My Car Quest

September 21, 2019

One Man And His Bizzarrini GT 5300

by Mike Gulett - Ken Phillips bought his Bizzarrini GT 5300 new in Italy in the late '60s and had it shipped to the US East Coast where it stayed for the next few decades. The very same Bizzarrini GT 5300 Strada (No. 0256) that I owned many years … [Read more...]

Bizzarrini GT 5300 Strada – Rare Birds No. 2

by Mike - Below is a 5:34 video featuring a rare car that most of us do not see everyday or Rare Birds as I call them. This is Rare Birds No. 2 in this series (Rare Birds No. 1 is here). I owned this 1966 Bizzarrini GT 5300 Strada (chassis no. … [Read more...]

The Ferrari 250 LM – What A Race Car!

by Mike - This 1964 Ferrari 250 LM Scaglietti Berlinetta was at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance in August 2013. This Ferrari model is always an attraction because of the unusual style and of course they were a racing success. The … [Read more...]

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 Bizzarrini Transition – Sold

by Mike - The first time I saw a photo of a Bizzarrini was around 2004 and it was really an Iso Rivolta A3/C race car (the predecessor to the Bizzarrini GT 5300). I was smitten and started a search for one of my own. The first time I saw one … [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...]