Family History

Family History

“From what my dad tells me, the only reason they ever won with it was because either someone else had a breakdown, or they were the only ones running the class that day. My dad bemoans the fact that it only went about 80 miles an hour.” Brutal honesty with […]

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The 1951 Grand National

The 1951 Grand National

The year of 1951 was a pretty special period in Stock Car racing. It marked the beginning of factory involvement in the league and as such, just about every American manufacturer was represented at one race or another. The biggest event was most likely the Grand National held on the […]

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The Best Of 2008

The Best Of 2008

Every year, I like to bring in the new year by crunching some numbers and listing our top posts. It’s actually a pretty complicated formula that considers page views, number of comments, site growth, etc… Real dork stuff. But you don’t have to worry about any of that. Just enjoy […]

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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 >>