My Car Quest

February 6, 2023

Editorial: The Multi-Car Collector

by Wallace Wyss - By now everybody in the car collecting field knows Jay Leno, with over 160 cars in his garage (airplane hanger) had an accident when his 1907 White had a flash fire showering his face and arms with gasoline. A spark was emitted … [Read more...]

Jay Leno is Burned by Gasoline Leak in a Steam Car

by Mike Gulett - Jay Leno is being treated at the Grossman Burn Center after his face was burned in his Los Angeles garage. George Swift, a longtime employee and friend of Leno, gave Access Hollywood an update on Leno, he was working on "a … [Read more...]

Is This the End of the Cars and Coffee at Malibu Village?

Text and photos by Wallace Wyss - Yer faithful servant was there the second weekend of January, admittedly at a point when Los Angeles County is in the grip of the Plague. The location is the Malibu Village Shopping Center at Cross Creek and … [Read more...]

The Lamborghini Espada And Islero At The Quail – 2018

The big event on Friday of Monterey Car Week is The Quail, A Motor Sport Gathering. It is an expensive event with limited tickets available. However, with a ticket all the food and wine you want is included in addition to the really cool … [Read more...]

Malibu Car Show Comings and Goings

Yes, we hear (some of) you asking how many times can you cover the same event? The answer is: "as long as the event keeps rotating which cars and people appear, contributor Wallace Wyss will cover it." In the absence of formal organized car … [Read more...]

Fiction: The Sound of Thunder

by Wallace Wyss - Feliz Von Hoschek was glad they still let him drive in their car events. Not in the vintage races but in the less strenuous point-to-point tours. He was, after all, 95 friggin' years old. But he was a crowd … [Read more...]