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Hot Rods on the Infield - The Rodder's Journal Revival

The Rodder's Journal Vintage Speed and Custom Car Show Revival is a must do annual event held at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland. It is open to pre-1966 hot rods, customs, and competition cars. The guys and gals from Bubba's Garage took a road trip to cover their 3rd Annual event.

3rd Anual Rodder's Journal Revival at Pimlico

All morning rodders drove in with their hot rods and cool cars .

Lowrider at The Rodder's Journal Revival

Custom Car at The Rodder's Journal Revival

What is your favorite car? I am partial to early 60's Cadillacs and it didn't take me long to find my favorite car at the Revival. Ed Szymansky's 1961 Cadillac Coupe de Ville had me circling it many times. I loved the color. I loved the pinstriping. I just loved the car!

Ed Szymansky's 1961 Cadillac Coupe de Ville

The Interior of Ed Szymansky's 1961 Cadillac Coupe de Ville

Rear View of Ed Szymansky's 1961 Cadillac Coupe de Ville

At a show like this you will always find pinstriping. Some of it will be be a major design element of the car while others are a bit more subtle with the stripes.


Jerry Campbell's 1950 Chevy Woody

1953 Chevy owned by Al Perez

Another paint feature you will find at the Rodder's Journal Revival show is metal flake. Mmmm, lots of flake.

Metal Flake at The Rodder's Journal Revival

Dale Broderick's A/Competition Coupe

Ron Hepding's 1950 Ford Custom Coupe

Nothing is more traditional on a hot rod than a good flamed paint job. It doesn't matter if it is on a Ford, like Tom Giovinazzo's 1934 Ford Coupe, or on a Chevy, like Ian Weber's 1952 Chevy Sedan, because flames just look cool.

Flames at The Rodder's Journal Revival

Ian Weber's 1952 Chevy Sedan

Tom Giovinazzo's 1934 Ford Coupe

Hood ornaments?  We've got your hood ornaments.

Bill and Jane Billish's 1932 Plymouth Coupe

Albert Torelli's 1949 Oldsmobile

The Rodder's Journal Revival is a young show but it is starting to attract some vendors and sponsors. Peg was lucky enough to win $100 gift card from the good people at Speedway Motors, which she used to buy some supplies for the shop. TRJ also brings in a good selection of food from area food trucks for you to chow on.

Vendors at The Rodder's Journal Revival

Food Trucks at The Rodder's Journal Revival

We have many more photos to share so be sure to check them out over on our photo website.  BG Customs Photography

You can see coverage from the Inaugural Rodder's Journal Revival here.


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