My Car Quest

October 21, 2017

Racecar Blog

BMW M1 Race Car

by Mike - Styled by Giorgetto Giugiaro and originally planned to be made by Lamborghini for BMW (unfortunately those plans fell through). The BMW M1 was made from 1978 to 1981 and is the first mass-produced mid-engined BMW with only 453 being … [Read more...]

The Classic Lister Knobbly – Very Fast And Very British

by Mike -  George Lister and Sons was a Cambridge, England based irons works. Brian Lister, one of the sons, was more interested in race cars than iron gates and fences. In 1954 Lister introduced his first sports car powered by a tuned MG … [Read more...]

SPEED Stadium SUPER Truck Event At The Grand Prix At The Glen

by Derek Meluzio - A very special “thank you” goes to both Don M. and especially Mike G. for letting me contribute to such a wonderful automotive website. For quite some time now I have been reading the articles on My Car Quest and enjoying them. … [Read more...]

Southern California Racing: Exotics To Low Budget Garage Projects

Text and photos by Richard Bartholomew - Across California and America there are companies like FastToysClub, Speed Ventures, Hooked on Driving and USCA (Ultimate Street Car Association) to name a few that are designed to let the average driver … [Read more...]

One I Missed: The Ferrari 288 GTO

by Wallace Wyss - Sometimes you see something and dismiss it only to regret decades later that you passed by something great. A case in point is the Ferrari 288 GTO. When I first saw it, at the Geneva Auto Salon in February 1984, I thought … [Read more...]

A Connoisseur’s Monterey Car Week

Wherein a motoring scribe describes four days in a motoring paradise… by Wallace Wyss - Four days is not enough. That became abundantly clear when you look how many activities are packed into Monterey Car week. As the parachute … [Read more...]

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