Goodguys Releases 2016 Event Schedule

Oct 22, 2015

The Goodguys 2016 event schedule is official. It features 20 events spanning the country, highlighted by the big Goodguys 19th PPG Nationals event set for July 10-12 at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus.

The East Coast Nationals returns to its original home at the scenic Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck, New York, June 10-12. The 5th Nostalgia Nationals at Beech Bend Raceway Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky will be held Oct. 14-16, moving it deeper into the fall. The Goodguys West Coast Nationals celebrates its 30th birthday in Pleasanton, California on Aug. 26-28.

Another big change is the awarding of Goodguys 2016 Tank’s Hot Rod of the Year. The signature award for 1948 and older hot rods will be selected at the 11th Nashville Nationals May 13-15 at Nissan Stadium in Tennessee.

The 2016 season kicks off with the Goodguys 7th Spring Nationals March 4-6 at WestWorld in Scottsdale, Arizona. The season closes during the 19th Southwest Nationals, Nov. 18-20. Goodguys AutoCross racing will be held at 16 of the 20 events. Three Goodguys Vintage Drag Races will be staged as well.

The full schedule is as follows:

  • March 4-6-7th Spring Nationals (Scottsdale, Arizona)
  • March 11-13-6th Spring Lone Star Nationals (Fort Worth, Texas)
  • March 19 & 20-34th All American Get-Together (Pleasanton, California)
  • April 1-3-16th Meguiar’s Del Mar Nationals (Del Mar, California)
  • April 15-17-2nd North Carolina Nationals (Raleigh, North Carolina)
  • May 13-15-11th Nashville Nationals (Nashville, Tennessee)
  • June 4 & 5-23rd Summer Get-Together (Pleasanton, California)
  • June 10-12-24th Grundy Worldwide Insurance East Coast Nationals (Rhinebeck, NY)
  • June 25-2nd Speedway Motors Day At The Hay (Lincoln, Nebraska)
  • July 1-3-25th Heartland Nationals (Des Moines, Iowa)
  • July 8-10-19th Goodguys PPG Nationals, Columbus, Ohio)
  • July 29-31-29th Wesco Autobody Supply Pacific Northwest Nationals (Puyallup, Washington)
  • August 19-21-15th Great Northwest Nationals (Spokane, Washington)
  • August 26-28-30th West Coast Nationals (Pleasanton, California)
  • September 9-11-19th Colorado Nationals (Loveland, Colorado)
  • Sept 30-Oct 2-24th Lone Star Nationals (Fort Worth, Texas)
  • October 14-16-5th Nostalgia Nationals (Bowling Green, Kentucky)
  • October 21-23-23rd Southeastern Nationals (Charlotte, North Carolina)
  • November 12 & 13-27th Autumn Get-Together (Pleasanton, California)
  • November 18-20-19th Southwest Nationals (Scottsdale, Arizona)

Pre-registration is available online for 2016 Goodguys events at