My Car Quest

September 27, 2020

Briggs Cunningham – A Great American Sportsman

Road Racer Briggs Cunningham: Horsepower, Endurance, Sportsmanship... by Mike Gulett -  Many years before Carroll Shelby entered the racing world there was Briggs Swift Cunningham II who was making his own cars and racing them against the … [Read more...]

Carroll Shelby vs Brian Angliss and the AC Cobra Mk IV

by Mike Gulett - Man, Carroll Shelby was really pissed off at Brian Angliss (the founder of Autokraft) and Edsel Ford. All because of the new AC Cobra Mk IV by Autokraft. Why was Shelby so upset about the new AC Cobra Mk IV? Was it the … [Read more...]

BOOK REVIEW: The Last Shelby Cobra: My Times with Carroll Shelby

AUTHOR: Chris Theodore PUBLISHER: Veloce Publishing BINDING: Hardcover ILLUSTRATIONS: color and black ad white PAGES: 160 PRICE: $60 USD Review by Wallace Wyss - This book, written by a former Detroit based automotive engineer, is … [Read more...]

Documentary Review: The 24 Hour War

What you need to understand the feature movie Ford v Ferrari. Producers: Chassy Media Produced and directed by: Adam Carolla and Nate Adams Cast: Henry Ford III, Edsel Ford II, Piero Ferrari, Mario Andretti, Dan Gurney, David Hobbs, Bob … [Read more...]

The AC Fastback Coupe

by Wallace Wyss - Sometimes you link up with a customer and make something for him and damn if the car you made for him doesn’t become more known than your own. That’s what happened to AC cars, a very old automaker in England, one … [Read more...]

Ken Miles: Looking Back at Shelby’s Key Man

by Wallace Wyss - In the film Ford v Ferrari Ken Mles, portrayed by Christian Bale, an English immigrant to America, is depicted as an irascible trickster, always at war with the establishment. In the film, Carroll Shelby, played by Matt Damon, … [Read more...]