“We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.” – Anonymous Road trips are a true American pastime and something everyone has, had or should have on their bucket list. Hitting the open road lends a certain sense of freedom that leads to adventure in itself.
The Hall of Fame Road Tour
March 2015, pages 26-38
We meant to give an update of the 2014 GoodGuys Road Tour yesterday, but a combination of computer issues and spotty wifi at our hotel in Stillwater, OK prevented us from getting the report online, so this entry will cover both of the last two days of the Tour.
Written by Motortrend India Staff on September 30, 2014 View All 59 Photos It has ceased being called the GoodGuys Hall of Fame Road Tour. It is now officially Aqua Tour 2014. Not really, but that’s what everybody is referring to it as.
Written by Motortrend India Staff on September 28, 2014 View All 29 Photos We’re on Day 4 of the GoodGuys Road Tour, which if you don’t know is a collection of hot rods and musclecars driving cross-country to a GoodGuys event instead of taking the wimpy way out and trailering their beloved hot rods like many do.
In case you missed the post yesterday, the GoodGuys organization is on its annual Road Tour, with a gang of cars making a cross-country cruise from GoodGuys’ home base in Pleasanton, CA to one of their shows, this time the Lone Star Nationals at Texas Motor Speedway in Ft.
GoodGuys does an annual tour from their home base in Pleasanton, California all the way to the Texas Motor Speedway, the home of the GoodGuys 22nd Lone Star Nationals on October 3-5.
Photographs courtesy of Courtney Barber Photography by Matthew Hayhurst / Author: Natasha Van Duser It’s early in the morning as Courtney Barber walks out of her hotel after a night of pre-race partying. She’s heading towards her very own vintage muscle car, checking the tires and license plate to make sure everything is in order.
We previously showed you episodes 1 & 2 and episodes 3 & 4 of our Bullrun 2014 web series, following this year’s rally from New York City to Scottsdale, Arizona. Here’s the official day 5 and 6 videos from this year’s rally. Watch as we take on two more days of Bullrun 2014!
The Pueblo Chieftan,
July 2014, cover and page 5A
Posted by Matthew on May 19, 2014 · Leave a Comment Driver: Courtney Navigator: Lisa Car: 1965 Ford Mustang with a 351 Windsor motor and a host of modifiecations Rally History: The oldest car on the rally is back! Team Mustang Girls will be joining us once again for their fourth Bullrun adventure!
What could possibly be more awesome than a classic Mustang? How bout a girl in a classic Mustang doing hot laps around a super speedway? That’s why when Team Mustang Girls, took off on a cross-country road trip culminating at Charlotte Motor Speedway we asked TMG founder Courtney Barber to tell us all about her laps around the famed speedway…
NASHVILLE, TN – It’d be great to declare that the automotive world is a judgment-free zone, but in reality, it’s a place mostly dominated by testosterone. You may not have noticed yet, but the “car guy” hobby has seen a shift toward “girl power,” and in that brave new world, Courtney Barber and her “Team Mustang Girls” is a growing force to be reckoned with.
Team Mustang Girls is planning out their 2014 driving season. Courtney Barber will once again wheel her ’65 Mustang coupe around the country raising money for various charities and drawing attention to women in motorsports.
From Selling Homes to Life on the Highway: How One Woman’s Passion for Mustang Helped Her Change Gears
Courtney Barber left a career in real estate in the recession, but found new purpose on the road with her refurbished 1965 Ford Mustang Five years later, Barber refurbishes and sells vintage Mustangs and other cars at Stono Body Works in Charleston, S.C. Courtney Barber reached a fork in life’s road during the Great Recession.
The Post and Courier,
September 2013, cover and pages D1, D3
Courtney Barber and Lea Anne Powell take on the 2013 Rally North America for a great cause, helping raise over $90,000 for Camp Sunshine – a not-for-profit organization that sends 45 children with life-threatening illnesses, and their families, to camp for a week near Lake Elsinore.
If you follow the Bullrun you might recognize Courtney and her co-pilot Gina as the Team Mustang Girls from the last few events. Courtney has had her 1965 Ford Mustang for about 6 years and she has done just about all the work on it herself. In fact she has made cars her vocation.
This summer the Bullrun rally will celebrate it’s tenth anniversary. This is one of the most well known road rally’s in the USA, and a unique experience as it sends drivers of a myriad of cars, through the back roads of America, and typically involves several celebrities.