My Car Quest

July 24, 2024

Ferrari 250LM Artist’s History

by Wallace Wyss - A lot of the cars I paint in oil on canvas I only have a scant memory of but some I've seen in person. When I first moved to California to stay (having worked the summer of '65 for Motor Trend) in 1970 I started attending … [Read more...]

This Porsche 935 Made Racing History

by Mike Gulett -  This 1979 Porsche 935 K3 was built and raced by Kremer Racing of Cologne, Germany. It is special because it won the 1979 24 Hours of Le Mans outright. It was the overall winner beating the faster pure sports car racing … [Read more...]

The 1964 Ford GT40: The Auspicious Beginning of a Champion

Frequent contributor Wallace Wyss wrote to me "Ford has generously posted some pictures on the net of clay models of GT40s so I wanted to write about the trials and tribulations of the first year of the GT40. They show how laughably naive Ford was … [Read more...]

The Indispensable Phil Remington

by Mike Gulett - I finally saw the movie, Ford v Ferrari and I enjoyed it very much. I believe it is not necessary to be a car race fan or even a car fan to like this movie. It helps that it is based on real events, even though there are … [Read more...]

Ford v Ferrari Film Review – This Movie Offers a Different View

Wallace Wyss was able to attend a preview of the new movie Ford v Ferrari a few days before its official opening. Here is his review. Mike Gulett by Wallace Wyss - The trouble with most racing films is that they–the producer and … [Read more...]

Artist’s Favorite: 1966-1967 Ferrari 330 P3 and P4

by Wallace Wyss - One of the great mysteries of endurance racing in the Sixties is why Enzo Ferrari, arguably the superior technician in developing race cars, couldn’t beat Ford at Le Mans in ’66 with the Ferrari 330 P3. It wasn’t for … [Read more...]