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2012 Rolex Monterey Historic Race

2012 Rolex Monterey Historic Race

Guest Contributor: Claus Mueller After a decade of absence I was finally able to visit the Monterey Historic Races once again this year. Compared to Concorso Italiano, where I immediately noticed many changes, Laguna Seca seems to be the same event as it was 10 years earlier. I know that the original organizer Steve Earle, […] [...more]

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Jack Juratovic Glockler Portrait

Jack Juratovic Glockler Portrait

Contributed by: Claus Muller Jack Juratovic is a 1965 Graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Art and a former auto stylist with Ford Motor Company, Chrysler Corporation and his own design firm, BORT, Inc. He is also a certified mechanic, so he knows cars not only as an artist. He has pursued automotive fine art […] [...more]

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1965 Ferrari 275 GTB Competition

1965 Ferrari 275 GTB Competition

It wasn’t long after its introduction at the 1964 Paris Auto Show that the Ferrari 275 GTB was winning races. With new technological advances in engineering like 4 wheel disc brakes, optional alloy body and 5 speed syncromesh transmission the road-going Ferrari was essentially track ready. This rare 275 GTB Competition (S/N 06885GT) was the […] [...more]

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A Surfers Need For Speed

A Surfers Need For Speed

Growing up in the late 50’s in Southern California had its benefits. in those days, the majority of European sports cars that made their way to the US came in through California. These stylish little cars were a blast to get around in and for the most part, you could hop in a Porsche 356 […] [...more]

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Lance Reventlow and The Scarab Racecar

Lance Reventlow and The Scarab Racecar

Author: Mike Gulett (MyCarQuest.com) I am surprised that the story of Lance Reventlow has not been made into a Hollywood movie. It as all of the elements of a blockbuster. Rich mother, one race car driving stepfather, and another stepfather, movie star named Cary Grant. Grant remained friends with Lance after the divorce from Lance’s […] [...more]

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Built To Rally:Porsche 911 STR

Built To Rally:Porsche 911 STR

For the 1971 Porsche lineup, the factory built 5 spec East African Rally cars. This particular car is one of the five. It is the #33 Waldegaard car which was driven by Juergen Barth. At first glance you can see the raised suspension and large rally lights staring you down. These and many more modifications […] [...more]

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XJ220 vs XKRS Nurburgring

XJ220 vs XKRS Nurburgring

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2009 Rolex 24 Hr Daytona Race Archive

2009 Rolex 24 Hr Daytona Race Archive

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Bill Bencker GT “Lightweight 356”

Bill Bencker GT “Lightweight 356”

Photos: Bob and Connie Schmitt The 1961 Lightweight 356 shown here was special ordered by Hubert Brundage of “Brumos Motors”. Mr Brundage, the founder of Brumos, ordered this car for his employee Bill Bencker to race. The car was ordered with all GT Racing options including; Super-90 engine, Lightweight bucket racing seats, aluminum doors, hood […] [...more]

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Carroll Shelby

Carroll Shelby

From the early days, this photo captures Carroll Shelby at the wheel of a Ferrari. This race was one of many held in Cuba in the 1950’s and 60’s. It makes me wonder, just how many cars remain hidden in the Caribbean islands today? [...more]

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