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May 22, 2015

Racecar Blog

An Arnolt-Bristol In Australia

Arnolt Bristol

by Mike - Stephen Hawkins and his father, Ray, now share on an Australian TV show their beautiful and reliable Arnolt-Bristol. They have earlier shared their Iso Grifo. The video below is only 5:20 long and is interesting. The sound of … [Read more...]

The Ferrari Testa Rossa TRC

Ferrari Testa Rossa TRC in 1957

by Mike - While I was flipping through the December 1957 issue of Road & Track I came across the test drive report for the Ferrari TRC-2500 Testa Rossa. I knew that I had seen this car before although it looked a little bit … [Read more...]

Iso Isetta – The Mille Miglia Race Car

Iso Isetta

by Mike - Iso was a manufacturer of scooters after World war II so naturally the first version of the Isetta had a one cylinder scooter engine, although this engine used the Iso internal twin-piston design. After World War II cheap … [Read more...]

Maserati Tipo 151 – A Recreation

Maserati Tipo 151 Recreation

by Mike - A while back Tony Olissoff from New Zealand sent me photos of a Maserati Tipo 151 race car which I later learned no longer exists because it was crashed. Only three Tipo 151s were made to begin with and out of the three only one … [Read more...]

A Beautiful And Rare Racecar -The Maserati Tipo 151

Maserati Tipo 151

by Mike -  These black and white photos were sent to me by My Car Quest reader A.A. (Tony) Olissoff in New Zealand. These pictures are of Maserati Tipo 151/004 and Tony believes they are at Le Mans in 1964. The Maserati Tipo 151 was a … [Read more...]

The BMW Wedge Shape

1972 BMW Braque Turbo

by Mike - Spring is almost here - I know this may seem hard to believe if you live on the US East Coast but it is true. This means car events are near and one of the best is the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance and the auctions that surround … [Read more...]

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