My Car Quest

March 24, 2017

Delivering Carey Loftin His First Bizzarrini And Sebring 1965

by Mike - Frequently I am contacted by someone who has read an article on My Car Quest and who wants to either add more information or they want to be connected with someone. I love to help make these connections, if I can, and I love new … [Read more...]

The Quick, The Crashed, The Lost And The Found Bizzarrini GT 5300

by Mike - A friend of mine (a long time Bizzarrini GT 5300 owner) who occasionally hung out with Carey Loftin (the movie stunt man) and Max Balchowsky (the racecar builder) told me that it was impossible to tell who owned which car because … [Read more...]

The Bulls of Yellowstone County – June 2013 – A Bizzarrini Story Part Two

by Mike - This is the last in the series of how a Bizzarrini GT 5300 Strada was lost for decades and found by a Canadian collector. This is not just any Bizzarrini GT 5300 but one of the examples formerly owned by Max Balchowsky and Carey Loftin. … [Read more...]

Bizzarrini GT 5300 Strada Chasis No. IA3*0286

by Mike - A friend and I took a drive back in 2011 to look at cars, specifically to see this Bizzarrini for sale in Oakland, California just a short drive away. This 1968 Bizzarrini GT 5300 was sold by the dealer to a new owner in Canada and … [Read more...]

The Thorndyke Special Will Be In Monterey In August

by Mike - What I did not know when I first saw the Disney movie, "The Love Bug" which came out in 1968, was that the Thorndyke Special race car was really an Apollo GT. This very car below is the Thorndyke Special and will be at Concorso Italiano … [Read more...]

Carey Loftin – One Of The Best Movie Stunt Drivers Liked To Drive Fast

by Mike -  Carey Loftin was one of the best stunt drivers in the movie business. A friend of mine, who used to hang out with Carey Loftin and Max Balchowsky, on occasion, shares information that I have never heard before. Carey Loftin In The … [Read more...]

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