Rod runs from 2009

  1. 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.
  2. 2009 El Mirage Speed trials Fall meet More photos from Doug Hayes of the trials at the dry lake beds of El Mirage in California.
  3. 2009 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.
  4. 2009 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.
  5. 2009 3rd Nostalgia Nationals From the Goodguys group and photographer Kirk Jones comes coverage of the 3rd Nostalgia Nats in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
  6. 2009 California Hotrod Reunion Thanks to Dana R. Nichols for the coverage of the California Hotrod Reunion at the old Famosa Raceway in Bakersfield, CA.
  7. 2009 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 boy.
  8. 2009 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
  9. 2009 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.
  10. 2009 2nd Pacific Northwest Nationals Thanks to Kirk Jones and the folks at Goodguys for the photo coverage of this event.
  11. 2009 Pacific Raceway Friday Night drags Thanks to Kirk Jones again for the photos from this event that is run in conjunction with the Pacific Northwest Nationals.
  12. 2009 Des Moines Goodguys show, 18th Heartland Nationals Jul. 3 - Jul. 5, 2009 Coverage by Nick Hoesing
    Iowa State Fairgrounds Des Moines, IA
  13. 2009Goodguys at Rhinebeck Thanks to Big Al Liebman for the great coverage of this Goodguy event.
  14. 2009 Columbus Goodguys 12th Goodguys PPG Nationals Jul. 10 - Jul. 12, 2009
    Ohio Expo Center Columbus, OH
  15. Coverage by Big Al Liebman
  16. 2009 KKOA Lead Sled Spectacular, KKOA Lead Sled Spectacular, Thomas Park, Salinas, KS
    Thanks for the photos to Nick Hoesing
  17. 2009 Back to the fifties, Minnesota State Fairgrounds | June 19-20-21, 2009. Pictures by Scott Baldauf
  18. 2009 Goodguys Indy, 21st Hotrod Nationals put on by the Goodguys at Reilly Raceway Park. Photos by Bill Jakacky.
  19. 2009 Antique Nationals, photo crtedits to Doug Hayes. From the Speedway in Onana, CA. Some of the coolest early examples of racing machines and hotrods.
  20. 2009 Hotrod Supernationals, photo crtedits to Nick Hoesing. From the State Fairgrounds in Lincoln, Nebraska
  21. 2009 Beaterville Rod Run, Louisville Kentucky. Photos by Rich Linder.

  22. From the famous El Mirage lake beds in Califorina come two sets of photo coverage from

    1. Doug Hayes   Thanks to Doug Hayes for the great coverage.
    2. Chris Casny   Thanks to Chris for his coverage of the El Mirage happening and especially the great shot of Gene Winfield and his roadster.
  23. 2009 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.
  24. 2009 Lonestar Roundup Thanks to Nick Hoesing of Omaha, Ne for the coverage of the 2009 Lonesatr Roundup.
  25. 2009 DelMar GoodGuys Once again Kirk Jones from the Goodguy Group sends us some really fine photos from the gathering at Del Mar, CA
  26. 2009 Omaha World of Wheels This was the 54th Annual O'Reilly World of Wheels and we thank Nick Hoesing for the coverage.
  27. 2009 NSRA Nationals Oklahoma Thanks to Steve Hansen for the photos from the National Street Rod Association big show west in Oklahoma
  28. 2009 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.
  29. 2009 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.
  30. 2009 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.
  31. 2009 The basement at the Autorama Downstairs at the Autorama is the traditional customs and rods.
  32. 2009 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
  33. 2009 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.
  34. 2009 Rumblers Florida Show Thanks to Gleen Hayes from the coverage from Orlando FL
  35. 2009 Sacramento Autorama The oldest indoor car show in the country. Thanks to Poor Boy Bruce of the HAMB traditional rod forum.
  36. 2009 Mercurys at Sacramento Autorama Thanks to Dave Molloy for the photo coverage.
  37. 2009 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.



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