Monthly Archives: September 2012

The 20th annual Goodguys Lone Star Nationals rumbles into the giant sized Texas Motor Speedway this weekend Oct 5-7 bringing over 2,000 rods, customs and classics through 1972 vintage to the popular speedway outside Ft Worth.  Texas in the fall … Continue reading

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The Dean of American Motorsports is dead. Editor, on-air personality and author, Chris Economaki impacted American Motorsports more than any other journalist. He was 91. Economaki was always a friend to the Goodguys Rod & Custom Association. In the 1990s, … Continue reading

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A special indoor display of vintage military vehicles including cars, trucks and Jeeps is being assembled for the 23rd Autumn Get-Together, November 10 & 11 at the Pleasanton Fairgrounds. The Young California building will house this exclusive exhibit! There is … Continue reading

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WISH-TV’s Dick Wolfsie has been doing live on-air feature segments in Indianapolis for over 4 decades. He’s long been a supporter of Goodguys and usually comes out to see what we’re up to. At last weekend’s 2nd WIX Filters Speedway … Continue reading

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“THE” hot rodding event of the fall – the Celebrity Roast of Blackie Gejeian scheduled for Saturday, November 3rd in Fresno, CA has SOLD OUT! No more tickets are available. Only those with credentials will be allowed in. If you … Continue reading

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Last weekend’s Goodguys 2nd WIX Filters Speedway Nationals turned into a gorgeous fall weekend of hot rodding in the upper Midwest. The car count was up slightly from last year’s inaugural event and tens of thousands of revelers came out … Continue reading

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Indianapolis, IN – Tom Gloy made a career out of sittin’ low and drivin’ fast. In a racing career that spanned more than 25 years, Gloy collected a Trans Am World Championship as well as a Formula Atlantic title. He … Continue reading

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The Rodfather/Goodguys Road Tour has arrived at the Racing Capital of the World – the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for this weekend’s 2nd WIX Filters Speedway Nationals! Yesterday’s tour stops included a visit to the Dreyer/Reinbold Indycar shop as well as … Continue reading

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The Rodfather/Goodguys Road Tour has arrived here in Indianapolis for the Goodguys 2nd WIX Filters Speedway Nationals. Thanks to our sponsor of the day Billet Specialties, Wednesday was spent in the Illinois area visiting all kinds of cool hot rod … Continue reading

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The Rodfather/Goodguys Road Tour gang took a 300 mile jaunt yesterday from Ankeny, Iowa up to the college town of Madison, Wisconsin to spend the afternoon at the Dick Munz collection. Day 5, presented by Grundy Worldwide Insurance turned out … Continue reading

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If you’re putting off buying your Blackie Gejeian Roast tickets, you should act fast. Precious few seats remain for what is guaranteed to the THE hot rodding event of the year in the Golden State.The gala event, billed as The … Continue reading

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Our friends at Ford Motor Company have long supported hot rodding and continue to do so today with their new generation of Ford muscle cars like the Mustang GT and the all new 2013 twin turbocharged 3.5 liter SHO Taurus! … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s Rodfather/Goodguys Road Tour leg, presented by Speedway Motors took the pack (now 108 cars and 167 people strong) 300 road miles from Speedway Motors’ sprawling Lincoln, Nebraska headquarters, over to Gary Kuck’s garage and private collection (Gary twice won … Continue reading

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This year’s SEMA show will be held Tuesday, October 30th-Friday, November 2nd at the Las Vegas Convention Center and The Goodguys Rod & Custom Association will be there! We’d love to visit with you at our booth! The Goodguys Gang … Continue reading

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Sunday was all about two things on the Rodfather/Goodguys Road Tour – driving 400 miles and celebrating Andy “The Rodfather” Brizio’s 80th birthday! The group traveled from Windsor, CO to Grand Island, Nebraska for a long day of easy road … Continue reading

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The Goodguys Rod & Custom Association makes a triumphant return to Indianapolis Motor Speedway this weekend September 21-23 for the 2nd WIX Filters Speedway Nationals! The only event of its kind ever to be held on the hallowed grounds of … Continue reading

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It’s early Sunday morning, September 16th and the tour gang is just waking up at the hotel in Loveland, Colorado. Yesterday’s second tour leg presented by AutoTrader Classics was filled with gorgeous scenery, 311 road miles and two amazing tour … Continue reading

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It’s early Saturday morning, September 15th and the Rodfather/Goodguys Road Tour gang is busy preparing to depart the Little America hotel in Green River, Wyoming. Today’s tour heads from Green River on over to Laramie where Wyotech will host a … Continue reading

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Today’s the day! The official launch of the Rodfather/Goodguys Road Tour! Today’s tour leg will take the hot rodders on a 327 mile journey from the historic Bonneville Salt Flats, through Salt Lake City and a stop at Kindig-It Design … Continue reading

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Check out this cool new Goodguys tee shirt now available in our online store! We’re calling it the “Little Rat” and it’s a perfect complement to any hot rodder’s wardrobe – especially those that dig hot rod trucks! It’s available … Continue reading

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The Rodfather/Goodguys Road Tour took it’s its first pre-stage cruise yesterday from Goodguys offices in Pleasanton on up to Reno. It was a 232 mile “warm up” for today’s pre-stage cruise to Wendover, Nevada where the gang will stay the … Continue reading

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The group of Northern California based Rodfather/Goodguys Road Tour participants convened at Goodguys Headquarters this morning here in Pleasanton, California and will pick up other cruisers on their way to Reno, Nevada for a stopover tonight. They’ll then leave Reno … Continue reading

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In what has become an annual tradition at the Goodguys Southwest Nationals, the Top 12 Cars of the Year will be displayed together as a group inside the “Champions Arena” presented by the Street Rod Headquarters at the 15th Southwest … Continue reading

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Looking for a captive audience to sell your high performance hot rod, custom, muscle car, tricked out truck or late model? Put the Goodguys AutoTrader Classics Car for Sale Corral to work for you! The car corral is the ultimate … Continue reading

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Our hard workin friends over at Rod Authority (www.rodauthority.com) have done a bang up job covering this year’s Goodguys 26th West Coast Nationals presented by Flowmaster. Just today they’ve posted their top 10 picks from the event. They’ve done a … Continue reading

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The much anticipated Rodfather/Goodguys Road Tour is set to blast off to Indy from the Bonneville Salt Flats this Friday, September 14th! Led by Andy Brizio and Gary Meadors, the cross country hot rod driving tour is Andy’s “last hurrah”. … Continue reading

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Who’s got the baddest hot rod in the land? We’re all going to find out in two weeks. The Goodguys 2012 Tank’s Hot Rod of the Year award is up for grabs at the 2nd WIX Filters Speedway Nationals, September … Continue reading

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A carrier pigeon flying west from Salt Lake City, Utah landed at Goodguys world headquarters today with a note and some pictures from our friends at Kindig-It Design. Dave Kindig and his talented team of builders and designers are deep … Continue reading

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The Goodguys 11th Midwestern Nationals held last weekend at Kansas Speedway featured a little of everything! Remnants of tropical storm Issac ended a 3 month drought which was great news for local farmers but not so good for the event. … Continue reading

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