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September 25, 2018

Racecar Blog

Who Was George Tilp? – Part One

by Mike - The world is indeed a small place and the Internet can make it seem even smaller. I publish an article (and an advertisement) about the custom Offenhauser Engine S/N 165 commissioned by George Tilp, a wealthy race car owner in New … [Read more...]

Monterey Car Week 2018

by Mike - Monterey Car Week has been delayed to the last week in August this year (next week) because of an amateur golf tournament at Pebble Beach this week. Car Week is the week that more visitors come to the Monterey Peninsula that any other … [Read more...]

What About Ferrari Continuation Cars – Is It Really A Good Idea?

OPINION: Should Ferrari jump in the pool with Jaguar and build a continuation car? by Wallace Wyss - And if so, which model, pray tell? Well the most coveted Ferrari of all the 250 GTO. A real one cost between $50 and $70 million USD and … [Read more...]

Aston Martin Race Car With Italian Coachwork To Cross The Block In Monterey

by Wallace Wyss - When I look over my Big Mistakes in barn finding, I remember visiting a guy in Palos Verdes, California maybe 30 years ago that had an Aston Martin DB4GTZ and it was a stunning car, perfectly restored, with coachwork by … [Read more...]

Will A Hit Movie About Carroll Shelby Increase The Value Of All Things Shelby?

We generally do not write about future trends, but this Shelby movie is generating such interest that our frequent contributor Wallace Wyss sent in this opinion. - Ed. by Wallace Wyss - In a word, yes (Shelby stuff will … [Read more...]

A Ferrari 250 GTO To Roll Across The Block In Monterey

by Wallace Wyss - At last, at Monterey this year, the old question posed by Ferrari collectors since the late '60s will be answered: What’s worth more-- a series I 250GTO with its fastback roof, or a series II with the all new body shape … [Read more...]

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