My Car Quest

May 23, 2017

The Reventlow (And Shelby) Transporter Is Up For Auction Along With Two Scarab F1 Cars

by Mike - Two Lance Reventlow Scarab Formula One racing cars and the Reventlow Automobiles Inc.’s Fiat-Bartoletti transporter will be up for auction at the Bonham's Goodwood Revival Sale on September 12, 2015. This transporter was last … [Read more...]

Lance Reventlow The Hollywood Racer And The Scarab

by Mike - I am surprised that the story of Lance Reventlow has not been made into a Hollywood movie. It has all of the elements of a blockbuster: Rich mother, one race car driving stepfather, and another stepfather, movie star named Cary Grant. … [Read more...]

The Lance Reventlow Scarab Race Team Had Two Transporters, I Think

by Mike - The transporter below was sold at auction in Monterey in August 2012 by RM for $990,000. My friend, Ron Kellogg, started me thinking about this transporter and its history. The RM catalog description said, Italy’s Fiat, like … [Read more...]

Phil Hill Drove It But George Tilp Didn’t Buy It – The 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...]

Phil Remington Has Died

by Mike - Fans of auto racing have lost another great one - Phil Remington died on February 8 at the age of 92. He made many contributions to auto racing and he will be remembered as a key contributor to elevating American road racing to the … [Read more...]

A Famous Race Car Transporter In Carmel

by Mike - This race car transporter was sold recently in Monterey by RM Auctions for $990,000. This must be one of the most storied race car transporters in history. This was a transporter for the Lance Reventlow Scarab team and later the … [Read more...]

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