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2017 Winter Rod and Speed Show Features Something for Everyone!

The Winter Rod and Speed Show presented by Albany Burgerville is back for our 10th year! The show returns to the Linn County Fair and Expo Center in Albany, January 20-21 of 2017!

This year's event features the actual Baby Face Nelson gangster car owned by one of the movers and shakers in Hollywood, Don Rogers. Also featured this year is the Hero Number 3 Chevy Impala from the popular TV show Supernatural. And be sure to bring the kiddos to meet Chewbacca and Darth Vader from Star Wars! Returning is nationally renowned artist Kenny Youngblood who will design and customize a poster for everyone who attends.

Of course, the cars are the big stars at the Winter Rod and Speed Show and over 100 hot rods, street rods, dragsters, muscle cars and custom trucks will be on display And tthere will be lots of vendors selling a wide variety items.

The doors open on Friday night at 7 PM and will be open until 10 PM. Bring a can for food for the Friday Night Food Drive and get in the show for just $5.00. On Saturday, the show opens at 9AM and goes until 6 PM when special awards will be handed out.

Admission is just $8.00, kids 8 and under are free. Three dollar off coupons are available at businesses through out the valley or show your Bi-Mart card at the door for the same 3.00 discount. Parking is free!


Coupon Locations
Get coupons at Burgerville in Albany, Corvallis, Monmouth and Tigard, A Step Above Hobby in Albany NAPA in Salem, Albany, Junction city, and Eugene. Knecht's, in Eugene, Albany, Salem and Corvallis, Papa's Pizza in Corvallis, Walery's Pizza in Salem All American Barber Shop in Keizer and selected Les Schwab stores. Better yet save 3.00 by bringing a can of food for the Friday Night Food Drive!


Car Exhibitor Space is Full!

The Winter Rod and Speed Show presented by Albany Burgerville is now full but we do get cancellations so spaces do become available. Send in your application anyway without a check and when space comes available we will call you.

We still have some vendor booth spaces available.

Call 503-370-9164 for latest availability.

2017 Car Exhibitor application Click Here!

2017 Vendor application Click Here!


The Winter Rod and Speed Show is not officially recognized as a charity. Each year a portion of the proceeds are donated to a 501C3 charity after expense are paid while an additonal amount is held back and used as seed money for the following year to cover deposits, printing etc.


Last Year's Show:

2016 Winter Rod and Speed Show was Another Great Event!

The 2016 Winter Rod and Speed Show Presented By Burgerville held in Albany, Oregon expanded from a one day show to a two day show. The Friday Night Food Drive experiment of opening the event on Friday night worked so well that we are already planning to do it again next year. In fact, the show was ready to open an hour early and spectators began arrive early. Saturday's crowd was also very good.

In terms of quality, some commented that this year's show was the best Winter Rod and Speed Show ever. The model car contest held independently at the show also enjoyed more entries and interest.

Good for the community! Nearly $5,000 was raised for the Children's Cancer Association and $2,000 was raised for one of our regular vendors who has cancer. Plus 1,100 pounds of food was raised for Fishes during our Friday night for the Friday Night Food Drive!

Thanks to a super group of people that made the Winter Rod and Speed Show presented by Burgerville a success including Ray Lancaster, Michele Rowell Coffey, Carolyn Wilson , Dave Wilson, Duane Huffines, Duane Turner, Paul Finister, Jason Grassman, Dave Cookman, Ashley Rae, Heidi Lyn, Kenny Youngblood, Pat Coffey, Annette Barton , Laura Morett and Susan Bailey. And thanks to all of our exhibitors, vendors, spectators and sponsors. Your involvement regardless of what capacity is more appreciated then you will ever know! A special thanks to the PDX Car Culture for photograping the show. Click below to see all of the photos.



Kenny Youngblood Returned as Guest!

Drag Racing Hall of Fame and world renowned motorsports artist Kenny Youngblood was our celebrity guest at the 2016 Winter Rod and Speed Show presented by Burgerville.

This is was a tremendous honor to once again have someone of Kenny talent and stature at our show as he is arguably one of the biggest names in the sport that is not a driver in racing. Kenny is the "painter of the stars" and has designed some of the most iconic race cars in the history of drag racing along with mind blowing paintings and other work seen in national magazines and movies. Some of Kenny's work include Don Prudhomme's Army Monza, Tom McEwen's funny cars, the Snake and Mongoose logos, the Blue Max and many more very recognizable cars. But, probably the most seen car Kenny has designed is the ZZ Top "Eliminator" Street Rod as seen on the famous ZZ Top album cover and video.

Kenny is still active in the sport today and at the show, Kenny will custom design a car picture for show patrons to take home free of charge. The pictures measure 11x17 and are similar to the photo above. If you got one last year you have four more to choose from this year!

Car exhibitors that want him to draw a cartoon of their hot rod, can have it done for a fee while he is at the show. The fee is arranged directly between the artist and the car exhibitor. Click here to contact us for an appointment time.




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