My Car Quest

August 29, 2015

Racecar Blog

Maserati Tipo 151/004 Then And Now

Maserati Tipo 151/004

by Mike - For some reason the shape of the Maserati Tipo 151 is hard to forget and I take every chance to publish photos of this beautiful Maserati racecar. The black and white photos below were sent to me by My Car Quest reader A.A. (Tony) … [Read more...]

The Reventlow (And Shelby) Transporter Is Up For Auction Along With Two Scarab F1 Cars

Scarab F1 Cars and transporter

by Mike - Two Lance Reventlow Scarab Formula One racing cars and the Reventlow Automobiles Inc.’s Fiat-Bartoletti transporter will be up for auction at the Bonham's Goodwood Revival Sale on September 12, 2015. This transporter was last … [Read more...]

Raced By Bruce McLaren and Owned By Briggs Cunningham – A Fiat-Abarth 1000 GT

Fiat-Abarth 1000 Bialbero GT Coupe

by Mike - This rare, one of the three "Cunningham Abarth Bialberos", race cars was auctioned in August 2013 at the Gooding auction in Pebble Beach and sold for $302,500. The Fiat-Abarth 1000 GT is powered by a 982 cc engine with an … [Read more...]

A Racing Success – The Aston Martin DB2

Aston Martin DB2

by Mike - The Aston Martin DB2 was introduced at the New York Auto Show in April 1950. The second, third, and fourth DB2 examples were raced at The 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1950 resulting in a first and second in class. Not bad for a small company … [Read more...]

The Quick, The Crashed, The Lost And The Found Bizzarrini GT 5300

Bizzarrini No. 0258

by Mike - A friend of mine (a long time Bizzarrini GT 5300 owner) who occasionally hung out with Carey Loftin (the movie stunt man) and Max Balchowsky (the racecar builder) told me that it was impossible to tell who owned which car because … [Read more...]

The Self-Driving Car Is Almost Here – Part 3

Autocar Magazine

by Mike - This is the third installment in the self-driven car series. - Part 1 is here and Part 2 is here. Legal and Ethics An attorney for the California Department of Motor Vehicles raised concerns that "The technology is ahead of the … [Read more...]

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