The Goodguys 2014 Street Rod of the Year is a 1932 Ford Fordor owned by Don Smith of Mansfield, TX. This will make a lot of our Cars On Line.com newsletter readers happy. Many remember it as the car that came in second in the judging in the Detroit Autorama for the Ridler Award in March. Don Smith and his wife Carolyn will be pleased. They are some of the nicest people on earth. We congratulate them for their belief in this car.
Earlier this afternoon the 2014 Goodguys Street Rod of the Year Finalists were announced. We barely had time to get the announcement up on Facebook when we were hearing that the winner was about to be announced. Here are the finalists for the 2014 Goodguys Street Rod of the Year award.
-Don Smith, Mansfield, TX, 1932 Ford Fordor
-Mike Johnston, Livonia, NY, 1935 Ford coupe
-Rocky Boler, South Hampton, NY, 1933 Ford coupe
-John Fry, Tuscola, IL, 1940 LaSalle
-Steve Grub, W Des Moines, IA, 1932 coupe
By the end of the day on Friday they were lining up the top cars entered in the 2014 Goodguys Street Rod of the Year competition here in Columbus, Ohio. We are here covering the 2014 Goodguys Columbus Nationals for our newsletter readers. The is the ultimate Goodguys event.
By mid-day on Saturday we already knew which of these incredible street rods would be included in the Top Five. Quite frankly we thought some of the incredible rides you’ll see here below would have been in the top five. Here are some of the other cars that were in the competition for 2014 Goodguys Street Rod of the Year: