CruZin' Magazine Event Index

A visual index of the Northwest auto events CruZin' covered this issue, both online and in the print magazine. Check it Out!

From the Staff

By David Marin & The CruZin' Staff

Here's Your Road Map Through This Issue. Read More!

Vintiques NW Nats — Doin' It Right!

Story by Dusty Allison, Photos by Fred Black & Dusty Allison

After 39 years of putting on the Vintiques Northwest Nationals in Yakima, Washington, the Vintiques are a club that knows how to do it right! August 1, 2, 3, & 4, 2013, over 700 cars filled the Central Washington State Fairgrounds for a fun filled weekend. Read More!


Classic at T-Hills Offers Something for Everyone

Photos & Story by George & Jan Belarde

Last July 27th, The Classic at T-Hills crew of volunteers put on another great charity event with the net proceeds going to the Tualatin Hills Park Foundation for assistance to low income families. 2013's car and truck show was the 9th in a row held on 90 acres of natural areas and sports venues. Read More!

Damp Start, Hot Finish at Hub City

Photos & Story by Bob Roseberry

"Centralia, Wash. —We always think that weather should not play a part in reporting on a car show, but it usually does, so maybe we should just give up and run with it. Early on the morning of the Hub City Car show, it rained. That's only significant because, during August, Washington had been going through one of the longest dry periods in history- a "drought" by our standards! Read More!

"Blast from the Past" Rocks Helena

Photos by Gene Curran & Mark Johnson, Story by Jerry Brenner

Have you ever wanted to go back in time to see what might have been? The answer is simple — come to Helena, Montana and participate in the "Blast from the Past" car show, hosted by the Helena Valley Timing Association. Read More!

Orofino's 10th Anniversary Show Rocks at the Dam

Photographs by Tim McTivia, Story by Bill Burge

Orofino, Idaho – Our tenth anniversary Orofino S/S was a great success. We had approximately 130 entries, as always a quality field of vehicles. This show, billed as "the Hottest Little Show in Idaho," doesn't disappoint. Read More!

Automotive Art On Display at Hot Rod Hall of Fame Gala

By Bob Roseberry

Genesee, Idaho - The annual Genesee Community Days and car show was held June 8, 2013. This is a fun-filled all family day with an awesome car show that fills two city blocks and has an 8-foot table full of trophies! In addition, there is always the community parade and lots of stores to peruse as well as piles of donated door prizes for the car show participants. Read More!


Metal & Mechanics + Math, English & Engineering = Auto Shop

Story by Maverick Christensen, Photos by David Marin

In a time when Industrial Arts classes have almost all but disappeared, there are a few left that didn't change into computer classes and engineering courses. Read More!

PROJECT MERCURY: Montego MX, Stage 1

By David Marin

So there we were, sitting on lawn chairs observing the results of a little "spring cleaning" around our shop (such as it is) and carport, pondering what we might want to do that would be new, different and interesting for the coming rod run season. Read More!

Emmett Lions Show Shines at the Park

by Mike Kreiter

Emmett, Idaho – July 19, 2014 will be the 25th anniversary of the Emmett Show and Shine hosted by the Emmett Lions Club. It all started a year after a local drive in held their first "Lost in the 50's" cruise in. The first year the show consisted of a small swap meet with 6 classic cars present. Read More!

Q & A with Drag Racing Legend Herm Petersen

By David Marin

Four times he's been at death's door and four times drag racing icon Herm Petersen summoned the strength and resolve to live to fight another day. First, the fiery crash every racing enthusiast over age 40 remembers July, 1973, at Orange County International Raceway that left him scarred and battered but not beaten; then, 1976, Calgary, Alberta, racing against Gaines Markley, in the lights, the blower lets go, pops the rear tire and suddenly he's going 230 mph with no chute. Read More!

GOODGUYS Great Northwest Nationals — Fun By the Ton

Photos & Story by Jerry Brenner

It started as distant thunder, growing rapidly from all directions and soon it was a heart-thumping rumble as more than 1,500 cool rides invaded the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center for the 12th annual GOODGUYS Great Northwest Nationals. Read More!

Yachat's "Fall Blues Show & Shine" — Simply Marvelous!

Photos & Story by Dave & Audrey Gibson

Yachats, Oreg. — The weather was picture perfect for the 97 vehicles that rolled into town to participate in the "Fall Blues Show & Shine" — 75 degrees all weekend and the largest attendance thus far. Read More!

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