My Car Quest

April 24, 2017

Brock Yates Died

by Wallace Wyss - I know I was intimidated by him, a living legend. I knew him long before he thought up that zany cross country race, the Cannonball Run. I think he was the most irreverent writer on the Big Three car magazines, … [Read more...]

Wally’s Favorite Concepts: The Ford Mach 2 – Did It Survive?

by Wallace Wyss - Back in 1964, Ford announced the mid-engined low slung race car, the GT40, and though its primary purpose was to win LeMans (which it did in 1966) the attempt to make a road car version was a flop. Oh, a few were sold but they … [Read more...]

Phil Hill Drove It But George Tilp Didn’t Buy It – The Ferrari 412S

by Mike - How would you like to take a track tour with Phil Hill and Dan Gurney around Watkins Glen? Me too - read on. I was introduced to the interesting history of George Tilp by one of his nephews, Geoffrey Horton. Geoffrey introduced me to … [Read more...]

Phil Remington Has Died

by Mike - Fans of auto racing have lost another great one - Phil Remington died on February 8 at the age of 92. He made many contributions to auto racing and he will be remembered as a key contributor to elevating American road racing to the … [Read more...]

Dan Gurney – A Man Of Many Firsts

by Mike - Dan Gurney is an American racing driver, race car constructor, and race car team owner. This car is a 1969 All American Racers Eagle. He has had a very successful career and has achieved many firsts in racing: 1) Gurney is … [Read more...]

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