My Car Quest

July 22, 2014

A Fine Day At The Hillsborough Concours d’Elegance

1957 Maserati 200SI

by Mike - Yesterday I spent an excellent afternoon with a friend browsing the Hillsborough Concours d'Elegance. For the first time in a few years I did not take a car for display. My Bizzarrini GT 5300 won the Owner's Choice Award at this event … [Read more...]

A Ferrari 250 GTO Is Scheduled To Be Auctioned By Bonhams At The Quail Lodge – Without Reserve!

Ferrari 250 GTO For sale

by Mike - Sports Car Market has just announced this stunning news. A Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta will cross the auction block without reserve at Bonhams' upcoming Quail Lodge sale in Carmel, CA. Read the brief note from SCM here. OK, … [Read more...]

This Is One Of The Most Expensive Ferraris Ever Sold At Auction

Ferrari 4.9-Litre 375-Plus Sports-Racing Two-Seat Spider

by Mike - 1954 Ferrari 4.9-Litre 375-Plus Sports-Racing Two-Seat Spider Competizione This Ferrari race car was sold at the Bonhams auction at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in the U.K. today for £10,753,500 (US$ 18,315,846) including the … [Read more...]

For Sale – A Monster Ferrari 410 Sport Prototype First Raced by Carroll Shelby

Ferrari 410 Sport Prototype

by Mike - As the Ferrari factory’s 5.0 liter weapon of choice for the 1955 World Sportscar Championship, Ferrari 410 Sport s/n 0592CM represents the ultimate evolution of the big-horsepower and big-torque Lampredi V12’s. One of only four … [Read more...]

A Ferrari Mystery – Is It The Ferrari 412S Or The Ferrari 412MI?

Ferrari 412S

by Mike - After reading The Ferrari 412S story Dennis Gray, a photographer who regularly publishes in Sports Car Digest and a regular reader of My Car Quest sent this note below, Phil Hill identified the car to me as a 412MI not a 412S. The … [Read more...]

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

1958 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...]

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