The Niekamp Roadster

Wednesday, November 12, 2008
The Niekamp Roadster

At a time when most hot rodders were young men in their teens, Bill Niekamp was in his mid-40′s when he built his famous roadster. He did so… continue reading »

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The Birth Of A Revolution

Tuesday, November 11, 2008
The Birth Of A Revolution

I was browsing YouTube for vintage LeMans footage when I found this two-part clip on the design and development of the shoebox Ford. Of course, the footage sugar… continue reading »

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Pistons & Paint 2008

Monday, November 10, 2008
Pistons & Paint 2008

A group of guys whom I really like and admire throw a car show every year in Denton, TX. It’s one of those Texas events where everyone just… continue reading »

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Calori Roadster

Saturday, November 8, 2008
Calori Roadster

I know… I’m not supossed to be posting on the weekend, but I just couldn’t help myself this evening. Billy posted some update shots of his Calori Roadster… continue reading »

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Si Mal

Friday, November 7, 2008
Si Mal

As I mentioned earlier this week, I have a growing fascination with Mal Hooper. It all started with the photo above from the Bob Roddick Collection. Something about… continue reading »

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My Story

Thursday, November 6, 2008
My Story

Editor’s Note: After some consideration, the folks here at The Jalopy Journal World Headquarters decided that it would be beneficial to feature a new and different voice on… continue reading »

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No Mal

Wednesday, November 5, 2008
No Mal

A friend of mine sent over the image above thinking it was a rare shot of one of my heroes – Mal Hooper. It’s not… The streamliner is… continue reading »

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The Miller Passenger Car

Tuesday, November 4, 2008
The Miller Passenger Car

The early 30′s racing scene featured a head-to-head brawl between front-drive and rear-drive race cars. It was a natural move for Harry Miller to combine the philosophies and… continue reading »

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