My Car Quest

July 8, 2020

Canceled – The 2020 Monterey Motorsports Reunion (Monterey Historic Races)

The management of WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca waited until the last minute but finally decided that the coronavirus pandemic was too much of a challenge to hold these races this year. From their press release, All entrants and ticket … [Read more...]

Opinion: Monterey 2020 – A Return to Yesteryear?

by Wallace Wyss - In the early 1970s I used to flog the 450 mile drive to Monterey when it was just a weekend, not a car week. Oh sure Steve Earle and his buddies like Chris Cord, would rent the Laguna Seca racetrack to run their Ferrari … [Read more...]

Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Cancelled For 2020

Due to Ongoing COVID-19 Concerns by Mike Gulett - It is not a surprise that the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance has been canceled for 2020 but it is still a big disappointment. Two other events have also been canceled: Legends Of The … [Read more...]

The Toyota Sport 800

by Mike Gulett - At the Carmel Concours on the Avenue in August 2019 I saw this unusual Japanese car that I did not recognize - the Toyota Sport 800. Toyota Sport 800 Here is what the owners, Michael and Barbara Malamut, … [Read more...]

Cars On The Street During Monterey Car Week

by Mike Gulett - During Monterey Car Week the Monterey Peninsula always has interesting cars driving around or parked on the street or in parking lots. These collector cars are being used for transportation and are not part of an event near by … [Read more...]

Mystery Car: The Ferrari P80/C

by Wallace Wyss - At The Quail this year during Monterey Car Week, the first car I saw when I walked in was a new Ferrari, reportedly conceived as a completely original interpretation of the Sports Prototype concept. It’s called the … [Read more...]