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We didn't think it was possible to top Luftgekuhlt 5, but as we stepped onto the Universal Studios backlot and took a look around, we realized somehow, someway the Luftgekuhlt team managed to outshine their 2018 event.
The event started off dry, with a forecast of showers for Saturday tandem eliminations, but in the end the cars left standing looked like they had been through a gravel rally stage in the rain with mud caked all over their noses.
In terms of size, the 2019's Eibach Meet outperformed previous years in the number of vendors, drag racers and spectators, but car meet attendance was about the same as 2018 - and that's not a bad thing at all, especially when you see 1,000 Hondas herded into one half of the event's lot.
Becoming the gold standard of car shows in a saturated market isn't an easy task. For the Wekfest team the key factors to success seem to lie somewhere between a quest for quality and consistency along with knowing what tour stops will generate the most fanfare.