July 10, 11 & 12
Ohio Expo Center, Columbus, OH
This is it! The big one for Goodguys! The PPG Nationals has become the summertime gathering for the entire hot rodding industry. The 12th edition promises to be a weekend full of awesome hot rodding action! Over 6,000 1972 & earlier rods, customs, muscle cars, tricked out trucks and street machines make the event a must-attend for any car enthusiast.
Annual event traditions include the crowning of the Goodguys/Classic Instruments Street Rod of the Year, the Goodguys/Air Ride Technologies Street Machine of the Year (including the exciting Street Challenge Autocross from SMOY participants & vendors on Friday), the introduction of the 2009 Woman of the Year, plus the Goodguys Nationals is home to over 400 vendor exhibits (featuring the annual Best New Products exhibit), giant nostalgia stage shows featuring live music by “Midnight Special”, a model car show, arts & crafts, swap meet and cars for sale corral and so much more! Friday night, July 10th is the annual Hot Rod Drags at National Trail Raceway and On Sunday, July 12th during the final awards ceremony – Goodguys will give away the Supernova Grand prize giveaway car.
Plus special guest appearences but industry celebrities include custom chopper and hot rod builder Dave Perewitz (at the PPG booth on the midway)
Event Spectator Hours:
Friday 7/10 – 8:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday 7/11 – 8:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday 7/12 – 8:00am to 3:00pm
General Admission: $17
Kids 7-12 $6
Vehicle Registration Prices (Registration is at the Fairgrounds):
3 days – $70 (includes car & driver)
Sunday only – $35 (includes car & driver)
Swap Meet & Car Corral Info:
Both car corral spaces and swap meet spaces are $65 at the event. For more information, visit:
For a look at the complete weekend schedule, click here
Official event website:
We’ll see you in Columbus!