Goodguys Autumn Get-Together, Fuel Curve

Weekend Plans? Get to the Goodguys Autumn Get-Together!

The 29th Goodguys Autumn Get-Together presented by Fuel Curve and CrazyBulk is set to thunder into the Pleasanton Fairgrounds this weekend Nov 10 & 11 bringing over 2,500 American powered hot rods, vendors, racers and revelers to the historic facility. Goodguys first staged the All American Get-Together here in 1983 some 35 years ago!

Goodguys Autumn Get-Together, Fuel Curve

Per tradition, the 29th Goodguys Autumn Get-Together will honor our nation’s Veterans and active military members. All Vets and active duty military will be admitted FREE with a valid military I.D. The entire weekend with have a patriotic presence with Saturday’s popular “Vettes for Vets” parade taking place at 12:30. After a special ceremony with the local Color Guard presenting our nation’s flag, all Veteran’s who would like to ride will be placed into both modern and vintage Corvettes for a fantastic, flag-flying parade lap around the fairgrounds! We dare you not to tear up!

Goodguys Autumn Get-Together, Fuel Curve

If you like carnage, the “Smash for Cash” Demolition Derby will provide plenty of it! With proceeds benefiting the Hayward Firefighters Union Local 1909, the stacked ‘Derby field will smash and crash until one car is left standing. If its anything like last year, grab a seat quick – its intense and the stands fill up fast. Three rounds of competition will be held Saturday. Star times are 11am, 1pm and the grand finale at 3pm.

Goodguys Autumn Get-Together, Fuel Curve

Goodguys Autumn Get-Together, Fuel Curve

You’ll also hear plenty of V8 thunder from the Goodguys AutoCross track. The “Fall Shootout” will be the highlight of the weekend featuring a single car elimination bracket of the event’s fastest 16 cars. The AutoCross will take place throughout the weekend and all are welcome to compete provided your vehicle passes the tech inspection. Click here for rules and regulations. Fans of drag racing will be delighted at the smell of top fuel in the Goodguys Nitro Thunderfest! Bring earplugs!

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Like trucks? So do we! Like custom bicycles? Us too! A spectacular indoor truck exhibit will fill the Young California Building with hot haulers while the Goodguys Cruiser-Rama presented by Behind Bars, Inc will fill Building C with tricked out two-wheelers.

Goodguys Autumn Get-Together, Fuel Curve

While those headline attractions will keep everyone busy, the event is stacked with other activities. A massive swap meet & cars 4 sale corral will offer smokin’ season-ending deals on used/collectible auto parts while the car corral could hold your future classic! Bring some “straight cash homey!”

Goodguys Autumn Get-Together, Fuel Curve

Goodguys Autumn Get-Together, Fuel Curve

Plus live entertainment with “Luna Fish”, a vintage camper display, burnout contest, FREE kids zone with games, arts & crafts and more will keep the lil’ rodders busy as bees.

It all comes together this weekend at the Pleasanton Fairgrounds as Goodguys closes out their Northern California event season with a bang. Hook up your local Veteran or active military member and bring them out to be entertained and honored Goodguys-style.

Goodguys Autumn Get-Together, Fuel Curve

Complete event details available here.

Senior Editor, Digital Media

With three decades of automotive journalism under his belt, John Drummond serves as Senior Editor – Digital Media for Fuel Curve and Goodguys Rod & Custom Association where he has worked since 1990. Drummond got his start in motorsports reporting by making a fake press pass to gain starting line access. The ruse worked and he began covering auto races as far back as 1986 in Northern California, eventually getting his stories published worldwide. He has owned and driven everything from a 1957 Plymouth Belvedere to a ridiculously modded Subaru WRX as well as a string of Mercedes AMG’s, most of which had the warranties voided the day after leaving the dealership.

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