A Brief History of the Route 66 Car, Truck, & Street Rod Show

A Brief History of the Route 66 Car, Truck, & Street Rod Show

For the last 11 years in a row, Gurley Motor Company has partnered with the Gallup community to put on the Route 66 Car, Truck, & Street Rod Show, a weekend-long event starting the last Friday of July.   While the first Route 66 Car, Truck, & Street Rod Show way back in 2006 was just a little car show, it has now evolved to be the “Route 66 Freedom Weekend.” During the Freedom Weekend, downtown Gallup is transformed, with daily cookouts, a stellar Saturday car show, a police-escorted parade, family activities, and more. Day and night, kids and adults alike take part in celebrating one of America’s favorite things—the

How to Have a Good Time at a Car Show with Kids

How to Have a Good Time at a Car Show with Kids

Any parent knows how delightful it is when you can share an interest with your children. So, if you’re an auto enthusiast, you may be inclined to bring your kids along with you to a car show, searching for that gleam of interest in their eyes. However, even if your whole clan isn’t into cars, you can still have a good time at a car show with kids. Here’s how!   Plan Ahead: If possible, know what your priorities are before you go. Try to decide if there are particular vehicles you want to check out, or experts that you want to talk to. Call Gurley Motor Co. with any

Car Show Etiquette: The Do’s and Don’t’s

Car Show Etiquette: The Do’s and Don’t’s

Before heading out to a car show, it’s a good idea to remember the do’s and don’t’s of car show etiquette, especially if you’ve never been to one before. While you have a great time, try to keep the following things in mind: DON’T touch the vehicles, unless you ask first. DO bring your children along to create lifelong memories and inspire them. DON’T allow your children to roam around, unattended. DO ask the experts questions and learn as much as you can. DON’T get in arguments with others, which could escalate. DO wear sunscreen if you are outside, and don’t forget to re-apply. DON’T dress inappropriately, or in any

Updated Ford Fiesta With Luxury Trim May Be Available 2017

Updated Ford Fiesta With Luxury Trim May Be Available 2017

As more and more new models are teased, previewed, and unveiled for the upcoming 2017 model year, auto news sources begin digging for all the information they can find on all the latest and greatest products coming out from car manufacturers. Some of the speculation flying is in regards to the updated Ford Fiesta, slated for a 2017 model year, which, according to Italian publication Omni Auto, might be receiving a new upscale, luxury trim level called the Vignale when it’s released sometime next year. The Vignale trim is already available on other vehicles in Ford’s lineup, such as the Fusion and S-Max minivan. Typical additions attributed to the Vignale

9th Annual Route 66 Car Truck and Street Rod Show!

9th Annual Route 66 Car Truck and Street Rod Show!

There’s nothing like celebrating great cars for a great cause! That’s exactly what we will be doing on July 24-26th for the 9th Annual Route 66 Car Truck And Street Rod Show! Downtown Gallup will be abuzz with fun and excitement all weekend. There will be live bands, good food, and a beer garden. There will be a Hot Air balloon launch every morning—a spectacular sight to take in with your morning coffee. There will be two Cruise Nights. On Friday, July 24th, those participating in the cruise will meet at the Gallup Chamber of Commerce parking lot. The lot is located on Route 66 and 1st Street. Police will

Sao Paulo Motor Show Reveals New EcoSport Concepts

Sao Paulo Motor Show Reveals New EcoSport Concepts

Ford has revealed the new EcoSport Storm Concept at the Sao Paulo Motor Show, and it’s heavy duty, to say the least. Roughly based off of the F-150 Raptor, the Storm showcases a Blue Storm body paint job, a grille that pays homage to the Raptor, black graphics, cladding made of plastic on the body, and 15-inch terrain-ready alloy wheels. With an aggressive look, the EcoSport is ready to show off its off-roading capabilities. Alongside the Storm is the EcoSport Beauty Concept crossover, which has a Copper Stardust metallic paint job, an all-black roof, LED fog lights, and 18-inch alloy wheels. The vehicle includes a handful of perks, like a

Route 66 Ride, Flight & Cruise in Gallup

Route 66 Ride, Flight & Cruise in Gallup

Well, the time is finally here! We are looking forward to seeing all of you once again during our 8th annual Gurley Motor Company Route 66 Car, Truck, & Street Rod Show! As I mentioned last year, we have been working to make this event bigger and better and the time has finally come. It is because of our event and the participation from all of you during our Car Show that this has come to existence, so please help us get the word out to all of your friends and let’s make this Gallup’s premier signature event! This weekend’s festivities include three days of fun! The event starts on

8th Annual Route 66 Car Truck & Street Rod Show

It’s that time of year again; the 8th annual Route 66 Car Truck & Street Rod Show is just around the corner! Gurley Motor Company has teamed up with the City of Gallup, Gallup Chamber of Commerce, The Gallup Downtown Business Improvement District, Freedom Riders of New Mexico, Red Rock Motor Sports, and Balloonists from the state of New Mexico to give you a weekend full of fun! Join us Friday, July 25th as we kick off the event with a Police led cruise that will start in the Gallup Chamber of Commerce parking lot. On Saturday, July 26th we will be having the big car show! There will be