Goodguys Preps for Start of 40th Season

Goodguys Rod and Custom Association is kicking off its 40th anniversary car show season March 10-12 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas with the LMC Truck Spring Lone Star Nationals, the organization announced.

The weekend will bring together over 2,500 classic cars, hot rods, trucks and muscle cars on display for people to see up-close and in-person. The event will also include the LMC Ultimate Truck Showcase special exhibit and the Classic Performance Products (CPP) Autocross Racing Series. Other festitives include a Swap Meet, Cars 4 Sale Corral and Vendor/Manufacturers midway, burnout contest and vintage drag racing.

Additional opportunities for attendees include a ride in a Team Texas stock car with a professional driver, an on-track cruise, Kid’s Zone with free crafts and make-and-take model car program, live music and more. To cap off the weekend, Meguiar’s All-American Sunday will welcome American-made or powered show cars and trucks of all years and conclude with an awards ceremony.

Goodguys has also partnered with the Connor’s Foundation to help raise awareness and inclusion for Down Syndrome. Connor, a teenage hot rodder with Down Syndrome, will be at the event with other key foundation members all weekend accepting donations and promoting the foundation, the organization said. Connor will be awarding a special trophy for his “Best in Show” pick at the Sunday Awards Ceremony.

A.J. Hecht

A.J. Hecht is the managing editor of THE SHOP and host of the In Gear with THE SHOP podcast. Have an idea, a tip, or a question you’d like to see answered? Contact A.J. at

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