My Car Quest

December 3, 2020

Concorso Italiano Revisited – 2014

This is the tenth of the My Car Quest Archives Series - Concorso Italiano Revisited - 2014, a compilation of two previous postings designed to help us get through this time when events like Concorso Italiano and other Monterey Car Week events have … [Read more...]

The Search For Collector Car Authenticity

If not for the coronavirus we would be approaching Monterey Car Week right now. Where we would be seeing a serious number of cars cross the auction block resulting in a serious amount of money changing hands in mid-August. I thought the subject … [Read more...]

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...]