roadster Award

By SEMA Editors

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Troy Ladd’s ’36 Packard roadster, the Mullholland Speedster, prevailed in a field of 12 finalists to win the coveted 10-ft. America’s Most Beautiful Roadster trophy.

Troy Ladd, legendary customizer and owner of Hollywood Hot Rods, was honored with the top award at the 68th Annual Grand National Roadster Show held in Pomona, California, January 27–29, 2017. Ladd’s ’36 Packard roadster, the Mullholland Speedster, prevailed in a field of 12 finalists to win the coveted 10-ft. trophy.

Ladd follows his Grand National achievement with his first television series, “Botched Ride Rescue.” Teaming with car expert and TV personality Courtney Hansen, the duo will rescue and customize poorly modified cars and trucks in the spirit of fun for deserving owners. The 10-episode series will premiere on Velocity on primetime in the third quarter of 2017.

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