Here are a few hot rod get-togethers planned for the first weekend in June…Send information regarding car shows, cruises and other hotrod and classic car events to HRREditor@NBM.com.
May 31-June 1: Spring Gasser Reunion Annual Meet, gates open at 7 a.m. at Thompson Raceway Park in Thompson, Ohio. Will feature Gassers, 409s, hot rods, Funny Cars, drag racing, front-engine dragsters, car show, vendor row, and test and tune. Open to all cars 1972 and older. For more information, call Jim Curtis at 216-570-9666.
May 31-June 2: Street Rod Nationals East Plus, 10 a.m. at York Expo Center in York, Pa. More than 4,000 street rods, customs, muscle cars and specialty vehicles. Will feature manufacturers’ exhihits, arts and crafts, model car contest, vintage parts swap meet, streets of rods, parade, NSRA Super Prize program, live entertinament, food and more. For more information, visit http://www.nsra-usa.com/Events/default.asp.
June 1: The Friends of Steve McQueen Car and Motorcycle Show, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Boys Republic in Chino Hills, Calif. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the classic film, “The Great Escape.” Open to all cars, motorcycles and off-road vehicles. Will feature vendors, raffles and food. Proceeds benefit the Boys Republic for at-risk boys and girls. For more information, call 909-628-1217 or visit www.stevemcqueencarshow.com.
June 1: Golden Super Cruise, 6 p.m. in Golden, Colo. 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. For more information, visit www.goldensupercruise.com.
June 1: Cars Inc. 9 th Annual Car Show Sales and Open House, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Cars Inc. headquarters in Rochester Hills, Mich. Chevrolet owners encouraged, but all classic cars are welcome. Will feature hourly drawings, food and music. For more information, contact Dale Deaton at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.carsinc.com.
June 1-2: Goodguys 20th Summer Get-Together presented by Specialty Sales Classics, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, Calif. Will feature “Muscle-Palooza” exhibit” with genres of 1960s-present Detroit Muscle cars, swap meet, cars-for-sale corral, Hot Rodders of Tomorrow Engine Challenge and live music from 25 bands. More than 2,500 cars are expected. For more information, visit www.good-guys.com.
June 2: Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show presented by George Cross & Sons, 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fairplex in Pomona, Calif. Thousands of original and restored Corvettes, Porsches, Street Rods, Volkswagens and pre-1985 Classic Cars will be on display and for sale. Thousands of original and restored Corvettes, Porsches, Street Rods, Volkswagens and pre-1985 Classic Cars will be on display and for sale. For more information, call 714-538-7091 or visit http://www.pomonaswapmeet.com/.