How Carroll Shelby And A Gang Of Nerds Beat Enzo Ferrari

If you only know the late Carroll Shelby for his tuner cars, you're missing an amazing story of how, during the mid-1960s, his little, nerd-filled race shop in Los Angeles helped Henry Ford II exercise his famous vendetta against Enzo Ferrari. Playboy editor A.J. Baime tells that story in his book, Go Like Hell: Ford,… » 5/17/12 12:00pm 5/17/12 12:00pm

Le Mans God Derek Bell Explains What It Felt Like To Do 238 MPH In A…

Derek Bell, the British racing driver who looks like Iggy Pop wearing Lionel Messi’s haircut, has won the 24 Hours of Le Mans five times. He was recently a guest on Motor Sport Magazine’s monthly podcast and explained what it was like to drive the Porsche 962 down the Mulsanne Straight in the rain: » 3/29/12 9:30am 3/29/12 9:30am

Big Daddy Glickenhaus On The Ford/Ferrari War

Ah, Jim Glickenhaus. Ah, to be Jim Glickenhaus, the only man ever to produce a Basket Case movie and have Pininfarina scan his body for a perfect fit in a custom Enzo-based car. We met him briefly in Paris last fall and he turned out to be a very nice, personable dude, always willing and ready to drop some science.… » 6/15/07 12:45pm 6/15/07 12:45pm