Vintage Hydro Racing On Lake Essex

Vintage Hydro Racing On Lake Essex

A few weeks back, we gingerly launched a new forum on the H.A.M.B. titled “The Antiquated.” This isn’t a forum we are planning on featuring regularly on The… continue reading »

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Draggin’ in the Motor City

Draggin’ in the Motor City

I’ll never forget my first drag race. It was the summer of 2004 and school had already been out for a month or so. I had just finished… continue reading »

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The Goodwood Festival of Speed!

The Goodwood Festival of Speed!

You might remember my post about an event called the ‘Goodwood Revival’ that I went over to England for last year. As you read this, I’m heading back across… continue reading »

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A.J. Lanier’s ’55 Thunderbird

A.J. Lanier’s ’55 Thunderbird

So here’s a random find… I was thumbing through a 1961 Trend Book publication and found two shots of A.J. Lanier’s ’55 Thunderbird. A.J. was a retired Colonel… continue reading »

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The Indy 500: Rooted in Hot Rodding

The Indy 500: Rooted in Hot Rodding

This past Memorial Day weekend I ticked another motoring event off my car nerd bucket list when I attended the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500 for the… continue reading »

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Discounting The Consensus

Discounting The Consensus

The past few months have been pretty shitty here at The Jalopy Journal World Headquarters. I’ve been recovering from surgery, dealing with the death of a pal, and… continue reading »

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Here’s the Skinny

Here’s the Skinny

When building these old cars, you’re often forced to work with the hand you’re dealt. Last week, we touched upon a Southern California rodder who sliced and stitched… continue reading »

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Hot Rodding: The Spirit of Independence

Hot Rodding: The Spirit of Independence

The 4th of July is always an opportunity to teach my kids a bit about the history of this country, and how we fought long and hard for… continue reading »

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