My Car Quest

August 31, 2016

Racecar Blog

The Bizzarrini Class At Pebble Beach Was Awesome – Part 2

by Mike - Bizzarrini Awesome Part 1 is at this link. This year the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance included a very rare Bizzarrini class where assembled on one field was the best gathering of Bizzarrini built cars that I have ever seen, and … [Read more...]

The Bizzarrini Class At Pebble Beach Was Awesome – Part 1

by Mike - Regular readers of My Car Quest know I am a big fan of all things Bizzarrini and Iso. Look at the top of this page and you will see my former Bizzarrini GT 5300 Strada. This year the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance included a very … [Read more...]

Barn Finder’s Luck: Hey Buddy, Ya Wanna Buy A LeMans Winner?

by Wallace Wyss This is a story about a barn finder who had an unbelievable stroke of luck. And how happenstance can make fortune come your way. First of all the car, the 1966 Ford GT Mk II. To sum it up quickly, Henry Ford II–after … [Read more...]

The Porsche Gmund Coupe That was Not

by Wallace Wyss - Well, I mean not a coupe for awhile The rarest Porsche road cars are the ones made in an abandoned sawmill in Gmund, Austria in the late 1940s. Most were built as coupes. They had aluminum coachwork, hand hammered out … [Read more...]

Why Race An Iso Rivolta? – Part 2

by Alan Collett - Part 1 is here... First time out I took a qualified instructor with me to get some initial advice on set up. We chose the Brands Hatch Indy Circuit because it has everything in one short lap, low speed, high speed, ups and … [Read more...]

Two Legends At Odds: Why Is It That A Ferrari 250 GTO Is Worth Six Times More Than A Shelby Cobra Daytona?

by Wallace Wyss - Just for the fun of it, let’s compare two icons of front-engined sports cars from the Sixties. One was borne out of a long tradition of building competitive sports cars, cars that took the 24 Hours of LeMans, cars that … [Read more...]

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