2012 AMSOIL Street Rodder Road Tour Schedule and Registration
by Jerry Dixey
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The plans have been made and the dates have been confirmed. The 2012 AMSOIL/Street Rodder Road Tour schedule is filled with some great events and visits along the way. We are working on the details of each week’s activities. Take a look and see which Tour fits into your summer schedule. Call the Road Tour Hotline at 1-800-664-1362 if you have any questions. The registration form is now online at www.streetrodderweb.com.
We hope you can join us as we criss-cross the country this summer in our Ford Racing Coyote-powered Bob Drake-bodied 1940 Ford Coupe built by Troy Ladd and the team at Hollywood Hot Rods.
2012 AMSOIL/Street Rodder Road Tours
Vintage Air Road Tour
June 9 – 17
Vintage Air Headquarters – NHRA Hot Rod Reunion
San Antonio, Texas – Bowling Green, Kentucky
Jack Chisenhall and Rick Love always host a great tour and this year we are headed to the NHRA Hot Rod Reunion in Bowling Green, Kentucky to help celebrate that event’s 10th anniversary. On the way Rick has many great stops planned including a visit to the farm and incredible car collection of hot rod icon and salt flats speed demon George Poteet.
Aeromotive Road Tour
June 15 – 24
NHRA Bowling Green Hot Rod Reunion – Back to the 50′s Weekend
Bowling Green, Kentucky – St. Paul, Minnesota
We will be leaving right from Bowling Green and heading to the huge Back to the 50′s weekend in St. Paul, MN. We are going to be guests of honor at a huge open house on Monday June 18 at the headquarters of Aeromotive in Lenexa, Kansas near Kansas City. Tuesday we will visit Speedway Motors and the Smith Collection of American Speed as we head toward Minnesota.
Factory Five Racing Road Tour
July 13 – July 22
Eastwood Company, Pottstown, Pa- Syracuse Nationals
We again kick off the Factory Five Racing Tour at the headquarters of The Eastwood Company and attend their big Eastwood Summer Classic car show on Saturday July 14. We will visit Factory Five Racing headquarters in Wareham, Mass on Tuesday July 17 and everyone in the area is invited to join the party.
Ford Racing’s “Week on Woodward” Road Tour
Aug 11 – Aug 19
Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan
For the first time ever we will be in one place for a whole week as we take day trips in Michigan during the days leading up to the famous Woodward Dream Cruise. On tap during the week is Ford Racing Headquarters, The Henry Ford Museum, The Gilmore Museum and we have special parking lined up right on Woodward during the Dream Cruise. We will be joined all week on the Tour by Editor Drew Hardin and readers of Muscle Car Review with their cool rides.
Steele Rubber Product’s “Triple Crown Challenge”
Three back-to-back-to-back Road Tours!
#1 Shades of the Past Road Tour
Sept 1 – Sept 8
NHRA US Nationals – Shades of the Past Hot Rod Round-Up
Indianapolis, IN – Pigeon Forge, TN
We will be spending time in Indy at the Grand Daddy of all drag races the US Nationals. From there we will head to the legendary Shades of the Past Hot Rod Round-up at its great new location at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, TN. On our way one of the places we will be stopping at is Nashville and enjoy a visit to the Country Music Hall of Fame.
#2 Lokar Road Tour
Sept 8 – Sept 16
Shades of the Past Hot Rod Round-Up – NSRA Nationals North plus
Pigeon Forge, TN – Kalamazoo, MI
Our good friends at Lokar are back again to host a trip that takes us to the NSRA Street Rod Nationals North plus in Kalamazoo and includes a stop at my own backyard in Youngstown, Ohio. We will also be checking out the amazing street rod collection of Fred Warren which includes the 1995 and 1999 AMBR winners The Smoothster and Shock Wave.
#3 MEGASPEED Show Road Tour
Sept 14 – Sept 23
NSRA Nationals North plus – NSRA Northeast Nationals plus
Kalamazoo, MI – Burlington, VT
From Kalamazoo we will visit our Canadian street rod friends as we travel on a tour to the NSRA Northeast Nationals plus in Burlington, Vermont. Stops along the way will include car collections and visits in Toronto, Oshawa and then through upstate New York on our way to Burlington.
Sherm’s Custom Plating SEMA Road Tour
Oct 26 – Nov 4
Burbank, CA – SEMA Show Las Vegas, NV
Another Road Tour first as we start in Burbank, make stops in Huntington Beach, San Diego, Phoenix, and Lake Havasu and end up as special guests at the world famous SEMA Show in Las Vegas. This Tour is going to be huge and will include shop tours of famous Southern California facilities and some of the greatest car collections on the planet.