2013 AMSOIL/STREET RODDER Road Tour
More sites! More stops! More fun!
It starts soon! Take your pick from the eight amazing Road Tours below and join Jerry Dixey, the AMSOIL/STREET RODDER '51 Ford Road Tour car (built at Honest Charley Garage in Chattanooga, Tennessee), and a caravan of enthusiastic Road Tourians as our annual "show on the road" moves back and forth across the United States, visiting some of the country's top shops and manufacturers, participating in some of the greatest car shows, and filling the in-between time with cruising, camaraderie, and fun you'll remember forever. Whew! But it can only happen if you participate. Go to Streetrodder.com or call the Road Tour Hotline at (800) 664-1362 to register.
June 13-23: Aeromotive Road Tour
NHRA Hot Rod Reunion in Bowling Green, Kentucky, to MSRA Back to the 50's Weekend in St. Paul, Minnesota
The Aeromotive Tour kicks off at the NHRA Bowling Green Hot Rod Reunion in Kentucky and heads to the Kansas City area headquarters of Aeromotive for a big get-together on Monday, June 17. Our stops along the way to the huge 40th Back to the 50's Weekend in St. Paul will include Yogi's Inc. and the facilities of QA1, among many others.
July 12-21: Eastwood Summer Classic Road Tour
Eastwood Summer Classic, Pottstown, Pennsylvania, to Syracuse Nationals in Syracuse, New York
We are again kicking off our Road Tour to the Syracuse Nationals at Eastwood, which has become a popular summer get-together. This is sure to be a fun weekend in the Pottstown area as we visit the Antique Automobile Club of America Museum in Hershey and some cool private car collections. We will then be on our way to the big event in Syracuse.
Aug. 1-11: Speedway Motors Road Tour
NSRA Street Rod Nationals Plus in Louisville, Kentucky, to Bonneville Speed Week in Wendover, Utah
The NSRA Street Rod Nationals Plus is the perfect place to start our Road Tour to Speed Week at the Bonneville Salt Flats. It will be a great trip across mid-America and will include an amazing visit to the Smith Collection of American Speed in Lincoln, Nebraska. We will arrive at the salt in time for tech inspection and get to see a full day of speed record attempts at the holy ground of Bonneville.
Aug. 11-17: Autopalooza.org
Bonneville Speed Week in Wendover, Utah, to Woodward Dream Cruise in Detroit, Michigan
After our weekend at Bonneville, we will head east to the gigantic Woodward Dream Cruise in Detroit. After stops in Cheyenne, Omaha, and the Chicago area, we'll arrive in Detroit with plenty of time to visit many of the great automotive-related destinations that Motor City has to offer. Then on Saturday we will have front-row seats and great parking at the largest special-interest vehicle event in the country.
The Triple Crown Challenge:
Three back-to-back-to-back tours that will test both vehicles and participants
Sept. 1-8: Vintage Air Road Tour
Vintage Air headquarters in San Antonio, Texas, to Shades of the Past in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
Every year, Rick Love and Jack Chisenhall put together one of the largest Road Tours of the summer. This year, we will roll out from San Antonio on Labor Day weekend. On our way to the popular Shades of the Past event in Pigeon Forge, our visits will include the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum in Birmingham; Alan Johnson's Hot Rod Shop in Gadsden, Alabama; and Honest Charley Garage in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Sept. 8-15: Shades of the Past Road Tour
Shades of the Past in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, to NSRA Nationals North in Kalamazoo, Michigan
After the fun at the Shades event in Pigeon Forge, we will travel to the NSRA Nationals North Plus in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Along the way, we will stop in Louisville and Indianapolis. We will also pay a visit to Troy Trepanier at Rad Rides by Troy, the cool Studebaker National Museum in South Bend, Indiana, and the RV and Motor Home Museum in Elkhart. From there it will be on to the popular NSRA event in Kalamazoo.
Sept. 15-22: Easy Street Speed and Kustom Road Tour
NSRA Nationals North in Kalamazoo, Michigan, to Charlotte Auto Fair in Charlotte, North Carolina
After the weekend in Kalamazoo, our sites will be set on the city of Charlotte and the Auto Fair at the Speedway. We will spend all day Monday in Cincinnati as we visit Soffseal's headquarters. That evening, everyone is invited to a big party at Easy Street Speed and Kustom. From there it will be onto Charlotte with visits at Jet-Hot Coating, Dennis Carpenter Ford Restoration Parts, and Fatman Fabrications.
Oct. 12-20: Sherm's Custom Plating Road Tour
Sherm's Custom Plating in Sacramento, California, to NHRA California Hot Rod Reunion in Bakersfield, California
Our season wraps up again in the State of California with the Sherm's Custom Plating Tour, kicking things off at the Sherm's Custom Plating facility in Sacramento. We will be guests at a party held in our honor at the home of Sherm's President Gary Matranga. Then it is onto Santa Rosa and the famous hot rod shops and private collections of the San Francisco Bay area. After a drive down Pacific Coast Highway, we will visit the famous Hearst Castle before arriving in Bakersfield for the NHRA California Hot Rod Reunion at Famoso Raceway.