Monthly Archives: October 2012

Goodguys Rod & Custom Association celebrates their 30th anniversary in 2013 marking three decades of promoting and producing some of the nation’s favorite rod & custom events. Goodguys will stage nineteen dynamic events in 2013 welcoming a wide range of … Continue reading

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As you already know, being an official Goodguys Member has always been a “no-brainer” for the hard-core automotive enthusiast – And now, Goodguys is pleased to let you know membership benefits are even better and more convenient than ever before! … Continue reading

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Last weekend’s 19th Southeastern Nationals at Charlotte Motor Speedway was an outstanding display of the South’s finest rods, customs, muscle cars, trucks and classics. The heart of NASCAR was beating all weekend with pavement-pounding AutoCross (the cars ran over 700 … Continue reading

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Part of the Goodguys team is off to Las Vegas for this week’s SEMA show at the Las Vegas Convention Center! If you’re heading to the show -  we’d love to visit with you at our booth! The Goodguys Gang … Continue reading

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After months of registering finalists and building hype – it’s almost time to giveaway some cool cars to some lucky Goodguys! Starting with the 15th Southwest Nationals November 16-18 at Westworld in Scottsdale, Goodguys will give away two turnkey cars … Continue reading

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INDIANAPOLIS – The Hotrod & Restoration Trade Show (www.hotrodshow.com) and The Petersen Automotive Museum are excited to announce that Dave McClelland, the legendary “Voice of the NHRA” and former Goodguys Hot Rod Hero will receive the Robert E. Petersen Lifetime … Continue reading

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Goodguys Rod & Custom Association with assistance from Wounded Warriors and the US Marine Corp will conduct a “Toys For Tots” toy drop during the season ending 2nd Fall Del Mar Nationals presented by Meguiar’s November 23-25 at the Del … Continue reading

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The Goodguys “Tribute ’32″ Ford sedan is darn near finished up at Kindig-It Design in Salt Lake City, Utah! The all steel deuce body was mated to the Pinkee’s chassis over the weekend and only last minute finishing work will … Continue reading

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The Goodguys 19th Southeastern Nationals takes center stage at Charlotte Motor Speedway this weekend October 25-27 bringing over 2,500 ’72 & earlier show cars Friday and Saturday with the Super Sunday Get-Together welcoming all years, makes and models of American … Continue reading

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Bakersfield, CA – Goodguys President Marc Meadors used racing luck and extreme performance to capture the Nostalgia Pro Modified title at last weekend’s NHRA California Hot Rod Reunion at historic Famoso Raceway north of Bakersfield. Driving the “Pure Hell2″ supercharged … Continue reading

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The 20th annual Lone Star Nationals will be remembered as one of the coldest on record but the cars were some of the hottest we’ve ever seen in the Lone Star State! Our friends at Route 2 Media were on … Continue reading

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Pleasanton, CA – Goodguys Rod & Custom Association and Performance Plus Global Logistics have teamed up to provide substantially reduced LTL shipping costs for Goodguys members, sponsors and vendors. Founded in 2007, Performance Plus Global Logistics is a worldwide, well-respected … Continue reading

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Hey everybody! We’re cleaning out the warehouse here at Goodguys world headquarters! We’re blowing out our inventory on select items including past-event 2012 merchandise so now’s the time to save big bucks – even as much as 40% off sticker! … Continue reading

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A carrier pigeon arrived at Goodguys World Headquarters today via e-mail with pictures from Kindig-It Design in Salt Lake, City, UT. As you can see from the images below – The Goodguys “Tribute ’32″ Grand Prize Giveaway Car (for the … Continue reading

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Got a special car you want to really show off? Space is still available for the indoor car show at the Goodguys 2nd Fall Del Mar Nationals November 23-25! Indoor car shows will fill the Pat O’Brien Hall as well … Continue reading

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We are saddened to report that our friend, prankster and Goodguys Hot Rod Hero Norm Grabowski died this morning. He was a great friend to Goodguys serving as a Hot Rod Hero at our events on multiple occasions. Norm, a … Continue reading

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Frank & Mary Lawrence’s ’48 Chevy pickup has been named Goodguys 2012 Street Rod Headquarters Truck of the Year-Early. After making its debut at the 2011 SEMA Show – the flawless pickup was chosen as a finalist for the Truck … Continue reading

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Amy Melton’s two-tone ’55 Chevy pickup has been named Goodguys 2012 LMC Truck Parts Truck of the Year-Late. It was chosen as a finalist just last weekend at the 20th Lone Star Nationals The complete restoration and overhaul was finished … Continue reading

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Dave & Karen Leisinger’s ’71 Chevy Camaro, built as a tribute to “The Professor” Warren Johnson, has won the Goodguys 2012 Intro Wheels Muscle Machine of the Year award. The radically modified Camaro, built by Roger Burman and the Lakeside … Continue reading

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Norm Vos’ 1970 Pontiac GTO Judge has won the Goodguys 2012 Hemming’s Muscle Machines Magazine Muscle Car of the Year award. It’s the first time a Pontiac has won the prestigious award designed to honor an original factory stock or … Continue reading

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Former Detroit-based daily newspaper sports editor, Autoweek magazine columnist and founder of Izoom.com Larry Edsall has seen it and covered it all in motor racing and the automotive industry. Covering racing and cars for over 40 years has given him … Continue reading

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Dwayne Peace’s family-designed ’55 Ford Thunderbird custom has been named Goodguys 2012 Vintage Air Custom Rod of the Year. It’s the second time this year the car has won one of the industry’s top honors. Back in February, the sleek … Continue reading

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James Hetfield’s “VooDoo Priest” ’37 Lincoln Zephyr has been named Goodguys 2012 Grundy Worldwide Insurance Kustom of the Year. It marks the second time Hetfield has won the prestigious award collecting the same honor in 2010 with a 1936 Auburn … Continue reading

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A while back during Hot Rod Week, Goodguys founder and chairman Gary Meadors was interviewed by Rick Boysal of Bay Area based CTR Motors – a hi-end and collectible auto sales firm in Livermore, CA, about the genesis of Goodguys. … Continue reading

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Last weekend’s 20th Lone Star Nationals at Texas Motor Speedway was a rock ‘em sock ‘em affair that had participants sweating on Thursday (set up day) and Friday then bundling up Saturday and Sunday as a giant cold front blew … Continue reading

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The ongoing Goodguys Muscle Car build – the pavement-pounding ’69 Camaro dubbed Project G/RS is progressing nicely at Ridetech headquarters in Jasper, Indiana! The bright yellow Camaro will serve as the in-house AutoCross car for the Goodguys staff (one of … Continue reading

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Any Goodgals in the house? Well ladies – we’ve got ya covered! Check out our new “Diamond” tank op and our all new “Diamond” tee shirts just for you gals! Made from 100% cotton – these fashionable tops will have … Continue reading

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Rod Authority staffer Andrew Wolf put in a lot of hours during the recent Goodguys 2nd WIX Filters Speedway Nationals at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, shooting thousands of pictures, making the Rod Authority Top Ten Picks as well as logging … Continue reading

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Long an ardent supporter of our U.S. Servicemen and women, the Goodguys Rod & Custom Association and Specialty Sales Classics will honor our military with FREE SUNDAY ADMISSION to the upcoming 23rd Autumn Get-Together November 10 & 11 at the … Continue reading

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