Don Montgomery

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Don Montgomery

A few years ago, I found myself in an awkward position – standing next to both a model-a coupe that had just been unearthed after 50 years of… continue reading »

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Dragging the Sixth Street Viaduct

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Dragging the Sixth Street Viaduct

It’s possibly one of the most filmed locations for car chases in all of LA, and before it was replaced in the name of ‘progress’, the 6th Street… continue reading »

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Santa Ana Drags 1957

Thursday, February 14, 2019
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

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
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)

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
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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Taruffi’s Tarf I Twin in Motion

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
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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Name This Car, Win a hat!

Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Name This Car, Win a hat!

This car was a regular at the Kingdom Drags, Fremont, Bakersfield, and Pomona during the 1960’s. It’s owner was a well known gas station man on the west coast… continue reading »

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All Hail Henry Junk

Friday, January 11, 2019
All Hail Henry Junk

Stock Henry J’s are just a little weird. They’re goofy, somewhat awkward economy cars that were originally marketed to the budget-minded motorist. (Hey, even a trunk was optional!)… continue reading »

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