Car enthusiasts from all over the world flocked to the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus, Ohio from July 7-9, 2022 to celebrate the beauty and power of classic cars. The GoodGuys 24th Annual Summit Racing Nationals presented by PPG Nationals showcased over 6,000 classic and custom cars, trucks, and hot rods, making it one of the largest car shows in the Midwest.
The event was a three-day extravaganza that was filled with exciting activities, including a spectacular car show, burnout competition, autocross racing, and a swap meet. There was also a special “AutoCross for Kids” event, where kids could participate in autocross rides with professional drivers.
Dan Davis, Gauge Magazine Editor, captured stunning images of the classic cars on display, highlighting the beauty of the vehicles and the passion of their owners. Lenny Thompson, another talented freelance photographer, also captured some of the most impressive cars and moments from the show.
The Good Guys Columbus Ohio 2022 show had something for everyone, from muscle cars to hot rods to classic trucks. Spectators enjoyed the opportunity to walk among the rows of perfectly polished cars, admiring the craftsmanship and creativity that went into each one. Attendees had the chance to meet the owners of the vehicles and learn about the history and inspiration behind their prized possessions.
One of the most exciting events of the weekend was the burnout competition, where cars and trucks spun their wheels and left clouds of smoke behind them as they raced down the track. The sound of the engines and the smell of burning rubber filled the air, adding to the excitement of the competition.
The autocross racing event was another highlight of the show. Participants raced their cars through a challenging course, showcasing their driving skills and the capabilities of their vehicles. The “AutoCross for Kids” event was also a big hit, allowing young fans to experience the thrill of a high-speed ride with a professional driver.
The swap meet provided an opportunity for attendees to purchase rare and hard-to-find car parts and accessories, while also giving them the chance to meet and connect with other car enthusiasts. The atmosphere was electric as people bonded over their shared love of classic cars and the thrill of the hunt for that perfect car part.
The Good Guys Columbus Ohio 2022 show was a great success, bringing together car enthusiasts from all over the world for a weekend of excitement and camaraderie. The beautiful classic cars, the impressive burnout competition, and the thrilling autocross racing were just a few of the highlights of this incredible event. Dan Davis and Lenny Thompson’s stunning photographs captured the essence of the show, showcasing the beauty of the classic cars and the passion of their owners. Car enthusiasts eagerly await the next Good Guys event, where they can once again celebrate the timeless beauty of classic cars.
Are you looking for more Goodguys Columbus coverage. Check out our 2021 event coverage here.
Photos by: Dan Davis and Lenny Thompson