Monthly Archives: August 2011

The “King” is coming to the Goodguys 1st WIX Filters Speedway Nationals, September 16-18 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway! Stock car racing legend Richard Petty will make an exclusive appearance at the Speedway Nationals Saturday, September 17th from 2:30-4pm to sign … Continue reading

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The first “Super Sunday Get-Together” promotion of the year (welcoming late model American powered cars and trucks to participate on Sunday of a National event) was a big hit at the Goodguys 5th PEAK Chicagoland Nationals in Joliet, Illinois! The … Continue reading

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The Goodguys 10th annual Midwestern Nationals returns to Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas this weekend September 2, 3 & 4 bringing over 2,000 of the country’s hottest rods and coolest customs to the sparkling speedway. The three day event … Continue reading

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Harold Wiley’s big, beautiful four door ‘39 Buick won the Goodguys 2011 Flowmaster America’s Most Beautiful Street Rod title at the 25th Goodguys West Coast Nationals in Pleasanton, CA. The two-tone Buick got the nod over an international cast of … Continue reading

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Morrison, CO – Goodguys Rod & Custom Association President Marc Meadors drove the “Pure Hell2” ’69 Camaro Pro Mod to a popular win the “Super Chevy Sunday” event Sunday, August 21st at Bandimere Speedway outside Denver. It was the Goodguys … Continue reading

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Get your souvenir West Coast Nationals tee shirts early this week! Today, tomorrow and Thursday, Goodguys will be selling 25th West Coast Nationals souvenir tee shirts each morning until 8:30am at the Pleasanton Hilton @ the Club prior to the … Continue reading

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The Goodguys summer time “Crown Jewel” – the West Coast Nationals returns home to the Pleasanton Fairgrounds this weekend for the 25th year bringing over 3,500 rods, customs, classics and muscle cars from around the world! The West Coast Nationals … Continue reading

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This year’s Terrific 12 award winners, to be displayed together in the “Champion’s Arena” presented by Street Rod Headquarters at the 14th Southwest Nationals in Scottsdale will receive their customized vinyl wrapped toolboxes at the event courtesy of Snap-on Tools! … Continue reading

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Hot Rod Week 2011, August 22-25 Hot Rod Week is here! It all gets started Monday, August 22nd! Hot Rod Week is a special 4-day guided driving tour to shops and places of interest in the San Francisco Bay Area … Continue reading

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Two Popular West Coast Nationals Pastimes return this year to celebrate the 25th annual event! The “Spindizzies” will make a triumphant return to the Tether Car track. That’s right – a full lineup of Tether Cars will be featured in … Continue reading

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The first “Super Sunday Get-Together” promotion of the year (welcoming late model American powered cars and trucks to participate on Sunday of a National event) was a big hit at last weekend’s Goodguys 5th PEAK Chicagoland Nationals in Joliet, Illinois! … Continue reading

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The Goodguys Goodtimes roll into eastern Washington this weekend, August 19, 20 & 21 for the 10th annual Great Northwest Nationals at the Spokane Fair & Expo Center! A weekend full of good times and hot cars inland Northwest-style is … Continue reading

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Longtime Goodguys member and fan Earl Gaerte, 67, of Rochester, Ind., died on Monday, Aug. 8, 2011, after a long illness. A member of the 2007 class of the Sprint Car Hall of Fame, Gaerte had humble beginnings in his … Continue reading

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This weekend’s Goodguys 5th PEAK Chicagoland Nationals is full of exciting activities for the entire family! One of the highlights will be the Route 66 Classic Friday Night Drags at Route 66 Raceway across the street from Chicagoland Speedway! An … Continue reading

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Long Motor Corporation, sponsors of the Goodguys 2011 LMC Truck of the Year-Late award, is proud to announce the launch of www.LMCAutoCarpet.com. LMCAutoCarpet.com is one of the largest online sources for automotive flooring including carpet, vinyl, floor mats, bed rugs … Continue reading

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The Goodguys PEAK Chicagoland Nationals celebrates its 5th birthday this year on a brand new date August 12, 13 & 14 at Chicagoland Speedway! The event gets off to a festive start Thursday, August 11th with a special 40 mile … Continue reading

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The State Patrol has issued a traffic advisory for this weekend’s Goodguys 5th PEAK Chicagoland Nationals. HWY 80 at exit 132 – the main exit to Chicagoland Speedway is under heavy construction and should be avoided. The following Directions are … Continue reading

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The Goodguys 5th PEAK Chicagoland Nationals rolls into Chicagoland Speedway this weekend bringing over 1,500 rods, customs and classics through 1972 vintage, vendor exhibits, swap meet & car corral, an exciting Goodguys AutoCross AutoCross, Saturday evening track cruise around the … Continue reading

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Goodguys is in search of Good Kids! If your 15 and under child, grandson, nephew, neighbor or other young Goodguy or Gal would like to appear in the Goodguys Gazette here is your chance! Photos of the kids will run … Continue reading

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Phil and Jeremy Gerber, builders of the Goodguys 2011 Optima Batteries Street Machine of the Year and former Goodguys Trendsetter award winners will be on hand at the Goodguys 5th PEAK Chicagoland Nationals August 12-14 to select the coveted Builder’s … Continue reading

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Hot Rod Week 2011, August 22-25 The excitement is starting to build for the 25th West Coast Nationals August 26-28 at the Pleasanton Fairgrounds! It all gets started Monday, August 22nd with the start of Hot Rod Week! Hot Rod … Continue reading

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Street Rodders coming in from out of town to attend the Goodguys 25th West Coast Nationals presented by Flowmaster will notice how smooth Interstate 680 is! Caltrans road crews have been working hard this summer on completely repaving all lanes … Continue reading

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