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The 18th PPG Nationals may have started out rainy, but by Saturday the skies cleared, the crowds came out and 6,200 cars were having "Full Throttle Fun"
Goodguys 18th PPG Nationals July 10-12, 2015

Special report for the AHPS by eclassicautos.com

The 18th annual Goodguys PPG Nationals in Columbus, OH wrapped up three days of “Full Throttle Fun,” with more than 6,200 hot rods, muscle cars, classics, and trucks in attendance. It was a veritable feast of color, chrome, innovation, creativity, and raw unadulterated power. Seventy-five thousand fans enjoyed a weekend of rumbling V8s, 300+ vendor and manufacturer vendors, vintage tunes, and fantastic fairground food. Who could ask for more?

After several rainy and overcast days, Saturday offered up blue skies and mild temperatures; a perfect day for a car show. As we walked the grounds, there was a new favorite around every corner. As if there wasn't enough car excitement on the show field, inside the awards building, over 20 contenders for Street Machine were parked for viewing. On the opposite side, over 30 contenders for Street Rod of the Year were on display. This field of dream cars was narrowed down to five finalists on Saturday evening.

On Sunday, Goodguys recognized more than 120 vehicles at the show with special awards including “Builders Choice,” Best Paint, Best GTO, Memory Lane Award, Best Duece Coupe and many others. The “Street Machine of the Year” and “Street Rod of the Year” were also announced. All in all, "Full Throttle Fun" was to be had by all at this great event.

To See more photos of the event click here -- thanks to Tweed Vorhees - AHPS staff

To see a video of the event -- brought to us by eClassicAutos.com click here 

Special thanks to eclassicautos.com -- see their full story on the event at their web site : click here

How about a 1962 Buick Skylark with a full LS conversion !!

Chuck Rowe’s ’37 Chevy coupe - The Street Rod of the Year -- photo eclassicautos.com

Sonny & Debbie Freeman’s ’67 Corvette Street Machine of the Year -- photo eclassicautos.com