My Car Quest

April 19, 2014

Racecar Blog

The Lance Reventlow Scarab Race Team Had Two Transporters, I Think

Scarab Transporter

by Mike - The transporter below was sold at auction in Monterey in August 2012 by RM for $990,000. My friend, Ron Kellogg, started me thinking about this transporter and its history. The RM catalog description said, Italy’s Fiat, like … [Read more...]

A 1965 Shelby GT350 Mustang – A Double Digit Car

1965 Shelby GT350 Mustang

by Mike - 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...]

Iso Rivolta A3/C Sanction II Car For Sale – The Predecessor To The Bizzarrini GT 5300

Iso Rivolta A3/C

Advertisement by Mike - This stunning car is an original 1963 Iso Rivolta GT re-bodied as an Iso Rivolta A3/C by Roberto Negri of Bottegone, Iso Restorations in Clusone, Italy. The Iso Rivolta A3/C eventually became the Bizzarrini GT … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Hot Rod Space Ship – The Millennium Falcon

The Millennium Falcon

by Mike - The Millennium Falcon did not get much respect in George Lucas' first "Star Wars" movie, "A New Hope". When Luke Skywalker first saw the Millennium Falcon he said, "What a piece of junk!" Han Solo replies, "She'll make … [Read more...]

It’s Kind Of A Magical Car … This 1965 Shelby Mustang GT350 R

1965 Shelby Mustang GT350 R

by Mike - If you want a 1960s era race car this is the one to have. It is one of the very rare 1965 Shelby GT350 R code race cars. RM says this, Est. 450 bhp, 289/293 cu. in. OHV V-8, Holley 4756 “double pumper” 4V carburetor, … [Read more...]

A Ferrari Mystery – Is It The Ferrari 412S Or The Ferrari 412MI?

Ferrari 412S

by Mike - After reading The Ferrari 412S story Dennis Gray, a photographer who regularly publishes in Sports Car Digest and a regular reader of My Car Quest sent this note below, Phil Hill identified the car to me as a 412MI not a 412S. The … [Read more...]

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