My Car Quest

October 22, 2017

We Had The Only Band In The Pits At Nassau Speed Weeks

by Mike - Ken Phillips is a friend and the original owner of my former Bizzarrini GT 5300 Strada (chassis No. 0256). He has been involved with fast cars and motorcycles all his life. Below, through a series of emails, he shared with me some of … [Read more...]

The Best of France and Italy

by Wallace Wyss - This event, held annually at Woodley Park in Van Nuys in Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley, is one of the most popular among import car collectors in Southern California for three reasons: entry cost per car is low, spectators … [Read more...]

We Had The Only Band In The Pits – Brief Memories Of Nassau Speed Weeks

by Mike - Ken Phillips is a friend and the original owner of my Bizzarrini GT 5300 Strada (chassis No. 0256). He has been involved with fast cars and motorcycles all his life. Below, through a series of emails, he shared with me some of his … [Read more...]

Giotto Bizzarrini – A Body Designer? – Oh Yes – Continued

by Mike - The passage of time leads to incomplete memories, sometimes controversy, almost always unanswered questions and often unanswerable questions. After reading my recent article, Giotto Bizzarrini – A Body Designer? – Oh Yes, Chris … [Read more...]

Giotto Bizzarrini – A Body Designer? – Oh Yes

by Mike - If one is a race car design engineer doesn’t it make sense that this would require a good knowledge of aerodynamics (including the body styling) in addition to car weight reduction, weight balance, suspension design, brakes, tires and … [Read more...]

Giotto Bizzarrini – A Body Designer? – A Preview

by Mike - When most people think of Giotto Bizzarrini and the race cars he created, or helped create, they probably think that the body design was done by others like Piero Drogo, Giorgetto Giugiaro or Sergio Scaglietti. It makes sense to me … [Read more...]

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