Event Alert: Goodguys All American Nationals Hits Indianapolis!

We’re approaching the height of summer and Goodguys has been bringing the nation its flavor of rod and custom festivities to towns all over the US. On June 6-8, that’s just two weeks away, Goodguys will be hitting the Indiana State fairgrounds for their All American Nationals event which is special due to the fact that all years of American made or powered hot rods, customs, classics, muscle cars, and trucks are welcome to register for the show.

This event is estimated to boast over 2,500 cars and trucks on display. On Friday night you can catch the vintage drags, click here for more information. The following day is, “Saturday Night Demolition Derby, (additional fee required – $5 with registered vehicle or spectator ticket, $10 without) click here for details. Goodguys is offering a special adult combo ticket to the All American Nationals car show and Demolition Derby for just $20! That’s a full day and evening worth of automotive thrills for one low price!”

You can also expect a slew of activities that comprise Goodguys shows: Goodguys autocross, swap meet, AutoTrader Classics Cars 4 Sale Corral, Hot Rodders of Tomorrow Engine Building Challenge, vendor and manufacturer exhibits, model and pedal car show, Goodgals arts and crafts gallery, live music, and Pinstriper’s Brush Bash just to name a few.

It doesn’t just stop there, the following cruises and after parties are also taking place around the All American Nationals show schedule in an effort to keep octane levels high throughout the weekend. On thursday there will be a poker run as well as a kick off party from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at Skillman Museum Speed Shop. On Friday, the TGIF after party will be kicking off at 6:00 p.m. in the parking lot of the Marriot Indianapolis North.

The following special awards will be announced at this specific event: 2014 Goodguys/Tank’s, Inc. Hot Rod of the Year, 2014 Goodguys/Hemmings Muscle Machines Muscle Car of the Year Finalist, 2014 Goodguys/Grundy Worldwide Insurance Muscle Machine of the Year Finalist, 2014 Goodguys/Vintage Air Custom Rod of the Year Finalist, 2014 LMC Truck Parts & Accessories Truck of the Year Late Finalist, Goodguys Builder’s Choice Awards by the Roadster Shop, and Goodguys Pick.

If you’re interested in registering your ride for the event but missed the pre-registration deadline, 5/23, you can still register your vehicle the weekend of the show on the following days and hours:

  • Thursday 6/5: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Friday 6/6: 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday 6/8: 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Sunday 6/9: 7:00 a.m. – noon

If you’re interested in selling vehicles, automotive parts, or memorabilia at the Swap Meet or Cars 4 Sale Corral you can contact the Swap Meet Director for this event, Brad Roe, at (765) 352-1330.

For more detailed information, printable .pdf documents, and photos of what to expect at the Indianapolis All American Nationals head on over to Goodguys’ breakdown of the event here. This is definitely set to be an explosive event full of all things that you’d find in car paradise! If not for anything else, the demolition derby is an event that could very well take the Goodguys circuit by storm. Be sure to show your support and love for cars by getting down to this year’s All American Nats!

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Andrew Almazan

Andrew Almazan is a graduate of CSULB with a degree in English and a passion for traditional kustoms and hot rods. His first exposure to out of this world vehicles was through the prevalent low rider, baja bug, and kustom culture of LA county.
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