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2015 Supernationals Car Show 2

The date has been set for one of the biggest and baddest car shows held annually in the Albuquerque, New Mexico area! The 2015 Supernationals Car Show will be held on February 6th, 7th, and 8th at Expo New Mexico.

These events are always a total blast and bring out some amazing customized vehicles from throughout the United States.  We are also proud to note that a number of local car clubs in the Albuquerque are participate in this amazing show!  We have coverage of the 2014 Supernationals Car Show which included local Doug Wiegel with another of his impressive highly customized and hand-built vehicles “Jail Bird Express. Also from California and Kolor King’s meet Builder Steven DeMan with the 1954 Divco Milk Wagon; meet Builder Scott Laitinen from Lake Havasu City Az with the 39 Zepher Lincoln; and meet Builder Chris Carlson from Derby Kansas with the 40 Ford “Bankrupt Blues.”  For up to the minute information on the event, please visit and The Supernationals Car Show on Facebook.  Click the flyer below for an expanded view! continue reading »

Boost Fest 2014 at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park 0

Chandler Arizona’s Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park was a scene littered by trashed tires, the sound of engines bouncing off the rev limiter, and smoke rising to the clouds on December 6th, 2014!  Garrett Turbo presented the first Boost Festival event, which showcased drifting events, drag racing, a car show, vendor booths, and raffle prizes from the event sponsors and vendors.

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Racing Southwest photographer, Brian Norberto caught 100+ photos of the action!  Check em out below! continue reading »

23 Years and Still Going Strong 0


23rd Annual Supernationals Custom Auto Show
After 23 years of holding its custom auto show, Supernationals is as strong as ever and has garnered national praise with a host of leading manufacturers showcasing their automotive classics at the three-day event. Held in at the former New Mexico Fairgrounds, which is now more commonly, refer to as the Lujan Complex in Albuquerque, the event took place at the start of 2014. And next year’s event is already in its planning stages. continue reading »

2014 Hot Rod and Custom Car Show Schedule 1

A complete listing for the 2014 season of the  Hot Rod and Custom Car Show dates.  These are the Hooters Car Shows in Albuquerque, New Mexico!  There are always a good number of local, high quality vehicles out in attendance at all of these shows and there are always openings for you to display  yours as well!

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East Side Hooters, San Mateo
Saturday, May 3rd
Saturday, June 7th
Saturday July 12th
Saturday, Aug 2nd
Saturday, Sept 13th
Saturday, Oct 25th (Halloween Show)
Saturday, Nov 1nd (Fall Classic Show)

West Side Hooters, 528 & Alameda
Saturday, May 17th
Saturday June 21st
Saturday, July 26th
Saturday, Aug, 23rd
Saturday, Sept, 20th
Saturday, Oct 4th (Balloon Show)

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Albuquerqe Hooters Car Show – 8/2/2014 1

The Hot Rod And Custom Car Show Summer Series always packs a ton of quality events onto the calendars of Albuquerque, New Mexico car enthusiasts!  Bouncing between the two Hooters locations in Albuquerque, the events bring out cars of every imaginable make and model all the way from current year to old school!  Muscle and import and intertwined together at each of these events, putting together an awesome way to spend a summer day in Albuquerque.

Racing Southwest photographer Connor Stueber made it out to Hooters on San Mateo this past weekend and gathered some great shots from the event.  Check em out below! continue reading »

Coffee & Cars at Cafe Bella Coffee – 8/2/2014 0

The Coffee & Cars event is an open community free meet. Not a show, there is no judging or hard end time. Come check out some cool cars from all over the area. Bring your camera and hang out with other car people. Open to all years makes & models of vehicle.

Happening each month, Cafe Bella Coffee brings out a wide variety of  different makes and models and car enthusiasts of all ages!   continue reading »

Albuquerque Hooters Car Show – 7/26/2014 1

The Hot Rod And Custom Car Show Series events are a staple of the Albuquerque automotive scene!  With events alternating between the two Albuquerque, New Mexico Hooters Restaurant locations during summer weekends, these events bring out some of the cleanest and coolest restorations, import, and old school classic cars that Albuquerque and the surrounding areas have to offer!

The July 26th event was hosted at the westside Hooters location off of Alameda and Coors.  This event brought out a number of classic restorations and filled the parking lot with some real sights to see!

A big thanks to Racing Southwest photographer Jorge Paez for heading out and covering the event! continue reading »

2014 All Out Call Out 0

July 12th marked the date for the 2014 reincarnation of the All Out Call Out at the Albuquerque National Dragway!

The event brings some simple rules to the table – Slicks allowed, but no tire changing at the track, racers can’t refuse a call out, and door and frame chassis STREET CARS only!  All this makes for some great racing with some quick street cars, as you’ll see below in the event results for each class.   continue reading »

Albuquerque National Dragway – Fire Cracker Nationals, July 4th-5th, 2014 0

Albuquerque National Dragway put on a great event for the July 4th weekend.  This event was touted as the largest event that they have organized for the 2014 season!

“A LUCKY SPECTATOR will have a chance to win $25,000. Plus Jet Cars,Real Outlaw Door Slammers, Western Fuel Altereds, Outlaw 8.5 and 2 days of Big Dollar Bracket Racing ($10,000 purse each day). Cars from all over the southwest will be in attendance.”

Racing Southwest photographer, Bryant Muncy was out at the event and captured over 100 shots of the action!  Everything from jet cars to daily drivers turned weekend racer. continue reading »

Colorado Drift Week 2014 0

It’s always a pleasure when the Racing Southwest crew can head up the road to our friends from the north and shred some tires!  Triple Crown Drift invited us out for the 2014 Colorado Drift Week event being held at Pikes Peak International Raceway.  The weekend of   6/26/2014-6/28/2014 brought out drifters from Colorado and many of the surrounding states with one mission – MAKE TIRES CRY!

A big thanks to Racing Southwest photographers Brian Norberto and Jorge Paez for making it out to the event and capturing over 400 shots of the fun as well as a video re-cap of the tire smoke filled weekend!
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