My Car Quest

May 23, 2024

Concorso Italiano Revisited – 2014

This is the tenth of the My Car Quest Archives Series - Concorso Italiano Revisited - 2014, a compilation of two previous postings designed to help us get through this time when events like Concorso Italiano and other Monterey Car Week events have … [Read more...]

Who Was George Tilp? – A Big Phil Hill Supporter – Part Two

by Mike - Geoffrey Horton told me that his uncle, George Tilp, would bring his old race cars to his farm in New Jersey and let family members drive them around the farm. Below is a photo of 12 year old Geoffrey Horton doing just that in 1960. … [Read more...]

More Photos From Monterey Car Week

by Mike - It seemed like everyone had a camera last week in Monterey County and they were all taking photos of the cool cars that were driving by, sitting on a golf course or participating in the historic races at Laguna Seca. The … [Read more...]

The Most Stately Offenhauser Engine – The George Tilp Offy – Once Owned By Phil Hill

by Mike In the 1950s what would you do if you had a lot of money and you wanted to own and drive race winning cars? First you would buy the best car you could find, then you would get the best drivers like Phil Hill, Dan Gurney and Richie Ginther … [Read more...]