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

Oddball F1 Car of Yesteryear: Tyrrell P34 in Monaco

Yes kids, there was a time in Formula One racing when engineers did whatever the hell they wanted — within a loose interpretation of reason — in the quest to find the best combo of speed and aerodynamics in an increasingly safety-conscious environment. That attitude led to the six-wheeled Tyrrell P34, a constant… » 1/31/07 11:02am 1/31/07 11:02am

Because Who Doesn't Require a Tyrrell P34?

If we could only own one historic Formula 1 car, it would be a Tyrrell P34. Yes, the Maser 250F is fab, and the Lancia D50 floats our boat mightily. The Gurney Eagle may be the prettiest GP car ever built. But nothing flips our goddamn switch like the six-wheeled Tyrrell. We mean, it's got six wheels! Six wheels,… » 8/26/06 12:00am 8/26/06 12:00am