Goodguys makes a triumphant return to the hallowed grounds of the “Brickyard” for the hi-revvin’ Speedway Nationals! Gasoline alley and the entire infield of the Racing Capital of the World come alive with a giant show & shine, spectacular track cruise and a Super Sunday Get-Together for late model American made or powered cars on Sunday Sept, 23rd. See over 2,500 ’72 & earlier rods, customs, muscle cars, trucks & classics, vendor exhibits, swap meet & AutoTrader Classics cars for sale corral, Goodguys AutoCross, live music, model car show, Builder’s Choice awards and so much more! Here’s a closer look at some of the many features at this year’s event!
Huge Show & Shine!
Here’s your chance to park your hot rod, custom, classic, muscle car or truck in world famous Gasoline Alley! The show & shine will sprawl throughout the entire Gasoline Alley and the Pagoda Plaza as well as into the infield grass and other surrounding paddocks and road course. Bring your camera so you can document your car parked inside the internationally famous Brickyard!
Hot Rod of the Year Competition!
The Goodguys 2012 Tanks Inc. Hot Rod of the Year will be awarded here in Indy. Hot Rods through 1948 that wish to compete for this highly coveted award will need to report to the IMS Museum located in the infield Friday, September 21st @ 10am sharp! A special driving tour and 1/8th mile drag race are prerequisites for all competitors!
Troy Trepainer and the gang from Rad Rides by Troy will be on hand throughout the weekend to select the “Builder’s Choice” awards. Troy and his team will select 10 cars for Builder’s Choice awards. Make sure you’re parked in the Builder’s Choice parking area Saturday from 7am-Noon! Over 100 other traditional and specialty awards will be offered including finalists for the Muscle Car of the Year, Kustom of the Year and Muscle Machine of the Year!
Rodfather Goodguys Road Tour Party!
A pack of 100 hot rodders lead by Andy “The Rodfather” Brizio and Gary “Goodguy” Meadors are heading to Indy from the Bonneville Salt Flats on the Rodfather-Goodguys Road Tour! Come join us for a party Saturday evening at the Wyndham Indy West and hear all the war stories from the Tour! Plus we’ll sing happy 80th birthday to The Rodfather!
If you’re at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway you owe it to yourself to tour the legendary Indy 500 Museum! See the 200mph Indy Cars up close including contemporary winners as well as winner’s from yesteryear! Plus memorabilia, interactive video exhibits and stunning photography from the past 100 years of the Indy 500! Not to be missed!
Cruise your car around the Brickyard on the exact same racing surface used by the auto racing’s biggest stars! We’ll be cruising the track Saturday afternoon in groups. Get your cruise session tickets at registration!
With four classes to choose from – the Speedway Nationals AutoCross action will be hot & heavy! A large, challenging, electronically timed course will await all participants who wish to take to the course! Classes include Street Rod (’54 & older), Street Machine (’55-’72), Trucks (all years thru ’72) and the PRO class! It’s free to all registered participants! Just come over to the course and get teched before you run! It’s that simple!
Performance automotive companies will exhibit products and hold demonstrations throughout the show. Enthusiasts will get the chance to talk directly with manufacturer representatives, buy automotive related products at special prices and ask consumer related questions.
Giant Swap Meet & Auto Trader Classics Car Corral!
Shop ‘til you drop in the world famous Goodguys Indy Swap Meet & AutoTrader Classics Cars for Sale Corral! One of our biggest and best of the year, this awesome swap meet will offer rare and hard to find automotive parts and equipment as well as turnkey, ready-to-drive classic cars!
Super Sunday Get-Together!
Got a late model American made or American powered show car or truck? Bring it out to the event Sunday, 9/23 for the all new Goodguys “Super Sunday Get-Together!” Super Sunday participants are eligible for all show activities including the show & shine, Goodguys AutoCross and more! Super Sunday participants will also be eligible for awards and participation in the event award ceremony Sunday afternoon! Don’t miss your chance to be part of a Goodguys show! Click here for a $10 off discount for your Super Sunday ride!
Enjoy this festive look back at last year’s Goodguys Wix Filters Speedway Nationals!