My Car Quest

December 6, 2019

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...]

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...]

Dan Gurney Has Died

The great Dan Gurney has died. You can read more about Dan Gurney's career here. The article below was originally posted in April 2011 under the title, Dan Gurney - A Man Of Many Firsts by Mike - Dan Gurney is an American … [Read more...]

Brock Yates Died

by Wallace Wyss - I know I was intimidated by him, a living legend. I knew him long before he thought up that zany cross country race, the Cannonball Run. I think he was the most irreverent writer on the Big Three car magazines, … [Read more...]

Wally’s Favorite Concepts: The Ford Mach 2 – Did It Survive?

by Wallace Wyss - Back in 1964, Ford announced the mid-engined low slung race car, the GT40, and though its primary purpose was to win LeMans (which it did in 1966) the attempt to make a road car version was a flop. Oh, a few were sold but they … [Read more...]

Phil Hill Drove It But George Tilp Didn’t Buy It – The Ferrari 412S

by Mike - How would you like to take a track tour with Phil Hill and Dan Gurney around Watkins Glen? Me too - read on. I was introduced to the interesting history of George Tilp by one of his nephews, Geoffrey Horton. Geoffrey introduced me to … [Read more...]