Top Trucks of the 2020 Grand National Roadster Show
Kicking off the Indoor Show Season with the Best Custom Trucks Around
Every year in the custom truck show world, we get a little bit of a break over the holidays, but things ramp up fast when the Grand National Roadster Show rolls around. Originally called the Oakland Roadster Show and now in its 71st year, the show attracts just about every era and style of custom truck, and they're almost always of the highest quality. We headed out to the LA County Fairgrounds in Pomona and perused the nine or so halls as well as the outdoor area. We checked out Fat Jack's F1 along with Jimenez Bros bare metal '40 chevy in the main hall. We saw one-off COE trucks, metalflaked Econoline vans, A crew cab Dodge, and various 3100s. From there, we headed over to the Suede Palace to snap some shots of the traditional style rods and customs in the room.
Overall, one of the trucks that we thought were standouts of the show were a not quite finished copper F-1 featuring a killer stance, pro touring wheels, and brushed trim in all the right places. Another one was a beautiful greige '67 C10 with the small back window and all the right updates.
Even though most of them aren't trucks, the stars of the show are the roadsters, specifically the handful of them competing for the title of America's Most Beautiful Roadster. Naturally, our vote was for the blue and black scalloped pickup, but the AMBR award went to the Squeeg Kustom's built black and traditional flamed Muroc Roadster owned by Monty Belsham.
Check out all the trucks from this year's show in the gallery, and scroll to the end to see all the AMBR contenders, including this and last year's winners. Finally, check out rodshows.com for info on the 2021 Grand National Roadster Show.