My Car Quest

October 24, 2021

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 - … [Read more...]

The Bulls of Yellowstone County – June 2013 – A Bizzarrini Story Part Two

by Mike - This is the last in the series of how a Bizzarrini GT 5300 Strada was lost for decades and found by a Canadian collector. This is not just any Bizzarrini GT 5300 but one of the examples formerly owned by Max Balchowsky and Carey Loftin. … [Read more...]

Bizzarrini GT 5300 Strada Chasis No. IA3*0286

by Mike - A friend and I took a drive back in 2011 to look at cars, specifically to see this Bizzarrini for sale in Oakland, California just a short drive away. This 1968 Bizzarrini GT 5300 was sold by the dealer to a new owner in Canada and … [Read more...]