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Weekend Rewind! Sensational 2017 Sendoff in Scottsdale!

What a finale! Goodguys wrapped up its 2017 season in spectacular, sun-soaked style in Scottsdale, Arizona this weekend at the 20th Southwest Nationals. The WestWorld events facility was rockin’ for three straight days with killer hot rods, bitchin’ customs, mighty muscle cars, trick trucks, and just about every other type of fine vintage American ride […]

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Friday First Look – 20th Southwest Nationals Sizzles!

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s all been leading up to this! We’ve lit the candles on the final Goodguys gathering for 2017 and kicked off the 20th Southwest Nationals here in Scottsdale! It’s the perfect setting for our season finale – the lush polo fields at WestWorld packed full of bitchin’ vintage iron, surrounded by beautiful […]

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Weekend Rewind! Pleasanton Gets Patriotic!

If you’re an American hot rodder or performance enthusiast who values what our car culture and our country stands for, you couldn’t have asked for a better time last weekend at the Pleasanton Fairgrounds. With a venue full of power and patriotism, the Goodguys 28th Fuelcurve.com Autumn Get-Together was a wide open weekend of fun […]

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Friday First Look! 24th Southeastern Nationals in Charlotte

The last Goodguys event west of the Mississippi is a full throttle affair this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway as our 24th Southeastern Nationals has starmed the scene. As with any outdoor event, weather plays a pivotal role. The weather GOD’S must be hot rodders because for the second straight year, we have chamber of […]

2017 Goodguys Nostalgia Nationals Weekend Rewind (42 of 65)

Weekend Rewind – Big Fun in Bowling Green

If you like cool cars and vintage drag racing, the Goodguys Nostalgia Nationals in Bowling Green, Kentucky was the place to be this weekend. For three days, the Kentucky countryside was decorated with classic, custom and vintage iron, and punctuated by quarter-mile blasts of drag cars – everything from hot rod class to exhibition Nostalgia […]

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Friday First Look – Kickin’ Off the Nostalgia Nationals in Kentucky

It’s autumn in Kentucky, which means Goodguys is rolling into Beach Bend Raceway Park for the 6th Nostalgia Nationals! We kicked off this three-day spectacle of speed and style with a first-rate Friday. Countless street rods, customs, muscle cars, trucks and classics cruised in down the winding, picturesque Beach Bend lanes this morning as fog […]

2017 Goodguys Lone Star Nationals Weekend Rewind (72 of 72)

Weekend Rewind – Striking Silver at the Lone Star Nationals’ 25th Anniversary

Most of the time it’s customary to celebrate a 25th anniversary with silver. But when you’re talking about Goodguys rolling into Texas Motor Speedway for the 25th Summit Racing Equipment Lone Star Nationals, somehow it seems more appropriate to commemorate the occasion with chrome, steel and horsepower. It was an outstanding weekend of roddin’, racin’ […]

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Friday First Look – Firing Things up in Fort Worth at the Lone Star Nationals

Get ready for a deep-fried, Texas-sized automotive spectacle, because Goodguys has taken over Texas Motor Speedway for three days of high-octane hot rod mayhem at the 25th Summit Racing Lone Star Nationals in Fort Worth! This is the silver anniversary for one of our favorite fall events, and we can think of no better way […]

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Weekend Rewind – Rocky Mountain Roddin’ at the 20th Colorado Nationals

The front range of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado is a special place. With majestic mountains in one direction and big-sky open plains in the other, it’s a region that relishes in open spaces and the great outdoors. And for gearheads, one great way to take in those grand vistas is behind the wheel of […]

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Friday First Look – Revvin’ up the Rockies at the 20th Colorado Nationals!

Goodguys is revvin’ up for a high-energy happenin’ on the high plains of Colorado as we kick off the 20th Goodguys Colorado Nationals in Loveland! It’s the perfect time of year to be in this picture-perfect city nestled at the base of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado. The days are sunny and warm, the nights […]

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Weekend Rewind – Hot Rod Heat Wave in P-Town!

Over 3,500 hot rods and temperatures hovering around the century mark provided an incendiary weekend as the 31st West Coast Nationals presented by Flowmaster, rocked  the Pleasanton Fairgrounds. A highly combustible combination of candy colored cars, legendary figures, fast friends and bustling midways came to life as the Goodguys “Crown Jewel” sparkled bright. Shining brightest […]

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Friday First Look – 31st Annual West Coast Nationals

Greetings from the crown jewel of Goodguys events! The 31st Goodguys West Coast Nationals is glistening in the California sun, setting the stage for what promises to be a picture-perfect weekend in P-town! After four days of warming up with Goodguys Hot Rod Week runs and activities, the Alameda County Fairgrounds started hopping early Friday […]


Weekend Rewind – Sun Soaked in Spokane

The Goodguys Great Northwest Nationals in Spokane should actually be called the Summer Vacation Nationals. The clean mountain air, the pines, the lakes and rivers and the brilliant, warm sunshine give you the vibe of being on a camping trip yet this city of a quarter-million people is vibrant and bustling. It’s also a speed-centric […]


Friday First Look – 16th Great NW Nationals – Spokane

The Inland Northwest is a majestic place with warm summer sun, blue lakes, green pines, plenty of space, low populations and smooth roads perfect for cruisin’. A friend from the area once told us “It’s like Tahoe here but without all the people.” You get the idea – this place is super cool for sportsman, […]


Weekend Rewind – Perfection in Puyallup!

During the summer months, the Puget Sound region more than lives up its nickname as the Majestic Northwest. Towering pines, brilliant sunshine and crystal blue water stretches in all directions. In Puyallup, the quaint town streets have filled up with fine American iron the last weekend of July for three decades now. With Mount Rainier […]


Friday First Look from Puyallup! Pacific NW Nationals Underway!

Puyallup! The town with the funny name known worldwide for its cultivation of daffodils has turned into hot rod heaven the last 30 years during the last weekend of July. The Goodguys 30th Pacific Northwest Nationals is off to a rip roarin’ start here at the Washington State Fair Events Center. During today’s sun-soaked action, […]


Weekend Rewind – 20th PPG Nationals Rock Columbus!

This was it – the BIG one! Columbus, Ohio served as the epicenter of the hot rodding world this weekend as the Goodguys PPG Nationals celebrated its 20th anniversary with a non-stop, no-holds-barred, four-wheeled extravaganza at the Ohio Expo Center. The buzz on this year’s PPG Nationals has been building for weeks and the event […]


Friday First Look – 20th PPG Nationals

What if you threw a hot rod party and everybody came? That’s kind of the way the Goodguys PPG Nationals – celebrating its 20th year! – is turning out for 2017. The Ohio Expo Center is filling to the brim with the nation’s hottest rods, sickest street machines and all manner of pre-’73 automotive mayhem. […]

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Weekend Rewind – 26th Speedway Motors Heartland Nationals

While the rest of the country prepared for Independence Day with hot dogs and apple pie, the Midwest car community congregated in Des Moines, Iowa over the weekend to celebrate America’s enduring car culture with hot rods and fine rides at the Goodguys 26th Speedway Motors Heartland Nationals in Des Moines. This event has been […]

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Friday First Look! 26th Speedway Motors Heartland Nationals

BOOM! That explosion you hear isn’t early Independence Day fireworks, it’s the hot rod and custom faithful blowing open another amazing mid-summer weekend at the Goodguys Speedway Motors Heartland Nationals in Des Moines. It’s a tradition celebrating its 26th year, and if today was any indication, this will be one for the record books! The […]

GoodGuys Day at the Hay 2017

Weekend Rewind – One Fine Day in Lincoln!

Words and pictures by Damon Lee One day, countless cars, one memorable experience! The Goodguys Speedway Motors Day at the Hay is a Goodguys event like no other. It’s an entire weekend of automotive fun packed into 24 action-packed hours. And the third annual Day at the Hay proved to be a total charmer, filling […]

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Weekend Rewind – Hot Rods in the Hudson Valley

You can search far and wide in America and not find a prettier region that New York’s Hudson Valley. It’s historic, quaint, lush and full of robust northeasterner’s who know how to party and have a good time. For the second consecutive year, the Goodguys East Coast Nationals in the village of Rhinebeck featured a […]

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Friday First Look – 25th East Coast Nationals, Rhinebeck New York

Greetings from Upstate New York! We are off and running for a wide open weekend of fun here at Dutchess County Fairgrounds. But before we can get into today – join us tonight at 5pm at the fairgrounds for twilight cruising and a DJ spinning the tunes. The quant town of Rhinebeck, New York is […]

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Weekend Rewind… Summer Get-Together Rocks P-Town!

Though the calendar says the summer solstice doesn’t officially begin until June 21st, gearheads and throttle stompers around the West kicked off their hot rod summer last weekend in style at the Pleasanton Fairgrounds. The 24th Summer Get-Together was an experience in sound, speed, and fury. Hot cars? Check. Great racing? Check. Muscle Cars and […]

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Saturday Photo Feature! Sun Soaked 24th Summer Get-Together

The sun and some sizzling show cars were out in force in Northern California today. For over 35 years, Goodguys and gearheads have been getting together at the Pleasanton Fairgrounds 40 miles east of San Francisco to show off, hang out, cruise and come together. Today was opening day of the 24th Summer Get-Together featuring […]

Goodguys Music City Mayhem AutoCross Brings the Madness

Photo Gallery! Music City Mayhem AutoCross Brings the Madness

When you gather over 50 of the nation’s most talented, most aggressive and most accomplished AutoCross racers together with $4,500 in prize money on the line (not to mention national bragging rights) – things get pretty intense! All day yesterday and today throttles were mashed and mashed hard in search of asphalt glory and the […]

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Friday First Look, 12th Nashville Nationals Off and Running!

Greetings from Music City USA and the sultry south! We are off and running for a wide open weekend of fun here at Nissan Stadium in downtown Nashville. But before we can get into today – we’ve gotta tell ya about last night’s Advanced Plating Open House and Kickoff Party. As they do every year, […]

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Goodguys 2017 Music City Road Tour Day 7 – That’s a Wrap!

Thursday May 18th – The Music City Road Tour ran the last leg of its week-long journey today as we departed Arkansas and headed towards Nashville while making two stops along the way. The Goodguys Road Tours are never about the destination but always about the journey, the fact we arrived in Nashville was just […]

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Goodguys 2017 Music City Road Tour Day 6 – Trekkin’ Through the Ozarks

Wednesday May 17th – Hands down, the most scenic drive on the 2017 Music City Road Tour happened this morning as we tackled the Ozark Mountains in Arkansas. We rolled out of the small town of Eureka Springs a little before 9am this morning and hit the two-lane blacktop as light showers dropped from the […]

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Goodguys 2017 Music City Road Tour Day 5 – Okay Through Oklahoma

Tuesday May 16th – We awoke in Oklahoma City, OK to warm, sunny skies and an itinerary filled with three stops that everyone has looked forward to since day one. We departed the hotel and knocked off 100 miles on our way to Kicker Audio in Stillwater, OK for the first stop of the day. […]

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Goodguys 2017 Music City Road Tour Day 4 – Hammer Down!

Monday May 15th – We woke up in Texas this morning and had to face the reality of Day 4…over five hours straight until we got to the first stop on the schedule. With no scheduled departure time, some early birds fled the parking lot at the break of dawn to get a head start […]

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Goodguys 2017 Music City Road Tour Day 3 – Things Got Weird Today

Sunday May 14th – With an easy day on tap as far as stops go, we were able to cover some ground on Day 3 and take a big chunk out of the mileage remaining to Nashville. We kicked off Mother’s Day Sunday with a group breakfast at the historic Double Eagle restaurant in scenic […]

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Goodguys 2017 Music City Road Tour Day 2 – Cruisin’ to Cruces

Saturday May 13th – We rolled out of Show Low, AZ this morning to kick off Day 2 of the Music City Road Tour. Unlike yesterday’s itinerary which was packed with multiple stops throughout the Phoenix area, today was all about driving! We had two stops along the way but the highlight was the Southeastern […]

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Goodguys 2017 Music City Road Tour Day 1 – Arizona Send Off!

Friday May 12th – The Goodguys 2017 Music City Road Tour is underway! The first of two Road Tours this season kicked off in Phoenix, AZ today and over the course of the next week will end up in Nashville, TN at the Goodguys Nashville Nationals event on May 19-21. Old friends and new met […]

Raleigh Rewind, Goodguys 3rd North Carolina Nationals

Raleigh Rewind – 3rd North Carolina Nationals

The 3rd North Carolina Nationals kicked off the East coast leg of the Goodguys 2017 event season filling the North Carolina State Fairgrounds just outside of Raleigh, NC. High humidity and temps in the 90’s didn’t scare off all the good guys and gals, as droves of classic, muscle cars, pickups and spectators showed up […]

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Saturday on the Track – 3rd Annual North Carolina National AutoCross Results

Goodguys AutoCross action heated up as Atlantic coast racers took to the track Friday and Saturday at the 3rd North Carolina Nationals for some full throttle, tire-squealing, gear-slammin’ fun. Close to 50 lead-footed drivers took to the course, steering their machines through the turns in an attempt to grab the fastest time possible. It was […]

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Friday First Look – Goodguys 3rd North Carolina Nationals

The first East Coast stop on our 2017 event tour brings us to the North Carolina State Fairgrounds outside Raleigh for the 3rd annual North Carolina Nationals. From sunrise to early evening, droves of the South’s finest classics, mighty muscle cars, hot rods and pristine pickups could be seen cruising the grounds and lining the […]

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Weekend Rewind! Del Mar Delivers Again!

If you were to script the perfect hot rod weekend, it would have looked a lot like our 17th Meguiar’s Del Mar Nationals which brought over 2,700 vintage show cars and thousands of fans to the scenic Del Mar Fairgrounds on the edge of the Pacific Ocean. The weather was the best we have ever […]

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Wood is Good! [Photo Gallery]

Woodies and the beach go together like surf and sand, so it’s no wonder the 17th Meguiar’s Del Mar Nationals has a long history of attracting a fantastic selection of wood-bodied wagons. True to Del Mar tradition, the San Diego Woodies teamed up with Goodguys to host a special Good Wood parking area on Saturday […]

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Friday First Look Photo Gallery – Goodguys 17th Meguiar’s Del Mar Nationals

The seaside village of Del Mar, California is one of the most chill spots on earth. Nobody is in a hurry here, most folks are in shorts and flip flops, the beach is inviting, the ocean warm, the palm trees have an easy sway, and the scenery is breathtaking! The girls are pretty too! It […]

Sunday AutoCross Results, 35th All American Get-Together

West Coast Throwdown! 35th All American Get-Together AutoCross Results

Goodguys was welcomed back to California to the event that started it all – the 35th running of the All American Get-Together AutoCross! Over 70 gear- jammin’ speed junkies flooded the pits at the Pleasanton Fairgrounds to test their skills by weaving through the cones on the tight track. The PRO and the Truck class had […]

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Weekend Rewind – 35 Years of Getting Together in Pleasanton!

Halfway through its third decade, the Goodguys All American Get-Together in Pleasanton continues to bring the hot rod fraternity together for a wide open weekend of fun the third weekend of March. With all years, makes and models of American powered cars on hand, this event blends different generations of car guys and gals together […]

1965 Chevrolet Impala - Mike Hernandez - Clayton, CA

Deadend Lowriders Cruise into Pleasanton

Our friends Jesus Espinosa and Jesus Villalobos with Deadend Magazine have done it again! Our long time Latino friends, brand builders, custom car owners invited over 20 of their lowrider friends to sparkle under the lights here at the 35th All American Get-Together. Parked inside the Hall of Commerce – which was actually used as […]

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Breaking News! Exclusive Look at the Top 5 Custom of the Year Finalists!

For custom car enthusiasts and stylists, this weekend’s 35th All American Get-Together in Pleasanton is all about the Goodguys 2017 Street Rod Headquarters Custom of the Year award. The spacious Young California Building was stacked full of killer customs from around the Western U.S. Every car inside the building was eligible for a Top 5 […]

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First Look! 35th All American Get-Together Photo Gallery!

On this very weekend 35 years ago, the first ever Goodguys event took place. It was a one day affair held right here at the Pleasanton Fairgrounds. The brainchild of our late founder Gary Meadors, the Goodguys Get-Together was all about car guys and gals from around the west getting together for a day of […]

Weekend Rewind 7th Spring Lone Star Nationals

Texas Weekend Rewind! The 7th Spring Lone Star Nationals Delivers Big!

Texas Motor Speedway has never looked so good! The seventh running of the Spring Lone Star Nationals in Fort Worth, TX was one for the books with record breaking numbers for both cars and crowds. A beautiful three-day weekend weather forecast attributed to that success making for 72 non-stop hours of mechanical mayhem. Our engines […]

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Guns Blazin’! 7th Spring Lone Star Nationals AutoCross Results!

The Track with No Limits, Texas Motor Speedway provides the perfect setting for Goodguys AutoCross. It’s one of only three locations we visit multiple times each season but both the Spring and the Fall events here always have a great representation of fast race cars in the AutoCross pits – this weekend was no exception. […]

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Friday First Look – 7th Spring Lone Star Nationals [Photo Gallery]

The second leg of our 2017 Spring Fling tour finds us in Fort Worth, Texas for the seventh running of the Spring Lone Star Nationals held at the track with No Limits – Texas Motor Speedway! From zero-dark-thirty till high-noon, the infield tunnel continued to reveal incoming hot rods, customs, muscle cars, and of course […]

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Weekend Rewind, 8th Spring Nationals Kicks off 2017 Event Season!

The 8th Spring Nationals kicked off the Goodguys 2017 event season in spectacular style with a record 2,500 cars flooding the grounds at Westworld in Scottsdale. Hot temps and clear skies brought out an equally impressive number of spectators and plenty of amazing cars. If the winner’s circle is any indication of the caliber of […]

Saturday AutoCross Results, 8th Spring Nationals

8th Spring Nationals AutoCross Results

AutoCross has become a staple at many Goodguys events, including the 8th Spring Nationals here in Scottsdale. While many racers take to the track on Friday, Saturday is when the real gear smashing, high rpm, car sliding action happens. Once the green flag dropped, close to 50 lead-footed drivers took to the course, steering their […]

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Friday First Look – 8th Spring Nationals [Photo Gallery]

March is finally here and if you’re like us, you’ve been waiting for the skies to clear up and the roads to dry out for months. Well, the wait is over. We officially kicked off the Goodguys 2017 event season today at Westworld in Scottsdale, Arizona — and the weather was perfect. Moderate temperatures and […]

59th annual March Meet (2017)

Hot News Exclusive! March Meet Photo Gallery by Marc Gewertz!

Our decades-long friend and elite motorsports photographer, Marc Gewertz, was trackside at last weekend’s 59th annual March Meet at Auto Club Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield capturing all the action. His impressive photo gallery is below. Give it a whirl! The March Meet, left for dead in 1993, was resurrected by our team at Goodguys and […]

Buddy Jordan, Portland, OR – “Renaissance Roadster” 1933 Ford Roadster | 2017 Detroit AutoRama

Buddy & Nancy Jordan’s 1933 Ford Roadster Wins Ridler Award!

Buddy and Nancy Jordan’s “Renaissance Roadster” 1933 Ford coupe by Steve’s Auto Restorations has won the Don Ridler Memorial award at the 65th annual Detroit Autorama. A hand-formed car, it was created completely from the ground up from aluminum and steel flat sheet, tubing and billet. Very few “off the shelf” parts were used and […]

2017 Detroit Autorama

Detroit Autorama Show Gallery! Cool Pics from Cobo Hall

The 65th Detroit Autorama is hitting full stride today. You may not know this – but the Autorama is one of America’s largest indoor car shows. Staffed by the Michigan Street Rod Association and judged under ISCA sanction, this whopper of a show features more than 2,500 show cars, trucks, and motorbikes on display. Cobo […]

Ed Sears, Annapolis, MA – “The Gold Standard” 1941 Ford Pickup | 2017 Detroit AutoRama

A Closer Look – the Ridler Great 8!

Photos by C.J. Holt The Detroit Autorama judges have made their selections and whittled the field of 2017 Ridler award contenders down to the Great 8. A few names and build shops are familiar names but there are also a few surprises. This year’s field features three Chevrolet’s and five Fords with two trucks among […]

2017 Detroit AutoRama

Exclusive Detroit Autorama Debut Gallery!

Photos by CJ Holt The 65th annual Detroit Autorama presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts kicks off tomorrow at Cobo Center in downtown Detroit. Home of the Ridler award, the Autorama is one of the most anticipated events of the hot rodding season. For the first time ever, we have an operative onsite (Our new associate […]

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Mulholland Speedster Wins Highest Honor at 67th Sacramento AutoRama

Mulholland Speedster Awarded the Custom d’Elegance at 67th Sacramento AutoRama The hits keep on rolling. After winning the prestigious America’s Most Beautiful Roadster (AMBR) award at the Grand National Roadster Show in Pomona, the Mulholland Speedster walks away with the Custom d’Elegance award at the 67th Annual Sacramento AutoRama. Built by Troy Ladd of Hollywood […]

2017 67th Sacramento AutoRama

67th Sacramento AutoRama Photo Gallery

The 67th Sacramento AutoRama is in the books! While the weather was stormy outside – the action inside historic Cal Expo was as hot as ever. Hot rods, customs, muscle cars, trick trucks, and hot bikes were scattered throughout the complex giving fans a taste of what’s to come the rest of the year. Our […]

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Roseville Rod & Custom – A Quarter Century of Speed!

Ben York and his Roseville Rod & Custom crew are being honored as they celebrate 25 years in business at this years’ Sacramento Autorama. York has been attending the show for as long as he can remember and year after year the Roseville Rod & Custom crew have been a huge proponent in bringing their […]

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Our Top 10 Cars at the 67th Sacramento AutoRama!

Written and Photographed by Steven Bunker We had the pleasure of walking the floor at the 67th Sacramento Autorama – one of the longest running indoor car shows in the world. The event is known to attract the country’s top custom cars. Radical customs, mild customs, and custom rods flock here with such prestigious awards […]


Hidden Gems Uncovered at Turlock Swap Meet

When the Goodguys first started meeting some 30-odd years ago, “Old School” was still in session. A favorite place for classmates of those days gone by to gather was an old car swap meet. Over the years, these parts fests have diminished in numbers due mainly to the scarcity of the vintage cars to buy […]

Bruce Wanta (owner) Troy Ladd Hollywood Hot Rods builder | 1936 Packard Mulholland Speedster | 2017 AMBR winner

Photo Feature! Mullholland Speedster Named America’s Most Beautiful Roadster

Six years in the making, the Mullholland Speedster came back to the Grand National Roadster Show main floor after being shown here two years ago in bare metal to take home the coveted “America’s Most Beautiful Roadster” crown. The finished product, a team effort between designer E. Black, coach builder Troy Ladd, and owner Bruce Wanta, […]

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The Baddest Cars from the 2017 Grand National Roadster Show [Photo Gallery #2]

Fantastic photos by Mike Harrington and John Drummond The Grand National Roadster Show, held January 27th through the 29th at the Fairplex in Pomona, California, has always been known as “The Grand Daddy” of indoor car shows. Over 500 cars and bikes were in the Fairplex buildings while another 400 to 800 cars and bikes […]

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Pomona Pics! A Close Look at the 68th Annual Grand National Roadster Show [Photo Gallery #1]

Photos by Mike Harrington and John Drummond After seven straight weeks of rain, hail, wind and snow, Mother Nature cut west coast hot rodders a break, parting the clouds seemingly on cue for the 68th annual Grand National Roadster Show. While all the “good stuff” is shown indoors here, the break from the rain allowed […]

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Exclusive First Look! 2017 AMBR Contenders from Pomona!

Pomona, CA – For the last 68 years, America’s finest hot rod roadsters have gathered each winter in sunny California to stake their claim as America’s Most Beautiful Roadster. Yesterday was “Judgement Day”, as twelve fresh and fantastic hot rods crossed the judge’s stand here in Pomona, California at the 68th Grand National Roadster Show. […]

2017 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction recap

Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Rewind. Big Doings in the Desert!

Story and photos by Phil Skinner As the last lot crossed the block closing the 2017 edition of Barrett-Jackson, Craig Jackson, who over the last 20 years has transformed one of the most prestigious collector car auctions into one of the world most exciting automotive lifestyle events, thanked the crowd proclaiming this year’s event as […]

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Goodguys Award Winners Score Again at Barrett-Jackson

By Phil Skinner (Photographs Phil Skinner and Shari Bruton) Barrett-Jackson’s “Super Saturday” has come and gone and yet again, former Goodguys Top 12 award winners and finalists occupied some of the national spotlight. It was a torrid pace, and we were running hard to follow our friends and their trips across the auction block. When […]