Hot rods of Kustom Kulture 2014 | Slideshow

From classics to low riders and iron horses, the 2014 Kustom Kulture Festival growled like a finely tuned engine.

Hot rods rolled into the Clearwater Casino Resort by the hundreds on May 31 and June 1, making for an afternoon of grease monkey eye candy.

But it wasn't all just for looks. Chuck Mitchell with the Rockit Roost handed out a bevy of awards for some rather impressive rides.

Best Rack Bike: Tony Gilson, 1977 Honda 754
Best Retro Old-School Bike: Ron Adams, 1966 Honda Dream
Best of Show Custom: Michael Howard, 2014 Custom Pro Street

Class Act Award: Frank Barson, 1961 Cadillac
Hottest Hauler Award: Carl Pierce, 1958 Chevy Yeoman
All-Around Bitchin Award: Greg and Cindy, 1947 Chevy Pick-up
Loud and Low Award: 1940 Rat Rod
Muscle Mania Award: 1969 Road Runner
Retro Ride Award: 1957 Chevy Convertible
Builders Choice Award: Doug Scott, 1950 Plymouth Suburban
Killer Custom Award: Matt Johnson, 1951 Chevy
Missionator Award: Glen Reed, 1930 Ford Roadster
Best of Show: picked by Rockit Roost, 1954 Mercury Convertible

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