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September 21, 2019

Racecar Blog

Review of The First Reviews of Ford v. Ferrari

EDITOR’S NOTE: Normally we would wait until Nov. 15th, when the film premieres in the U.S. but since reviews are already being run by those who saw it in advance, we asked our Shelby/GT40 expert (author of three books on the subject) to review the … [Read more...]

Mystery Car: The Ferrari P80/C

by Wallace Wyss - At The Quail this year during Monterey Car Week, the first car I saw when I walked in was a new Ferrari, reportedly conceived as a completely original interpretation of the Sports Prototype concept. It’s called the … [Read more...]

UPDATE: The Hino (BRE) Samurai Race Car – Lost But Not Forgotten

UPDATE: The Hino (BRE) Samurai Race Car has been found in storage in Southern California for the benefit of the owner in Japan. The person who has this race car in storage contacted me more the one year ago and wrote this, Hello  Michael, I … [Read more...]

History As A Marketing Tool In The Car Business

by Wallace Wyss - I notice in the announcement of the new DeTomaso that the company producing it, Apollo, references early DeTomaso race cars in their press release material. But at the DeTomaso P72's introduction ay Goodwood, they didn't … [Read more...]

The Ford GT40 Roadster

They existed but they were rarely a winner…. by Wallace Wyss - Most people know the Ford GT40 as a coupe but I’m here to tell you that there were in fact factory-built Ford GT40 roadsters. We haven’t been able to confirm how many, most say … [Read more...]

Ford v. Ferrari – The Trailer: An Enthusiast’s Review

by Wallace Wyss - Yes, there are even reviews of trailers. Why? Well, here on My Car Quest (and other car sites) because this is shaping up to be an important movie to car enthusiasts, actually to two separate groups--the rah-rah-America-wins … [Read more...]