07/04/12 12:44PM Car show, Events, Flowmaster, GoodGuys, hot rods, Muscle Cars, street rods

GoodGuys, Pleasanton, August 24-26

GOODGUYS 26TH WEST COAST NATIONALS PRESENTED BY FLOWMASTER MAKES ITS HIGHLY ANTICIPATED RETURN TO THE FAIRGROUNDS IN PLEASANTON, AUGUST 24-26!


The "Crown Jewel" of all Goodguys events - the 26th West Coast Nationals Presented by Flowmaster - is the longest running and most prestigious national event on the calendar! Blending old school traditions with current trends, the West Coast Nationals features a sun soaked weekend of hot rodding fellowship and the highest quality cars in the country!

You don't want to miss the giant Show & Shine featuring over 3,000 '72 & earlier rods, customs, muscle cars, trucks and classics on display! You'll also see the crowning of the Flowmaster America's Most Beautiful Street Rod and other prestigious awards, see the latest collector car products and trends at over 300 vendor and sponsor exhibits, shop the Mega Swap Meet & AutoTrader Classics Cars 4 Sale Corral, enjoy live stage shows, model car show, arts & crafts expo, model engine expo, the FREE Kids Revell Model Make-N-Take, PPG Kids Coloring Contest and so much more!

It's a guaranteed great weekend out for the whole family with cool cars and cool people that you definitely don't want to miss!

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Check out some of these great event highlights you'll experience at the Goodguys 26th West Coast Nationals:



Show & Shine with Special Awards!
The West Coast Nationals is home to the nation's finest 1972 & earlier rods, customs, classic cars, muscle machines and trickled out trucks and of course many special awards. The 2012 America's Most Beautiful Street Rod, Stroker McGurk, Billy B Memorial, Bruce Olsen Memorial and the ten Builder's Choice awards selected by Eric Peratt/Pinkee's Rod Shop plus many more will be selected over the weekend!



Model Engine Nationals!
The Bay Area Model Engine Club is holding a national gathering of model engines at this year's West Coast Nationals! See over 50 exhibitors display their miniature engines and works of art! Exhibitors are coming from all over the country and the world to exhibit their model engines and cars in this spectacular exhibit!




Tether Car and Valve Cover Racing!
Tether Cars, better known as "Spin Dizzies", will again be featured at this year's event! A special Tether Car track will feature these fantastic gas powered mini race cars hurtling around a Tether Track at mind boggling speeds! The Valve Cover Races are returning too! Valve Cover Racing will be held throughout the weekend for the kids but special exhibition runs will also be featured! Own a Valve Cover race car? Bring it out and join the fun!




Monstrous Manufacturer's Midway!
If you're doing some shopping, the 26th West Coast Nationals will be THE spot to pick up some new gear! Over 300 vendors will be on hand to choose from. Talk directly with the manufacturers and get great deals!



Nitro Thunderfest!
Goodguys is proud to present "Nitro Thunderfest" at the West Coast Nationals! Thunderfest is a special display of vintage dragsters, altered and funny cars from the 1960s that have been lovingly restored to their original condition. The cars will be cackled Friday and Saturday on heavy loads of nitromethane! Bring your earplugs! These things create serious thunder and excitement!

PRE-REGISTER YOUR VEHICLE TODAY AND SAVE $10 OFF THE
AT-EVENT PRICE!

 

  

Want to save money and speed up the registration check-in process at the event? Then don't forget that if you pre-register your vehicle before August 10, you'll Save $10 off the at-event price! Don't hesitate... Register your ride today!

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STROKER'S NEW '40 FORD TO DEBUT AT 26TH WEST COAST NATIONALS!



Tom Medley, creator of the "Stroker McGurk" cartoon character that appeared in Hot Rod magazine starting in the '40's until he took over as editor of Rod & Custom Magazine in the 70s and one of the founding fathers of the "Rod Run" is getting his coveted '40 Ford coupe back.

Last October, Medley suffered a hot rodder's most feared nightmare - a fire that destroyed nearly all the contents of his garage - tools, welders, sewing machines, car parts, memorabilia, etc.

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SWAP MEET SPACES UP FOR GRABS!


Got some "stuff" you'd like to sell? The swap meet & AutoTrader Classics Cars 4 Sale Corral at the 26th West Coast Nationals at the Pleasanton Fairgrounds is THE place to buy or sell used auto parts, a turnkey car, memorabilia and equipment!

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HOT ROD WEEK SET TO COINCIDE WITH 26TH WEST COAST NATIONALS!


Hot Rod Week is a special 4-day guided driving tour to shops and places of interest in the San Francisco Bay Area and other close by regions in Northern California. Hot Rod Week serves as a fun activity for locals as well as out of town visitors attending the annual West Coast Nationals in Pleasanton.

Four jam-packed days of hot rodding fun are on tap this year! No registration is required and there is no fee! Just show up at the Pleasanton Hilton at 8am each morning, get a tour map and head off with the pack to join the Hot Rod Week Fun! All tours leave the back parking lot of the Hilton at 8:30am sharp!

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GOODGUYS 26TH WEST COAST NATIONALS T-SHIRTS & METAL SIGNS ON SALE NOW!

 

Don't wait until you get to the event to get your Goodguys on. Purchase your collectible Goodguys 26th West Coast Nationals official event t-shirt now before you even arrive in Pleasanton! You'll be the envy of all your friends when you cruise into the Fairgrounds in Pleasanton sporting the Goodguys 100% cotton t-shirt.


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