My Car Quest

August 22, 2017

A Racing Success – The 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...]

A Re-Bodied Aston Martin DB2 By “Wacky” Arnolt

by Mike - Recently I wrote about S. H. “Wacky” Arnolt And His Arnolt-Bristol Cars. In that article I said, "... he also had Bertone rebody six Aston Martin DB2s which were badged as the Arnolt-Aston Martin." In the back of my mind I … [Read more...]

Photos From The 2013 The Quail, A Motor Sport Gathering

by Mike - We all can't go to all the great events around the world. Here are some photos from an event you may have missed last year. My thanks to Geoffrey Horton for sending these photos from the The 2013 The Quail, A Motor Sport … [Read more...]

For Sale – The Most Stately Offenhauser Engine – The George Tilp Offy – Once Owned By Phil Hill

Advertisement by Mike In the 1950s what would you do if you had a lot of money and you wanted to own and drive race winning cars? First you would buy the best car you could find, then you would get the best drivers like Phil Hill, Dan Gurney … [Read more...]

Aston Martin DB2 Comment

by Mike - Below is a comment that was sent to me directly by Tom Price about my recent Post on the Aston Martin DB2. Text and photo by Tom Price, Aston Martin raced three DB2 Prototypes in 1949 including the first Lagonda powered 6-cylinder … [Read more...]

Aston Martin DB2 – A Racing Success

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...]

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