My Car Quest

June 17, 2019

Event Report: Friends of Steve McQueen Car and Motorcycle Show, Chino Hills, CA June 1st, 2019

by Wallace Wyss - Photos by Richard Bartholomew - Now I gotta admit, I as much as anyone in my age group (over 50 is all I’ll admit to) I am a fan of Steve McQueen. Not so much for his acting chops but for the purposefulness of … [Read more...]

Event Report and Photos – Ferrari Club Birthday Celebration

Palos Verdes, California June 1, 2019 Text by Wallace Wyss - Photographs by Richard Bartholomew The president of the Ferrari Club of America, South West Region, said it best “this is a club of friends, not just a car club.” And it … [Read more...]

A ”Shoebox” Ford Custom Car Blows Me Away

One design critic’s opinion of a very well done Ford custom. by Wallace Wyss - Some detail photographs by Richard Bartholomew, other photographs by Wallace Wyss - Now sometimes, in California, they mix and match at a concours. So it … [Read more...]

Vintage Racing Returns to Fontana, California

Text and photos by Richard Bartholomew - The last weekend in April 2019 saw the return of the SVRA to the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. The SVRA is the Sportscar Vintage Racing Association, one of the oldest and largest vintage … [Read more...]

Event Review – The La Jolla Concours d’Elegance – 2019

Text by Wallace Wyss - Paintings by Wallace Wyss - Photographs by Richard Bartholomew - You don’t need a reason to go to La Jolla. A village perched on hills on the North edge of San Diego, it is one of the great destinations of … [Read more...]

Buick Y-Job Concept: A Re-Creation By Gary Wales At Benedict Castle Concours

Text by Wallace Wyss - Photographs by Richard Bartholomew - Nobody in the old car collecting field is as irrepressible as Gary Wales of Woodland Hills, California. Formerly known first as a Ferrari collector when still in … [Read more...]