My Car Quest

February 23, 2024

A Rare Apollo GT for Auction in Monterey

This is not just any Apollo GT but a 'Thorndyke Special' from the Disney movie The Love Bug. by Mike Gulett - The owner of this Apollo GT, John Barron, sent me an email recently letting me know his Apollo would be at the Bonhams Auction at The … [Read more...]

One Artist’s Lifelong Obsession With an Obscure Italian Bolide

by Wallace Wyss - So at least half a century ago I was a budding poet, had won a poetry award and thought this my life’s destiny. Then I went to a University library in search of a poetry journal only to find a copy of Autosport, a British … [Read more...]

A Split Race Car and a Split Friendship

I have published several articles about the infamous race at Sebring in 1965 where two Iso Grifo A3/C (Bizzarrini) race cars were destroyed. Other tragedy followed as described by C. Rino Argento who helped Giotto Bizzarrini manage that race. Another … [Read more...]

Buying A Bizzarrini GT 5300

Wherein Our Resident Barn Finder Tells of a Great Find... by Wallace Wyss - So here’s how it went down. I was, in the '80s, for a time, a barn finder. Now that the internet exists, I am not. But back in those days I would run pictures of cars, … [Read more...]

The Quick, The Crashed, The Lost And The Found Bizzarrini GT 5300

by Mike Gulett - A friend of mine (a long time Bizzarrini GT 5300 owner) who occasionally hung out with Carey Loftin (the movie stunt man) and Max Balchowsky (the racecar builder) told me that it was impossible to tell who owned which car … [Read more...]

Delivering Carey Loftin His First Bizzarrini And Sebring 1965

This article was originally posted in October 2015 - here it is again for those of you who may have missed it. I love stories from readers if you have any to share please let me know by sending an email to me - click here. by Mike Gulett - … [Read more...]