The Jalopy Journal
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I had another senior moment this am when I put that up. It says "jet" on the door and I know the difference. Ike had a shop in the neighborhood I...
Ike Smith I/SA Carlsbad CA about 64-65
1962 Winternationals Pomona
I wonder if it is the same car?
KS on the right
John Dianna Tulsa World Finals 1968
Hoefer Brothers D/MP Indy 1964
Tow bar brackets, Cal to Indy was a long tow then but thats how you did it.[ATTACH]
Spanos Monster Mash I/S Indy Nats 1964
An early customer of WTJ Sunoco Service
Sorry, double photo--senior moment
Lets get back to some real period stockers then
These local boys qualified for the NHRA World Finals in their home division. Not an easy task...
Starting when I did at the end of the "the Traditional" HAMB period not a lot of my racing fits properly but my profile does add some. I have...
Having been in and out for 10 years I should do this since I find myself here more since retirement and do enjoy some of the older cars. I was...
Does anyone know if Carroll & Ralph actually raced against each other and when? They were many miles apart and I would have to think maybe Indy...
Tulsa 1968 NHRA W Finals Ralph Ridgeway
Willard Wright HRM Riverside 1968
This is a Drake powered Kurtis driven by Bill Cantrell possibly at Balboa stadium 1947-48. Car owners Jay Walton & George French both from San...
Sonny was actually the west coast 3 speed wizard in those days. Always a good problem solver of things mechanical. Today he can provide you a nice...
From the Red Ball Motel in Santa Monica CA[ATTACH]
The Frantic Four!!
Sonny Bryant Pomona 1971 [ATTACH]
Found a possible shot of final H/S run at Pomona 1963. Now if someone (Werby?) can identify the #663 1959 Chevy proper credit could be given. And...
Gary told me after he saw this they got dq'd right after the photos for rear tire size and never even got to tear down. If I come across a final...
Paradise Mesa is where the hook was set for me in 57 or 58 at 12 yo with my uncle.
Winternationals 1963 H/S
Back when hard work and some ability could make up for lack of funding.[ATTACH]
Ridgeway & Caudle both leading the way
Anyone familiar with owner or driver of the MP car at Cayuga?
Winner circle. 1962 Winternationals C/S
Note these are 2 different cars. coupe/bubbletop and E/S-C/S[ATTACH]
Wiley Cossey left lane for class 1962 Winternationals E/S[ATTACH]
This is a beautiful time capsule that has survived from the 60's era of S&SS racing. Are there any indication of the classes it may have run?
Upon some more digging in Petersen I believe the 59 El Camino has Bill Cossey driving. Looks to be bigger than Wiley. I wish Wiley's boys or...
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