My Car Quest

October 14, 2019

Fox Changes Film Name and Poster for Ford v. Ferrari in Europe and UK

A Tale of Two, No Three, Movie Posters. by Wallace Wyss - Fox, now owned by Disney but keeping the Fox name for now, has changed the name of the upcoming film Ford v. Ferrari to “Le Mans ‘66” in Europe, causing the website ScreenRant to … [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...]

Review of The First Reviews of Ford v. Ferrari

EDITOR’S NOTE: Normally we would wait until Nov. 15th, when the film premieres in the U.S. but since reviews are already being run by those who saw it in advance, we asked our Shelby/GT40 expert (author of three books on the subject) to review the … [Read more...]

First “Ford v. Ferrari” Movie Images Released

by Wallace Wyss - The first images from one of the most anticipated racing films are leaking out or maybe given away and there’s several stories on the net now about the new feature from Fox, via Disney Ford v. Ferrari. This is the one … [Read more...]

Should We Expect Accuracy in Car Movies?

Is it Reasonable to Expect Dramas based on Real Life Events be Based on Real Life? Opinion by Wallace Wyss - We are led to believe, or hope anyway, that films based on historical events are written on the basis of extensive research, … [Read more...]

Hollywood Considers Carroll Shelby Bio (Again) – UPDATED

by Wallace Wyss - A new team is intent on visualizing the drama of long distance racing in a new movie about Texas chicken-farmer-turned-race-driver Carroll Shelby. The Texan failed in raising chickens in the early '50s and took up sports … [Read more...]

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