Santa Ana Drags 1957

Santa Ana Drags 1957

Dipping back into the LIFE magazine archives, I find Allan Grant’s images of the Santa Ana NHRA Drags for 1957. Some great cars in these shots, including TV… continue reading »

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Pure Hell Sets World Record

Pure Hell Sets World Record

A few weeks back, Chuck Fowler sent over a box of mid-60’s era Drag Publications. On the top of the stack was the April 21, 1967 edition of… continue reading »

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LIFE Images of Bonneville 1954 (PART II)

LIFE Images of Bonneville 1954 (PART II)

For those old timers at the Jalopy Journal, you might remember the 1954 LIFE magazine photos of Bonneville by J.R. Eyerman I shared back in December of 2010. Focused,… continue reading »

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Alliance Roster Updates!

Alliance Roster Updates!

OK guys… I’ve been working on this for a few weeks after a call out we did a while back and I’m finally ready to announce a few… continue reading »

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Premier Patina

Premier Patina

I’m happy we live in an era where the well-worn look can be celebrated. It encourages people to go out, drive their cars, get stone chips on the… continue reading »

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Souped-Up and Hot: Sports Illustrated 1954

Souped-Up and Hot: Sports Illustrated 1954

Someone got me a Sports Illustrated gift subscription last year, and God bless them, but there could not have been a bigger waste of paper on the planet…. continue reading »

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The Spurgin/Giovanine Inspired ’25 Roadster

The Spurgin/Giovanine Inspired ’25 Roadster

Good god… This car owns me. Jimmy B has been farting around with this idea since at least 2010 and has been updating his build thread accordingly. If… continue reading »

Taruffi’s Tarf I Twin in Motion

Taruffi’s Tarf I Twin in Motion

Over a decade ago, Ryan wrote a great story and later shared video of famous racer Piero Taruffi’s Maserati four-cylinder powered, twin-boom racer called the Tarf II, which he ran… continue reading »

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