My Car Quest

June 5, 2020

The Bulls of Yellowstone County – June 2013 – A Bizzarrini Story Part Two

by Mike - This is the last in the series of how a Bizzarrini GT 5300 Strada was lost for decades and found by a Canadian collector. This is not just any Bizzarrini GT 5300 but one of the examples formerly owned by Max Balchowsky and Carey Loftin. … [Read more...]

Bizzarrini GT 5300 Strada Chasis No. IA3*0286

by Mike - A friend and I took a drive back in 2011 to look at cars, specifically to see this Bizzarrini for sale in Oakland, California just a short drive away. This 1968 Bizzarrini GT 5300 was sold by the dealer to a new owner in Canada and … [Read more...]

The Thorndyke Special Will Be In Monterey In August

by Mike - What I did not know when I first saw the Disney movie, "The Love Bug" which came out in 1968, was that the Thorndyke Special race car was really an Apollo GT. This very car below is the Thorndyke Special and will be at Concorso Italiano … [Read more...]

Carey Loftin – One Of The Best Movie Stunt Drivers Liked To Drive Fast

by Mike -  Carey Loftin was one of the best stunt drivers in the movie business. A friend of mine, who used to hang out with Carey Loftin and Max Balchowsky, on occasion, shares information that I have never heard before. Carey Loftin In The … [Read more...]

Bizzarrini GT 5300 Number 0286 Arrives At Its New Home

by Mike - Bizzarrini chassis number IA3 0286 made it to its new home in Canada from California according to this post here. I have written about this car here, here and here. This is a car that has been put away for many years and was … [Read more...]

A Classic Bizzarrini Sold! And Another Bizzarrini For Sale

by Mike -  A friend and I took a drive today to look at cars, specifically to see Bizzarrinis for sale. This 1968 Bizzarrini GT 5300 has been sold by the dealer in Oakland, California to a new owner in Canada. This means that we did not get to … [Read more...]