Gallery ZURICH BEAN MEET The 31st Zurich Bean Festival car show hosted by the Wrench Benders Car Club. This is extended coverage from the FEB/MARCH 2017 issue SEMA 2016 The annual SEMA show (Specialty Equipment Market Association) is one of the most killer automotive gatherings in the world...but sadly it is not open to the public...Canadian Hot Rods was there and here's some of the cars that stood out during the 4-day show which takes place at the Las Vegas Convention Center. For more on SEMA checkout there website at semashow.com Deuce Days 2016 Northwest Deuce Days was held July 24 in downtown Victoria, BC and as usual this once-every-three years hot rod show (1953 and older) proved to be the best car show in Canada...1170 cars in total with 580 1932 Fords. Founder Al Clark says this is the last one he'll preside over and we hope somebody takes the show over as it always attracts not only some of the best cars in Canada but also cars in from the US and even Europe. Qualicum Beach Seaside Cruisers 2016 The annual Father's Day show n shine in Qualicum Beach, BC is always one of Vancouver Island's best attended car shows. A little rain in the early going for the 2016 version didn't hinder car count, as you can see from all the great pics in this gallery. MARCH MEET 2016 Some pics from a trip to Bakersfield, CA for the March Meet at Auto Club Famosa Raceway. Also pics from a couple of wrecking yards we stopped at on the way down. The first one with all the Chrysler stuff I can't remember what town it was in..second was Turner's Auto Wrecking in Fresno, CA. Qualicum Beach Seaside Cruisers 2016 The annual Father's Day show n shine in Qualicum Beach, BC is always one of Vancouver Island's best attended car shows. A little rain in the early going for the 2016 version didn't hinder car count, as you can see from all the great pics in this gallery. Grand National Roadster Show 2016 Stephan Szantai's coverage of the 2016 Grand National Roadster show held in sunny Pomona, CA in January 2016. VINTAGE DRAG RACING Victoria, BC's Mike Currier spent Labour Day weekend in 1957 at a drag strip in Shelton, WA. Some great photos here, including one of his road trip partner Stan Winterbottom's custom 1940 Ford. LANGLEY CRUISE-IN 2015 Each year more than a 1,000 hot rods, customs, street rods and muscle cars from across BC and Washington State converge in dowtown Langley, BC for one of the best 1-day car shows in Western Canada. PORT ELGIN PUMPKINFEST Show in Port Elgin, ON...2015 edition. WELLAND LAST CHANCE CAR SHOW Hosted by the Sunset Cruisers Car Club the Welland Last Chance Car show takes place end of September at the Niagara Regional Exhibition Fair Grounds in Welland, ON. Great one day show with a swap meet. Torque Masters Auto Extravaganza The Torque Masters car club out of Sidney, BC hosts this Auto Extravaganza in a picturesque seaside community on Vancouver Island. TRI-FIVE CHEVY GASSERS CHR reader Robert Wilder sent us these pics of his trip to Beach Bend Dragway in Bowling Green.....sweet gasser event. Thanks Robert Blacktop Bombers Blitzkreig show The Blacktop Bombers out of Kamloops, BC hosted their first annual traditional rod and kustom show August 14-15 at Silver Star Mountain Resort near Vernon. Nostalgia Drag Racing Some coverage of the recent Ontario Nostalgia Drag Racing Association (ONDR)event held Sept. 26 at the Grand Bend Motorplex in Grand Bend, ON. LONDON CANADIAN TIRE HOT ROD CRUISE NIGHT Every Sunday night at the Canadian Tire on Dundas Street in London, ON the Southern Ontario Street Rods, Inc host a great cruise night. We were able to attend on July 5 and here's what we were treated to. BCHRA hot rod show The British Columbia Hot Rod Association (BCHRA) formed in the 1950s and this July held a show at Willowbrook Mall in Langley, BC. RED DEER SUMMER CRUISE 2015 Mix of cruise night and Super Run photos from the 2015 Super Run in Red Deer, AB GASSER GET DOWN The Gasser Get Down is an event within an event that sees traditional gassers racing each other during the Langley Loafers Old Time Drags. The Loafers Old Time Drags take place in Aschcroft, BC each June and Mission, BC in July.