9th Del Mar Nationals on tap this weekend!

The 9th Del Mar Nationals presented by Meguiar’s takes over the legendary Del Mar Fairgrounds this weekend April 3, 4 & 5! Over 2,500 rods, customs and classics are expected for the three day event which features both indoor and outdoor car shows, hundreds of vendor exhibits, an all-new  Street Challenge Autocross, a swap meet & cars for sale corral, hot rod seminars, live entertainment and much more!

This year’s Del Mar Nationals will pay tribute to street rodding and land speed racing legend Jerry Kugel of Kugel Komponents. Kugel, known worldwide for hot rod suspension components the Kugel Muroc roadster line as well as a lengthy and accomplished land speed racing career will be on hand all weekend with his wife Judy, two sons Jeff and Joe Kugel and daughter Jerilyn . The entire Kugel clan will take part in a special meet & greet seminar on Saturday. The seminar, in which fans can interact with and ask questions to both racing legends, is scheduled for noon Saturday inside the Mission Tower. The Kugel’s will also have collector edition “hero cards” at their booth (located at the clocktower) to autograph for fans.

Yet another event highlight will be the crowning of the Goodguys 2009 Street Rod d’Elegance. An indoor display of over one hundred of the country’s finest 1949 and earlier street rods will be in contention for the award.  The winner not only receives national bragging rights, but drives off with a cool cash prize and a new billet aluminum award.

Sunday’s awards ceremony will be held at 2:22pm showcasing over 100 of the event’s top cars and will also feature the ceremony to crown the Street Rod d’ Elegance. The ceremony will be held inside the word famous Del Mar horse paddock.

Goodguys 9th Del Mar Nationals Presented by Meguiar’s:
Event Hours:
Friday, April 3rd 8am to 5pm, 
Saturday, April 4th 8am to 5pm 
Sunday, April 5th 8am to 3pm.
General admission 
Adults $17
Kids 7-12 $6
Kids 6 and under FREE
Fairgrounds parking is $9.

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