Friday, December 19, 2008

2009 AMSOIL Street Rodder Road Tour Schedule Announced

As previously noted, AMSOIL has partnered with Street Rodder Magazine as Jerry Dixie and his crew of Street Rod enthusiasts embark on their annual cross-country tour. Beginning in May, the AMSOIL Street Rodder Road Tour will begin in Chattanooga, TN and end in October at the NHRA Hot Rod Reunion in Bakersfield, CA. Tour dates are listed here with more details yet to come. As tour routes take shape, maybe you can pitch your lawn chairs along the route and give a wave as they stroll past.

Here's the first broadbrush outline so you can get your bearings on where we'll be.

May 9 – May 17
Coker Tire Tour
Coker Tire, Chattanooga, TN to Cruisin’ Ocean City, Maryland
Kicking off the tour with a car show and charity auction, this marks the beginning of the adventure. The ultimate destination of this leg is Cruisin’ Ocean City, where the beach town will be host to street rods, muscle cars and customs.

June 13 – 21
Vintage Air Tour
Vintage Air, San Antonio, Texas to the NHRA Hot Rod Reunion, Bowling Green, Kentucky
The Vintage Air Tour is one of the biggest of the season, and the NHRA Hot Rod Reunion in Bowling Green, KY has proven to be worthy of many return trips.

June 19 – 28
NHRA Hot Rod Reunion, Bowling Green, Kentucky to St Ignace, Mich. Car Show
Stopping at our very own home in Superior, the Tour is welcomed with a party at the AMSOIL Center before heading off to the famous St. Ignace Car Show in St. Ignace, MI.

July 12 - 19
Merrill-Lynch Jones Group Tour
Woody's Hot Rodz, Bright, Indiana to Syracuse, NY
Woody’s Hot Rodz built the Chevy Roadster for this years’ tour. Next is Youngstown, OH for a reception at the Quaker Steak and Lube. A visit to the Classic Automobila showroom, a drive through Pennsylvania, and then it’s off to Syracuse, NY.

August 6 - 15
40th NSRA Street Rod Nationals, Louisville, Kentucky to Bonneville Speed Week, Wendover, Utah
Starting at the NSRA Street Road Nationals event in Louisville, the Tour will spend the weekend here before heading next to Wendover, UT for Bonneville Speed Week.

Sept 11 – 20
Gear Star Transmission Tour
NSRA Nationals North Kalamazoo, MI to NSRA Northeast Nationals, Burlington, VT
The NSRA Nationals North is the next stop in Kalamazoo, MI, and promises to be a huge event again this year. From there it is off to Akron, OH for a party at Gear Star Transmission.

Sept 26 – Oct 4
San Diego, CA to NSRA Golden State Nationals, Sacramento, CA
A cruise kicks off this leg of the tour, and a number of stops will be made at famous locations in Los Angeles. From there, the Tour heads north to the NSRA Golden State Nationals event in Sacramento while making stops at some of the biggest private car collections in the country.

Oct 10 – 18
NHRA Museum Tour
Seattle, WA to California Hot Rod Reunion, Bakersfield, CAStarting at Art Morrison Enterprises, the NHRA Museum Tour kicks off with a party in Fife, WA. From there it is down to see the sights through Washington, Oregon and the redwoods of Northern California. The tour will wrap up at the final event, the NHRA California Hot Rod Reunion in Bakersfield, CA.

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