Rodfather/Goodguys Road Tour Blasts Off This Week!

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”. He will hang up his hot rod following the 2 week trip.

The rodders heading to Bonneville from the northern California area will gather at Goodguys headquarters in Pleasanton this Wednesday, Sept 12th @ 10am to depart on their “pre-tour” legs which go from Pleasanton to Reno then Reno to Wendover on Thursday the 13th before gathering with all other Tour participants at the salt flats from Friday’s official blast off. Make sure and follow along online!

Rodfather/Goodguys Road Tour 2012
Fact & Information Sheet

WHAT:
Rodfather/Goodguys Road Tour. A special hot rod driving tour featuring 100 1949 and older roadsters, coupes, sedans and touring cars driving from the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah to the Goodguys WIX Filters Speedway Nationals in Indianapolis, Indiana. Leading the pack will be Andy Brizio and Gary Meadors – two men at the forefront of the hot rodding scene for the last 4 decades. Brizio will be behind the wheel of his trusty 1932 Ford while Meadors will be driving his all black 1940 Ford coupe.

WHEN:
Friday, September 14th (blasting off from Bonneville) through Thursday, September 20th (arriving in Indianapolis.  Sunday, September 23rd (Return Route from Goodguys WIX Filters Speedway Nationals) through Friday September 28th (Tour conclusion at Barstow CA)

DESTINATION:
Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Goodguys 2nd WIX Filters Speedway Nationals hot rod & custom car festival September 21-23.

TOUR DISTANCE:
3600 miles

TOUR STOPS:
Kindig-it Design (Salt Lake City, UT), Wyotech (Laramie, WY), Wyoming Territorial Prison (Lararmie, WY) Pinkee’s Rod Shop (Loveland, CO), Speedway Motors & Kuck Motorsports (Lincoln, NE), The Dennis Albaugh Collection (Ankeny, IA)Munz Place (Madison WI)  Heidt’s Hot Rods & Muscle Car Parts (Wauconda, IL), The Roadster Shop (Mundelein, IL), Billet Specialties (La Grange, IL), Rad Rides by Troy (Manteno, IL), and the Indycar race shop of Panther/Dryer & Reinbold and Chip Gannasi Racing (Indianapolis)

RETURN STOPS:
George Lange and Jack Stirnemann’s private collections (St Louis, MO) Darryl Starbird’s Custom Car Museum (Afton, OK) The Hot Rod Garage (Amarillo, TX) and the Unser Museum (Albuquerque, NM).

TOUR COVERAGE:
Daily photos, videos and blogs will be provided at www.rodfathertour.com beginning Sept 14th. There will also be a live satellite tracker

OFFICIAL TOUR WEBSITE:
www.rodfathertour.com

TOUR SPONSORS:
AutoTrader Classics, Grundy Worldwide Insurance, WIX Filters, Billet Specialties, Speedway Motors

-Andy Brizio

-Gary Meadors

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