My Car Quest

December 6, 2019

Think Big – Thought Ettore Bugatti

So he did - but his timing was off… by Wallace Wyss - In retrospect, I gotta hand it to ol’ Ettore Bugatti, the car builder, because not only did he build cars that ended up winning 1000 races, but for awhile he built the world’s most … [Read more...]

The Big Mystery: One Two Seat Cadillac Is Missing

Hey it’s out there. I know it in my bones… by Wallace Wyss - I used to read a lot of mystery stories. The ones that fascinate me most are when they take place not in plush places like Beverly Hills but out in “flyover territory” where … [Read more...]

John Fitch, A Cunningham C-4 And Two Movie Stars

by Mike - I was scanning through the book, "American Sports Car Racing in the 1950s" by Michael T. Lynch, William Edgar and Ron Parravano, when I spotted these two photos of John Fitch in a Cunningham C-4 racecar. These were taken at March … [Read more...]

Raced By Bruce McLaren and Owned By Briggs Cunningham – A Fiat-Abarth 1000 GT

by Mike - This rare, one of the three "Cunningham Abarth Bialberos", race cars was auctioned in August 2013 at the Gooding auction in Pebble Beach and sold for $302,500. The Fiat-Abarth 1000 GT is powered by a 982 cc engine with an … [Read more...]

This Fiat-Abarth 1000 GT Was Raced By Bruce McLaren and Owned By Briggs Cunningham

by Mike - This rare, one of the three "Cunningham Abarth Bialberos", race cars was auctioned in August 2013 at the Gooding auction in Pebble Beach and sold for $302,500. The Fiat-Abarth 1000 GT is powered by a 982 cc engine with an … [Read more...]

Classic Car For Sale – Car Of The Day – 1961 Fiat-Abarth 1000 Bialbero GT Competition Coupe

by Mike - Here is my pick for the classic car for sale today that I would like to own. If you want an Abarth race car it would be difficult to find a better one than this Fiat-Abarth 1000 Bialbero GT Competition Coupe once owned by Briggs … [Read more...]