runs from 2011
Pumpkin Run is held every early November, at Flemings Auto Parts in
Egg Harbor, New Jersey. It is one of the most unique car events on
the east coast, held in an old salvage yard.
Photos by Lyle Willits
Rod Reunion Thanks to Marcus Edell for some cool coverage of the
2011 Hot Rod Reunion. Iconic Chrisman drag cars and the Isky roadster,
plus many of the all time old drag cars and racers from the era.
Inside the Armory This show is the baby of Mike Szuba and the
National Guard Armory in Annapolis, MD. This show is to raise funds
for the Providence Center of Anne Arundel County for adults.
Outside This is a neat happening and actually two shows in one.
This is where the majority of the cars are, as they lined the National
Festival A great show that is growing each year by leaps and bounds.
Main feature is the number of 1940 Fords that populate the town square.
Also the Moonshine myseum and the surrounding parking lot is filled
with every type of vehicle. This is the town that was the start of
NASCAR and the home of Awesome Bill Elliott. If you loved Thunder
Road, you will love this show.
Lonestar at Texas Motor Speedway Thanks to Kirk Jones and the
Goodguys for the photo coverage.
Annual Mobtown Greaseball Great show from the Moose Lodge at Dundalk
MD. Photos by Lyle Willits
Rod Fallout Thanks to Scott Ackley for the coverage of this event
held at the Elks Club Pavilion in Glastonbury, Ct.
at Antioch Another group of pictures from the HAMB message Board
and contributor 49ratfink. Billetproof is a fast growing show and
features some of the best that Cal. has to offer.
of the year Kirk Jones, editor of the Goodguys Gazette had some
cool pictures from the selection of the Hotrod of the Year award and
other pictures including the drags.
at the Brickyard Ron Hensley took some great photos at the debut
of the Goodguys at the Brickyard for the 2011 Speedway Nationals
Mirage Sept 2011 Doug Hayes is a regular contributor here and
this is his coverage of the El Mirage dry lakes speed trials on Sept.
West Coast Nationals The Goodguys show in Pleasanton as provided
by the Kirk Jones photographic expertise. Thanks Goodguys.
Folder 2 More great coverage of the 2011 Bonneville speed trials.
Thanks to Devin Poorman for the coverage
Nugget Casino During Bonnevilleweek, there are nightly get togethers
at the Nugget Casino. Mark Meyers covered the event for us.
folder one This folder is from Brady McIntyre showing coverage
of the Speedweek at Binneville.
at Monterey During Monterey weekend, there are three auctions
in town featuring top of the line collector cars. Another English
Bob photo collection.
Seca Leguna Seca races on the Monterey weekend. Today, Leguna
Seca and SCRAMP is the most important economic and charitable organization
in Monterey County. Thanks English Bob for the photos
Nationals at Louisville Thanks to Richard Ramsey for the photos
from the Annual Louisville Nationals. Many later years cars, but the
real old hotrods and traditional rods were still in abundance.
at Puyallop, CA This is a great and laid back show that is always
a showcase for west coast cars.
at Columbus Goodguys biggy at Columbus, Kirk Jones provided the
at Des Moines Goodguys Mid America show in Des Moines that is
an oldie but goodie.
Car Madness at the York Reunion This is a fantastic show and thanks
to Lyle Willits for the coverage. Irecognize the little yellow 27
T roadster that we took to Pebble Beach last year. Great show.
Iola Swap Meet and car show. Thanks to Paul Kruse for the photos
from the Midwest Car Show and Swap Meet. This is the place to go for
those hard to find parts. Thanks, Paul.
at the Grove Beatnic Parate from the HGAMB forum and Big Al Liebman,
both sent photos of the Geezer at the Grove Reunion at the Maple Grove
Raceway in Reading, PA. Between all the awesome iron and the members
of drag racing's historical royalty that show up, this is a premier
Alto Concours D_Elegance Todd Olson has some great photos of the
cars of the Palo Alto Concours and there was some significant hotrods
and customs that on the show field. Really Spectacular cars and some
really historic ones also.
Mountain Nationals More coverage from Mike Bourg, and it is the
NSRA Rocky Mountain Street Rod Nationals at the Colorado State Fairgrounds,
in Pueblo, Colorado. Thanks, Mike.
to the Fifties Thanks to John "Murphy" Seffl for the
coverage of the Minnesota street rod association's Back to the Fifties
car show at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. This is a must see for
any car guy or girl. Back in the nineties, I wrote a few articles
for the newsletter and my hats off to Sandy Felde who has produced
the newsletter for years. Good job, Sandy
Museum 2011 Doug Hayes took many photos here at the museum and
at the swap meet below. The events were at the Fairplex and since
the museum is constantly changing, Doug decided to check it out again.
Roadster Show and Swap Meet This is the 32nd year of this show
and swap meet. Put on by the L.A. Roadsters car club and it is one
of the coolest swap meet in the world. If its for a hotrod, sportscar,
or anything automotive, this is the event. Thanks, Doug.
Great Race A coordinated effort between Corky Coker, of Coker
Tires, and Hemmings Motor News to continue the tradition of the Great
Race. This is the first leg of the timed rally that goes from Chattanooga,
Tn to Hemmings headquarters in Bennington, VT.
Through Time Motorcycle Museum We revisit this excellent motorcycle
museum in Maggie Valley, North Carolina as it was the first stop on
the 2011 running of the Great race. This is a fantastic museum dedicated
to the motorcycle in all of it's history of racing, war, civilian,
and police use. Great place and Dale Walksler is a genius in the history
of the motorcycle.
Scene East A great show sent to us by Lyle Willits of the custom
show put on by Video Bob and the Oakside Community Park in Biglerville,
Heroes Memorial Car Show Many car shows are done, not for profit,
but to benefit a good and worthy cause. No cause is more noble than
the fallen heroes that give their all for their fellow man. Thanks
to Lyle Willits for this coverage, and God bless the fallen heroes.
Goodguys Colorado Nationals Some excellent photos from Mike Bourg.
Goodguys at the Ranch Events Center in Loveland Colordao
Ford Show From the Bellevue Community College in Kent, Washington,
HAMB forum member Boones send some excellent coverage of some very
nice cars. Boones has provided many articles from car shows across
the country. Thanks Boone.
Nationals From the Paris Ontario Fairgrounds in Canada come the
Unfinished Nationals with photo coverage by Gil Gaudet
Wood 2011 HAMB forum member Boones sends some photos of one of
the coolest shows in the Northwest. Woodies by the hundreds, in all
shapes and sizes.
Nationals East Lyle Willits bring us a bunch of photos from the
NHRA event in York, PA. Lyle covers a lot of events and we look forward
to more coverage from him in the future.
Nationals East Sunday. Additional Sunday coverage from the Street
rod Nationals East from Lyle Willits.
Nationals 2011 From our prolific photographer friend from Southern
California, Doug Hayes, comes great coverage of the 2011 Antique Nationals
at the Fontana Speedway
Dragway Reunion Matt Brehmer send us some pictures of the Detroit
Dragway Reunion held May 23rd at the Milan Dragway in southern Michigan.
Some very fine examples of sixties racers and graybeards were on hand
for the event.
2011 Traditional rods and customs abound at the Beatersville gathering
and Tim Labold, a classic car dealer in Bowling Green, Ky send us
his photos from the event. May 29th
Maria 2011 Santa Maria is the new home of what used to be Paso
Robles and is getting good reviews. These photos are from Richard
Soto, and the event was held May 27-8-9 at the Santa Maria Fairpark.
Mirage 2011 From the El Mirage lake beds of southern California,
the SCTA has had speed trials for over 60 years. This is the latest
and it is provided by Doug Hayes.
Kats 500 From downtown Dewey, Ok, Ken Lytle gives us coverage
of the Stray Kat 500. Ken is TrucknCoupe on the HAMB forum.
Las Vegas From the Orleans Hotel in Las Vegas, Michael Hogan gives
us coverage of this traditional rod show and happening on the Vegas
to the Sun Myrtle Beach Dave Healey provides coverage of the Run
to the Sun at the Old Myrtle Square Mall.
Nostalgia drags Ron Podsladsly sent his phots of the Goodguys
Meguiar's Nationals in Del Mar California.
of Times Nostalgia Drags Big Al Liebman has provided photos and
he and his crew did some old time racing in a Mustang.
Star Roundup 2011 This fast growing event is a definite happening
for the traditional hot rod movement and is a definite must for your
hot rod calendar.
Run to the Sun 2011
Pictures by Dave Healey from the HAMB
Pee Dee Street Rodders and the City of Myrtle Beach. Old Myrtle Square
Mall.| March 17_19th 2011
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Proceeds from the show go to the Children's Miracle network and the
National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
2010 Proceeds of $90,000
Grand National Roadster Show Some great photos from Rik Hoving
of the Grand National Roadster Show and the Suede Palace display of
the 75 most significant customs. This was a once in a lifetime exhibit
and Rik was instrumental in putting this together with the show promoters.
Collection Mitch Maciel's buddy had 6 passes to the Nethercutt
Collection so he invited Mitch and his wife to go along on the guided
tour. I must say that Mr. Nethercutt had extremely discriminating
taste in automobiles.
Autorama Another great, long running, southern california show
and we thank Brian Rusk for the coverage.
Autorama The long running and prestigious Detroit Autorama had
many more cars this year, and the quality was fantastic. The Ridler
award was a tough choice and a 1956 Ford Convertible from Okla. was
the winner. We got in three hours before the show opened and got some
great photos before the crowd.
basement at Autorama Every year we go down in the basement of
the Detroit Autorama and see some neat cars, products, and some old
friends. Traditional and some crazy cartoon cars are all down there.
General Motors Heritage collection Every few years, a group of
enthusiaists put together a tour of the GM Heritage collection. GM
has gathered the most of their collection of showcars and restored
examples of their production, and they are here in this collection.