My Car Quest

May 23, 2019

Sports Cars and Classic Cars Blog

The First Shelby Cobra

Yes, Shelby’s family sold it. by Wallace Wyss - I suppose a lot of inventors sell the first of something they create but you gotta hand it to Carroll Shelby, he hung onto that first Cobra through thick and thin. Did Henry Ford keep the … [Read more...]

Car Of The Day – 1965 Shelby GT350 Mustang

by Mike Gulett - In 1964 Ford asked Carroll Shelby to transform the Ford Mustang from a “secretary’s car” into a race car. He did that and in 1965 the Shelby GT350 Mustang won the SCCA B/Production Class championship. There were 562 1965 GT 350s … [Read more...]

Monterey Car Week Events For 2019

by Wallace Wyss - Pebble Beach was kind enough to send us their CALENDAR AT-A-GLANCE which includes some other events taking place on the Monterey Peninsula as well. The notes in parenthesis are added by myself to explain the nature of the event. … [Read more...]

“Ferrari vs.Ford” Promised Theme of Wyss Art at Concorso

by Mike Gulett - Frequent My Car Quest contributor Wallace Wyss has announced that, at his Art & Books booth at Concorso Italiano August 19th in Seaside, just North of Monterey, he has chosen the theme of "Ferrari vs. Ford." Each … [Read more...]

Giotto Bizzarrini: The Great Engineer

by Phillip Bingham - He was fired by Enzo Ferrari for his role in a failed ‘Palace Revolt’, fought back by trying to out-do Ferraris on road and track, briefly produced cars under his own name before being swindled into bankruptcy, and ended his … [Read more...]

How A Hong Kong Man Satisfied His Boy Racer Urge By Commissioning The Ferrari P80/C

by Wallace Wyss - Ferrari not only sells breathtakingly sensual sports cars but, hey, if you have the money and want something a little different than the net bloke what walks in the showroom, you commission something special. Now I don’t … [Read more...]