The Goodguys 27th Speedway Motors Heartland Nationals

The Goodguys 27th Speedway Motors Heartland Nationals is a colorful blend of “timeless traditions and new school trends” hot rod & custom car event featuring over 4,000 hot rods, customs, classics, street rods, muscle cars & trick trucks now through 1987 vintage.  In addition to the acres of gleaming vintage vehicles covering the scenic Iowa State Fairgrounds, this event showcases:

  • Vendor exhibits and manufacturer midway
  • used auto parts swap meet and cars-for-sale area
  • Saturday specialty parking areas
  • Goodguys Duel in Des Moines AutoCross Shootout presented by Speedway Motors
  • Nitro Thunderfest Dragster exhibition on Friday and Saturday
  • Goodguys Autocross racing competition all three days (to test vehicle agility and performance)
  • Freestyle Motocross Stun t Exhibition
  • Independence Day Fireworks Show on Saturday night
  • Goodgals gallery—arts & crafts show
  • Live musical entertainment by CMT Country Music Artist Ashley Wineland
  • RC Car Exhibition hosted by Central Iowa RC Addicts
  • Model car and pedal car show  
  • Kids’ zone featuring PPG Coloring contest, arts & crafts, kids game, Revell model car kit make ‘take sessions, and lots of fun for kids of all ages

Awards ceremony at 2:22 pm on Sunday at the entertainment stage.

WHEN: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, June 29- July 1, 2018. Show hours are Friday 8 am to 5 pm, Saturday 8 am to 8 pm and Sunday 8 am to 3 pm.

Sunday, July 1, will feature the Spectre Performance All American Sunday-- open to all years American made and powered vehicles.  Participants who enter on Sunday will able to run the Goodguys AutoCross, are a part of the show n’ shine and be eligible for the awards.

TICKETS: Adult Admission $20 at the gate, kids 7-12 $6, kids 6 & under FREE. Advance sale $17 discount tickets online at until midnight June 28, 2018. Spectator parking is free.                 Show your active or retired military ID and receive $5 off general admission. Goodguys members also receive a $5 0ff general admission with their Goodguys membership card.

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