My Car Quest

June 12, 2021

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...]

This Ferrari 250 LM Was the Last Ferrari To Win The 24 Hours of Le Mans

by Mike Gulett - While most of the attention at the 1965 24 Hours of Le Mans was focused on the factory team entries of Ferrari and Ford, it was a privately entered one-year-old mid-engine 3.3-liter V12 Ferrari 250 LM which caused a major upset … [Read more...]