Hot Rods, Customs and Classic Cars come to Loveland | Events
Northern California based Goodguys Rod & Custom Association, producers of America’s largest hot rod festivals, returns to the scenic Ranch Events Complex in Loveland for the 15th edition of the Goodguys Colorado Nationals. This event, the fifth in the 20 event series for 2012, boasts pre-registered vehicles from 24 states including Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
In addition to the acres of vintage vehicles in the show n’ shine, this event offers commercial and vendor exhibits, model car show, swap meet and cars for sale corral, entertainment by The Backline on Saturday and Sunday, make n’ take model car building sessions for the kids on Saturday, Goodguys tire screeching’ AutoCross, special vehicle parking areas on Saturday and more. The event will be concluded at 2:22 pm on Sunday with the awards ceremony.
The 15th Colorado Nationals offers event participants a new feature that has been added to many of the events—The Super Sunday Get-Together. This feature, which originated from the wildly popular Get-Together events in Pleasanton, CA, will offer car enthusiasts with late model American made and powered vehicles to be a part of a Goodguys national event. They will have the chance to run the Goodguys AutoCross on Sunday from 9 am to 1 pm, be eligible for awards and be able to show off their cars in the show n’ shine.
Goodguys events are held from Massachusetts to San Diego, from Seattle to North Carolina and many points in between. The events are large, colorful and have often been referred to as a “State Fair of Automotive Excitement!” Lil’ deuce coupes, hot rod roadsters, lead-sled 50’s Mercury customs, ‘55-’57 Chevy’s, Camaro’s, Hemi Barracuda’s & BOSS 409 Mustangs and other timeless beauties will fill the entire infield of the one and a half mile oval.
Event hours are Friday and Saturday 8am to 5pm and Sunday 8am to 3pm. General admission is $18, and kids 7-12 $6. Kids 6 and under are FREE. Spectator parking is free. Tickets can be purchased online at www.good-guys.com or at the event facility all three days. For additional event information, contact the Goodguys Rod & Custom Association at (925) 838-9876 or visit www.good-guys.com.
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