On June 7, the 2014 AMSOIL/STREET RODDER Road Tour begins! Tour leader Jerry Dixey, the newly-finished '59 Impala Road Tour car, and a group of intrepid cross-country cruisers leave San Antonio bound for Southern California. And that's just the beginning! There are eight Tours in all, continuing from June to November and covering much of the United States.
Check the dates for the first three Road Tours and you'll see that they run non-stop. The 2014 Road Tour starts with the Triple Crown Challenge, sponsored by Roadtrippers.com. Some participants will join us for one or two of the trips. A few will hang in there for all of the first three Tours. Those drivers who complete the three-tour Triple Crown Challenge will earn a commemorative jacket.
You can register for any of the eight 2014 AMSOIL/STREET RODDER Road Tour Road Tours right here on the STREET RODDER website. For other info, you can reach Jerry Dixey at the Road Tour hotline at 800-664-1362.
The Vintage Air Tour
Vintage Air, San Antonio, Texas, to the 50th L.A. Roadsters Show, Pomona, California
Hosted by our friends at Vintage Air in San Antonio, this first leg of the Roadtrippers.com Triple Crown Challenge starts in Texas and ends up in California at the famous Los Angeles Roadster Show at the Pomona Fairplex. Stops along the way include the Alamo, a visit to Hill's Hot Rods in Lubbock, a tour of the Unser Racing Museum and lunch at Mild to Wild in Albuquerque then a visit to racer/rodder Jackie Howerton's shop, not to mention the scenic stretch of road from Flagstaff to Prescott, Arizona—a pretty part of the American Southwest.
The MSRA Back to the 50's Weekend Tour
The 50th L.A. Roadsters Show, Pomona, California, to Back to the 50s, St. Paul, Minnesota
The second leg of the Roadtrippers.com Triple Crown Challenge begins at the incredible Los Angeles Roadsters Show on Father's Day weekend. From there it's across the desert to our first stop in Las Vegas. Then we'll cruise across the prairie on the way to Speedway Motors and the Smith Collection Museum of American Speed in Lincoln, Nebraska, stopping to check out Bowman's Real Hot Rods, and Larry Olson's auto collection in Brandon, South Dakota. Our journey ends in St. Paul, where we'll attend the massive Back to the 50's car show..
The Aeromotive Tour
Back to the 50s, St. Paul, Minnesota, to the NSRA Rocky Mountain Nationals, Pueblo, Colorado
The Wild West is our route on this third Tour of the Roadtrippers.com Triple Crown Challenge. The plans include a party celebrating the Road Tour at the Aeromotive facility in Kansas City, cruising through Wichita, the historical western town of Dodge City, Kansas, and photogenic moments along the Rockies in Colorado. Bring a camera. This is going to be beautiful ride.
The Eastwood Summer Classic Tour
The Syracuse Nationals, Syracuse New York, to the Eastwood Summer Classic, Pottstown, Pennsylvania
This one begins at the huge Syracuse Nationals on July 18-20, where we will enjoy prime parking and a hospitality tent for all of the cool activities at the fairgrounds. Sunday afternoon: we head to Massachusetts. Monday: a morning visit to Mark Lewis' amazing automotive nostalgia collection, lunch at Competition Specialties and Extreme Machines Unlimited, and continuing on to Factory Five Racing. After our evening in New Bedford, Massachusetts, we'll travel to Newport, Rhode Island, to take a tour of an historic mansion. Tuesday: in the evening we will be the special guests at a party hosted by the Connecticut Street Rod Association in Wallingford. Wednesday: it's off to the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome, the Woodstock Museum, and overnight in Port Jervis, New York. Thursday: we head to Pottstown, Pennsylvania for the Thursday evening Sonic Cruise. Friday: we visit the AACA Museum in Hershey. Saturday: our week culminates at the third annual Eastwood Summer Classic as we are special guests for big car cruise, seeing all of the displays and demonstrations at Eastwood headquarters in Pottstown. Sign up and come along. It will be a wild week in the Northeast.