My Car Quest

May 27, 2018

Dan Gurney Has Died

The great Dan Gurney has died. You can read more about Dan Gurney's career here. The article below was originally posted in April 2011 under the title, Dan Gurney - A Man Of Many Firsts by Mike - Dan Gurney is an American … [Read more...]

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...]

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