Father's Day Show in LA

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tazhog54

Wingate, NC



The tradition show in Pomona Ca, known as the LA Roadster show on Father's Day !
Just a little up date as the show was taken over by John Buck last year as he is a promoter of car shows/ As the people went out there said it was very poor attendance for cars and people ! I for one drove my 32 roadster out there with my Austrian side kick Rodney Frood and the rest of the Great Gray Beards ! When we got there to enter every time we have been there, they pretty much tell you where to park and make you park about 5 feet from the next car over ! That should of been a clue as we pulled in nobody telling us where to park ! So we go and find a spot and park and there is hardly no cars and that is very weird ! The closet car parking next to me was about 30 feet away and that was one of our group ! Any way enough of last years ! Heard through good source the entrance fee is $50.00 (thats what pissed people off) pre registered is $35.00 which in all terms isn't bad as for all the years I have gone , since 1982 and if you drove in a finished painted roadster it was free pre 37 and down ! Ok ,times have changed ! But now they opened it up to 1977 and down ! In my opinion they have destroyed the show and the LA Roadster older members have to be rolling in there graves !









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  • tazhog54
    May 26, 2018 at 6:38 PM


  • Scoot going to St Paul to Back to the fifties instead ! Nice pic of us in Arz. see my bad head in the roadster !

  • scooting
    May 25, 2018 at 10:48 PM


  • Hey Dixie/Jeff, If you and the rest of the boys are not going to Pomona for the roadsters, I guess that will take me out of it too. I really have enjoyed our trips but now it looks like I will be making the long haul your direction. (Remember Camp Verde with the folks from So Cal speed shop? My daughter called tonight and they will be moving there in July. Her husband will be Chief of Police and as a vet she really wants to work at Out of Africa wild animal park. Bet that means trips at least in that direction for me)


  • dixie
    May 14, 2018 at 12:58 PM


  • tHIS LITTLE RPU ANT GONNA GO TO LARS THIS YEAR. DIXIE


  • 32 Dodge
    Apr 30, 2018 at 2:37 PM


  • I would like to see VHRA grow! Their forum is very disappointing. (No one writes).


  • dixie
    Apr 30, 2018 at 10:13 AM


  • Looks as though there's only one left being VSRA hope they surive . Ah ant the new age wonderful go to a car show its like going to A car dealership.anymore. What's that saying OLD GUYS RULE not so sure about that.

  • 32 Dodge
    Apr 23, 2018 at 9:57 AM


  • Well it looks like we will all be heading back to the Burger joints every Friday and Saturday nights! Just like we did in the 50's, 60's, and 70's.
    Remember how we had to scatter when the police came in to the lots? Now the police officers are 1/3 our ages!

    What Happened?


  • blade58
    Apr 23, 2018 at 6:39 AM


  • Insurance cost for events of this size is not cheap, and release form that are sign "They are not responsible for injury or damages " is not good enough anymore. Good Guys latest attempt for a event in Central Florida did not fair well in there 3rd year , I bet the Road course event liability was high and not enough participants, Our Club volunteered to help man the entree's so we were heard the complaints 1st hand,especially from Die Hard Old Timers I dealt with one that stated this was his last" Good Guys " event, if there is not enough money made to cover cost and make a profit its not worth to them , the Good Guys Folks That we dealt with were awesome People

  • okie34
    Apr 21, 2018 at 4:00 PM


  • I kinda heard that also. I also heard the location may change to the racetrack. Could be the beginning of the end. I will wait and see.

  • tazhog54
    Apr 21, 2018 at 9:47 AM


  • Heard a rumor that Good guys was looking to buy the show. Is what I heard ! Then I heard they bought it so who knows step in as this is just a rumor no stated facts !

  • okie34
    Apr 21, 2018 at 9:13 AM


  • I'm afraid the Lonestar Roundup is going to go that way. I already see a relaxing of the 1963 and down rule on the cars. Getting to be about the money. I hope not. Anybody hear anything about the Continentals selling the show?



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