“I feel really abused by this,” Don Panoz said about the lawsuit against former partner Nissan over the DeltaWing, a race car that surprised the racing community with its unique design and has since become embroiled in a messy public and courtroom fight over that design that’s been more dramatic than the racing.
This thing used to be an Ariel Atom, before Nissan hacked it apart to create this BladeGlider mule. It's got two regular-compound road tires roughly the size of those worn by a Super Beetle, spaced less than 2 feet apart. The seat is in the middle. In front of the car stretches a cone course.
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