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Hot Rod Roundup - 32 and Counting

The rodder's bucket list for events is long but we are convinced that the Shades of the Past Street Rod Association's Hot Rod Roundup is high on many a rodder's list.

Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion - Them’s The Brakes

Last summer was the first time vintage NASCAR racers joined the Bugattis, Porsches, Cobras, Maseratis, and other historic exotica that takes part in the annual Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion (previously known as the Monterey Historics).

Celebrating the 25th East Coast Indoor Nationals

It takes a very special group of people to establish and maintain a devotion to helping children in need. This seems like a perfect post-holiday story to spotlight the compassion of hot rodders giving back.

The Engine Swap Challenge at Holley’s LS Fest

This is the fourth year we’ve covered the Engine Swap Challenge at Holley’s LS Fest, and the competition gets more exciting and intense each year. LS Fest, of course, is Holley’s celebration of all things LS-engine based.

Vintage Speed & Custom Revival

Like so many things the Rodder's Journal Vintage Speed & Custom Revival has now morphed into simply "The Revival." It all begins with a great cruise night to the Inner Harbor area of Baltimore, Fells Point to be exact.

Motorsports Parts Media Conference - Speed Parts Speed Dating

MPMC was created to provide a meeting space for speed parts manufacturers to meet with the media for the purpose of introducing new products to consumers.

2015 STREET RODDER Road Tour Schedule and Registration

This Tour Guide page will be dedicated to providing information regarding the STREET RODDER Road Tour throughout the 2015 season. Check here every month for updated schedule information and registration.


This year the Aeromotive Road Tour kicked off at the mammoth Back to the 50's Weekend put on by the Minnesota Street Rod Association at the fairgrounds in St. Paul.

Mopars at the Strip - Hang Time In Vegas

If you were one of the fortunate people who attended the 2011 edition of Mopars at the Strip (MATS), you certainly got your fill of wheelies.

First Look! Inside the Ford GT350’s Flat Plane Crank 5.2L V8

We Finally Get To See What Ford’s Putting In The GT350 and GT350R Mustang.

The 21 Best Things at MCACN 2014

Held the weekend before Thanksgiving at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, the event referred to simply as MCACN, has truly become the world's most exclusive muscle car museum for one weekend a year.

Scene At The Antique Nationals

The 44th annual Antique Nationals was held at Auto Club Fontana Dragway.

Cruisin’ The Coast

Of course, cruising to cool, coastal towns is great, after all they are filled with great restaurants and shops, but there is a lot more to do when you are a registered participant of Cruisin' the Coast.

Muscle Car Classic - Contrasts

The following week I attended the Muscle Car Classic (MCC) hosted by the Land of Lakes GTO club. Held at Larry Reid's Arrow Buick GMC dealership in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota, MCC drew more than 300 of the best restored and unrestored muscle cars in the Midwest.

It’s Here! The Ford GT is Happening in 2016, Plus 2017 F-150 Raptor and Race-Ready Mustang GT350R

Ford Is Serious about performance for 2015


The 50th L.A. Roadsters Father’s Day Show was the perfect place to start the MSRA Back to the 50’s Tour. The excitement had been building over the roadster show for a full year.

Scene At The Fresno Dragway Reunion

Gasser wars and match races were the stars at the historic Eagle Field airbase in Firebaugh, California.

Roddin’ @ Random - NHRA Museum Changes and Honoring George Barris

NHRA Museum Changes and Honoring George Barris

Drag Radial Racing Outtakes - Action!

We covered the action at Duck X Productions' No Mercy V and Shakedown at the Summit and collected some of our favorite pictures we didn't have room to publish.

Scene At The Hot Rod Hill Climb

Bringing back a lost piece of Colorado's hot rodding history.

41st Annual Turkey Run

Few shows in the Southeast have a dedicated following like Florida's annual Turkey Run, a four-day automotive extravaganza held over the Thanksgiving Weekend at the Daytona International Speedway.

2014 Hot Rod Hillclimb

"It's all that thing's fault," Mike Nicholas says as he points over his shoulder at a sectioned shoebox Ford. But the club coupe isn't the target of Nicholas' ire. It's the old magazine he found inside it.

Car Craft Summer Nationals - Minnesota Muscle

The numbers are mind-boggling: The Car Craft Summer Nationals, billed as the Midwest's largest street machine show, draws some 6,000 cars and 40,000 people to the sprawling, 320-acre Minnesota State Fairgrounds for a busy three-day weekend each year.

Long Beach High Performance Swap Meet Shopping

Most guys don't care for marathon shopping excursions. At the store, we are on a mission: we know what we need, and we find it and get out. There's very little wandering around just to see what's there. Swap meets are the exception

2014 All-GM Nationals - Inside The Goat Pen

In early summer, the 2014 All-GM Nationals filled the hillside campus of the Carlisle Fairgrounds with muscle and beauty to celebrate the 50th GTO Anniversary.

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