Goodguys is a way of life. Where else can you see some of the country’s baddest builds, meet your favorite suspension or aftermarket superhero, take a hot lap on the autocross course, and grab a corn dog? Chances are you can’t unless you’re headed to Goodguys. We’ve got the details on Goodguys’ 2012 Season O
by John Gibson on December 9, 2011
New for the 2011 Southeastern Nationals was the Goodguys Super Sunday Get-Together. Starting Sunday morning, the folks at Goodguys opened the gates for any American made or American powered cars, and shed the 1972 cutoff. You’ve got to see some of the rides that showed up at the Southeastern Nats.
After the success of its first full season in 2011, the all LSX drag strip action of the Chevy Performance LSX Challenge Series is back in 2012 with yet another full season of four events. We have the dates and venues for all four events inside, so start making your plans to attend now!
by John Gibson on November 21, 2011
We compiled a list (in no particular order) of the Top Ten rides from the Goodguys Southeastern Nationals. Keep in mind that the possibility that we didn’t see all 2,000 rides still exists, but these are the ones that caught our attention for obvious reasons.
by John Gibson on November 18, 2011
Every October Charlotte Motor Speedway is flooded by over 2,000 of the most rare and powerful hot rods one will ever see. They all converged at the speedway recently for the 19th annual Goodguys Southeastern Nationals.
by Andrew Wolf on September 22, 2011
Once completed, the Wilhelms had themselves a looker of a Corvette that proudly honored not only Anita, but the millions of breast cancer survivors all around the world. As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words, and the details found in this car tell an inspiring story of survival and triumph.
Yep, it’s gonna get wet. But until it does, the 2011 Mid America Motorworks Corvette Funfest continues in full force! Here’s what we’ve seen already today… That’s it for now – we’ll be back with more once we finish dodging some raindrops this afternoon!
by Andrew Wolf on September 18, 2011
Owning a Corvette was a lifelong dream of Ohioan Glenn Watson; one that became reality in 1997. but after his passing in 2003, his wife, son, and daughter-in-law are carrying on his legacy by meticulously maintaining his prized and one-of-a-kind 1974 GM Field Project Performance Car.
by Andrew Wolf on September 17, 2011
With nothing but thousands of Corvette’s as far as the eye can see, a line of Cadillac XLR’s wading through a sea of Corvette enthusiasts this morning on the way to their assigned parking space stuck out like a sore thumb, as one could imagine.
by Paul Huizenga on September 17, 2011
We’re not going to say this is the “CTS-V Cadillac should have made” because that gives too much credit to the average buyer. This car is for people with the rare combination of money, skill, and self-control to appreciate and take advantage of the enormous capability it offers.
It’s day two of Corvette Funfest 2011, with several thousand Corvette’s from all over the country expected to roll into Mid America Motorworks today, and Corvette Online will once again be bringing you all the sights from here in Effingham!
In 1972, the Dave Heinz-Bob Johnson racing partnership campaigned this 1968 Corvette at Le Mans – though officially not a “factory” effort, a little behind the scenes help from Chevrolet in the form of an L-88 427 engine and M-22 “Rock Crusher” transmission helped make things possible.
Callaway has long been a name associated with badass Corvette’s, and their 2011 Grand Sport 3LT package is certainly no exception. This particular car, a Grand Sport Convertible, comes packed with a long list of great add-on’s, giving it show and plenty of go.
The installation tent here at Corvette Funfest is one of the busiest stops for Corvette enthusiasts walking the grounds. Whether you want a new set of tires, new brakes, exhaust, or a myriad of other components, it can all be purchased and installed right here in this purpose-built tent.
The Wienermobile, built upon a converted Chevrolet 4-speed/W4 Series truck chassis, is powered by a 6.0 liter, 300 HP Vortec 5700 V-8 that runs on, ahem, high-octane mustard. Hey, we just print what we’re told.
The 2011 edition of the Mid America Motorworks Corvette Funfest, one of the largest gatherings of Corvette enthusiasts in the country, is underway, and we’ve got all the sights and stories from day one of this incredible and simply massive event.
Tom Hill, the Quality Engineering Manager at Chevrolet’s Bowling Green, Ky. Corvette Assembly Plant, delivered a detailed walkaround of the 2012 Corvette lineup this morning on the grounds of Mid America Motorworks and the Corvette Funfest, taking an in-depth look at all of the new features.
We’re on the property in Effingham, Illinois for the 2011 Mid America Motorworks Corvette Funfest 2011, and we will be bringing you news and information from the ‘fest all weekend long. Keep your browser pointed to CorvetteOnline.com for all the updates!
The LSX Rumble index class brought out a huge variety of different LS-powered cars and trucks, with everything from the F-Bodies, Corvettes, CTSV’s and GTO’s you’d expect to LS-swapped classic musclecars, former four-bangers like a Fiero and a Nissan 240SX, and even a particularly ill-fated rock crawler.
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by Paul Huizenga on September 13, 2011
We captured some wild action in the Callies LSX Drag Radial class at the 2011 Holley LS Fest – Check out all the photos inside!