My Car Quest

July 18, 2024

Archives for May 2012

Carroll Shelby Has Died

by Mike - Carroll Shelby is an irreplaceable part of automotive history and now he is gone. He reached the pinnacle of race car driving, race car constructing, team ownership and team management. And a few other things as well. He also … [Read more...]

The Key To Cosworth – Keith Duckworth

by Mike -  The Double Four Valve (DFV) engine developed by Keith Duckworth (August 10, 1933 – December 19, 2005) at Cosworth is one of the most successful engines in racing history. The DFV engine revolutionized Formula One racing. The … [Read more...]

Iso Grifo No. 009 Restoration Update Number 2

by Mike - Recently I visited California Classic's in Burlingame, California where Charley Potts is performing a complete restoration on Iso Grifo chassis number 009. Yes, it is the ninth Grifo made. It is now in the paint shop and I … [Read more...]