Pebble Beach

We are right in the middle of the best 3-week period of the year to be a hot rodder. Bonneville Speed Week, The Woodward Dream Cruise, The H.A.M.B. Drags, The Hot Rod Revolution, and Pebble Beach all follow each other around through August and into September. My dream? To be […]

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In case you are in a closet, it’s on… The H.A.M.B. is lucky enough to have “Buick59” on the scene and he has taken some incredible shots of the action. See for yourself! EDIT: Found even more coverage by “5wbomber” here. ANOTHER EDIT: Noteboom brings us video!!!

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Lowriders & Business Suits

A few months ago I was in L.A. with a couple of my colleagues for work. We had a meeting in the Huntington Beach area and after spending a couple of hours fighting traffic, we finally got into the city proper. It was during the ten or fifteen minutes of […]

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The Barry Mazza Collection

Rikster continues his legacy of incredible posts on the H.A.M.B. These photos tell a story, don’t they? Rad… View em all

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The Dymaxion

The Dymaxion was the talk of the 1933 Chicago World’s Fair. Folks weren’t really ready for continental flight quite yet and the 11-passenger, 30 mile-per-gallon, 120 mph Dymaxion showed promise as a personal bullet train of sorts. Throw the family in the back, strap the luggage to the top in […]

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Almost Famous

We’ve been watching the Dirty crew down in Texas build cars for a few years now. They always do a good job keeping us updated on the H.A.M.B. with their latest build and in doing so, they have opened a window for us to watch them hone their skills from […]

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Texas & Whiskey

I’m taking the day off and enjoying a drive through the heart of West Texas this afternoon fellas. Headed back to my hometown of┬áMidland on a road trip I’ve come to call “TexasWide”. I leave ya for the weekend with the above image taken by David Perry. If you stare […]

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Racing Lessons

I think it was around 1999 or so. It was a racing season that defined me as a person today and really taught me about the life value of determination and guts. I had just gotten back from a not so successful and pretty short stint in open wheel racing […]

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Bonneville Art

With Speed Week right around the corner, I thought the timing was right to start a digital collection of sorts. The early years at Bonneville were inspiration for a ton of illustrators that strutted their stuff in the pages of Hot Rod, Hop Up, and other magazines. I love this […]

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Through the years we’ve had some pretty amazing articles pop up here on The Jalopy Journal. The following is just a few of them:

  • Tom Cobbs

    The story of Tom Cobbs, his legacy, and his hot rod roadster. Read: Part 1, Part 2, or Part 3.

  • The Bob Roddick Story

    The story of a set of lost photos that literally take us all back into time. Read: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, or Part 4.

  • The Ferrari Shoot

    Comparing and contrasting three very different cars with three very different purposes in life. Read It >>

  • Inspiration

    This post is actually a continuation of two other posts that were written in 2006 (Part 1 & 2). The stuff you guys came up with is breathtaking.

  • Gary Howard

    Gary is one of my heroes and after interviewing him, I got to check off an item from my dream list. Read It >>