Racing Sweater Johnny's Junkyard Rumble 59

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"One day I devised myself a plan that should be the envy of most any man" sang the Man in Black at the time and told us about the "Psychobilly Cadillac". That cobbled-together rust-bucket that consisted entirely of stolen parts, which the clever Johnny took from the assembly line in Detroit day after day. The "Johnny's Junkyard" racing sweater gives you the incentive to achieve your dream car in a similar way - your "one piece at a time". It's not absolutely necessary to get the parts illegally, but you can collect them here from many classic wrecks. Please bring your own tools!

50s club sweater with elaborate hotrod embroidery.

The racing sweater is densely knitted and particularly voluminous. Inspired by the classic racing club sweaters of the late 1940s and early 1950s, the neckline features a zipper that can be used to transform the collar into a roll neck. The cuffs on the sleeves are extra long and can be rolled up or worn almost like gloves - especially by using the opening provided for the thumb. The three narrow stripes on the sleeves are in a contrasting bordeaux color. The back features intricate embroidery, which is perfectly complemented by the small embroidery on the front. Simply a cool sweater for real men - once you've worn it, you won't want to take it off...

The racing sweater "Johnny's Junkyard" at a glance:

  • Material: cotton
  • Composition: 100% cotton
  • Color: black, red
  • Pattern: other, stripes
  • Elaborate embroidery on the back
  • Small embroidery on the front
  • Please refer to the size chart for the perfect size.
Our model is 172 cm tall and wears the cool sweater in size S.

Rumble59 offers a great selection of 50s sweaters for rockabillies and hotrod fans! This racing club sweater impresses with its authentic cut and cool embroidery.

History of the racing sweater:
Racing sweaters originated in the 1920s and were popular well into the 1950s. The first sweaters had wide collars, very high knitted cuffs up to the waist and a thumb stitch on the sleeves. The collar was closed with a zipper that ended at chest height so that the entire neck could be covered. This warm cut was particularly suitable for motorcycle races, which gave the racing sweaters their name. The AMA (American Motocyclist Association) was already organizing so-called "gipsy runs" in the interwar period. These were various competitions, freestyle disciplines or hill climbs. The racing sweaters, which were available in a wide range of colors at the time, served as a platform for clubs, sponsors or companies to present themselves with their logos on the sweaters. The birth of the Racing Club Sweater! Ultimately, racing sweaters became very popular with various clubs in the post-war period. To clearly identify their affiliation, each member had a sweater with their name on the front and the club logo on the back.