Weekend Rewind! Sending Off the 2018 Season at the 21st Southwest Nationals (26 of 122)

Weekend Rewind! Sending Off the 2018 Season at the 21st Southwest Nationals

If the 2018 Goodguys event season must end, it might as well go out on a high note. That’s why we’ve spent the last three days here in Scottsdale at the 21st Southwest Nationals basking in perfect, sun-soaked weather; checking out thousands cool hot rods, customs, trucks and classics; watching action-packed AutoCross competition; and generally […]

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Weekend Rewind – Vets Honored in Pleasanton at 29th Autumn Get Together

From stirring patriotic tributes, to FREE admission, this weekend’s 29th FuelCurve.com Autumn Get Together presented by Crazy Bulk was all about honoring our Veteran’s and Active Duty Military members. The Veteran’s Day vibes were felt throughout the weekend shining a light on those who sacrifice for our freedom. After all, is there anything more patriotic […]

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Weekend Rewind! 1st Kentucky Nationals

The state of Kentucky is well known for thoroughbreds, bluegrass, bourbon, and college basketball. For the past few days, Goodguys has added hot rods, customs, muscle cars, and classic vehicles to that list, as our newest event – the Kentucky Nationals – took over the spacious and picturesque Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington. If attendance […]


Friday First Look – 1st Kentucky Nationals

Greetings from Lexington, Kentucky! We are off and running for a wide-open weekend of fun here at the scenic Kentucky Horse Park for the 1st Kentucky Nationals – a brand new event on our 2018 schedule. A different kind of horsepower has taken over the park this weekend and the local rodders stretching from Ohio, […]

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Friday First Look – 26th Summit Racing Lone Star Nationals

The 26th running of the Lone Star Nationals presented by Summit Racing kicked off today with hundreds of hot rods pulling through the tunnel into the infield of Texas Motor Speedway early this morning. Clouds quickly broke way to sunshine and by noon a full day of rodding was ahead of us. The horsepower roared […]

Weekend Rewind! Finding Precious Metal at the 21st Colorado Nationals (57 of 91)

Weekend Rewind! Finding Precious Metal at the 21st Colorado Nationals

Colorado has a long history of mining – the Rocky Mountains are filled with both active and dormant mines from which valuable materials were extracted from the earth. Goodguys built on this tradition over the weekend during the 21st Colorado Nationals, where we discovered plenty of fine tin, unearthed some gems, and celebrated the precious […]

Friday First Look! Rumblin' into the Rockies for the 21st Colorado Nationals (22 of 99)

Friday First Look! Rumblin’ into the Rockies for the 21st Colorado Nationals

Summer may be winding down, but Goodguys is keeping its foot on the throttle of the 2018 season as we kick off the 21st Colorado Nationals at The Ranch Events Complex in Loveland! September is a great time for the hot rod and custom car faithful to gather at the base of the Rocky Mountains […]

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Friday First Look! 32nd West Coast Nationals Presented by BASF

We consider the West Coast National our hot rod homecoming. It’s officially nicknamed our “Crown Jewel” and for good reason. Hot rods not only flock here from around the United States, but from foreign lands like Canada, England, and Australia. Combine the thousands of colorful car entries with the lushly-landscaped Pleasanton Fairgrounds and you have […]

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Weekend Rewind! 17th Great Northwest Nationals in Spokane

We just wrapped up the 17th running of the Great Northwest Nationals in Spokane, Washington and it was a barn-burner of an event! Over 1,000 hot rods and classics from Washington, various provinces in Canada, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and one road warrior all the way from Iowa rolled in and joined us for over 72-hours […]

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Friday First Look – 17th Great Northwest Nationals

The 17th running of the Great Northwest Nationals kicked off today at the Spokane County Fair & Expo Center and the Northwest hot rodders rejoiced in the return. Hundreds of hot rods and classics quickly rolled through the gates this morning and in just a few hours the event was boomin’! Plenty of grassy areas […]

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Weekend Rewind! 31st Pacific Northwest Nationals presented by Griots Garage

The 31st running of the Pacific Northwest Nationals presented by Griot’s Garage came to an end Sunday afternoon after over 72-hours of nonstop showing, cruisin’, and drag racing fun! The weekend kicked off mid-week when eager rodders started rolling into Puyallup on Wednesday before taking over the town on Thursday. Well over 100 hot rods, […]

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Friday First Look – Puyallup Heats up for 31st Pacific Northwest Nationals

The 31st Pacific Northwest Nationals presented by Griots Garage is in full swing today at the Washington State Fairgrounds. Yesterday we poked around Puyallup on the annual Poker Run organized and ran by the King’s Men Car Club which ended at Griots Garage retail store who also hosted the official kickoff party for this weekend’s […]

Weekend Rewind! Goodguys 2018 PPG Nationals Rocks Columbus (38 of 125)

Weekend Rewind! Goodguys 2018 PPG Nationals Rocks Columbus

The Goodguys PPG Nationals has demonstrated once again why it’s The Big One! With three days of full-throttle thrills, crusin’ and fun – not to mention some of the best weather ever for Columbus in July – the 21st edition of this midsummer tradition brought together hot rodders and car enthusiasts from across the country […]

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Friday First Look – 21st PPG Nationals Take Over Columbus!

Hot rodders from around the country had more than just their independence to celebrate this week. They got their engines running and rolled toward Columbus, Ohio to commemorate one of the biggest automotive holidays around – the Goodguys 21st PPG Nationals! Much like the night sky on Independence Day, there was plenty of rumbling and […]

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Weekend Rewind! 27th Speedway Motors Heartland Nationals

The Goodguys 27th Speedway Motors Heartland Nationals was the quintessential all-American hot rod weekend. What else would you call three days filled with thousands of cool cars and trucks, nonstop cruising, a full schedule of activities, plus great live music – all hosted at one of the most quaint, relaxed, and beautiful fairgrounds facilities in […]

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Friday First Look from 27th Heartland Nationals

Main Street, U.S.A. came to life today as the rumble of performance engines and gleam of chrome-plated steel returned to Grand Avenue on the Iowa State Fairgrounds for the opening day of the Goodguys 27th Speedway Motors Heartland Nationals. Summer cruisin’ season is definitely in full swing, as evidenced by the flood of hot rods, […]

26th East Coast Nats Weekend Rewind (97 of 77)

Weekend Rewind! 26th East Coast Nationals

The 26th East Coast Nationals was large on spirit, sights and sounds as New Yorker’s and Northeast hot rodders blanketed the Dutchess County Fairgrounds with chrome, color and cubic inches. They like their cars loud back here! The two-day event format seemed to be popular offering 25 hours of fast paced fun. Unlike year’s prior, […]

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Friday First Look! 26th East Coast Nationals

It’s hard to believe it but 26 years ago Goodguys first set foot on the historic Dutchess County Fairgrounds for our inaugural East Coast Nationals. It’s the farthest east we go on our annual tour and in that light, it’s always refreshing to come back to Rhinebeck, New York for a few reasons; we get […]

Weekend Rewind, 25th Summer Get-Together (10 of 71)

Weekend Rewind – 25th Summer Get-Together

Summertime is all about sunshine, good friends, fun times and warm-weather cruisin’, and the 25th edition of the Goodguys Summer Get-Together had an abundance of all those things. Top it off with great music, burnouts, sideshow thrills, and even open-wheel racing, and you had the recipe for an awesome weekend of summer fun! After a […]

Saturday Scenes at the 25th Summer Get-Together (31 of 87)

Saturday Scenes from the Goodguys 25th Summer Get-Together

The 25th Summer Get Together held in our hometown at the Alameda County Fairgrounds proved to be just that – summer is here! With temperatures peaking at 95 today, it was a scorcher to say the least. The sun wasn’t the only thing bringing the heat as hot rods, muscle cars, pickups and customs filled […]

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Weekend Rewind – Hot Rods Heat up Music City!

Goodguys has officially turned up the heat on the 2018 event season, as the 13th Nashville Nationals just wrapped up two whirlwind days of sun-filled, tire-smokin’, gear-shiftin’, showin’ and shinin’ action at Nissan Stadium in Music City! There’s always been something special about the Nashville Nationals. Its proximity to downtown Nashville and the District give […]

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Friday First Look! 13th Nashville Nationals Off to a Smokin’ Start

Music City USA never looked better. Under bright sunny skies with temps nearing 90 degrees, the best hot rods and custom cars in the south set up camp at Nissan Stadium today on the banks of the Cumberland River for our 13th annual Nashville Nationals. Has it really been that long? It seems we just […]

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4th North Carolina Nationals Weekend Rewind!

If you were looking for a great way to kick off the cruising season in the Southeastern U.S., you definitely found it over the past three days at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds. Four years in and the Goodguys 4th North Carolina Nationals just keeps getting better and better – proving itself as the top […]

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Friday First Look! 4th North Carolina Nationals Revvs Up Raleigh

After a few weekends off, we’re refreshed and ready to rally the hot rod troops for a fantastic few days in Raleigh, North Carolina! The 4th Goodguys North Carolina Nationals kicked off this morning as a thunderous herd of rods, customs, muscle cars, classics, tricked-out trucks and other specialty machines came roaring into the North […]

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Weekend Rewind! 18th Meguiar’s Del Mar Nationals

Palm trees, sunny skies, crashing waves and cool cars. If you were looking for a perfect hot rod weekend, the Goodguys 18th Meguiar’s Del Mar Nationals had all the right elements! We led up to this sun-soaked event with plenty of cruisin’, including the Destination Del Mar caravan down from Pleasanton and Thursday’s fun-filled Poker […]

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18th Meguiar’s Del Mar Nationals – Friday First Look

Southern California is unquestionably the cradle of hot rodding and arguably still has the highest number of hot rods, customs and classic vehicles per capita of anywhere in the country. It’s not a big surprise, then, that the Goodguys 18th Meguiar’s Del Mar Nationals has been such a runaway success for 18 years running. Combine […]

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Weekend Rewind – 36th All American Get-Together

The Goodguys 36th All American Get-Together was an exercise in patience and persistence. The hearty Goodguys gang prevailed though as periodic showers did nothing to dampen the spirits of Goodguys’ longest-running event, which also serves as the Northern California kickoff to show season. It was 1983 the late Gary Meadors said “Let’s get our car […]

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Saturday Scenes from the 36th All American Get-Together

There’s only one original and this is it! The 36th All American Get-Together in Pleasanton, California is the longest-running event on the Goodguys calendar, tracing its roots all the way back to March 1983. Through the decades this event has become a Bay-Area rodding tradition, an unofficial kickoff to the Northern California outdoor event season […]

9th Spring Nationals - Weekend Rewind! (50 of 80)

9th Spring Nationals – Weekend Rewind!

Combine sunshine, St. Patrick’s Day and a stunning cast of street rods, classics and custom machines, and you’ve got the makings of an awesome automotive weekend. The 9th Spring Nationals at WestWorld in Scottsdale was all that and more, bringing three days of automotive excitement to the Valley of the Sun. The second Goodguys event […]

Friday First Look - 9th Spring Nationals Blooms in Scottsdale (32 of 67)

Friday First Look – 9th Spring Nationals Blooms in Scottsdale

If you’re looking for signs of spring, Scottsdale, Arizona is a great place to be this weekend. Blooming colors are taking over the desert landscape in the form of brightly painted hot rods, customs, classics and muscle cars! After an exciting season kickoff last weekend in Texas, Goodguys is keeping the party rolling at the […]

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8th Spring Lone Star Nationals – Weekend Rewind!

They say the month of March comes in like a lion, and that was certainly true this weekend in Fort Worth, Texas as Goodguys kicked off the season with roaring engines, squealing tires, colorful steel and bright sunshine at the 8th Spring Lone Star Nationals at Texas Motor Speedway. If this first event is any […]

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Friday First Look – 8th Spring Lone Star Nationals Kicks Off 2018 Season!

Hold on to your ten-gallon hats, folks! Goodguys is kicking off the 2018 event season in style at the 8th Spring Lone Star Nationals at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth! You never know what type of weather to expect in Texas in early spring, but the horsepower gods were shining down on us today […]