Monthly Archives: March 2014

Last weekend’s Goodguys 32nd All American Get-Together battled through inclement Saturday weather but finished strong with a spectacular sunny Sunday, bringing close to 2,000 show cars and 40,000 people to the Pleasanton Fairgrounds. This is the event that started it … Continue reading

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Rock & roll music and custom cars have a lot in common. A creative spirit, immense talent and uncompromising dedication are required to create and reveal the inner soul of a song or a car. James Hetfield has mastered both. … Continue reading

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The Goodguys 14th Meguiar’s Del Mar Nationals brings a weekend full of good times to the scenic Del Mar Fairgrounds in Del Mar, CA this weekend April 4-6! The event marks the only time Goodguys will visit Del Mar for … Continue reading

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The Goodguys Builder’s Choice awards program offers the signature awards at a Goodguys Rod & Custom Association national event. A Goodguys Builder’s Choice award is one of the highest honors your car can receive, recognizing the nation’s finest rods, customs, … Continue reading

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The fresh-off-the-presses Goodguys Goodtimes 2014 Yearbook is now available in our online store! The full-gloss, full-color yearbook is a must-have item for any fan of Goodguys or hot rods & classic cars for that matter! Carefully laid out and designed … Continue reading

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The Bay Area’s longest running vintage automotive festival, the Goodguys 32nd All American Get-Together comes to the Pleasanton Fairgrounds this weekend March 29 & 30! The event that started it all for Goodguys is loaded with special activities! Please remember … Continue reading

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Recently, Goodguys took delivery of a brand spanking new show rig to start the 2014 event season and it’s AWESOME! The 77-foot long tractor/trailer is coming to a Goodguys event near you and soon! The 13’4” box was custom made-to-order … Continue reading

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Hot Rod Magazine’s David Freiburger and Mike Finnegan, the two guys behind the popular Roadkill program on Motor Trend’s Youtube Channel paid a visit to the Goodguys 5th Spring Nationals in Scottsdale to take a crack at the AutoCross with … Continue reading

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Hot rod designer Chip Foose, who also happens to be the star of Velocity Channel’s Overhaulin’ TV show will make an exclusive appearance on Sunday, April 6th at the Goodguys 14th Meguiar’s Del Mar Nationals. There’s even a rumor he’s … Continue reading

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The Goodguys 14th Del Mar Nationals, slated for April 4-6 is coming fast. Known far and wide as “The Best in the West”, the event has long been known for attracting the finest custom cars, street rods, hot rods, muscle … Continue reading

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The Goodguys 1st All American Nationals April 25-27 at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Florida is just weeks away! The new event spotlights customized American muscle. On display will be everything from Lil’ Deuce Coupes (’32 Ford hot rods) to … Continue reading

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Last weekend’s 4th Spring Lone Star Nationals got off to an amazing start! Friday was unbelievable with warm sun, great car count and an energizing spring vibe. Saturday was awesome too until about 1pm when the skies darkened. Weather-wise, it … Continue reading

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We were deeply saddened to learn of Jack Trepainer’s passing this morning. Jack, Troy Trepanier’s father, was a key member of the Rad Rides team since it began in 1990. He was recovering from open heart surgery yesterday and passed … Continue reading

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For the 5th consecutive year, Collector Car Appreciation Day will be held the second Friday in July. It just so happens to also fall on Friday July 11th – the opening day of the Goodguys 17th PPG Nationals in Columbus! … Continue reading

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Renowned custom car painter and builder Bobby Alloway has teamed with PPG’s Automotive Refinish division on a special road tour this 2014 event season. Alloway is transporting several of his vehicles across the country in a special tractor-trailer rig painted … Continue reading

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Goodguys has teamed up with Wild About Cars.com – a promotional partner geared towards preserving automotive heritage. Wild About Cars.com is a destination site for auto enthusiasts looking for articles and information relating to muscle cars, modern performance autos and … Continue reading

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The Hot Rodder’s of Tomorrow Engine Challenge will be a major highlight at this weekend’s 4th Spring Nationals at Texas Motor Speedway. The event runs Friday, March 14 through Sunday March 16th. The Hot Rodder’s of Tomorrow Engine Challenge is … Continue reading

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The 2014 event season got off to a brilliant start last weekend in spectacular sunny Scottsdale, Arizona with the Goodguys 5th Spring Nationals at Westworld. Everything was new! New cars, a new Goodguys big rig, renewed energy, new AutoCross racers, … Continue reading

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Y’all ready for a Texas style weekend of Lone Star hot roddin’? Well saddle up as Goodguys return to Texas Motor Speedway this weekend March 14-16 for 4th Spring Lone Star Nationals! The colorful event brings over 2,000 rods, customs … Continue reading

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A tip of the cap to former Goodguys Trendsetter JF Launier on winning the prestigious Ridler award at last weekend’s Detroit AutoRama at Cobo Hall. As early as Thursday, social media platforms started exploding with images and gasps about Launier’s … Continue reading

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The weather forecast for this weekend’s 5th Spring Nationals couldn’t be any better! As you can see from the iPhone image – all three event days will be basking in 79 degree, sunny weather! With zero chance of rain in … Continue reading

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For the third consecutive year, SEMA News is looking to highlight top-tier talent in the automotive aftermarket industry who are under the age of 35. They’re looking for your input and suggestions. If you know of a leader who is … Continue reading

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Veteran custom car builder, TV personality and former Goodguys Trendsetter Tim Strange of Strange Motion Rod & Custom Construction is back behind the microphone this season for some of the Goodguys AutoCross action. Strange begins his sophomore season of  announcing … Continue reading

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It’s no secret that if you want to see the best custom cars in the west, you’ll need to get to the Goodguys 32nd All American Get-Together March 29 & 30 at the Pleasanton Fairgrounds. It’s in Pleasanton that over … Continue reading

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The hot rod world lost one of its founding fathers with the passing of Tom Medley last weekend. Medley’s impact on our industry was immense. He was 93. A native of Oregon, Medley moved to southern California after serving in … Continue reading

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You ready to get this party started? We are! The 2014 Goodguys event season officially kicks off this weekend at Westworld in Scottsdale with the Goodguys 5th Spring Nationals and the weather forecast is calling for sunny skies and warm … Continue reading

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