Goodguys 2014 Autumn Get Together in Pleasanton

I don’t usually start an article with a point of contention, but I’m going to do it this time. When I go to the Goodguys show and autocross, I want to see a bunch of eye candy and form over function Pro Class ingenuity on the autocross, my Lateral-G (and Pro-Touring) brothers and sisters, awesome vendor hardware, and a good corndog! Maybe not all in that order, either. And … [Read more...]

SEMA Recap: The Never Ending Car Show

  Okay I'll admit it...this article was supposed to be published on Wednesday night, or Thursday morning. But if you've ever been to SEMA, you know that the action doesn't stop at 5PM when SEMA shuts down. With our very own Lateral-G dinner Wednesday night, I didn't get back to the hotel room till the next day. But none-the-less, we bring you a recap of SEMA … [Read more...]

Goodguys 28th West Coast Nationals: Pleasanton, Ca.

Goodguys West Coast Nationals 2014 By: Tony Huntimer Historically (many years ago), if I remember correctly, the West Coast Nationals had been reserved for vehicles manufactured prior to some year around the early 60s. But now it’s the 28th Goodguys West Coast Nationals (presented by Flowmaster) in Pleasanton, CA. Now the cutoff year for this event has jumped all the way up … [Read more...]

More Hot Rod Power Tour 2014 Pics

One of our Lateral-G members posted up nearly 900 pictures he took at this years Power Tour. So a big thank you to Marty McGuire (syborg tt) for these pics. I've added about 300 in this post, but you can see all 889 pictures HERE. HOT ROD Power Tour records set this year include: 5,828 registered vehicles came out to be a part of the fun 2,071 of these made the … [Read more...]

Supercharged Model A wins Goodguys 2014 Tank’s Hot Rod of the Year Award

Indianapolis, IN – Tony Lombardi’s supercharged 1930 Model A Ford from Niles, Ohio won the Goodguys 2014 Tank’s Hot Rod of the Year award last weekend at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. The criteria is unique in that it’s the only major Goodguys Top 12 award which requires participants to drive on a 100-mile reliability run as well as an 1/8th mile blast down the drag strip. … [Read more...]

Capitola Street Rod and Muscle Car show 6/8/14

This is a two day event and Saturday is really the day to go with a limit of 300 cars staged in and around the Capitola beach area near Santa Cruz. This is the 9th annual event and the first for me...some truly exceptional cars were in attendance, you east-coasters eat your hearts out because this is truly a California car experience at it's very finest...even Bruce Canepa ( … [Read more...]

Goodguys 21st Summer Get-Together – May 31 & June1, 2014 at Pleasanton Ca.

Author and Photographer: Tony Huntimer It’s that time of year again. Out here in sunny California, there’s plenty of days out of the year to enjoy your hot rod, street machine, and/or Pro-Touring vehicle. But you have to count down the days on your calendar for the great Goodguys shows to come around. Lateral-G contacted me and asked if I would cover the Goodguys 21st Summer … [Read more...]

2014 Muscle Car And Corvette Nationals Preview Video V8TV

Now is the time to start planning your trip to the 2014 Muscle Car And Corvette Nationals. MCACN is one of the greatest car shows on the earth. There are tons of rare and significant cars that you wont see anywhere else. So make plans to be in Chicago at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center on November 22nd and 23rd for the … [Read more...]