My Car Quest

November 18, 2019

Ford v Ferrari Film Review – This Movie Offers a Different View

Wallace Wyss was able to attend a preview of the new movie Ford v Ferrari a few days before its official opening. Here is his review. Mike Gulett by Wallace Wyss - The trouble with most racing films is that they–the producer and … [Read more...]

In Remembrance – Lee Iacocca

by Wallace Wyss - I met over lunch with a fellow author recently, a historian, but could not convince him of my theory that one man could make the difference on a race team or managing an auto empire. He maintained everybody was important, down … [Read more...]

Ford vs Ferrari A TV Story?

by Wallace Wyss - It was announced in mid-October that Channing Tatum , an actor and producer, will produce a TV series about rival carmakers Ferrari and Ford with Peter Dinklage, also an actor. I don’t know which of the two will be on screen or … [Read more...]

Barn Finder’s Luck: Hey Buddy, Ya Wanna Buy A LeMans Winner?

by Wallace Wyss This is a story about a barn finder who had an unbelievable stroke of luck. And how happenstance can make fortune come your way. First of all the car, the 1966 Ford GT Mk II. To sum it up quickly, Henry Ford II–after … [Read more...]

First Cobra Ever Made To Go Up For Auction In Monterey

by Wallace Wyss - Say it ain’t so, Joe. I guess not. It is so. The first Cobra ever made, CSX2000, is going up for auction by RM Sotheby's in Monterey. The CSX by the way refers to "Carroll Shelby Experimental". This is the … [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...]

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