runs from 2009
Turkey Rod Run Literally thousands of hotrods and customs lined
up in the infield of the Daytona International Speedway for the annual
thanksgiving weekend extravaganza. I shot the photos for this one and
literally walked my feet off.
El Mirage Speed trials Fall meet More photos from Doug Hayes of
the trials at the dry lake beds of El Mirage in California.
Moonshine Festival My annual trip to the Moonshine Festival in Dawsonville,
GA. The beginning of stock car racing was here in the Georgia Mts.
and this is a great collection of 40 Fords and other beauties. Pictures
by Bob Nugent.
Icons of Speed Auction The
end of a dream by Ralph Whitworth to have a museum in Wendover, Utah.
Some of the most famous icons of speed and custom were auctioned off.
Thanks to Doug Hayes for the great photos.
3rd Nostalgia Nationals
From the Goodguys group and photographer Kirk Jones comes coverage of
the 3rd Nostalgia Nats in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
California Hotrod Reunion Thanks to Dana R. Nichols for the coverage
of the California Hotrod Reunion at the old Famosa Raceway in Bakersfield,
Hunnert Car Pileup Thanks to Dan Benck for the coverage of the 6th
year at the historic Grundy County Speedway and Fairgrounds in Morris,
IL. Yeah, it’s dusty and cold, but we like it. Suck it up, nancy
Charlotte Auto Fair Thanks
to Drew Hierwarter for the coverage of this great annual event held
at Lowes Motor Speedway. Swap meet and street rod meet with classic
cars and rat rods thown in, it is a east coast automotive staple for
years and this year show was no exception
Goodguys Kansas City Nationals Thanks
to Nick Hoesing for another great photo event for this event. As you
can see Nick has provided many of the of articles and event coverage
pages here on our site.
2nd Pacific Northwest Nationals Thanks
to Kirk Jones and the folks at Goodguys for the photo coverage of this
Pacific Raceway Friday Night drags Thanks to Kirk Jones again for
the photos from this event that is run in conjunction with the Pacific
Des Moines Goodguys show, 18th Heartland Nationals Jul. 3 - Jul.
5, 2009 Coverage by Nick Hoesing
Iowa State Fairgrounds Des Moines, IA
at Rhinebeck Thanks
to Big Al Liebman for the great coverage of this Goodguy event.
Columbus Goodguys 12th Goodguys PPG Nationals Jul. 10 - Jul. 12,
Ohio Expo Center Columbus, OH
- Coverage by Big
KKOA Lead Sled Spectacular, KKOA Lead Sled Spectacular, Thomas Park,
Thanks for the photos to Nick Hoesing
Back to the fifties, Minnesota State Fairgrounds | June 19-20-21,
2009. Pictures by Scott Baldauf
Goodguys Indy, 21st Hotrod Nationals put on by the Goodguys at Reilly
Raceway Park. Photos by Bill Jakacky.
Antique Nationals, photo crtedits to Doug Hayes. From the Speedway
in Onana, CA. Some of the coolest early examples of racing machines
Hotrod Supernationals, photo crtedits to Nick Hoesing. From the
State Fairgrounds in Lincoln, Nebraska
Beaterville Rod Run, Louisville Kentucky. Photos by Rich Linder.
famous El Mirage lake beds in Califorina come two sets of photo coverage
Hayes Thanks to Doug Hayes for the great coverage.
Casny Thanks to Chris for his coverage of the El Mirage
happening and especially the great shot of Gene Winfield and his
Jalopy Showdown Thanks to John Knas for the great coverage of the
Jalopy Showdown. Down and dirty in the mud at the Latimore Vally Fairgrounds
in York Springs PA.
Lonestar Roundup Thanks to Nick Hoesing of Omaha, Ne for the coverage
of the 2009 Lonesatr Roundup.
DelMar GoodGuys Once again Kirk Jones from the Goodguy Group sends
us some really fine photos from the gathering at Del Mar, CA
Omaha World of Wheels This was the 54th Annual O'Reilly World of
Wheels and we thank Nick Hoesing for the coverage.
NSRA Nationals Oklahoma Thanks to Steve Hansen for the photos from
the National Street Rod Association big show west in Oklahoma
Fresno Autorama The 50th annual Fresno Autorama presented by Blackie
Gejeian at the Convention Center, with photos by Mark and Kelly Skipper.
Thanks guys, that is quick coverage.
March Madness Drags Staged at the Famous Famoso Raceway the March
Madness has great racing and the return of many of the old front engined
dragsters and drag cars from the widest era in drag racing history.
Thanks to Mazooma1 from the HAMB forum for the photos.
Detroit Autorama Thanks to Bob Millard and the crew at the Detroit
Autorama. What a spectacular show. It never disappoints. The 57th annual
Autorama presented by Meguiar's, and Murray Oreilly auto parts, Over
900 exhibits and over 1000 cars from all over the USA and Canada, and
of course, the Ridler Award.
The basement at the Autorama Downstairs at the Autorama is the traditional
customs and rods.
The Zephyrhills FLorida Swap Meet Swap meet, Car auction and the
old cars running on dirt are the features of this old show. Started
years ago by Bud Josey, this is a great show in the sunshine of Florida
Garlits Museum It had been a few years since I visited Don Garlits
Museum in Ocala, Fl and it remains the greatest collection of drag race
cars in the world.
Rumblers Florida Show Thanks to Gleen Hayes from the coverage from
Sacramento Autorama The oldest indoor car show in the country.
Thanks to Poor Boy Bruce of the HAMB traditional rod forum.
Mercurys at Sacramento Autorama Thanks to Dave Molloy for the photo
Woodie Collection This show was covered by Doug Hayes and takes
us to the collection of Nick Alexander and his sister. They are the
children of Ben Alexander, the actor, well known as the sidekick Detective
to Joe Friday, in the Dragnet television series.