My Car Quest

February 27, 2024

Ferrari 250LM Predicted to Be the High Sale in Monterey

by Wallace Wyss - It will not likely be a record for a Ferrari--the most valuable Ferrari so far is a 250GTO which sold privately for over $70 million. This 250LM is the same type that won the 24 Heures du Mans in ’65 but is not the actual … [Read more...]

Two Completely Different Race Cars

by Mike Gulett -  In horse racing the saying goes "different horses for different courses". An analogous saying is even more true in the car racing world but I can't think of a clever, rhyming way to say it. Dragster This racecar is the … [Read more...]

Fifteen Reasons Why We Want A Collector Car

by Mike Gulett - As I have recently wrote about in What's Next? I am searching for a new collector car, or a modern car that will be a future collector car. Portions of this article were originally published in November 2014, which means … [Read more...]

An Artist Chronicles His Favorite Ferrari Race Cars

by Wallace Wyss - I first became interested in Ferraris in the '60s when I moved to California from Michigan and was astonished to see Ferrari race cars like a 412P, a 250LM and a 250 GTO on the street. When I had a chance at various … [Read more...]

Black and White Photos: Worth Collecting?

by Wallace Wyss - While preparing for Monterey I came across some black and white photo handout shots. The originals are great--very glossy heavy paper, good for books. But car makers don't hand out black and white glossies anymore, so I don't … [Read more...]

This Ferrari 250 LM Was the Last Ferrari To Win The 24 Hours of Le Mans

by Mike Gulett - While most of the attention at the 1965 24 Hours of Le Mans was focused on the factory team entries of Ferrari and Ford, it was a privately entered one-year-old mid-engine 3.3-liter V12 Ferrari 250 LM which caused a major upset … [Read more...]