My Car Quest

March 26, 2017

John Fitch, A Cunningham C-4 And Two Movie Stars

by Mike - I was scanning through the book, "American Sports Car Racing in the 1950s" by Michael T. Lynch, William Edgar and Ron Parravano, when I spotted these two photos of John Fitch in a Cunningham C-4 racecar. These were taken at March … [Read more...]

Raced By Bruce McLaren and Owned By Briggs Cunningham – A Fiat-Abarth 1000 GT

by Mike - This rare, one of the three "Cunningham Abarth Bialberos", race cars was auctioned in August 2013 at the Gooding auction in Pebble Beach and sold for $302,500. The Fiat-Abarth 1000 GT is powered by a 982 cc engine with an … [Read more...]

This Fiat-Abarth 1000 GT Was Raced By Bruce McLaren and Owned By Briggs Cunningham

by Mike - This rare, one of the three "Cunningham Abarth Bialberos", race cars was auctioned in August 2013 at the Gooding auction in Pebble Beach and sold for $302,500. The Fiat-Abarth 1000 GT is powered by a 982 cc engine with an … [Read more...]

Classic Car For Sale – Car Of The Day – 1961 Fiat-Abarth 1000 Bialbero GT Competition Coupe

by Mike - Here is my pick for the classic car for sale today that I would like to own. If you want an Abarth race car it would be difficult to find a better one than this Fiat-Abarth 1000 Bialbero GT Competition Coupe once owned by Briggs … [Read more...]

A Barn Find Worth Talking About – A Briggs Cunningham Le Mans Corvette

by Mike - Autoblog reported recently that the third, and for many years missing, Briggs Cunningham Corvette that raced at Le Mans in 1960 has been found in a warehouse in Florida. This is not that car pictured here. I have not seen … [Read more...]

Interesting Classic Car Photos

  by Mike - Here are some cool photos that I found today - they are not related just interesting. In 1950 Briggs Cunningham entered two Cadillacs in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, one a stock-appearing Cadillac Coupe de Ville, the other a … [Read more...]

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