Events By The Jalopy Journal

The Hot Rod Revolution: November 23, 2013

A traditional hot rod show featuring cars built for speed and style. It’s imperfect. It’s rustic. It’s natural. It’s a Revolution. And it has become the best small car show around – quality over quantity means something to us.

It begins in Gruene, TX in 2013! Learn all about it now.


The H.A.M.B. Drag Nationals: August 18, 2012

The best kept secret in all of drag racing… Held at one America’s last true vintage drag strips, the H.A.M.B. Drags has become a legendary event known for visuals that haven’t been enjoyed in multiple decades. The grass and dirt pits, the asphault strip, the timing tags, the early style cars… It’s simply an environment that can not be described with words. Head to a little town in Missouri towards the end of August… You’ll end up going every year.

Learn more about the best drag race in the country!

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 >>