My Car Quest

August 21, 2019

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...]

The Benedict Castle Concours, Riverside, CA – March 2019

Text by Wallace Wyss - Photography by Richard Bartholomew - It pays for a concours to have a "hook," something unusual about it, and I hafta say that the Hook of the Benedict Castle Concours held each Spring in the Inland Empire is the … [Read more...]