Mid-century car enthusiasts come together
for four days of touring Bay Area hot spots
Calling all mid-century hot-rodders! It's time to get your souped-up vehicle of yesteryear out of the garage, shined up, and back on the road. 'Hot Rod Week' is back in the Bay Area!
No registration, no fees. Just show up in your vintage ride and cruise with the pack.
Hot Rod Week is a popular, volunteer-led tradition for car enthusiasts, borne out of the Bay Area success story that is the Good Guys West Coast Nationals. This year, in a break from its 16-year tradition of geographically oriented rallies leading up to Nationals weekend, one of Hot Rod Week's four tours will be structural in theme.
The tour schedule for August 18-21 calls for destinations in the Sacramento area on Monday, Solano County on Tuesday, and the East Bay on Thursday. On Wednesday, however, "The Bridges and Tunnels tour will be a lot of fun because in involves a lot of California history. The route is really neat," said Drew Kristal, local events marketing manager for Pleasanton-based Good Guys.
All four tours are docent-led and begin at 8:30 a.m. at...