A Day at the Goodguys 33rd All American Get-Together in Pleasanton

by Tony Huntimer It was Saturday March 28th at the Goodguys 33rd All American Get-Together held at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, CA. I had been hearing commercials on the radio. Somebody also told me that they had seen a Goodguys advertisement on TV. I don't know if this is normal, but something Goodguys did really worked. The turnout at the show was massive … [Read more...]

Goodguys 33rd All American Get-Together at Pleasanton

Had a buddy ask me if I'd tow a car down to the Goodguys show this weekend in Pleasanton. He didn't have to ask me twice, I grabbed my wife and we headed out early Saturday morning for the two hour journey to the Alameda Fairgrounds in Pleasanton. We arrived around 8 am and the place was PACKED! I was there a couple years ago and it was busy, but this year the word was out, … [Read more...]

Street Machine And Muscle Car Nationals 2015

The Street Machine And Muscle Car Nationals in Pomona, CA has quickly become one of our favorite shows. We were there last year for the first year, and had high hopes for this year. The event was held at the Fairplex which is the same grounds as the famous NHRA drag strip and home of the NHRA museum. This show is what I would consider a "new school" show. What I mean by … [Read more...]

Goodguys 6th Spring Nationals Rewind…Sizzlin’ Season Opener!

Story by John Drummond Our Goodguys 2015 season got off to a sizzlin’ start last weekend as the 6th Spring Nationals presented by Brown’s Classic Autos enjoyed three straight days of summer-like conditions! It was top-down cruisin’ at its finest as Westworld of Scottsdale rocked and rolled with over 2,500 Classic American show cars of all colors, shapes and sizes. As season … [Read more...]

48 Hour Corvette – It’s Friday and the Build Continues!!!

http://youtu.be/TtJGOabDAKM Bright and early, at 8:00AM EST the crew at RideTech started the countdown on building an entire Corvette in a mere 48 hours. With a slew of mechanics and industry experts, they set to the task. Be sure to check back and watch the entire build unfold. There was a massive pile of parts, eagerly awaiting their turn to get … [Read more...]

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...]