My Car Quest

September 19, 2017

How Many Ferrari NART Spyder Models Were There?

by Mike - With the sale of one of the ten Ferrari 275 GTB/4 NART Spyders for $27.5 million at auction in Monterey, California in August 2013 there has been an increased interest in the Ferrari NART Spyder. It turns out there are more Ferrari NART … [Read more...]

This Ferrari Should Have Sold In Pebble Beach

by Mike - This one-of-a-kind mid-engine Ferrari V12 owned by the Chinetti family was put up for auction by Gooding in Pebble Beach this past Sunday. It was Gooding's flagship car at the Pebble Beach auction. 1966 Ferrari 365 P Berlinetta … [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...]

Who Was George Tilp? – A Big Phil Hill Supporter – Part Two

by Mike - Geoffrey Horton told me that his uncle, George Tilp, would bring his old race cars to his farm in New Jersey and let family members drive them around the farm. Below is a photo of 12 year old Geoffrey Horton doing just that in 1960. … [Read more...]

Who Was George Tilp? – Part One

by Mike - The world is indeed a small place and the Internet can make it seem even smaller. I publish an article (and an advertisement) about the custom Offenhauser Engine S/N 165 commissioned by George Tilp, a wealthy race car owner in New … [Read more...]

Two Ferrari Race Cars – One Is For Sale

by Mike - Both of these special Ferrari race cars were at Amelia Island recently but only one is for sale. 1953 Ferrari 340/375 MM Berlinetta 'Competizione' by Pinin Farina The 1953 Ferrari 340/375 MM, chassis 0320AM, raced at the 24 … [Read more...]

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