Thursday, 08 June 2017 11:28

Goodguys 5th Spring Nationals, March 7-9, 2014 at Westworld

Goodguys 5th Spring Nationals, March 7-9, 2014 at WestworldThe Goodguys 5th Spring Nationals is a colorful hot rod & custom car festival featuring over 2,500 hot rods, customs, classics, street rods, muscle cars & trick trucks through 1972 vintage.  In addition to the car show, the festival will include vendor exhibits, a swap meet and cars-for-sale area, special “themed” parking areas, Goodguys Autocross (to test vehicle agility and performance), model car show, kids fun—PPG Coloring contest, Revell model car kit make ‘ take sessions,  and lots of fun for the entire family!

Sunday, March 9, will feature All American Sunday open to all years American made and powered vehicles.  Participants who enter on Sunday will able to run the Goodguys AutoCross, be a part of the show n’ shine and be eligible for the awards on Sunday.

This event officially kicks off the Rod & Custom Association’s 19-event national tour for 2014.

WHEN: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 7-9. 2014

WHERE: WestWorld of Scottsdale, 16601 N. Pima Rd., Scottsdale, AZ

TICKETS: Adult Admission $18, kids 7-12 $6, kids 6 & under FREE. WestWorld of Scottsdale parking fee $5.  Get your tickets online at or onsite all three Days of the event. Complimentary shuttles provided from spectator parking.

PHONE: Goodguys (925) 838-9876 or WestWorld of Scottsdale (480)312-6802


CAR SHOW: Over 2,500 Hot Rods, Customs, Classics, Street Machines, Muscle Cars and Trucks through 1972 vintage will fill the scenic grounds of WestWorld of Scottsdale.  Lil’ deuce coupes, hot rod roadsters, chopped Mercury customs, Hemi Cuda’s, Six Pack Challengers, Boss 429 Mustangs, Pontiac GTO’s and many other types of specialty vehicles will be on display. Fans can get up close to the hottest machines in the Valley of the Sun!

VENDOR EXHIBITS: Over 100 performance automotive companies will exhibit products and hold demonstrations throughout the show. Enthusiasts will get the chance to talk directly with manufacturer representatives, buy automotive related products at special prices and ask consumer related questions.

AUTOCROSS: The hi-revving and tire screeching Goodguys AutoCross takes place all three event days. The Autocross offers event participants a chance to put their car through this challenging road course to “see what it can do.” Cars will be put through cornering, acceleration and braking trials while trying to run the fastest lap time!  Goodguys will again host the 2014 AutoCross Shootout with year-end finals at the 16th Southwest Nationals event in Scottsdale.  Throughout the year, an overall winner (fastest time of the event in any class) from each Goodguys national event where the AutoCross is contested will be invited to the 17th Southwest Nationals in November as a finalist for the AutoCross Shootout Finals presented by BF Goodrich. This year, the AutoCross Shootout Finals will feature 32 cars rather than 24 competing for top honors! The Goodguys National AutoCross Finals Shootout winner will receive $3,000 in cash, along with a Goodguys AutoCross themed custom tool box from Snap-on (a $7,000 value) and a set of BF Goodrich Tires.

SWAP MEET: The automotive swap meet will offer rare and hard to find automotive equipment. The swap meet is a great place to get used or “experienced” impossible to find automotive stuff at rock bottom prices!

CARS FOR SALE CORRAL: This is the place to find great deals on all kinds of automobiles. Great buys will be featured in this high performance used car lot! Hundreds cars for sale are expected.

ALL AMERCIAN SUNDAY: Held on Sunday, March 9 only, the Goodguys All American Sunday is a special event inside the event which welcomes all years, makes and models of American powered cars and trucks to the event. Late model American muscle like the new generation Camaro, Mustang, GTO, Challenger, Charger and more are welcome to show alongside the amazing vintage cars on display.

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