The Jalopy Journal
Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by ghornbostel, Dec 27, 2014.
1955 Victress SIA
1958 Devin Special Sports Racer
Hot Rod technical editor Eric Dahlquist surveys under the hood of a drag race prepared Shelby Cobra at the Carroll Shelby-Lew Spencer Hi Performance Motors building on La Brea Avenue.
This needs to go on the Specials thread!
1958 FACEL Vega FV4 Typhoon. . . and yeah . . . it's got a dual quad Hemi in it.
A Crowd Gathered At Hollywood's Competition Motors. The German Car Importer And Repair Shop Renting Space To Von Dutch, For his Wailing Wall space. What Looks Like The Unveiling Of El Caballo II's Pretty Paint. He's Standing To The Right
Carroll Shelby (left) And Mechanic Joe Landaker Pulled Double Duty At Daytona, Entering John Edgar's Ferrari 410 Sport In Both The Straight Line Acceleration Trials and road racing.
OK/ I just ripped this off from Dan Greenberg,s Bonneville picture thread a much better picture of the Bel Alpine. I think this car is too cool. It's a Sports Car. It's a Hot Rod. And it's a Custom. Roy Liuataud and family are doing The kind of thing that was done in the late fftys
1965 NHRA Nationals Indianapolis. Despite leaving at a deficit Joe Lunati, in the near lane, will go on to win his class, A/MSP.
Love this thread!
Saw this 283 powered Healey special at the Monterey Rolex Reunion. Car was converted in the '50s.
Several people out here seem to like the Kellison coupe as a drag racer. This ad just popped up in Facebook (Salem, MA). I have no previous knowledge of this car; if I could afford more storage space, I'd be looking into it!
Pikes Peak 1962
Bob Bondurant Cobra Sierra Montana Hill climb 1964
Took these at Hampton and Islip, on the Island, in the late sixties!
One more from Islip, same era & flaked to boot!
@1934coupe look at this one ^^^^^^^
Cro-Sal Special… Cheetah roadster in the pits
Dog I seen that MG around back in the day. It was a street car and in some shows I believe like the NY Colosseum.
Hi Dog.Welcome back.
Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
Shelby and his assistant, Joan Sherman going for a ride in the prototype Cobra shortly after it was made in 1962.
Great to see the Cro-Sal! I worked with Gene Crowe at Newman-Sharp Racing and knew Salyer's son in the Midwestern racing community in the late 70s /early 80s. Gene was a great all-around racing mechanic, a top-level engine builder, and a great mentor to all of us at NSR.
Colorado Grand came through town today. Hemi powered Allard
I saw this car when I was @ bonneville 2017 SBC.
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