My Car Quest

September 21, 2019

Los Angeles Shelby Club Celebrates Ford v. Ferrari Movie With Gathering At Former Shelby Headquarters

by Wallace Wyss - Carroll Shelby once had a Goodyear racing tire shop in Gardena tucked into a corner where the Interstate 110 and 405 freeways meet. Each year for the last several years, there’s been a gathering of Shelby fans sponsored … [Read more...]

Review of The First Reviews of Ford v. Ferrari

EDITOR’S NOTE: Normally we would wait until Nov. 15th, when the film premieres in the U.S. but since reviews are already being run by those who saw it in advance, we asked our Shelby/GT40 expert (author of three books on the subject) to review the … [Read more...]

First “Ford v. Ferrari” Movie Images Released

by Wallace Wyss - The first images from one of the most anticipated racing films are leaking out or maybe given away and there’s several stories on the net now about the new feature from Fox, via Disney Ford v. Ferrari. This is the one … [Read more...]

Should We Expect Accuracy in Car Movies?

Is it Reasonable to Expect Dramas based on Real Life Events be Based on Real Life? Opinion by Wallace Wyss - We are led to believe, or hope anyway, that films based on historical events are written on the basis of extensive research, … [Read more...]

Hollywood Considers Carroll Shelby Bio (Again) – UPDATED

by Wallace Wyss - A new team is intent on visualizing the drama of long distance racing in a new movie about Texas chicken-farmer-turned-race-driver Carroll Shelby. The Texan failed in raising chickens in the early '50s and took up sports … [Read more...]

Barn Finder’s Luck: Hey Buddy, Ya Wanna Buy A LeMans Winner?

by Wallace Wyss This is a story about a barn finder who had an unbelievable stroke of luck. And how happenstance can make fortune come your way. First of all the car, the 1966 Ford GT Mk II. To sum it up quickly, Henry Ford II–after … [Read more...]