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AkzoNobel’s Wanda Brand Sponsors Cruise

Norcross, Ga.-based AkzoNobel Car Refinishes North America’s Wanda brand will be the title sponsor of the 12th annual Blue Suede Cruise event for the third year, July 19-21 at Summit Motorsports Park in Norfolk, Ohio.

The 2013 Wanda Blue Suede Cruise will feature pre-1972 hot rods, customs, classics, muscle cars, trick trucks and special concept and show cars painted in custom Wanda colors and finishes.

“Car lovers and families alike enjoy the wide variety of races and activities, and it provides us with the perfect opportunity to expand awareness for Wanda brand products at the same time,” said Mark Rapson, AkzoNobel’s manager of trade brands in North America.

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Memorial Day Weekend Car Shows

30th Annual Mid-America Street Rod Nationals Plus

The 30th Annual Mid-America Street Rod Nationals Plus is set for May 24-26 at Ozark Empire Fairgrounds in Springfield, Mo.

Here are a few hot rod get-togethers planned for this Memorial Day weekend…
Send information regarding car shows, cruises and other hotrod and classic car events to HRREditor@NBM.com.

• May 24-26, 2013: 30th Annual Mid-America Street Rod Nationals Plus, Ozark Empire Fairgrounds in Springfield, Mo. More than 2,000 street rods, customs, muscle cars and street machines will take part. The event includes a swap meet and Women’s World. For more information, visit http://nsra-usa.com.

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Golden Super Cruise Returns

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The Golden Super Cruise in Golden, Colo., now in its ninth year, starts the 2013 season on Saturday, May 4 and will continue each first Saturday through October.

There are no fees; participants cruise through Golden’s downtown and out toward the Sonic Burger stand – to the delight of onlookers and fellow hot rodders.

The cruise is open to all and attracts thousands of classics, hot rods, rat rods, beaters and survivors, as well as a few brand new rides right off the show room floor. Townspeople and visitors alike will be lining the streets to cheer and to get a glimpse of the latest car creations.

For more information, visit www.goldensupercruise.com.

 

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Twilight Cruise Night Returns to the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum

Twilight Cruise Night returns to NHRA Museum

The Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum, Pomona, Calif., presented by Automobile Club of Southern California, announced the return of its monthly Twilight Cruise Night presented by Prolong Super Lubricants.

The Cruise Nights will be held on the first Wednesday of every month, April 3-Dec. 4, from 4-8 p.m. with free museum admission after 3 p.m., according to a news release from the NHRA Motorsports Museum.

Open to the public and cruisers, Cruise Nights include family friendly festivities such as music, food vendors and raffle prizes. Attendees also have the opportunity to participate in the special end-of-the-year Grand Prize Drawing featuring a California Hot Rod Reunion Getaway Package, an Auto Club NHRA Finals Weekend Package and a Smith-Million Union 76/Mobil Gasoline Tanker Collector Truck with all proceeds benefiting the museum.

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Weekend Car Shows & Events Roundup

Take your latest projects out for a spin at one of the many car shows and cruises taking place this weekend. Events this weekend include the 21st NHRA California Hot Rod Reunion and the Long Island Cars Custom & Collectible Car Show and Swap Meet. Information on these and seven additional shows is listed below. More shows and events will be posted on the Hotrod & Restoration Twitter feed throughout the week.

The GS Nationals takes place Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The event will feature a judged car show open to 1965-precent GS hardtops and convertibles. Non-Buick vehicles can be displayed but won’t be judged. The event will also feature drag racing, vendors and a swap meet. For more information, visit http://www.gsnationals.com/.

The 35th Annual Run to the Sun takes place Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Lake Havasu, Arizona. The event will feature a poker run, show-and-shine, car corral, cruise, swap meet, vendors, awards presentation, parade and gatherings. The event is open to 1972-and-older cars and trucks. For more information, visit www.relicsandrods.com.

The 21st NHRA California Hot Rod Reunion takes place Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Auto Club Famoso Raceway in McFarland, California. Presented by the Automobile Club of Southern California, the event is the place to be to reunite with racing legends and relive the golden era of drag racing when names like “Big Daddy”, “The Snake” and “Mongoose” became hometown heroes, according to organizers. The California Hot Rod Reunion is also the last stop in the 2012 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Series Racing Series. “TV Tommy” Ivo will serve as the event’s grand marshal. For more information, visit http://www.nhratix.com/.

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Weekend Car Shows & Events Roundup

Even though it’s September, summer is still growing strong. Take advantage of the warm weather and long days by attending a car show, such as this weekend’s 2012 Holley LS Fest and 21st Annual Cruisin’ by the Bay. Information on these and eight additional shows is posted below. More shows and events will be posted on the Hotrod & Restoration Twitter feed throughout the week.

The 2012 Holley LS Fest takes place Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Beech Bend Raceway Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The event is open to any LS-powered vehicle.
The event will feature activities including autocross, a countryside cruise, drag racing, drifting, a dyno challenge, an engine swap challenge, a show-and-shine and a speed stop challenge.
For more information, visit www.holley.com.

The 13th Annual Cruisin’ the Pines Car Show takes place Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley, California. The event is open to 1972-and-older American-made classic vehicles. The event will also feature model car gravity drags, NSRA inspections, a poker run, a car corral, vendors, concessions, an art show, entertainment and a 9/11 anniversary tribute. For more information, visit www.roaminangels.com.

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Weekend Car Shows & Events Roundup

Elegant cruisers, pristine antiques and suped-up rods take center stage at a number of events being held across the country this weekend, including the Woodward Dream Cruise, Goodguys’ 11th Great Northwest Nationals and the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Information on these and six additional shows is listed below. More shows and events will be posted on the Hotrod & Restoration Twitter feed throughout the week.

California Car Cover hosts the second in its series of Summer Cruise Nights Wednesday in Chatsworth, California. The cruise is open to all makes and models of classic cars, muscle cars and hot rods. The cruise will also feature car care seminars and drawings. The company will host its final summer cruise on Sept. 19. For more information, visit http://calcarcover.blogspot.com.

The Woodward Dream Cruise runs Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the cities of Berkley, Bloomsfield Township, Ferndale, Pontiac and Royal Oak, Michigan. The event will attract nearly 40,000 classic cars from around the world, according to organizers. Each city will be hosting car parades, car shows, family activities and live entertainment along Woodward Ave. during the course of the weekend. For more information, visit www.woodwarddreamcruise.com.

Goodguys presents the 11th Great Northwest Nationals Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Spokane Fair and Expo Center in Spokane, Washington. The event will feature over 1,500 rods, customs, muscle cars and street machines through 1972 competing for awards including the 2012 Muscle Car of the Year Finalist and Goodguys Pick. It will also include vendor and manufacturer exhibits, a swap meet, a car-for-sale corral, a model and pedal car show, and live entertainment. A hot rod cruise will be held Thursday. For more information, visit www.good-guys.com.

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Weekend Car Shows & Events Roundup

Gear up for the Fourth of July holiday by checking out some beautiful American-made classic cars and trucks at one of the many car shows and events being held this weekend, including Goodguys 21st Heartland Nationals and the Buick Club of America 500. Information on these and eight additional shows is listed below. More shows and events will be posted on Hotrod & Restoration‘s Twitter throughout the week.

Goodguys is hosting the 21st Heartland Nationals Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa. The event will feature over 3,500 rods, customs and classics through 1972 competing for awards including 2012 Truck of the Year Early and Late Finalist, 2012 Muscle Machine of the Year Finalist, and Burman’s Builder’s Choice Awards. The event will also include a swap meet, a cars-for-sale corral, vendor and manufacturer exhibits, live entertainment, a model and pedal car show, nightly parties, and the Goodguys AutoCross. For more information, visit www.good-guys.com.

The 45th Annual Mountaineer Antique Auto Club Car Show, Flea Market & Collector Car Auction takes place Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Western North Carolina Agricultural Center in Asheville, North Carolina. The event will feature a car corral, vendors, concessions and giveaways in addition to the car show, flea market and auction. For more information, visit www.mountaineerantiqueautoclub.com.

The Buick Club of America 500 meet runs through Saturday in Concord, North Carolina. Hosted by the Carolina Chapter of the Buick Club of America, the event will feature at least 500 Buicks of every year and model, including authentically restored, modified, unrestored original, professional, specialty and race cars. The event will include a tour of Steele Rubber Products, a flea market, cruises and an awards banquet. For more information, visit www.buickclub.org.

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Weekend Car Shows & Events Roundup

Spend this warm spring weekend at an outdoor car show. Many events are being held this weekend to give you the chance to display your best work, connect with new customers and support local organizations, including the 22nd Annual Cruisin’ Ocean City Car Show and Goodguys 7th Nashville Nationals. Information on these and seven addition shows is below. More shows and events will be posted on Hotrod & Restoration‘s Twitter throughout the week.

The 22nd Annual Cruisin’ Ocean City Car Show takes place Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Ocean City, Maryland. The show will feature more than 3,000 hot rods, customs, classics and trick trucks competing for more than 350 awards. The weekend will feature live entertainment, celebrity appearances, parades and an auction. For more information, visit www.specialeventpro.com.

The 34th Annual F-100 Supernationals and All Ford Show takes place Thursday, Friday and Saturday in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Awards will be presented in more than 40 car and truck classes. The event will also feature vendors, entertainment, special guests and concessions. For more information, visit www.f100supernationals.com.

The 7th Nashville Nationals takes place Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Titan Stadium in Nashville. Presented by Goodguys, the show will feature over 1,500 rods, customers, classics, street machines, muscle car and trucks through 1972 competing for awards including 2012 Custom Rod of the Year Finalist and 2012 Muscle Machine of the Year Finalist. The show will also include a swap meet, car corral, AutoCross, vendors and kids’ entertainment. For more information, visit www.good-guys.com.

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Weekend Car Shows & Events Roundup

The Greystone Mansion Concours d'Elegance is one of the events being held this weekend.

Spend the first weekend in May at a car show, meeting new customers, supporting local charities and sharpening your skills. Events being held this weekend include the 38th Street Rod Nationals South Plus, Rev’ved Up 4 Kids and Third Annual Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance. Information on these and six additional events is listed below. More shows and events will be posted on Hotrod & Restoration‘s Twitter throughout the week.

The 38th Street Rod Nationals South Plus takes place Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Chilhowee Park & Expo Center in Knoxville, Tennessee. The event will feature vehicles from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, as well as manufacturer displays, a vintage car parts swap meet, and arts and crafts vendors. For more information, visit www.nsra-usa.com.

The Cruisin Morro Bay Car Show takes place Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Morro Bay, California. The show will feature a cruise up the coast, shop tours, cruise night and ice cream social Friday. Saturday and Sunday will feature a show-and-shine. For more information, visit www.morrobaycarshow.org.

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