Skip to main content
  1. Leisure
  2. Autos & Motorcycles
  3. Car & Truck Enthusiasts

65th Grand national roadster show

See also

Today is the last day of the 65th annual Grand National Roadster show at the Fairplex in Pomona.This is the longest running indoor car show in America and one of the most prestigious awards is given out at the end of the show; America's Most Beautiful Roadster.

The builder of the year is also chosen at the Grand National Roadster Show. This year it is Steve Cook, owner of Steve Cook Creations in Oklahoma whose cars have won all the most coveted awards in the country.

Another feature of this years show is the Trophy Girl competition. Every year, this one not exempt, is the Pinstripers charity auction.

Cars at the Grand National Roadster show look like beautiful old cars but with a little background they become astounding. This is because a lot of the cars are either hand fabricated, multiple cars put together, or complete customizations. For example there is a Ford sedan that was only made in a two door version from Ford but looks like it came that way.

The Suede Palace is where the cars you can tell are modified are. These are the lowriders, the work in progress cars and the rat rod type cars.

This year, a tragic event occurred during staging when one of the roadster's throttle stuck. The roadster crashed into the doors and ruined the front right of the roadster but worse than that, the judging coordinator was taken to the hospital with serious injuries after being run over. Vic Cunnyngham is expected to be released shortly according to Hot Rod magazine.



  • Cashew dip
    Tasty cashew dip: You wouldn't think something so healthy could be so tasty
    Cashew Dip
  • Istanbul, Turkey
    Istanbul, Turkey has been named the number one travel destination by Trip Advisor
    9 Photos
  • Pasta Salad
    Pasta salad recipe: Easy and healthy pasta salad with delicious pasta dressing
    Pasta Salad
  • Deviled eggs
    This is the only deviled egg recipe you’ll need this Easter
    Delicious Eggs
  • Nail art
    Use this Coachella sunset nail art tutorial with RCM nail polish to create gorgeous nails
    7 Photos
  • Chocolate souffle
    Love chocolate? Get tips on making the perfect chocolate souffle every time
    Recipe 101

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about and apply today!