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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The 1959 Stingray

Wednesday, January 9, 2019
The 1959 Stingray

LeMans, 1955. A Mercedes factory car gets loose, leaves the track, and kills 83 spectators. That single event has probably had more of an effect on racing as… continue reading »

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The Life Of A Race Car

Wednesday, December 19, 2018
The Life Of A Race Car

The life of a race car has always fascinated me. Most often they are built from a pile of parts for the short-term, perform their duty, and then… continue reading »

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The Robert Clews Corvette

Monday, December 17, 2018
The Robert Clews Corvette

We’ve talked at length about the custom Corvettes that history has offered up, but in my mind I’ve always resisted from listing my favorites as I’ve known of… continue reading »

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