My Car Quest

October 14, 2019

How the Book, “SHELBY: The Man, The Cars The Legend” Came to Be….

Many car books come on the market each year. This is the story of how an author became obsessed with one race driver and the cars he created and who covered the same subject in two different books written 30 years apart… … [Read more...]

Ford v Ferrari At Le Mans In The 1960s: Q & A From A GT40 Author

by Wallace Wyss - The movie Ford v Ferrari is about to hit the big screen November 15th (except for those lucky enough to see the premiere November 4th) and I imagine there’s some youngins who don’t know diddley-squat about the events leading up … [Read more...]

Fox Changes Film Name and Poster for Ford v. Ferrari in Europe and UK

A Tale of Two, No Three, Movie Posters. by Wallace Wyss - Fox, now owned by Disney but keeping the Fox name for now, has changed the name of the upcoming film Ford v. Ferrari to “Le Mans ‘66” in Europe, causing the website ScreenRant to … [Read more...]

The Ill Fated Shelby Series I: When Will It Become Collectible?

by Wallace Wyss - Carroll Shelby, as tall and proud as he was in public, was painfully shy. He liked to either be in control of the situation or not be there. So he had a few recurring doubts, one of which is; How can he be thought of as a modern … [Read more...]

Los Angeles Shelby Club Celebrates Ford v. Ferrari Movie With Gathering At Former Shelby Headquarters

by Wallace Wyss - Carroll Shelby once had a Goodyear racing tire shop in Gardena tucked into a corner where the Interstate 110 and 405 freeways meet. Each year for the last several years, there’s been a gathering of Shelby fans sponsored … [Read more...]

Review of The First Reviews of Ford v. Ferrari

EDITOR’S NOTE: Normally we would wait until Nov. 15th, when the film premieres in the U.S. but since reviews are already being run by those who saw it in advance, we asked our Shelby/GT40 expert (author of three books on the subject) to review the … [Read more...]

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