My Car Quest

July 27, 2016

Racecar Blog

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...]

The Epperly Race Car No. 99 And The Indy 500

by Mike - The Epperly, No. 99, was built by Quin Epperly in California and was originally owned by Norman C. Demler of New York. The first driver was George Amick who nearly won the Indy 500 in 1958 coming in a close second place. George … [Read more...]

Riverside International Automobile Museum: The Selling Of A Museum

by Anonymous - Back in 2006, Ray Magnon and his son, Doug Magnon, were two racing enthusiasts credited with founding the Riverside International Automotive Museum. Originally, Doug being a Maserati collector, his goal was to have the largest … [Read more...]

The Owner Of The Monteverdi Ferrari Coupe Sends A Note And Photos

by Mike - After the article yesterday by Wallace Wyss about the Peter Monteverdi Ferrari Coupe I received the message below with photos from Jim Carpenter, the owner of the Monteverdi Ferrari body. If anyone can help Jim with his questions … [Read more...]

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