Pure Hell

Friday, May 23, 2008
Pure Hell

Mazooma1 sent over a DVD packed with over an hour of footage that he shot with his 8mm camera in and around 1961 at such hallowed grounds as… continue reading »

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Mickey Thompson Does Indy

Thursday, May 22, 2008
Mickey Thompson Does Indy

It’s May and it’s the same thing every year… All of my pals are headed to the west coast for Paso and I’m stuck at home thinking about… continue reading »

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Vintage Dirt

Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Vintage Dirt

Dirt track drivers (then and to some extent, now) are sick men. Having a little bit of experience in the sport myself, I’ve always compared the fellas that… continue reading »

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From Drag To Salt

Tuesday, May 20, 2008
From Drag To Salt

One thing lead to another and Seret found himself with a bitchin’ doorless coupe that had a late-50′s drag car feeling to it. The only thing that just… continue reading »

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The Silva Speed Special (Part 3)

Monday, May 19, 2008
The Silva Speed Special (Part 3)

I’ve mentioned Kevin Silva’s sedan a few times here on The Jalopy Journal (here, here, and here), but I’ve never really gotten into the full story of how… continue reading »

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This Hot Rod Was A Murderer!

Friday, May 16, 2008
This Hot Rod Was A Murderer!

“This is illegal hot rodding. It kills a lot of mechanical geniuses every year Boy, Jack looked like an evil little bastard – didn’t he? Videos like this… continue reading »

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The 1958 Nationals

Thursday, May 15, 2008
The 1958 Nationals

This week’s exploration of vintage NHRA National coverage gets even deeper. “Hemi32″ gives me the day off and posts about his dad’s experiences at the 1958 event. Check… continue reading »

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The 1957 Nationals – Part 2

Wednesday, May 14, 2008
The 1957 Nationals – Part 2

Milton Arnold saw our post on Monday and got caught up in the memories. See, Milton was in Oklahoma City in 1957 as well… He and he is… continue reading »

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