My Car Quest

March 28, 2017

The Winningest Ferrari Race Car – John von Neumann’s Ferrari Hot Rod

by Mike - Road & Track wrote in December 1957, The Ferrari TRC-2500 is without a doubt the most sensationally performing sports car we have ever tested – and we have tested more sports cars than any one person or organization that we know … [Read more...]

Photos From The 2013 The Quail, A Motor Sport Gathering

by Mike - We all can't go to all the great events around the world. Here are some photos from an event you may have missed last year. My thanks to Geoffrey Horton for sending these photos from the The 2013 The Quail, A Motor Sport … [Read more...]

Hood Scoops – Car Art With A Purpose

by Mike - A hood scoop allows air to flow into the engine compartment either to help cool the engine or to deliver cooler air to the engine air intake which can improve performance because cooler air is denser than warmer air. And engines like … [Read more...]

My Questions About Classic Car Prices And Market Trends

by Mike - Why questions about classic cars prices? They are going up and everyone is happy - right? Yeah, but what if I wanted a Ferrari 250 GTO and only had $20 million to spend? Nope, that won't do it. It now takes upwards of $30 million to … [Read more...]

A Ferrari 625 TRC Is Sold!

by Mike -  This red Ferrari 625 TRC sold recently at the RM Auction at the Monaco Historic Grand Prix. The selling price was 5 million Euro ($6.38 million). This race car is one of only two TRCs built with the larger 2.5-liter engine. The … [Read more...]

The Ferrari 250 GTO Mystery Is Solved

by Mike - Recently I wrote about a mystery, at least it was a mystery to me, about pictures of a Ferrari 250 GTO that I found in the August and December 1963 issues of Road & Track. The August issue had a color picture of a red GTO … [Read more...]

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