Goodguys Invade PPIR

PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY GOODGUYS' HOT RODS, MUSCLE CARS INVADE PPIR SEPT. 11-13 "I consider the Goodguys Rod & Custom National events to be the nation's finest hot rod and custom car events. It's like walking on to the set of American...

PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY GOODGUYS' HOT RODS, MUSCLE CARS INVADE PPIR SEPT. 11-13

"I consider the Goodguys Rod & Custom National events to be the nation's finest hot rod and custom car events. It's like walking on to the set of American Graffiti!" - Tom Vogele, Editorial Director - McMullen/Argus Publishers

FOUNTAIN, Colo. - Pikes Peak International Raceway shifts from "go" to "show" this weekend with the first-ever Goodguys Rod and Custom Colorado Classic.

The giant outdoor gathering of over 2,000 1972-and-earlier hot rods, custom cars, classics and early muscle cars will take over the infield at PPIR. In addition to the massive car show the event the Colorado Classic will feature manufacturer/supplier exhibits, live entertainment by "Vince Vance and the Valiants," arts & crafts exhibits, used car corral and much more family entertainment.

Adult general admission $10 per day. Seniors 60 & over $8 Kids 7-12 $6.

Event hours are: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Sunday

The Colorado Classic will be one of the West's largest displays of hot rods, customs, classics and muscle cars through 1972 vintage. Lil' deuce coupes, hot rod roadsters, chopped Mercury customs, fat-fendered '40 Fords, '55-'57 Chevys, Hemi 'Cudas, Boss 429 Mustangs and countless other varieties of rods and customs.

It is known around the country and within the street rod industry that events promoted by the Goodguys Rod & Custom Association draw the nation's top cars with an emphasis on "quality" scratch-built rods and customs. Some of these artistic automotive creations can cost as much as $500,000. Ten national magazines will be on hand covering the action near Colorado Springs.

A spectacular track cruise will take place around PPIR at 6 p.m. when every event participant is invited to cruise around the hi-banked 1- mile oval.

"Vince Vance & the Valiants" specialize in '50s classics through contemporary music. Vince Vance will play 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 1:45 p.m. Sunday. For event information contact Goodguys at (925) 838-9876.

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