Monthly Archives: June 2011

Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie presented Goodguys with a Certificate of Special Recognition Thursday evening, June 30th in honor of the 20th Anniversary Goodguys Heartland Nationals. The event, held at the Iowa State Fairgrounds is one of the largest Goodguys … Continue reading

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The Goodguys 14th PPG Nationals presented by Bridgestone is shaping up to be the summer’s hottest destination for hot rodders worldwide! The event is the largest on the annual Goodguys calendar not only in car count (over 6,000 1972 & … Continue reading

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California’s Mary Pozzi will represent Hotchkis Sport Suspension in the Goodguys 1st Sponsor Shootout AutoCross, Sunday July 10th in Columbus, OH. She’ll be behind the wheel of her ’72 Camaro RS – which she proudly refers to as “her favorite … Continue reading

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The 20th anniversary Heartland Nationals returns to the Iowa State Fairgrounds this weekend July 1,2 & 3 bringing over 3,500 of the country’s hottest rods and coolest customs to Iowa’s Capital City! The three day event features a giant show … Continue reading

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Detroit Speed & Engineering Co-Founder Kyle Tucker hopes to bring home the top prize during the Goodguys 1st Sponsor Shootout AutoCross, Sunday July 10th in Columbus, Ohio for his sponsor BF Goodrich. With the industry’s top companies and top autocross … Continue reading

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Hot rodding has lost a friend, innovator and industry Champion. Todd Gartshore, co-owner and vice president of marketing for Baer Brakes, passed away over the weekend. Gartshore co-founded Baer Brakes in 1994. Previously, he had worked at companies including Quickor … Continue reading

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If you’re lookin’ for a great cruise from next weekend’s 20th Heartland Nationals in Des Moines to the 14th PPG Nationals presented by Bridgestone in Columbus, OH we’ve got just the ticket you’re lookin’ for! “Cruisin’ to Columbus” Tour Director … Continue reading

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Are you on Facebook? Goodguys is too! Head on over to our Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/#!/goodguysrodandcustom) and click the “LIKE” button so you can subscribe to our news feed and stay updated on the latest news and updates from Goodguys! We … Continue reading

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The Goodguys Goodtimes visit the Northeast this weekend for the 20th edition of the East Coast Nationals, June 24, 25 & 26 at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck! Three big days of hot rodding excitement in quaint Rhinebeck Village! … Continue reading

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Participants at the 20th Heartland Nationals July 1-3 at the Iowa State Fairgrounds will not only see over 3,500 rods, customs and classics though 1972 vintage but some new age hot rods as well. Modern day hot rods like Cadillac’s … Continue reading

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Mike Maier, The pride of Hayward, California will proudly fly the Bridgestone banner in the upcoming Goodguys Sponsor Shootout Autocross, Sunday, July 10th at the Ohio Expo Center. The Sponsor Shootout features entries from all 12 Goodguys AutoCross sponsors. The … Continue reading

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The Pacific Northwest Nationals Poker Run, hosted by the Kingsmen will be held Thursday, July 21st – a day in advance of the 24th Pacific Northwest Nationals runs July 22-24 at the Puyallup Fair & Expo Center. Event registration will … Continue reading

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Alan Johnson and Curt Ukasik, two of hot rodding’s star builders and former Goodguys Trendsetter award winners will be on hand at this year’s 14th PPG Nationals presented by Bridgestone July 8-10 in Columbus, Ohio to select the coveted Builder’s … Continue reading

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Autometer has wisely chosen Ryan Mathews to represent them in the 1st Goodguys Sponsor Shootout AutoCross, Sunday, July 10th at the Ohio Expo Center. The Sponsor Shootout features entries from all 12 Goodguys AutoCross sponsors. The ‘Shootout is a highlight … Continue reading

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Pleasanton, CA – The Goodguys Rod & Custom Association has announced an all new Sunday-only promotion for three events this summer and fall. The “Sunday Get-Together” promotion welcomes American made or American powered cars and trucks of all years, makes … Continue reading

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The Midwest’s most popular and colorful Nitro Funny Cars are coming to the Goodguys Friday Night Drags, July 8th at National Trail Raceway in Columbus, Ohio! Goodguys are proud to announce a special, one night only match race between Justin … Continue reading

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July is shaping up to be a very busy month for old school hot rod builder and racer Roger Burman and it’s a good thing. The “Thrillbilly” himself thrives on competition. Whether it’s in the show car arena, on the … Continue reading

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Looking for a little something special for dad this Father’s Day? Better hurry! Here’s your LAST CHANCE to order in time for Father’s Day! Goodguys is proud to offer a complete line of cool merchandise and hot goodies for your … Continue reading

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In continuing our look at the competitor’s for the 1st annual Goodguys Sponsor Shootout Autocross, scheduled for Sunday, July 10th at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus, we find Stacy Tucker in the spotlight this week. She will represent Afco … Continue reading

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Going to Rhinebeck, New York June 24-26 for the big 20th East Coast Nationals? We’ve got some great news for you! A special “Super Sunday Giveaway” promotion will take place at the event awards ceremony, Sunday, June 26th at 2:22pm! … Continue reading

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One of the coolest and longest standing traditions at a Goodguys National event is the Goodyear “Ya Gotta Drive ‘Em” special parking area. Held at each national event from 8am to Noon, the area is reserved exclusively for rodders who … Continue reading

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PLEASANTON — It did not matter what sport was in season. The answer for Jake Smith, 8, the past three years was always no. Jake’s mother, Heidi Hess, dreaded the days when he brought fliers home from school that announced … Continue reading

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Our friends at Popular Hot Rodding Magazine have joined with the Goodguys Rod & Custom Association to sponsor the Street Machine category at five Goodguys AutoCross events in 2011. PHR will be giving the Street Machine class winner of each … Continue reading

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The 1st annual Goodguys Sponsor Shootout AutoCross will be held Sunday, July 10th @ 9am at the Ohio Expo Center in conjunction with the Goodguys 14th PPG Nationals presented by Bridgestone in Columbus, OH. All 12 Goodguys Autocross sponsors will … Continue reading

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Putting the finishing touches on their race day set up, the Goodguys Racing Team led by Marc Meadors unleashed the raw power of the “Pure Hell2” ’69 Camaro over the Memorial Day Weekend recording the quickest and fastest quarter-mile run … Continue reading

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