In 1971, Lotus Raced A Four-Wheel Drive F1 Car Powered By An Airplane Engine

The early 1970s were quite possibly the craziest years in Formula One and not only because of the mammoth sideburns. These were years of wild experiments in fields as apart as aerodynamics and sponsorship structures, and they produced fascinating evolutionary dead-ends like the Lotus 56, a turbine-powered, four-wheel… » 4/16/12 4:30pm 4/16/12 4:30pm

Emerson Fittipaldi to Test Ferrari A1GP Car

With Ferrari's plan for contributing to F1 rival, A1GP racing, in the open, the hits keep on coming. First, Scudaria Ferrari announced the racecar it'll provide will be similar to this season's F2007 car. Its latest media coup involves Brazilian racing legend Emerson Fittipaldi, who says he'll come out of retirement… » 10/18/07 7:45am 10/18/07 7:45am