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.
Tags: 2012 Events, Auctions, Car Shows, Community Involvement, Cruises, Goodguys, Industry Events, Jack Roush