John Hilkert

Riverside, California

John's first model was a ‘Godzilla’ model at age 9. To this day he builds ‘Drag Cars’ from scratch. For many years he has placed 1st, 2nd and 3rd in competition. In 2002, John became the newest member of the "Dirty Dozen" Award at the Copperstate Nationals. He was interviewed on NBC TV News of Phoenix, Arizona to promote this hobby of building model cars. His models have been photographed countless times in (2) nationally publicized model car magazines.
John recently had many smiles added to his life when he helped out the San Bernardino, CA. Children’s Hospital with their Charitable Model Car Event.
Lastly but not least, John has been a member of two model car clubs and a current member of another: Classic Plastic of Riverside, CA; KitBashers of So California and his newest current adventure… ‘3.2.1 Club’. Which was born out of the following desire:
3 guys got together with
2 ideas, To build models and have fun with
1 common goal…To promote the hobby.

Books by John Hilkert