Speedway Motors Heartland Nationals

Friday, Jul 2, 2021 at 8:00am

Iowa State Fairgrounds
3000 East Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50317

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30th Speedway Motors Heartland Nationals presented by BASF

Welcome to one of the biggest events on the Goodguys calendar. We're back for our thirtieth anniversary and this year will be a special celebration with the 4th of July falling right on the final day of our event. This is going to be massive!

Show Features:

- Over 4,000 Rods, Customs, Classics, Muscle Cars and Trucks thru '87
- Goodguys AutoCross - Featuring 16 car "Duel in Des Moines"
- Saturday Night Fireworks Extravaganza and Twilight Cruise
- Nitro Thunderfest Dragster Exhibition
- Swap Meet and Cars 4 Sale Corral
- Goodgals Gallery
- Valve Cover Races and RC Car Exhibition
- Kids Zone - Free Arts and crafts, games, prizes and more! Kids Make and Take Saturday 1pm / Sunday 11am
- Complimentary Shopper Shuttle Saturday 10am to 4pm to Opry Mills and Downtown Broadway on Saturday 10am - 4pm
Enjoy live music jamming daily.


Goodguys Member Pricing:

General Admission (ages 13+):$18.00
Online Discount Ends 6/27/21 at 11:59pm At The Gate Price: $20.00
Junior Admission (ages 7-12): $10.00 At The Gate Price: $10.00
Youth ages 6 and under are free.

Non-Goodguys Member Pricing

General Admission (ages 13+): $20.00
Online Discount Ends 6/27/21 at11:59pm At The Gate Price: $25.00
Junior Admission (ages 7-12): $10.00 At The Gate Price: $10.00
Youth ages 6 and under are free.

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