Monthly Archives: October 2013

At next weekend’s 24th Autumn Get-Together presented by Specialty Sales Classics, fans will be treated to a special Lowrider custom car exhibit courtesy of Deadendmagazine.com. The San Jose based internet magazine (the very first of its kind) has put together … Continue reading

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Per tradition, there will be an awesome hot rod tour on Thursday, November 14th in advance of the Goodguys 16th Southwest Nationals in Scottsdale. The tour, hosted by the Over the Hill Gang (Phoenix Chapter) is all about “driving your … Continue reading

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The 1953 GMC bus that Von Dutch himself owned, worked in and lived in during the 1960s will be shown for the first time in full restoration at the upcoming Goodguys 16th Southwest Nationals, November 15-17. Recently appraised at a … Continue reading

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Goodguys has taken delivery of a brand-spanking new 2014 Chevrolet “Short Crew” 1500 Silverado and it’s making its debut next week at the SEMA show! We’re calling it the G1500 ASV (AutoCross Support Vehicle). Look for the truck in the … Continue reading

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Last weekend’s 20th Southeastern Nationals at Charlotte Motor Speedway was an outstanding display of the South’s finest rods, customs, muscle cars, trucks and classics. Spectacular fall weather (warm days and crisp mornings) had the heart of NASCAR country beating all … Continue reading

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After 17 months, many 17 hour days and some serious painstaking attention to detail, the long awaited debut of the Goodguys ‘Project G/RS” ’69 Camaro is here. The car will be unveiled by builder Bret Voelkel and his Ridetech team … Continue reading

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Kyle & Stacy Tucker know a thing or two about competing for the highest honors at a Goodguys event! The couple who founded Detroit Speed & Engineering in 2001 won the Goodguys Street Machine of the Year award a year … Continue reading

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The Goodguys 24th Autumn Get-Together presented by Specialty Sales Classics November 9 & 10 at the Pleasanton Fairgrounds offers Goodguys and our event particiopamts the chance to pay tribute to the Veterans and current active military members in advance of … Continue reading

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Goodguys 20th annual Southeastern Nationals returns to Charlotte Motor Speedway this weekend October 25-27 bringing close to 3,000 of the South’s hottest rods and coolest customs to the heart of NASCAR country! The three day event features a giant show … Continue reading

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Northwest Goodguy Ken Sanders was one of the hearty hot rodders who went along during last summer’s Goodguys Northwest Hot Rod Week. Northwest Hot Rod Week was a three-day driving adventure held in advance of the Goodguys 26th Wesco Autobody … Continue reading

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  Scottsdale, AZ – Back in 1970s and 80s SCCA and NCCC AutoCross competition, the families of Ohio’s Herb Popp and California’s Steve Hobaugh lived thousands of miles apart but traveled similar paths. Both ran vintage Corvette’s, both were fast … Continue reading

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Attention Goodguys members! Early Bird registration is now available for all 2014 Goodguys National events! Never before has Early Bird registration been available this early in the fall so NOW’S THE TIME to take advantage of serious savings! If you … Continue reading

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Cover/homepage photo courtesy of Matt Smith, Camaro Performers Skip & Debbie Walls’ 1969 Camaro “Loka-RS” has won the Goodguys 2013 Grundy Worldwide Insurance Muscle Machine of the Year award. The Camaro showcases the extreme talent of commissioned builders Goolsby Customs … Continue reading

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Alan Beers’ Great-8 finalist 1957 Chevy pickup has been named Goodguys 2013 LMC Truck Parts Truck of the Year-Late. It was chosen as a finalist for the award earlier this year at the Goodguys PPG Nationals in Columbus, Ohio. Jason … Continue reading

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Talbert Goldman’s 1949 Studebaker pickup has been named Goodguys 2013 Street Rod Headquarters Truck of the Year-Early. The truck is the only Studebaker to have ever won a Goodguys Teriffic 12 award. It was chosen as a finalist for the … Continue reading

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Charlotte, North Carolina’s Donald Knox had his dream come true. The 1970 Chevy Nova he’s so lovingly and obsessively restored to factory delivery condition (he went right past showroom quality) has won the Goodguys 2013 Hemming’s Muscle Car of the … Continue reading

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During this year’s SEMA show November 5-8 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Goodguys will be present the all-new Goodguys GOLD awards! These brand new, exclusive awards will be presented to just 5 lucky winners. All cars on display at … Continue reading

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Last weekend’s 21st Lone Star Nationals at Texas Motor Speedway was a barn burner folks! A mixed bag of weather (warm & sunny Friday & Sunday, cloudy & chilly Saturday) didn’t discourage a near record crowd. The car count was … Continue reading

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John Menzler of the COMP Performance Group passed away last Friday morning after a courageous battle with leukemia. Large in stature and personality, John was a close friend to many Goodguys staff members. His enthusiasm and unwavering support of Goodguys … Continue reading

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Automotive Aftermarket industry executive Travis Weeks has joined the Goodguys Rod & Custom Association as VP of Media. In his new role with Goodguys, Weeks will oversee and manage all media properties for the Goodguys Rod & Custom Association including … Continue reading

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Seven days, 2,075 road miles and a couple pairs of dirty socks and it’s a wrap – the Goodguys Texas Road Tour is in the books! What a glorious seven day adventure it was. Forty-plus cars (the Tour actually grew … Continue reading

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The Goodguys 24th Autumn Get-Together presented by Specialty Sales Classics November 9 & 10 at the Pleasanton Fairgrounds offers us the chance to pay tribute to the Veterans and current active military members in advance of Veterans Day, Monday, November … Continue reading

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Participants at the upcoming Goodguys 20th Southeastern Nationals October 25-27 at Charlotte Motor Speedway will be getting a special treat to commemorate the event’s 20th birthday! This exclusive full color poster, designed in-house by the award winning Goodguys art dept … Continue reading

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