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Two classic trucks roll down Grant Road during the 40th Annual Les Schwab Classy Chassis Parade in East Wenatchee on Friday. A show featuring many of the vehicles in the parade runs from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at Eastmont Community Park.

EAST WENATCHEE — The familiar thunder of Classy Chassis returned to its familiar time and place Friday evening.

Sal Rodriguez, of East Wenatchee, brought his 3-year-old son, Levi. They watched on a tiny hill above the sidewalk across the street from El Porton restaurant. “It’s like tradition,” Rodriguez said. “We just like to come over here every year.”

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Bob Maas, East Wenatchee, shows Dan and Brenda Ellwood the engine of his 1955 Hudson Hornet Hollywood before the parade.

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A 2021 Chevy Corvette and a classic 1959 Chevy Corvette are parked side-by-side prior to the 40th Annual Les Schwab Classy Chassis Parade Friday night in East Wenatchee.

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A hood ornament on Manuel Vargas' 1979 Cadillac Coupe de Ville.

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Jeff Strop, of Wenatchee, shows off his 1969 Corvette Stingray on the parade route.

Pete O'Cain: (509) 664-7152

ocain@wenatcheeworld.com or

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Pete O’Cain is a graduate of Central Washington University and served in the Marines Corps. He previously covered public safety and led The World's wildfire coverage.

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