NSRA - Western

Street rods, Hot rods, Vintage vehicles, Rat rods, Trucks, Customs, Muscle Cars and Street Machines both foreign and domestic will be on hand at the Kern County Fairgrounds this spring as the National Street Rod Association® presents its 42nd Annual Western Street Rod Nationals. The dates for the city’s largest vintage car show will be April 27, 28, 39, 2018. This will be the 32nd time the NSRA Western Street Rod Nationals has been held in Bakersfield and an all time high number of participants and spectators are expected this year. Almost all of the Kern County Fairgrounds will be utilized for the event as well as many of the buildings, which will house a large number of manufacturer and dealer displays and other attractions.  The host organization, NSRA, allows all vehicles of 1988 and older manufacture to enter the event. These vehicles are equipped with the latest options available on the newest model vehicles, including but not limited to disc brakes, air conditioning, cruise control, and tilt steering wheel. Most of those attending have updated the engine and drive train to enable the owner to cruise down the highway in comfort and safely maintain the speeds traveled by more modern vehicles.  Included in this event are muscle cars, those factory produced high horsepower machines from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s along with the classics cars of the 50’s. This is truly unique mix of old and new together again at the Kern County Fairgrounds and a national gathering of fine vintage automobiles of every description. The NSRA Western Street Rod Nationals is the area’s largest automotive participation event and spectators from around the area will attend the event.  The NSRA Western Street Rod Nationals is an excellent event for spectators to attend and those who take time to attend will be treated to the sights and sounds of some of the most beautiful, best constructed vintage vehicles ever assembled in one place. One of the special attractions for the spectators is that they can walk right up to the vehicles and check each one out close up as they are not roped-off or otherwise confined. All are in the open and can be examined top to bottom, front to back, inside and out. While the exquisite paint and other features of the car should not be touched, spectators are free to look to their heart’s content. The big automotive show will be at the beautiful Kern County Fairgrounds and is open to the public April 27, 28, 29, 2018.  Make your plans now to attend the 42nd Annual Western Street Rod Nationals in Bakersfield, California. It promises to be one of the biggest vintage car shows in the city’s recent history and you can enjoy every exciting part of it.  Those of us at NSRA know you won’t soon forget it.